52 Week Mini Art Card/Tag Challenge

Saturday 6 April 2024

Lavinia Stamps Oak Leaves black and white card


A friend asked me about a technique, so I set too making this card, so I could share the process.

I've used a good quality solid black coloured card, approx 280 gsm.  I stamped the Lavinia Stamps "Oak Leaves" in Versafine Clair "Nocturne" black" ink.

I then used a white Uniball Signo Pen to go over the edges of the stamping.  It goes on quite dull as the card seemed to absorb the colour.

I then used a white and black pastel pencil to colour the leaves, blending the colours with a paper stubb.  I then went over some of the edges of the leaves with the white Signo pen again, these remained brighter than the original ones.

Finally, I used a Tim Holtz Idea-ology word sticker from their "Small Talk" booklet, going round th edges with the white Signo pen.


  1. The leaves are really pretty using using black and white pastel pencils Sam, and the perfect sentiment for this simple but very effective design. x

  2. Sam great process and I think this turned out amazing, nothing like white on black and using the goodies you did made a great result x