Monday, August 13, 2012

The Open Sea at Night

Well, I'm posting today's card a little later than normal, but I guess it's better late than never, right?  I knew I needed a masculine b-day card and love The Open Sea set, but I feel like I always use this one and use the same colors over and over again.  So I decided to try something and white.  That's part of this week's Friday Mashup!
challenge...Black and White/Some Bling.  I wasn't sure if I could pull off a masculine card with just two colors with this set, but I must say I LOVE how this card turned out!  Sorry to say I couldn't really add too much bling to this guys card though, so I just went with adding the moon and stars with a couple popped up pieces on the bottom. lol  I can't forget where I got the design for this card either because that's where this whole idea really started...the Stampin Queens Sketch Challenge.  Thanks to both of these challenges for giving me a little inspiration today. :)

Thanks for looking and have a great day!

Stamp Set:  The Open Sea
Card Stock:  Basic Black & Whisper White
Ink:  StazOn Black & Versa Mark
Stampin' Emboss Powder:  White
Embossing folder:  Argyle
Punches:  1" Circle, 1 1/4" Circle, Word Window & Key Tag (retired)
Brads:  Neutrals


  1. This is very cool! I love what you've done with this set in black and white - especially the torn edges and the embossing peeking out! The moon/stars are awesome too! Thanks for joining us this week at The Friday Mashup :)

  2. This looks so clean and crisp. I have always been a fan of black and white cards and this one would have to be close to the top of my favourites. Thanks for the inspiration.

  3. Love all the details here... the moon and texture in the background is fabulous! Thanks for joining us at the Friday Mashup this week.


Thank you for your comments. I read everyone! If you ever wonder how I've made something I'd be glad to let you know! Sara

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