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Accented Blooms in Black, White & Gray

I have been seeing beautiful cards colored using just black, white and gray and knew I wanted to try it.  While I had the Accented Blooms set out I pulled out the combo packs of Black and  Smoky Slate Stampin' Blends and the Color Lifter.  I thought this set might be a good choice for this coloring idea since the images are pretty open and it isn't too fussy or big.


I am pretty happy with how this turned out and will definitely try this technique  again.  One of the hardest things is during the coloring process  I was so tempted to add a splash of color like red or yellow but when it was all done I am glad I didn't.  


The sentiment was stamped using Versamark ink on Whisper White cardstock and embossed using Black embossing powder.  I also used the retired Black Baker's twine.   I still miss the Black Baker's twine and sometimes I just have to use it.  The Basic Gray cardstock was embossed using the Scripty 3D folder. 

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What a lovely card....it is very striking and graphic in gray and black! Beautiful!~

Sharon  Hashimoto Burkert

Thank you so much LeAnne! I appreciate it so much.

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