True Love Black and White Floral Friendship Card

by Joanne James21. January 2021 09:00

Today I'm squeaking in a card for the current challenge over at CAS(E) THis Sketch that also uses a trio of colours over at Color Dare too:

       

I was intrigued by this sketch and as I sat at my desk and looked out onto yet another grey and rainy day, I wanted to work with some bright colours that reminded me of spring - here's my card:

 

Here's the low-down on today's card:

I used some of the black and white True Love designer series paper for my background and took some of the flowers from another sheet, fussy cut them and coloured them with my Old Olive, Daffodil Delight and light Pumpkin Pie Blends and used them to sit either side of my diagonal sentiment strip. I actually used some of the flowers from the edge of the paper that were incomplete, as they are really useful to sit either side of a border line. For the bottom flower, I cut into the paper and placed it partially under and partially onto my sentiment strip; you can see that here:

My sentiment is taken from the 'Always in my Heart' stamp set - perfect for a card to celebrate friendship or a birthday and a great example of how this set goes beyond valentine's, weddings or anniversary. A trio of matte black enamel dots finished my card.

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:

 

You can see all of my 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

Enjoy your day; finally the sun is shining here - it's amazing what some sunshine does to lift your mood. Well, that and restoration of the internet of course - hurrah! I'll be back tomorrow with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!

Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.
 

Comments (7) -

Michele F
Michele FUnited States
1/21/2021 12:45:08 PM #

My world is covered with snow right now, Joanne... these beautiful sunny yellow blooms have really gone a long way to add sunshine to my world this morning!  Cut from patterned paper??  OH you clever girl!  Thank you... and thank you for playing along as we say goodbye to CTS!
=]

Debi Gardner
Debi GardnerUnited States
1/22/2021 3:16:01 AM #

Love this card! I'm a sucker for black/white with a pop! of color. The coloring & the flowers are beautiful! Thanks for sharing at Color Dare.

Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
1/22/2021 4:37:15 AM #

Lovely contrast between the strong black and white background and your colourful flowers. I like the way you've used a white base too.

Steph Mortimer
Steph MortimerUnited Kingdom
1/22/2021 1:28:51 PM #

This is a great example of how to use Color Dare colours and make the most of the neutrals. The background really works so well to help highlight your lovely sunny flowers. Thanks for playing along with Color My Heart Color Dare. X

Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
1/22/2021 9:30:16 PM #

Lovely card.  so glad your internet is sorted - happy days!

Susan Renshaw
Susan RenshawAustralia
1/23/2021 4:26:03 AM #

Lovely card!
Thank you for sharing with Color My Heart Color Dare!
Susan
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Shawna
Shawna United States
1/25/2021 6:25:33 PM #

Fab card!!! This card is so wonderful.. the black areas dull down our colors which I love!! So pretty.. My fav though is the overlapping flower into your sentiment it makes a huge impact on your design.. well done... Thank you for joining us at CMHCD.

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