Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Black & White Rainy Day

Fun Fold Card with circle opening ~ using Frenchie's tutorial - visit HERE 
SU Punch and Spelling binders die cuts

White Cardstock for the base of the card
Mat - Patterned Paper Basic Grey basics lexicon [one of my favorites - white with black dots]
Swiss Dot Folder Cuttlebug
Black Cardstock
Clear Dollar Stamp Sunflowers inside the card
Marks Finest paper Stamps - Umbrella , Raindrops and the Sentiments inside and outside of the card
Paper Piecing using the Basic Grey Paper on the umbrella - inside and outside of the card
Pop up Tape on the umbrella on the front of the card only and the April showers sentiment
Thank you for stopping by my blog today. Be blessed and Enjoy your week.

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges as I believe it meets the challenge requirements.

Ends Thursday
April 18 Wags and Whiskers April Showers, Spring UE

Ends Sunday  
April 21 Kaboodle Doodle  Black and White 3E(#2)
April 21 Pink by Design - April Showers UE
April 21 Simon Says Stamp and Show Background Stamped UE 
April 21 The Pink Elephant Paper Piecing UE   

Ends Monday  
April 22 Papertake Weekly one pattern paper 5E[2]  
April 22 Tuesday Thrown Down - Focus is on the Sentiment 3E[2]

Ends Tuesday
April 23 DL.ART Thankful Thursday Rain 3E(#3)
April 23 Word Art Wednesday Have a sentiment 5E(#2)
  Ends Wednesday  
April 24 Pennys Paper Crafty Challenge Use a Sentiment 3E[2]

Ends Sunday
April 28 Pause Dream and Enjoy Friendship UE

April 28 Paper Playtime More than 1 Fold - there are two folds to this card UE
April 28 Victorine Stamps Spring Flowers or Colors UE  must use a stamp UE (flowers are inside the card in black and white)

Ends Tuesday
April 30 DL.ART Thankful Thursday April Linky Party UE

Ends Friday
May 10th Word Play Weather 4E(#1) Come join the Weather Challenge going on now - Enjoy ~ 

DT: If for some reason, I missed the mark on a requirement, I would appreciate a private email message at so I can make my correction. It is my intent to following the expectations for uploading to a blog challenge, but being human I make mistakes. I will return a prompt courtesy reply. Thank you.
Card opened - Inside


  1. Great card. I love the black and white and the embossing. Thanks for joining us at Pause Dream Enjoy Challenges and at Paper Playtime. :) Janis

  2. Lovely card and fab embossing!

    Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown for our focus on the sentiment challenge!


    Julie x

  3. I LOVE your black and white card!!

    Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles this week.

  4. Gail...your card is very cute. I love black and white together. So classic! Very cute design and I love the umbrella stamps. Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp and Show. <3 Candy

  5. Beautiful card. Thank you for joining us at the Wags'n Whiskers challenge. Hope to see you again soon!
    Tamara DT

  6. Love the black and white! I am very glad you entered this week at Tuesday Throwdown. I hope you had fun!!! See you back very soon to play in another fun challenge.


    Tuesday Throwdown DT

  7. Love your card, and as I come from the Lake District UK
    where there are lots of lakes and mountains and because of that...... RAIN your card is very apt for me.
    Thanks for entering the Kaboodle Doodles Challenge

  8. Brilliant creation! Thanks for playing at PTW! xxx

  9. Love the white embossed dots to go with the rain theme. Very nice. Thanks again for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown.

  10. Love the embossing ... way to cute! Thanks for joining us on the Kaboodle Doodles Challenge Blog!

  11. Love the embossed work! Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles’ “Black & White” Challenge!

    Kath - Admin
    Blog: Creo by Lady Katutz

  12. Beautiful! Love the black and white combo and the embossing looks fantastic.
    Thanks so much for playing along in my word play saturday challenge!

  13. Cute card!!! Thanks for participating in our PENNY'S PAPER CRAFTY challenge!! Hope to see you again next week!



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