Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Serendipity Challenge - Shades of Grey


Shades of Grey is the new monthly challenge over at the Serendipity Stamps Challenge Blog! I've always loved a black and white combo so this one wasn't too hard for me.  I made a matching envelope for my card with my Envelope Punch Board.



To start I used an Anna Griffin die to cut a black and a white layer.  Then I cut the white layer in two down the middle and glued it off-center to the back of the black one.   It makes for a nice highlight.  I used another die to cut a hole in the white card layer and put foam tape behind it.


This picture shows the window.  The die cut is glued flat and the sentiment layer has foam tape behind it.  This sentiment is my absolute favorite quote from many years ago.  When I asked Mary of Serendipity Stamps to make it into a stamp, she did!  And, the font is just right.

My finished card is 5 x 6 3/4.

Want to play along?  Just create a project using a Serendipity Stamps image or die by May 5 for a chance to win a $20 discount code towards your next purchase.  A winner will be chosen at random.  Make sure you use black, white and grey only. More details can be found here.

This week's special at Serendipity is a 40% off coupon!  You get 40% off the highest priced item in your cart!  The coupon code is "40fromhigh414" and is good through April 9.

Check out what the rest of the Design Team created:


  • Stamps: Serendipity Stamps - We Don't See Things 1262E
  • Dies: Spellbinders - Curvy Rectangles, Anna Griffin - Flourish Medallion
  • Ink: Versafine - Smokey Grey
  • Paper: Authentique - Classique Elegant 12 x 12, Neenah - black linen card stock
  • Other: Recollections - Pearl Strip, Anna Griffin butterfly, Mini Perfect Layers

5 comments:

Karen Amidon said...

Love all your creative die combinations and how you inserted your favorite quote! Beautifully done Miriam!

Jeanne J said...

So many layers on your card Miriam it's absolutely stunning. I loved reading about the quote and feel like I'm getting to know everyone a little better today.

Julie- justwritedesigns said...

Beautiful, Miriam! I love all the elegant layers and flourish. And your favorite quote is lovely. I think I need that one!

Marybeth said...

Beautiful Miriam, I love the detail on the die and the two look beautiful together. Mary is so sweet to make a stamp of your favorite quote.

JD/ Jill said...

Beautiful cards!