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Tuesday, January 05, 2016

{Spotlight Project} Cornelia Colors Black Cardstock


Hi, Cornelia here today, making a simple card with black cardstock. I like black cardstock because it makes colors pop, but coloring it is somewhat difficult. Some embossing powders work well, too. But I found some really cheap markers (I'll link at the bottom) and I wanted to see if they would work. They do!


I stamped one of the images four times with Versamark and heat embossed it in white.



And then I started coloring in purple...



...and in pink.



Added white dots.



Cut the black panel to size with a stitched die (SSS).
Heat embossed the sentiment onto vellum.



And those are those markers. And no, I have no connection to them, just found them and could not resist :) They are chalk markers, so you can achieve chalkboard effect with them, just smear them a bit. If you don't want that, spray your card with some kind of sealer or hairspray.



I do love especially the white marker - it covers black amazingly well. Now, if you want to color, but don't have those markers you can just do pencils on Kraft and that looks fantastic, too!



Happy Stamping!

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Products Cornelia used in today's project:

preview-TBS-FolkFlowers  preview-SRDFondExpressions2
Folk Flowers | Fond Expressions 2



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13 comments:

  1. Wow, this card is truly amazing. The colors on the black really POP!!!!

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  2. Hurray. Finally a marker that really shows up solidly on black. It looks amazing on your card, which by the way is amazing, in itself.

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  3. What a stunning card =- love the way the colours 'pop' on the black cardstock.
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  4. LOVE the chalk markers! Doesn't that doodling and those colors look amazing against the black??! Beautiful card! :)
    Suchi xx

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  5. WOW great coloring on black! Love the bright and pop colors. Thank you for the inspiration and tips!

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  6. Wow!! Such a beautiful card!! Love the colors on black. The sentiment on vellum is beautiful!
    -Berina
    Moxie Craftie

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  7. These colours look great against the black. Hugz

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  8. So gorgeous, and I think I have to have those markers... The colours are so vibrant against the black card and white embossing.

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  9. Made a card inspired by this, will b posting soon. Such a pretty card Cornelia, coloring on black indeed creates a very striking effect.

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