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Thursday, April 19, 2012

Black and White plus One Color

Hope everyone is having a great week. I am having an artsy week. Monday evening, I went to an art show at my daughter's place of work. Beautiful watercolors and printmaking. Last evening, I began a new class on Pastels at our local Art Association. Sadly, not enough signed up, so the class is canceled. Tonight, my two oldest grandchildren art having Art Night at their school. I will view their art projects and they will also sing. Fun times! My post today is for the most recent Bloggers' Challenge to make a project that is Black and White and a Splash of One Other Color. I decided to use the images from Artistic Outpost's Secretary Pool and stamped them directly onto the card base. The handles of the scissors and the pencils are watercolored with Festive Berries Distress Ink. I resisted the urge to add distressing around the card edges as it would have introduced another color. Embellishments include a strip of ribbon, a re-purposed button, Scrapper's Floss, some color appropriate paper clips, a snippet of black crochet lace and some black Liquid Pearls. Now, who to send this off too!!! Have a great evening. Best wishes, Yvonne

5 comments:

Terry said...

Love this stamp set! Reminds me of the days I was a office manager and actually was quite organized! Great use of the images!

Basement Stamper said...

great vintage images on this card. Thanks for joining us at Blogger's Challenge this past week.

Martina2801 said...

Yvonne, your art is fantastic! What a wonderful Blog you have! Thank you for your lovely comment on my blog.
I will be back for frequent visits for inspiration! WOW! Best to you
MARTINA

lynne said...

The red "pops" beautifully.
Wishes
Lynne

Lisa Somerville said...

Love the splashes of red and the added paperclips work wonderfully with the vintage AO images! Thanks for playing along with the Bloggers Challenge!