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

13 comments:

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

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  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 !

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

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

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

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

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  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.

    x

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

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  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.

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  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!

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

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  12. this is gorgeous thank you for playing along us at ECLECTIC and good luck
    Jacki xx (ECLECTIC DT) http://scullduggery-cardsbyjacki.blogspot.co.uk/
    http://punkyougirl.blogspot.co.uk

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  13. 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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Thank you for your lovely comments! They mean a lot to me :)

Cheers,
Indira

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