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Thursday, June 20, 2013

Black Ice Reveal Party - Day 4

Welcome to our final day of the Reveal for Black Ice.


We hope that you've been enjoying the creations that our Design Team have worked so hard on.  This is such a beautiful collection and as you have seen throughout the week it's not just for weddings!  There are so many occasions and themes that this collection is suitable for.

Let's see what the rest of our team has to share with us today.




"Always remember"

So when I first got these wonderful papers in my hands I knew just what I was going to do with it.....this layout! This is my sweet, adorably cute niece! Isn't she beautiful?!?! She just graduated high school and I am incredibly proud of her and wanted to convey that to her through this layout. Plus I've been wanting to scrap this picture of her. (snicker!) And the gray, black, and white matched perfectly with her coat and hat.


One thing that I love about this collection is this flower design which is a beautiful design and was so easy to fussy cut. And the fact that it looks fabulous when added to some hand made embellishments!


I also love that you can add pops of color to make your projects to really make them stand out!


Another way to add a pop of color is to use the Hot Rocks to your projects like I did here with the red Hot Rocks!



Supplies Used:
Imaginisce - Black Ice (pattern paper), Love You More (pattern paper, washi tape), Hot Rocks
Other - Silhouette, Tattered Angels mist

Wedding Invitation

My next project is a jazzed up invitation. I used turquoise for my choice of color pop which also looks so good against the gray, black, and white.



Instead of mailing out just an invitation, slip it in a decorated glassine bag! Your guest invitees will be WOWED when they pull this out of an envelope!


Supplies Used:
Imaginisce - Black Ice (pattern paper,invitations), flower
Other - SRM glassine bag, Bazzil cardstock, May Arts ribbon





"Prom - Celebrate Today"

The minute I saw the Black Ice collection I thought, It's perfect for formal pictures; prom, weddings, etc...  Black and White is elegant and sophisticated and goes with everything. You can add your own color or leave it as is. I choose to add my own color in this layout. I wanted to bring out the colors in that beautiful dress. I used gelatos and a stencil to create leaves. I choose pink and orange flowers. The I-Top tool allowed me to make my own flower centers using the pattern paper. Then of course I had to add some bling! I love that the I-Rock gems come in so many different colors. Stencils make it easy to create swirl patterns.



Supplies:
Imaginisce: Black Ice: Patterned Paper; I-Top Tool with small and medium Brad Daddies; I-Rock Tool with Hot Rocks Compact Glitter Assortment; I-Rock Swirls Stencil; Fashion Fabric Flowers;
American Crafts glitter cardstock; Little Yellow Bicycle Stickers; Crafters Workshop Botanicals Doodling Template; Ribbon: Prairie Bird Boutique (Etsy); Petaloo Flowers; Bazzill Flowers; Quick Quotes Powderpuff chalk ink in Coal Miner; Martha Stewart border punch.


"Bridal Table Place Cards"

These bridal table place cards were simple to make. I scored a 5x7 Invitation in half and used my I-Top tool again to create a flower center. I love my I-Magicut Ribbon Cutter! No frayed ends as I threaded some ribbon through the top of the card. Note: Thread the ribbon through the front and the back, this gives it more stability to help it stand up better.



Supplies:
Imaginisce: Black Ice: Invitations; I-Top Tool with small Brad Daddies; Fashion Fabric Flowers;
Bazzill cardstock; Hole punch; Really Reasonable Ribbon Black Sheer Organza with Satin Center.



"Yes, I'm a Mess!"

This is such a great collection.  The variety of black & white patterns all coordinate well together, allowing you to combine any of them together.  I like how using the black & white color scheme allows your eye to be drawn to the photo in the layout, despite all the pattern variety going on in the layout.  I hand cut hearts and pennants for my embellishments and layered them with circles.  I inked the hearts with white ink and matted the pennants with red for a pop of color.  Using white ink was perfect with this collection and I really like how it turned out.  I also love using my white gel pen whenever I can and it worked perfectly with this collection as well.



Supplies:
Black Ice Collection, White card stock, Red card stock, White Ink, Black Ink, Black & White twine, foam tape, Alligator Quickutz font, White gel pen.



Wine/Gift Set

So my friend is having a Wine Tasting Party for her birthday and everyone who brings a bottle of wine is supposed to hide the label.  I got to thinking, and thought aha!  Black Ice….perfect.  Perfect  fort adding class to a wine bottle.  I choose a few of the fun patterns, made a base for the label, hand cut the flower designs out and the flower petals to give them dimension.  I embellished the flowers with hot rocks.  I found this great saying on Pinterest and printed it out to make my own label.  It's just the saying for a get together with friends.  


To go with the wine bottle, I made a candy holder to hold chocolates, a perfect pair to those dessert wines.  To make the holder, I used a cupcake wrapper cutout on the Cricut.  I free handed the inside piece by tearing it.  I added the same handout flower embellishment to the outside and then filled it with chocolates.  It's going to be fun party and the guest of honor is wearing Black Ice!

Supplies:  Black Ice Collection, Hot Rocks, I Rock, Xyron Adhesive Runner, Circuit Cupcake Cartridge.





"Congratulations" card

I was so excited to first see Black Ice and knew it would be fun to work with!  There are several fancy patterns perfect for feminine use and fancy occasions but also some great basics I've already put hard to work!  This card was easy to pair fancy and simple to create a card perfect for a special occasion!




Supplies:
Patterned Paper: Black Ice Collection
From My Stash: Cardstock and ink



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Giveaway Time!!

Now with every release we have you already know that we love to giveaway a collection pack to you!

So all you have to do is leave a comment on today's post and the next 3 days posts as well.
Tell us what you love about this collection because we'd love to hear what you think of it and you'll be automatically entered into the ramdom drawing.

(winner will be announced tomorrow, Fri., June 21st)

33 comments:

sammies02 said...

Beautiful.

Janis said...

Love those fussy cut flowers!!!

Barb Penn said...

The projects are lovely. Love those flowers.

Tami B. said...

Great projects today. They really emphasize the versatility of this wonderful collection.

Jean said...

LOVE the black and white!!! Such wonderful projects which highlight this!

Guiseppa said...

Well done ladies...beautiful projects!

Cindy deRosier said...

Beautiful projects - they really show the range of possibilities with this line!

Miriam Prantner said...

Wonderful projects, this is such a versatile line, love the variety of things you have shown here!

Nicholas Guercio said...

Great projects! Elegant line!

Holly and little people said...

I love the prom layout, great dress for inspiration as well.

Holly and little people said...

I love the prom layout, great dress for inspiration as well.

Aunt Dee said...

Stunning, elegant, classy and gorgeous projects today that show the wonderful versatility of this ICED collection of beautiful black and white papers. The designs are beautiful and unique. Great job by the DT.

Sue D said...

FAbulous creations--I like the pop of color (like red) to some of them.

Heidi Douglass said...

I am really impressed with all the creative projects and the ideas they give me. I adore this collection and can't wait to create lots of my own. You have done a great job with the designs. Thank you.

Lisa P said...

I have loved getting to know your newest collection this week and seeing the incredible ideas from your designers. This is a must have classic for me.

Kaatje said...

it's a well filled collection with lots of possibilities and usuable with a lot of other papers.

jennyplace2 said...

All the projects are just perfect and the new line of paper is right up my alley two of my favorite color combos, you can never go wrong when using black and white.

sharon g said...

The addition of washi looks great. It gives even more zing to everything.

Jean Bullock said...

The projects are great and have been great every single day of this series. I have really enjoyed seeing all the projects and your designers have convinced me that this Black Ice collection is a must have!

Holly Hughes said...

Some more beautiful projects! I love all of these, especially the page layout! Beautiful paper!

tndj said...

Love the flower in the layout and on the congratulations card. It looks like ice. Beautiful projects all of them. Love it.

Regina Hamilton said...

What I love most about this collection is the color. They are so elegant. I also love that this collection can be use for formal layout and cards as well was casual project. I just WORKS.

Natasha G.P. said...

Your mess layout is really cute. It's a day in the life of a kid.

Ange said...

Great projects!
Absolutely LOVE the first layout. Just the right touch of color, love the way the flowers are used and the title/journaling is awesome!

{VICKI} said...

love the black and white!
so simple but so elegant!

Iris said...

Another day of beautiful projects. I just love the Black Ice collection - vey classy. Thanks for a chance to win.

Sandi said...

wow....this really IS a very versatile collection....thanks for the chance to win it!

Sherri said...

so pretty. love black and white stuff

Jodi said...

Stunning Projects again ladies!

Teresa Godines #6857 said...

Another day of beautiful projects.

Margo :-) said...

Fantastic how each DT member does something totally different! Love it all!!

cghundley said...

All week you've been
showing that this
lovely collection
goes so well done
up for anything.
The invitation in
the envelope bag is
great.
Carla from Utah

StefanieH said...

WOW such a great projects. But I LOVE the prom layout, the black & white with that splash of color that compliments her beautiful dress. amazing.

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