Gold on Black

Make The Cards Challenge #60

The Make the Cards Challenge is a technique challenge to use a black cardstock background. On my black cardstock I stamped with versamark ink the border wildflower background stamp from Hero Arts/PinkFresh Studios collaboration set “You Make a Difference”. After heat embossing the gold embossing powder, I used a white colored pencil to color in certain areas of my flowers and then used different colors of colored pencils to complete the background. After adding the sentiment from the same stamp set, I cut some frames from Taylored Expressions A2 Thin Frame Cutting Plate in gold cardstock. The sentiment frame was popped up by adding two frames under the gold.

Thanks for stopping in for a peek. I appreciate you and your time. Take care, be safe and stay cool. Temperatures are heading higher again tomorrow in Pennsylvania.

21 thoughts on “Gold on Black

  1. WOW! What can I say, this is fabulous. So elegant and classy and I love how you added the sentiment. Using a pencil to define some of the flowers is a wonderful way to add detail to the design.

    1. Thanks, Johanna, I really like this background stamp and actually remembered to color with white pencil before adding the color. LOL

  2. WOW!! Very elegant and so beautiful. What a great idea to add the touch of color. I absolutely love this.

    1. Thanks, Gerry, gold and black is always a good combination and this is such an awesome background stamp.

  3. This is such a lovely card. The heat embossing with the coloured pencil really works well. Thanks for joining the Make the Cards Challenge!

  4. I love this card and the way you have added extra colour to the embossed image. Julie (Make the Cards Challenge)

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