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Black and White Z Card

Over on the Just Us Girls challenge blog, the task this week was quite monochromatic. Let's take a look at the challenge:
I can't say that I've ever worked with just black and white for a card. While no doubt I probably inadvertently made a card with this scheme, I can't say I've gone out of my way to enhance only black and white (I know I've definitely grey scaled before). 

It was my dear friend Melinda's birthday. For her birthday I made her and her husband Mah Jongg t-shirts using HTV. I was thrilled with the results:
Melinda is the kind of person who loves handmade cards, so I went into this challenge with her in mind. I also have recently fallen in love with Z fold cards (see my vintage masculine Z-Card here). I pulled out my Sizzix Circle Thinlits and my Recollections Black and White Paper and got to work. Here are the results:
So the interesting thing with a Z-fold card is how it unfolds in so many dimensions. Here is the front and back layer.

Here is a picture of it on a flat surface:
And here it is from above so you can see the full dimension of the card:
I even included a black and white layer on the inside to give it a little bit more. Here's a little video so you can see the card in its full depth:
And so that is my Z-Fold Black and White Card! Overall, a super satisfying challenge!


  1. I am alway so impressed with fun fold cards and this one is no exception! YOur Z fold looks great in our Black and white theme at JUGS and I love the way you incorporated the tags in the design. Super job! Thanks for joining us this week!

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