Monday, March 25, 2013

Black + ?

On the Yahoo group I belong to "Oriental Stamp Artists" we do a variety of swaps through the year.  One that I have been enjoying participating in is a year long Black + theme.  Here are the first 4 months cards I completed...

January, Black + Yellow
Wallpaper background, square gelli stickers stamped with small square pattern on the black fields.  yellow vellum held in place by smaller square gelli stickers at the corners.  Stamped Inkadinkadoo tree and kanji with black Staz On ink.  Accent with black and yellow ribbons, yellow flower and black button.

February, Black + Red
Laser cut snake die cut adhered to black cardstock, die cut with Spellbinders labels, mounted to free paper from a UK magazine, also die cut with another Spellbinders Label.  Gate fold red card, accented with Mrs. Grossman silhouette stickers and stamped with snake kanji.

March, Black + Blue
6" square card base matted with washi paper that has been clipped with a corner punch.  A center cut window is folded back, highlighting the circle image stamped on the inside of the card.  Spring word and kanji stamped right on the front bottom left.  Card accented with Mizuhiki cords tied in knots.
April, Black + Green
Magenta faux postage bird stamps stamped onto green shaving cream technique background.  Adhered to folded black card embossed with Cuttlebug Asian folder.  Accented with Mizuhiki cords tied in a knot.


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