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Thursday, January 15, 2015

imagine John Lennon b&w Card

Created this card with a music theme and black & white colors. Used a sketch of John Lennon by my daughter; who I consider to be the true artist in my family. Used a stamp, heidi swapp imagine, I won some time ago but first time using.

 Supplies List 

artwork: sketch by my daughter of John Lennon
embossing: Cuttlebug Allegro emb folder
ink:  VersaFine Onyx Black
machine: Sizzix BIGkick
paper:  cardstock - black, white
ribbon: the Paper Studio Music Notes
Simon Says Stamps: die - Stitched Square
stamp:  heidi swapp sentiment
Tim Holtz: Distress Ink - black soot

Entering this into the following challenges:  

1/18 Simon Says Stamp Mon Ch: Inky Background 5E(#3) 1/12

1/20 Cut It Up I Have a Dream - Black & White Ch #62 1E(#1) incl die cut 1/9
1/20 Simon Says Stamp Wed Simon Says It's a Guy Thing  5E(#1) 1/14

1/28 Dies R Us Ch18 - Embossing Folder 3E(#1) must use a die cut 1/15 

1/31 DL.ART Jan Linky Ch 1perday/no stack 1/1


  1. Very cool creation and yes your daughter is very talented! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘USE AN EMBOSSING FOLDER along with your dies’ challenge at Dies R Us! Please come back again soon!

    Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)

  2. Wow! That's really a beautiful sketch, you sure have a very talented daughter :) pretty card!
    Thank you so much for joining the fun over Dies R Us Challenge :) wish to see you next time ;)

    xoxo, Mikha

  3. She's very talented -- takes after her mother!

    Great card. The music theme is perfect for his image.

    Thank you for joining us for our black and white challenge at Cut it Up!


  4. Beautiful creation and a perfect drawing!! Thank you for joining us at "Dies R Us" for our "Use An Embossing Folder" challenge.
    Diane DRU DT

  5. Very nice. Wonderful likeness of John Lennon. Has she ever drawn our beloved Paul? ;)

  6. love the play on the music theme, very clever. & your daughter is very gifted too! Thanks for joining us for our 'Embossing Folders' challenge #18.
    Alicia (Dies R Us DT)
    MaxiBelle Studio

  7. That is such a great sketch! She is really talented. Gorgeous cards and a great way to showcase the sketch. Thank you so much for getting inky with us this week at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog!

  8. I love it. YOur daughter did a great job on the sketch i'm a big JL fan. we used to have a store in the here called imagine- it was all beatles stuff. I have a few items I purchase from the store which I will post in the near future, inspired by this card. Thanks for the inspiration. I'm glad you are using some of your old stashed wins!!
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes January Linky Party. Have a blessed day
    DIANA L.

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  10. Great card. Love how your incorporated the sketch. Thanks for joining us in the It's a Guy Thing Challenge over at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog this week :)