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Black & White + 1 = HIMCR Challenge 144 and a Giveaway Party

Hi everyone. It’s with great joy that I write this post today. I have wonderful news to share with you… I was chosen DT member for Hiding in My Craftroom. HIMCR, as it’s also known, is a fun website where Laurie (the loveliest person ever) shares videos, offers giveaways, challenges, and much more. Currently it’s had more than a million hits, and visitors keep on coming. I am so happy to be part of this design team. I’m having so much fun getting to know all of my fellow designers and I thank everyone for welcoming me so kindly.

So now let me tell you about the very first HIMCR challenge in which I feature my work as DT member. This week we are challenged to make a project in black and white plus one more color of our choice. 

Our sponsor this week is Blue Moon Creation. They offer a great variety of craft supplies for today’s crafter: photopolymer stamps, digital stamps, embellishments and more. To visit their store click here. Blue Moon Creation is giving away some fabulous digital stamps to the winner of this challenge.

I am lucky to be able to use one of their elegant images on my design for today: BMC-0016 Language of Love. Check it out:

– Grand Large Labels
– Grand Calibur die cutting machine
Craft Concepts embossing folder
DoCrafts Xcut Large Dies – Leafy Flourishes
– Double Sided Foam Mounting Tape
– Double Sided Tape
Other generic materials
7/8″ gross grain ribbon in hot pink
Textured cardstock in black and white
Linen cardstock in white
Bond paper in hot pink
Vintage black button

This is a 5⅜” x 7″ label shaped card I layered with a smaller coordinating hot pink label and a polka dot embossed layer in black. The image is the focus of the card and it was carefully hand cut and adhered to a black heart frame. To finish the design I added some paper flourishes, ribbon and an embellished bow.
Now it’s time for you to hop along and check what my fellow designers created for the challenge. 

Kathy Up in the Night with Kat
Samantha Designs by Sammy
Gracie CHGraciellie Design (You are here)
Nancy Design Inventions
Melanie Afternoon Scrapper
Lisa LJ Creations
Jennie Jenscrapstoo
Sue Sue’s Paper Crafts
Lena Lena’s Creations

You are more than invited to play along, just visit and follow our guidelines to link up your project.

I hope you liked my card… I would love to know what you think.  

To celebrate this accomplishment I want to throw a GIVEAWAY PARTY! That’s right starting tomorrow I will be giving away 3 prizes a day, for 3 days! Take a look at what you can win:

Haj Design 

Neare Store 


Shery K. Designs

Everyone is welcome to participate: designers, visitors, subscribers… Everybody’s invited to the party! There will be 3 giveaways a day for 3 days, and one GRAND GIVEAWAY in the end. One of you will get ALL the prizes above!
So make sure you come back tomorrow to celebrate with me, you will have plenty of chances to WIN.

Thanks for stopping by!