Saturday, 5 May 2012

Black & White at Allsorts

Good morning. Hurrah it's the weekend - with an extra day as well what a bonus. Let's hope the weather is a good bit better than it has been all week - would really like to get a trip to the seaside in and hoping to have a BBQ at Aaron & Kerry's - fingers crossed :o)

So as it's Saturday that means it's time for another fab new challenge at 

and this week our uber talented TV star Jo has picked the theme:


I had a little play with some of my Spellbinder and Memory Box dies and came up with this:


Design Papers - Making Memories Wedding Pad
Flowers - Spellbinders Anemone Topper with Card Candi centres

Swirls - Memory Box Elegant Scroll
Adhesive Pearls from stash

Our sponsor this week is
and they are offering 1 lucky winner picked at random 

and we also have our regular 1st challenge of the month sponsor
and Sally-Ann is offering another lucky winner picked at random 
6 digi images of their choice

Challenges I would like to enter:
4 Crafty Chicks - Favourite Embellishment (Flowers, Swirls & Pearls)
Aud Sentiments - Anything Goes
Divas by Design - Monochromatic
Stampavie and More - Monochrome
Deep Ocean - Use Punches/Dies
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
Make it Monday - Anything Goes

Thanks for your visit today.
Have a wonderful weekend.


Susan Flynn said...

Hi Debs love black and white the effect is so elegant and the die cuts are just so lovely! Thanks for your lovely comments on my blog, hope you get your bbq in xx

brenda said...

Great use of your dies Debs, a really smart looking card.

Not sure about babries, looks decidedly dull here just fr a change. Hope you still have a great weekend though.

B x

Lozzapops said...

This is a gorgeous card Debs. Thanks for joining us at Divas. Laura x

Elaine said...

This is fabulous what a super card I love the memory box swirl I use it in all ways , great card love the black and white Hugs Elaine

Vicky said...

Gorgeous card sweetie loving the black & white. Hope the weather stays nice for you shug, I live right next to the seaside tho with this cack weather not getting to enjoy it.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Nenny said...

Fabulous take on the black and white theme Debs! Very elegant, love it x

Nicola said...

Beautiful card Debs, love those shapes and stunning design!
Have a great weekend
Hugs Nicola xxx

Nicola said...

Beautiful card Debs, love those shapes and stunning design!
Have a great weekend
Hugs Nicola xxx

Claire said...

Oh WOW Debs, I am loving this! I love black and white and with all those nesties and dies, this is just fab! Hope you have a lovely weekend. Hugs, Claire x

Lisa Jane said...

oh wow this is gorgeous ... so striking and elegant . Love all the die cuts
Lisa x

Pop's Cards said...

Gorgeous creation sweetie x x x

Hazel said...

Stunning card Debs love the monochromatic look - just amazing!

Thanks for popping by my blog - so appreciated as always.

Toodle pip

Hazel xx

Jo Channon said...

Hi Debs,

Thankyou for making such a stunning card for my Allsorts Challenge this week. I do hope that you have nearly persuaded John to buy you another power pack for your lap top (or another laptop would be perfect!!) Enjoy your bank holiday weekend Jo xx

Fluffles said...

What a beauty! Jx

Sue said...

Wow! this is stunning Debs! I love the black and white - it's dramatic and gorgeous! Love the die cuts and pretty flowers! :-)
Big Hugs
Sue xx

Maria said...

Simply stunning. Love everything about especially the dies.
Maria x

Anonymous said...

Stunning card Debs!

Ribbon Girl said...

Great black and white card! Thanks for joining in with the Papertake Weekly challenge. Mary G x

Lori said...

Very stunning card! Thanks for joining us this week for our "Favorite Embellie" challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks!

Dragonlady said...

Fantastic monochrome card Debs. Thank you for playing along at Aud Sentiments.

Hugs Ali x

Julie said...

Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments and good luck with the dt call

Kym's Crafty Cards said...

What a gorgeous card you have made for this challenge. Thank you for taking part in the Aud Sentiments Challenge this fortnight and I wish you the best of luck in the draw. Best wishes, Kym (Aud Sentiments Design Team Member) xxx

Juls said...

love the monochrome look, stunning and elegant!! hugs Juls