Saturday, November 7, 2015

Happiness in Red, Black & Gold

Penny Black Saturday Challenge
Hope you'll check out our November challenge at Penny Black Saturday Challenge.  This is an easy one--use a die or punch & don't forget to use something from Penny Black.  You won't be sorry if you take a moment to check out the wonderful creations made by my teammates.  
My card uses Penny Black's "fancy flourish" die & a sentiment from "every happiness". November/December birthdays sometimes take a back seat to the holidays, so I wanted this card to be special. The flourish die cut makes such a statement, especially embossed in gold, that I kept the design pretty simple.  Fun to use a snippet of an old 12x12 sheet of designer paper along with a row of small black gems.  You're probably not surprised to see the splatters--not sure how I made cards without them all those years--haha! Thanks so much for stopping by--hope to see you in the gallery!  I'm entering Anything Goes at Seize the Birthday.

18 comments:

  1. Your creativity, black and gold ... All makes for one superb and elegant card!

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  2. spectacular my Friend!
    so classy and perfect in every way!!
    xx

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  3. Quite a sophisticated card Greta, love the touches of gold.

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  4. Fabulous card! The effect of gold on black is awesome! And so elegant!
    Thanks so much for playing along with us at Seize the Birthday!
    Anni

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  5. Elegant and striking...
    Hugs~c

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  6. Love the gold against the black. Great card! Thanks so much for joining us at Seize the Birthday!

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  7. SO pretty Greta, love the gold flecks!!

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  8. Super elegant! Love the embossed die cut and the splatters!

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  9. Greta, this is simply gorgeous.
    I love the classy colors.

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  10. Gold embossing on this flourish is really gorgeous, Greta! I love the elegant feel of this card, too!

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