Saturday, April 28, 2018

The Bride

     I was so intrigued by the latest challenge at AuroraWings where they are asking us to do something in black and white - with or without a pop of color!  I simply had to find one of Mitzi's images which would work in black and white.  Here's what I found.  What do you think?


     I colored with ProMarkers in various shades of deep gray and golden yellows for the flower.  I cut the image with a plain rectangle die (Spellbinders), then punched the corners (Fiskars.)  The dp is cut with another Spellbinders die and I layered the image onto it.

     I dug through my stash of lace and found that perfect, white lace which I added to the card front before adding the image piece.  I printed and hand cut the sentiment, adding it to the bottom of the frame.   That's a pretty CAS card, especially for a bridal theme.  :-D

     Challenges:
CAS-ual Fridays
Crafting from the Heart
Crafting with an Attitude
Crafting with Friends
Crafty Catz
Digi Choosday
Path of Positivity
Scrappy Land

     Happy Crafting,  NanaConnie

14 comments:

jimlynn said...

Very elegant looking and pretty. Great coloring with the grays and just the right amount of color.
Lynn

Daffodil Cards said...

Stunning result Connie, LOVE it.
Faith
x

Linda Simpson said...

This is fabulous Connie, love the grey tones and gorgeous pop of colour.
Hugs
Linda xxx

Jessica Kaiser said...

WOW! What a beautiful card - I love the subtle coloring and the bold color pop! Great job! Thanks for joining us this week at Scrapy Land!

Hugs! Jess
www.freshbyjess.blogspot.ca

Laine said...

Such great depth and detail on this colouring. Thank you so much for joining in our black and white challenge at Aurora Wings!
Laine - DT

Teresa Arsenault said...

This is lovely, and what a sweet pop of colour with that gingham check. AW sure does have gorgeous images. Hugs, Teresa

Donna said...

Beautiful image! Love that lacy border!

DonnaMundinger said...

This is just gorgeous, Connie! Love the digi you've chosen for this theme and the placement of the pop of color, right over her heart. Beautiful framing and the lace is a perfect addition. Thanks so much for joining our Color Challenge at Aurora Wings. xxD

Julie Reed said...

Looks fab, with just a hint of colour,thanks for joining us this week at Digi Choosday.
Julie DT x

Michelle W said...

She is beautiful with all those flowers in her hair! Thanks for joining us at CAS-ual Fridays.

Katrina Brown said...

So, so lovely with the pastel pop! The black and white is very stunning! Thanks for sharing with us on the Path of Positivity! ~Katrina

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi this is a stunning card. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Catz Weekly Challenge Blog for challenge 414 the theme is Anything Goes with the optional theme of using Mauves and Purples and the sponsor is Rick St Dennis. Hugs Jackie (DT)

Mitzi Sato-Wiuff said...

Oooh, I love this, Nana Connie! Great choice of image and what a creative take on the challenge theme! A bright flower over her heart with a softer frame mat to match. It's stunning! Thank you for joining our Ch. 66 at Aurora Wings!

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