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Dramatic black

Scrolling through my go-to inspiration site, Pinterest, I found a card by Jaimie Barbarczy where she had used white embossing on black with a pop of colour.

It was striking so I thought I would try it out myself.

Loved how it turned out!!





Sorry that the photo looks a little squashed but the truth is, I was trying to hide the crafting mess that is right behind!! 

The Melon Mambo really pops this card.





I tried another one using Bermuda Bay - one of my favs!


The black makes such a dramatic statement and the pop of bright colours make it refreshing.

May have to try some other versions of these - maybe with gold embossing!!

Comments

  1. They both look wonderful. So many times I have gone to use the white embossing powder and still shy to use it.
    Need to do this as I just love how you have kept a big negative space then using the colours makes each part of the card pop.

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  2. I agree! White embossing, especially on black, can be scary! Even when it doesn't turn out perfect, it still looks dramatic. Give it a go!!

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  3. these cards and colours look fantastic Shirley.....I can't wait to try and make these myself!

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