Friday 24 July 2015

Uniko Challenge #23 Reminder

Have you made your card for the current Uniko challenge yet? The theme is black and white with the optional twist of a splash of colour. Well I've a couple more cards to get you thinking.

And I've gone all floral for this reminder post. First up is a card using the beautiful new cosmos stamp set. This stamp really lends itself to the black and white theme - it's just so gorgeous it doesn't really need colour to stand out!

But I just added a pop of yellow radiating out from the centre of each petal.

Stamps: Uniko, Pure Florals Cosmos, Natues Treasures 1
Ink: Memento, tuxedo black
Promarker: tulip yellow
Embellishments: Wink of Stella, clear; Glossy Accents

My second card uses another fabulous Uniko flower and I tried to make it look like those amazing black and white photos that just have one part coloured.

A liberal helping of glossy accents just makes that one flower pop even more. And yes it's pink!

Stamps: Uniko, Flower Power #1 & #5
Inks: Memento, tuxedo black, lilac posies
Die: ? grass
Embellishments: Glossy Accents

Just before I say goodbye I'm sharing my photo for this week's Our Beautiful World's word - layers.

This weekend my sleepy little village goes all vibrant when it holds a huge agricultural show and I remembered this photo I took a couple of years ago of one of the stalls.

It almost seemed too destructive to spoil the display by actually buying any! Bound to be more photos to share from this year's show, so keep your eyes open over the next few days.

Well that's me almost wrapped up for today. I hope you like what I created and thanks for your visit. Hop on back to the Uniko blog for more inspiration from the DT and Guest Designers for July - Anita and Julie B - and check out the fabulous prizes on offer.

And  keep crafting!

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  1. Brilliant cards Jane, loving the serene elegance of the first one with the subtle 'splash' of added colour then you second one pops with shine and drama! You can't beat that hot pink with black and white. Enjoy the agriculture show - looks good! Sarah x

  2. Fab cards Jane, love that new flower stamp. Enjoy the show tomorrow, looks a better day than today. :)

  3. Gorgeous floral cards - there's something always happy and smiley about flowers on cards! How fabulous do those jars with all their colourful cloth tops look! Amazing shot! Thanks for sharing with Our Beautiful World!

  4. pretty cards and photo, thanks for sharing with us at "OBW"

  5. Just that little touch of yellow on the flowers is gorgeous - so effective! Love the glossy pink flower amongst the blacks and greys on the second card too. Your photo is wonderful :)

  6. Two beautiful cards, I love the mix of stamps and hand drawn frame on the first & the boldness of the second. FAB! Hugs Bev x


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