Springtime Silhouette ...

Good morning! It's the first of the month, and that means it's time for a New Challenge over at the House of CardsThis month's Challenge is a Word Cue  ... Silhouette.

We would love to see your creations featuring Silhouette's.

I pulled out an old stamp set that I've had for several years, and I really love it.
Today's card features the Sunny Side of Life stamp set from A Muse Studio. It's retired, but this is one stamp set I will never sell and/or give away.

I've used this stamp with color in the past, but really love how dramatic it looks in black and white. I stamped the images and sentiment with Ranger Black Archival Ink and then added some dots with a Black Marvy Marker (#1). I also stamped the butterflies going up the side on the inside.

Make sure you hop on over to the House of Cards Challenge Blog for all of the details for entering our Monthly Challenge. I can't wait to see what inspires you this month!

Challenges entered ...
 - Crazy 4 Challenge #325 ~ Spring Theme
 - Amusing Challenge ~ Anything Goes
 - Come and Get it Challenge ~ Monochrome

Until Next time ... Enjoy!


Merethe A said…
Hi Ruza. Had the same thought on this month card at first, but I thought others would do it so I went with a wedding card instead. Like all about your card and the sentiment is sweet.... and true. :)
So fun to see all you girls creations and howe diffrent they are on the same theme.

(✿*‿*) Ma (Merethe)
Teamie HOC
Ruza, this is just gorgeous! I tried to do something like this but just couldn't pull it off in this pretty and elegant detail, so I then went something completely different. This is a wonderful inspiration!
Take Care!
Chris said…
Love this! What a great look in black and white. Stunning! Thank you for joining us in our Amusing Challenge.
Unknown said…
Love it! So simple, but it's just beautiful in black and white!
StampinJessica said…
Such a beautiful and elegant card !
Thank you for join us at the Come and Get It Challenge this week.
Good luck and hope we see you soon !
Jessica D
Mynn xx said…
I can totally see why you never want to give this set up! This is absolutely STUNNING! I LOVE that you kept it black and white--and this scene makes me so happy! Sending HUGS! :) Mynn xx
Glittered Paws said…
Absolutely stunning - love the stark black/white contrast - I had never thought to do it in black. This too is one set that will always stay in my collection.
Donna said…
Stunning, great taste in stamp sets, I used the same set!
What a stunning card Ruza. Love the image and the sentiment. Thanks for playing along with us in our Monochrome challenge at Come and Get it. Good Luck. Hope to see you again soon.
Dotty Jo said…
Wow, Ruza, is this dramatic or what! Great card, I love it, Jo x HOC/DT friend
Irish Cherokee said…
Beautiful. I understand why you would keep this stamp. Well done.

Ruza, this is stunning!

Em, HOC Teamie
Rocky said…
Simple and stunning! A beautiful stamp set.
Stunning CAS card! It's a real beauty :o) The black and white is very dramatic.
Tina HOC teamie
Susan Renshaw said…
Such a striking card!
Fabulous make for the House of Cards!
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