Wow! Does our featured stamper, Karen B Barber, have an outrageously GORGEOUS gallery or what? OMG! It took me FOREVER to decide on one of her cards. Karen obviously has a talent and love for the black magic technique, so I chose her gorgeous Thinking of You my friend seen here:
Things I changed:
2. stamp sets
3. faux stitching instead of doodling
4. plain circle sentiment panel
I started out wanting to do a pink and black card, but the pink pencil I used came out more of an orchid color, so I went with orchid opulence. Karen makes the black magic technique look so beautiful and easy; I obviously need more practice with it, but I had fun trying!
CONGRATULATIONS, Karen! I love your gorgeous gallery and so appreciate your kindness and encouragement here at SCS!
Date: Sunday, January 24, 2010 GMT Views: 923
Registered: September 7, 2007 Location: Miamisburg, OH Posts: 30034
Sun, Jan 24, 2010 @ 12:47 PM
It's beautiful Charlene - and makes me so happy to see people trying it - cuz it's my favorite!! Thanks so so much for playing along to make me feel special and for your kind words of encouragement!! Oh Happy DAy!!
Registered: April 23, 2006 Location: Looking For Teapots! Posts: 60005
Sun, Jan 24, 2010 @ 12:49 PM
Oh Charlene....this is so so so wonderful! I love the color against the black. And the way you outlined the leaves is to die for! Your card is so cool! It's so nice to know that you can still stamp a wonderful card in your old age! Snort!
I am skeerd for you, playing with this black magic stuff! If I feel a pain in my stomach, I know its you sticking a pin in a Muddermark doll!
Registered: June 21, 2006 Location: Still getting giddy over paper and ink in Colorful Colorado! Posts: 14217
Sun, Jan 24, 2010 @ 1:25 PM
Isn't this black magic technique so fun, and who says an old dog can't learn new...ummm yep, I am referring to myself once again!! Very pretty, and I know what you mean about the pink, but orchid is gorgeous here as well!! Wonderful tribute card, Charlene!~
Registered: March 11, 2008 Location: Sacramento, California Posts: 38498
Sun, Jan 24, 2010 @ 1:31 PM
Charlene this is beautiful! I love these colors. Your attempt at black magic is mighty fine. I love this bright fun card! FAB-O job. TFS :0)
------------------------------ Cathy B aka: Mutnik ....or is it Nutmeg?! I get so confused!
Smile.......people will wonder what you are up to! :0)
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