“Art is not so much expressing oneself, as it is discovering oneself.” - Anawanitia

Sunday, April 18, 2010

It's all in Black & White

Stamptacular Sunday Challenge #55: WORLD PENGUIN DAY is April 25th. Create a card or project that reminds us of a penguin - you can use a penguin image or simply use the colors black and white.

Our sponsor for this challenge is:

Our very own PAULA!  Please visit her blog to view her gorgeous, gorgeous creations at  PAULA'S PONDERINGS
...and look what she has for our lucky winner!

Also sponsoring this week is

Prize: Winner's choice of 8 images

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Here is my card for this week...

I love the black and white colour combination - so crisp & clean.  For this card, I kept it CAS. To create the focal item, I cut two pieces in black, using my Nestie Renaissance Heart Pendant. I then scored and folded both pieces to resemble a "fan," and glued both pieces together. The white center piece is from the same Nestie collection. To pull is all together, I attached a large black brad in the center, and topped that off with Prima Jewelry. The results is this lovely "pinwheel."  I have had the Renaissance Heart Pendant for a while now, but this is the first project I have been able to use it with!  What other goodies do I have in my craft stash that I not used?  Hmmm....

Card Recipe:
Tools: Nestabilities Renaissance Heart Pendant, Cuttlebug Embossing Folder -
Embellishments: Kaisercraft Pearls - Snow, Primas Jewelry, Sheer Black Ribbon, Black Embossing Powder.
Stamp: Stampin' Up!

Please join us at the  Stamptacular Sunday Challenge Blog.  Get your creativity on, and share your black and white creation with us!


  1. This is so lovely, the black and white is a fab combo, and I love the fan medallion, so striking. Pauline x

  2. This is so creative. It looks like an heirloom and it's so rich with texture!
    Great way to showcase the penguin colors, Annette!

  3. Great card Annette, thank you for visiting my blog. HUGS...SK :)


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