Saturday, 3 November 2007

DCM - And Cut!

This week its Tracie setting the dare and it is to make a card and CUT!

Any theme goes, so for those of you needing a break from Christmas crafting this is the perfect opportunity to have a change. All styles are welcome but there MUST be an element of handcutting somewhere. It could be a greeting, a shape, letters printed on your pc and handcut, anything goes as long as you did it by hand.




I decided to go 'simple' for this week's dare as it's really how I feel at the mo! My befuzzled brain is definately not up to too much of a challenge! LOL.

The background was water-coloured with H2O lookie likies. I drew the silhouette by hand on the reverse of some black card and then hand cut it out. With a silver pen, I added doodling round the edge of the 'houses' and hand wrote a greeting along the bottom. The 'Happy Birthday' was done using a letter stencil onto some black card. This was cut out and matted onto a leftover piece of the background offcut.

8 comments:

Angelnorth said...

Simple is often effective Rosie and this is - well done!

Frog said...

Beautiful card Rosie.

Andrea x

Kathy said...

Love the silhouette look here, it's such an unusual and striking card

All Pink girl said...

Stunnig card ,very effective ,Dawnx

Clare said...

Love the silhouette effect, very striking.

EllePiggo said...

Fab card, love the silhouette look.:) And congratulations on your Circle of Friends win.:)
Vanessa.

Nanie said...

Very elegant !

Rhi said...

Really cool card Rosie, I love the striking effect black and white has.

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