Make Mine Black, Please!

I love my coffee black – no cream, no sugar – I do enjoy different roasts and coffees that are flavored to brewing!  With that said, it was a no brainer for me when I saw Annabelle Stamp’s challenge this week to use Black.

I had a tough time photographing this card due to the glossiness of the diecut and the embossed panel.  I embossed the panel using a Cuttlebug embossing folder and then rubbed a VersaMark pad over the panel and sprinkled black embossing powder over the entire panel and then heat set it to make the glossy panel.  I did the same technique with the diecut that was stamped with a PTI stamp and again sprinkled with black embossing powder and heat set.

Paper: Imaginisce – Black Tie Optional, this is a double-sided paper; you can see the negative and positive pattern, PaperTrey Ink Cardstock and PaperTrey Ink Vellum
Stamp: PaperTrey Ink – Mat Stack 4 Collection and PaperTrey Ink – Heart-2-Heart #1
Embossing Folder: Cuttlebug
Die: PaperTrey Ink – Mat Stack 4 and PaperTrey Ink Coffee Mug
Embellishments & Extras: Brads – American Crafts, VersaMark Ink and black embossing powder – Ranger, Pop Dot to prop up Coffee Mug, Ribbon – Stash

Working on this  card has put me in the mood for a fresh cup of coffee – Thanks for stopping, see you later!  Dee

Challenges:

Paper Sundaes – Anything Goes     Cupcake Craft Challenge – In the Deep End

Pile it On – Prop it Up     Perfect Sentiments – Monochromatic

Capture the Moment, Make  it Monday – Step it Up Layers

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19 thoughts on “Make Mine Black, Please!

  1. Fantastic card. I think black is so hard to pull off, but you did a great job with the challenge. Thanks for playing with us at Perfect Sentiments. Wanted to say your blog is also so bright and cheerful.

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  2. Wow! What an amazing card! Love the black & white combo! Thanks for joining my challenge over at The Cupcake Craft Challenge this week! Good luck! Hugs and sunshine!

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  3. CeeJay says:

    So when they have the “make it brown” challenge, you can do one with my type of coffee – with a little cream ..ok, I mean a LOT of cream 🙂

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