Saturday, 11 September 2010

A little bit of 'culture'

This is my entry for this week's Play Date Cafe 'colour splash' challenge, which requires us to use black & white, plus a splash of Pink, Gold or Copper.

Normally when I try B&W it comes out a bit too fussy or too dark, so I was wasn't sure about joining in, until I was inspired by this wonderfully simple yet elegant entry.
The next step was to find the right stamp, which turned out to be the outlined lady I had recently bought (no maker details). As I stood there holding a blank card and the stamp, Handel's "Wher'er you walk" came on the radio and in a moment of serendipity all became clear.

So, there you have it. I guess I can do B&W minimal(ish) after all.

Now for the culture bit:

17 comments:

  1. Nigel this is superb.. elegant and cultured!

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  2. This is so wonderful and I LoVe that you were inspired by a piece of music...you are my kinda guy!
    Thanks so much for becoming a regular with us at The Play Date Cafe : )

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  3. Blimey, this is absolutely outstanding in its whole simplicity! Beautiful!

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  4. Absolutely stunning! So elegant, and less is definitely more x

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  5. Hi Nigel,
    sorry, but I can't comment since I don't see the picture.I came over to wish you a wonderful weekend and thanks for stopping by.
    Marie

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  6. Elegant design. Lovely flow to the images. Glad you joined us again at the PDCC.

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  7. Wonderful use of this weeks colors! Fab images, thanks for playing at the PDCC.

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  8. Nigel
    your entry is perfection. Lovely images and wonderful design! Hope you have a great Sunday! :)

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  9. Wonderful work, Nigel. Your entry is both cultured and elegant. So glad you've joined us this week at the Play Date Cafe, your work is simply marvelous.

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  10. Oooh yeah Nigel, you have the minimalist look down to a tee!! Just perfect!

    Sarah

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  11. Simple but stunning and that pop of colour works wonderfully. Like the fact you were inspired whilst listening to music. Have a good evening, Tracy Evans x

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  12. You are going to be a winner again with this - love it - so classy/simple/elegant.

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  13. What a clever idea--and that image is super!! Great splash of pink! Thanks for playing along with us at the PDCC!!

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  14. You had me with the lovely lady stamp Nigel! What a graceful and beautiful stamp. Your card is wonderful ... I find music a great inspiration too
    Thank you for sharing the video ... enjoyed that very much as well! Bravo!!!

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