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Saturday, 9 May 2009

Penny Black Challenge - Week 48

Hi Everyone

Today's challenge from Penny Black was Black, White + 1 other.

This simply meant your creation should be made from black and white plus one other colour!!

To begin with I was tempted to re-submit the challenge card I did last week as that was black, white and red .. .. .. .. but that would be cheating!!!!

So my challenge card for this week is below.

I started with this .. .. ..


and created this .. .. .. ..



This creation used:

Image - Penny Black "3859H - Corner Piece"
Gems and brads from my stash .. .. .. and nothing more


To begin with I tried adding ribbons and flowers and just about anything else I could think of because I felt I had used too little. Then I changed my mind and decided that on this occassion "less is more". I decided my card didn't need anything further.

Quite a quick card really (once I finished messing about trying to dress it up!!) Must remember this one next time I am in a hurry for a quick card.

I hope everyone's weekend is going well.

Love Jules xx

19 comments:

helen said...

jules, i love the simplicity of this its so classy and elegant, definately less is more on this one
hugs
helen x

Wendy said...

Amazing card I love it
Wendy x

Samantha said...

so stylish so beautiful!!

brenda said...

Morning Jules

Your card is fab, the colurs and the pure simplicity makes it so elegant. You need not worry about "too little" sometimes understated is what makes the card, like this one.

Just seen you PM, about to mail you back.

Brenda x

Jackie said...

Lovely card Jules, very 'out of the box', I would never have thought of doing that!
Jackie

Kort og Søm said...

Love tha clean style on your card!
Fredrikke :o)

mueppi said...

Lovely card, Jules!
Great idea!
Hugs Gisela

Allison said...

beautiful card
AllisonX

Sue said...

Jules, "simply" stunning. Love what you did
with the corner stamp, very clever. I see the heart, also very clever.

tracie said...

Oh wow Jules this is simply gorgeous, love this stamp and how you've created this beautiful piece. Thanks for joining us this week at PBSC.. Enjoy the rest of the weekend.
hugs
Tracie :)x

mckinkle said...

Simply stunning!
Keryn :D

bastelkueken said...

a fantastic style... great

Kim Piggott said...

Wow! This is incredible!
hugs
kim x

Kath said...

beautiful card jules....great take on the challenge and you're right it doesn't need anything more.......thanks for joining in the fun this week at PBSC...Hugs Kath xxxx

Lynne in NI said...

Great card Jules - I love the simplicity and clean lines

Beth said...

Ooh, wow! This is beautiful, very stylish! Thanks for joining the PB challenge this week!
Beth xx

LINDA said...

Such a beautiful card.. Very lovely work..Love it..
Hugs, Linda

Alex said...

WOW - a great card!
Hugs, Alex

Pat said...

Lovely card Jules, so simple but so classy. Great.

Pat xx