Friday, February 03, 2012

Flourishes Pre-Release Challenge–B & W + 1


Welcome to Flourishes’ February Pre-Release Challenge! This month’s challenge is one I love: Black and White and another color. Fun and so much scope for creativity!

The Black and White Plus One Challenge_edited-1

Get all the details at the Flourishes blog.

I usually go with red when I do black and white but I pulled out my Hearts and Flowers set that had never been inked up and decided to use the sweet daisy heart. I stamped it on Classic White card stock with Memento Tuxedo Black ink and colored it with Copic markers, using these Copic collections:



Then I cut it out and popped it up on foam dots on top of several designs of patterned paper and a Labels Eighteen Nestabilities die cut. I tied some matching yellow ribbon around in a bow and then added a flag, using a die from the Nested Pennants set.

So, that's it for me. Be sure to take a look at what the rest of the design team has for you.

Thanks so much for stopping by!

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Stamps: Hearts and Flowers (Flourishes)
Paper: Classic White (Flourishes); Basic Black (SU!); Meadowlark 6 x 6 (MME)
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Grand Calibur, Labels Eighteen Nestabiltities, Nested Pennants (Spellbinders); Copic markers, ribbon, foam dots




  1. This is a great color this challenge. Love your card.

  2. Very pretty, the yellow flowers really pop on this.

  3. This is so pretty Barbara. I love the yellow and black. I rarely use these colors. It is perfect for this heart.

  4. You ROCKED this challenge lady! The coloring on those daisies is awesome and the yellow is perfection for this challenge!

  5. Beautiful card, Barbara! I love the colors you chose. ;)

  6. Love that beautiful pop of yellow against the black and white, and those daisies are gorgeous! :)

  7. Very pretty. Daisies are my favorite. Love the black and white with the yellow.

  8. This is so pretty. The fresh yellow is wonderful.

  9. Barbara,

    This is GORGEOUS!!! :)

    Thanks so much for sharing!

    Crafty hugs,

    partridgelu at yahoo dot com

  10. I love your card, Barb, and I love the stamp set you used :) The yellow really pops nicely against the black & white :)

  11. Love this! Beautiful layout and great pop of color-black/white and yellow are gorgeous together!

  12. Beautifully done!!! I wrote down the Copic collections you used, thanks for sharing!!

  13. This is so lovely, Barb! Love the yellow, that luscious bow, and all of your fabulous paper layers!


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