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Faux Black & White Photo

Hello friends. Eleven more days and my little one is officially going off to college. I miss her already!

She is a Pinterest jumkie, and she found a cute way to hang pictures in her dorm. A few of the pictures she selected to take are black and white photos which fits in well with this week's Sassy Cheryl challenge: "Remembering Black and White Photos."

I had this old film stamp that I bought at a Garage Sale years ago, and thought it would work perfectly for the challenge. My SC image is from the Avery is Thankful set. I made it sound like this idea just came to me right away, but that is not true - this one stumped me for awhile!

I recommend you check out the Sassy Cheryl blog - the girls on the Design Team made the cutest cards for this challenge! Fun stuff.



  1. Oh, you're so clever, Nancy. This is just perfect for that challenge. And, it is just so adorable. I love Sassy Cheryl's snowmen and have quite a few. She really does have nice images.

  2. This is just absolutley adorable! Great job with the chllenge!

  3. Lovely card, has an old world charm about it. I sympathise with you, our daughter moved out two weeks ago, to be closer to University and I do miss her so much everyday.

  4. WOWZER!! I absolutely LOVE this!! Such a brilliant design and perfect for the Sassy Cheryl's challenge!! I struggle with this type of coloring! :) Thanks for sharing! HUGS

  5. oh wow love this nancy.stunning image and the black and white film design is fabulous :D

    xx coops xx

  6. Another super cute one!! Really enjoying my visit here today :) Love that film strip stamp - is it still available? The B&W look for this card is perfect and really showcases that cute little gal!

  7. This is gorgeous!
    Beautiful design:)
    Hugs, Heidi:)

  8. How amazing is this! What a perfect stamp for this weeks challenge!
    your card is awesome, and your coloring right on!
    thanks for playing along in our Sassy Cheryl challenge this week!

  9. Wow, wonderful card and very clever use of both the stamp and digi!

  10. I love this beautiful card, it is so awesome in the sepia color. I like the rose and the doily, so pretty.

  11. Perfect card and design for this challenge! You nailed this one! Love that film stamp.

  12. Hi Nancy, love how you used the film strip for your black and white card, very creative and fun too.


  13. Gorgeous creation and great design!!
    Thank you for join us at Sassy Cheryl Photo Challenge this week!
    Hugs Nela

  14. This is beautiful!!! I have one going off to college on Monday and it's almost unreal! I love your card very much. The vintage black and white is gorgeous and the placement for the image is perfect. Thanks so much for your very sweet comment on my blog too!
    Lisa x

  15. Great card ! what a find !
    Kate x

  16. My goodness what a wonderful card. Just fantastic...Thank you so much for joining us this week at Sassy Cheryl's...Hugz, joann

  17. This is so wonderful! What a fantastic job you did Nancy! It's really hard sending your kids off to college. It is great that there are so many ways to stay in touch these days!

  18. OMG! Yep that just about says it all Nancy. So very happy to see you at Sassy Cheryls again this week.

  19. Over the top stunning. . .and super gorgeous! It's just perfect.
    Thanks for playing along in the BLACK & WHITE/Photo challenge this week with my Sassy Gals!!!

  20. Wow, love this! Love the film stamp too. My son leaves for Auburn today - I'm going to miss him terribly too.

  21. omgoodness...just too dang CUTE!!
    thanks for playing our Sassy Cheryl's challenge!

  22. This is fabulous! What a great idea! Thank you for joining us this week for the Sassy Cheryl's challenge.

  23. So precious! Loooove it!

    Thank you for joining us at Sassy Cheryl’s Black & White photo look Challenge, hope to see you again next week.

  24. What a great stamp that filmstrip is! I just love the design of this card. The doily and the colors give it a delightful vintage feel. It's just soooo pretty!
    Bear Hugs,


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