Friday, 18 March 2016

Black, White & Silver Christmas

The current challenge at Merry Monday is 'Black, White, Gray/Silver' and I struggled with my first few attempts as the cards looked more like sympathy cards than Christmas cards!   I then found this lovely image in my upcycling box and thought it would be perfect.   I'm also entering the ABC Christmas Challenge 'F for Frills or No Frills' (and I've obviously gone for the No Frills option as I'm not a frilly, fussy crafter!) and the Christmas Card Challenges 'Anything Goes'.


Card blank: 6" x 6" white hammer
Card: Black Moondust
Other:  Black and white image and white/silver card (both from upcycled Christmas cards)

I trimmed the white/silver card to a square, layered it onto black card and attached it to the card front.  The image (which already had the red heart attached) was trimmed to a small square, layered onto black card and atttached in the centre of my card.

Kath x

23 comments:

Shirley-Anne Barber said...

Hi Kath .Lovely image and a stunning card . thanks for sharing with us at Christmas Card Challenges

Judith said...

Lovely creation Kath - so elegant and just the right colours for our challenge st Winterwonderkad this week - but sadly not s penguin lol - have a great weekend hugs Judith x

brenda said...

It is a lovely image Kath and your card looks so striking in the monochromatic colours with just the tiny hint of red.

B x

meg said...

Great card Kath, the image and backing papers are really elegant

Alison C said...

It is a difficult challenge to make Christmassy but you have nailed it. It's a lovely image.

Barb said...

Great upcycling Kath to make a very pretty card. Barbxx

Sue said...

Hi Kath, this is a really stylish card - I love the black and white theme. Thank you for joining us this time at ABC Christmas Challenge.
Sue...xxx

Bonnie said...

This is perfect, Kath! So much like the inspiration photo! Thanks for sharing it with us at Merry Monday!

Marsha J Reed said...

Great card, Kath! Nice way to upcycle. Thanks for joining us this week at Christmas Card Challenges. Marsha DT @ SCCC

Sue said...

Fab card Kath.

Hope you have a lovely weekend. Sue

cotnob said...

A beautiful Christmas card Kath, such a fabulous design.
Have a lovely weekend.
Pauline
x

Valerija said...

So pretty image. Love this card! Great job!

Susan Joyce said...

Awesome CAS design Kath, love how you met the challenge colours. Thanks for playing at Merry Monday this week.

aussie aNNie said...

Brilliant card Kath...lovely.xx

JoAnn said...

Lovely card. Thanks so much for joining us at Christmas Card Challenges.

KandA said...

Gorgous christmas card Kath. Fabulous design and great upcycling xx

Crafty Cakes and Cards said...

Lovely papers and layering.. Very classic

conil said...

Simply lovely. You've melded these disparate elements to make a thoroughly charming card.

Kate D said...

Such a lovely card! The little red heart is a wonderful touch with its subtle pop of colour.

Kate
Small Bits of Paper

Notes by Nina said...

Beautiful card Kath, Thank you for joining us for Merry Monday.

Marcia HIll said...

Simply lovely Kath...love it!! :0)

Darnell J Knauss said...

Congratulations on the well-deserved HM from MM, Kath! This is one sensational card!! Hugs, Darnell

Zw@@n said...

Wow, this is such an elegant card, Kath. I love the colours and the image. Thank you for joining us at ABC Christmas Challenge. Luv, Wilma