2 Sep 2014

GUARDIAN ANGEL

Hello again this is my second post of the day so if you would like to see my other work please scroll down.
My card share this afternoon features an image that I bought from Funky Kits many moons ago in a sale this little beauty is called 'Guardian Angel' I found her while sorting through tons of stamps, she seemed to fit the idea that I had in my mind for a clean and simple Christmas card.
I stamped the image with Momento Black Tuxedo ink onto linen card stock I then added just a hint of colour using cool grey Copics, I then mounted the image onto black card stock, I used some black and white gingham card stock that I got from Anna Marie Designs.
I visited the Range store for the first time yesterday, it opened near me a few months ago but I can't say that I was that impressed, I did however buy a X Cut border punch which I used on black card stock then used some black and white washi tape, finally I stamped a sentiment at the bottom, all the layers have been mounted onto the 6 x 6 white scallop card with foam tape, an idea that I picked up while watching Heidi on Create and Craft, the hint of colour was something else that I saw her demonstrate so I have done that as well with the image.
a closer view of Guardian Angel 
I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:
It has been a very long time since I entered so many challenges I hope that I have adhered to the rules but if not please do not hesitate to dismiss my card.
Many thanks for visiting have a lovely day 
hugs
lorraine x


35 comments:

Margreet said...

This is awesome in black and white, Lorraine....what a lovely image!
xxx Margreet

*Vicki* said...

This looks very stunning with the black and white colors!! Such a sweet image!! Thanks for sharing! Hugs - *Vicki*
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Dawn C said...

Great monochromatic look Lorraine. Lovely work x

Jacee said...

Lovely Lorraine, something a little different and so nice to see, the image looks fabulous, love it!
Hugs Jacee
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Veerle said...

Gorgeous card Lorraine I love the black and white.
Hugs Veerle xx

Chrissy said...

Gorgeous Lorraine..such a lovely stamp and I love the light shading on her for colouring.I love the new border punch and the black and white gingham...fabulous card.

luv CHRISSYxx

Lorraine said...

A gorgeous card Lorraine. The image looks fabulous and I love the papers and layout
Lorraine x

cotnob said...

This is a gorgeous card Lorraine, I love the black and white combination - it always looks elegant.
Pauline
x

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous,fab design,and I love the image.xxx

Carol said...

This looks fabulous in B&W Lorraine, great image and wonderful design. Carol x

Laine said...

This is beautiful Lorraine. Such clever colouring and card construction.
Laine
xx

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Lorraine, I love the sweet image and your soft colouring works so well with your fabulous design.
Hugs Sue xx

Dora said...

Wow this is beautiful Lorraine. I really love the monochrome look of your card and such elegance too xxxx

scrappymo! said...

This is wonderful. I love the way you made it in B&W. That image is fabulous!

aussie aNNie said...

Lorraine I adore this stamp and card. I love this simple black and white and on the linen paper it looks great. I always make a card for my mum every year on the anniversary of her leaving this world an put it on her grave, I would love to get this, does it come in digital....xx
♥aNNie


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Manu said...

A beautyfull Card.
Thank for joining us at Fairytale Stampers.
Hugs
Manu

Isobel said...

Great card thanks for joining us at crafting at the weel
Kend and good luck x

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Hi Lorraine, a gorgeous card I just love that mono black and white. The image is so sweet love how you lightly shaded it. Love love love your new punch! Susan x

Jane Savage said...

What a gorgeous serene image, Lorraine! The simplicity of your monochrome colouring adds so much to the beauty of the design! xx

aussie aNNie said...

You can still win the blog hop regardless.xx

Lynne in NI said...

Ohhh this is beautiful Lorraine, what a lovely image and looks fab in your B&W colour theme :)

KraftyKoolKat said...

This looks gorgeously dramatic in black and white sweetie. I adore your layout and embellies you have chosen to go with it.
Hugs
Cathy
xxxx

sweet art designs said...

I love the black and white..very effective. Thank you for sharing with Fairytale Stampers - Myrna (DT)

Crafty Moone Cards said...

Beautiful, thanks for joining us at Cutie Pie's. Sue x

Melanie Smith said...

Wow great job using the two color scheme. I just made one recently with just 3 colors and loved doing it. Now I have a challenge of doing on in all white....? Should be interesting. Thank you for participating in our challenge over at "The Paper Nest Dolls". Hope to see you again soon! Melanie, DT

Jules said...

Hi Lorraine

A great finished card.

I love the black and white look. Always so very classy!

Good luck with all the challenges. It must have taken ages to link them all up.

Love Julesxx

Davi said...

Beautiful Lorraine, love the black and white, with the precious image! Really outstanding my friend :)

Avril Ann said...

WOW, Lorraine, this is just stunning, love that you have kept it simple black and white, so effective, hugs xxx

Eileen said...

Love your Monochrome card Lorraine. A beautiful image and perfectly embellished. Thanks for playing along with our 'Gingham or Checks'challenge at Winter Wonderland this week, and good luck
Eileen x

Asha said...

Awesome monochrome project, Lorraine. Simple and adorable.
hugs, Asha

MagsB said...

This is lovely, the image has such a peaceful vibe, it is wonderful in your monochrome design!

love Mags B x

Lisa Kind said...

Lovely image and I love it stamped and colored on the linen paper! Beautiful card! Thanks for playing our Christmas Card Challenge!

Lola said...

Beautiful card, I love that monocrome style you did, and the way you applied the colors so sparingly to the sweet image.

Thank you so much for sharing at Fairytale Stampers Challenge, good luck and hope to see you soon again there :-)

xx Karola xx

Cara Malmrose said...

Love your card Lorraine - Thanks for sharing this with us at Through The Craft Room Door. Please come play along with us again! (Hugs) Cara

Sharon Noble said...

Simply stunning loving the colour pallet works fabulously well
Thank you for joining us at Paper Nest Dolls Challenge I hope to see you next time.
Hugs Sharon (DT)

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