August 31, 2013

Black and White Card with Yellow Flowers

I love trying new color combinations. And I was bored with the usual reds, pinks, etc. so I started out with a black card base. That set the ball rolling.... Then I used Black and White PPs to create the bg. I wanted to have a sentiment as the focus for my card. This sentiment is from the stamp set TPC Playful expressions.

I made the flowers using this rose flower template from the net. I traced and cut out these flowers on white handmade paper. Then I colored them using Wild Honey Distress Inks. The light and dark grey leaves are cut out from an ad pamphlet. I colored the seam binding ribbon with the same ink to match the flowers.

Here's a look at my card....

 I love the contrast of B/W with yellow and also the way these cute flowers look!!

Challenges entered
For the love of crafting - #18 Expressions
 Eclectic Ellapu - It's Sentimental
Allsorts - #222 Sentiment
Crazy 4 Challenges - 4C201 Use buttons or bows
Delicious Doodles - No. 51 Anything Floral
Paper Pretties Wednesday Challenge - #273 Black, white and one other color


  1. Loved it!!!! The yellow looks gorgeous against the white and black.. And the flowers are super!!

  2. A big wow to your card Indira! ...Its just gorgeous :) ..I love the flowers and the beautiful color combo you have used .It's turned out so elegant !

  3. Lovely color combination with cute flowers...Loved it..and thanks for link..

  4. Its gorgeous Indira ! The flowers look very interesting and I loved the combo of bright yellow with elegant BnW ,thanks for the link.

  5. Love the color combo and ohh those flowers, so simple and they still steal the show :)

  6. Such an adorable card, love the bg and the yellow flowers, very pretty :)

  7. Your card is just stunning Indira with the beautifully bold colour palette.

    Thanks so much for joining in my 'It's all in the sentiment' theme at Allsorts this week.


  8. This is very pretty, thanks for joining us at Allsorts this week. xxx

  9. This is a stunning card, the yellow is really striking against the blak and white and the sentiment is perfect. Thank you for joining us at Eclectic Ellapu this week.

  10. gorgeous layout to your card. Thank you so much for sharing it with us at Allsorts and good luck in our sentiment challenge this week!

  11. Gorgeous creation, thanks for joining Allsorts challenge, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  12. Beautiful card!
    Thanks for playing at the Penny Black Saturday Challenge, but unfortunately your card is not elligible for one of the prizes, as you have not used a Penny Black satmp.
    Helen x


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