Sunday, September 28, 2014

Black and White card

Hi bloggers and followers,

I hope everyone is doing great!  As for us we are slowly getting the garden ready for Winter.  We had a not so bad Monsoon season this year but that meant, weeds took over most of it.  So we have been weeding when the sun is setting.  It works, but we have a small window of opportunity to do so.  But it works!!!!!!!!!

I am hoping for another round of beautiful roses but I'm not sure it will happen.  I can't complain since I had new roses all Summer long.  I bet it can't wait for the Winter break :0)  I am too, frankly.

Today, I have made this challenging black and white card with some new roses I have made a few days ago.  I wanted to make this rose for a while but I had to find out first how to get the lines where I wanted them.  As you can see it worked......  So here is what I have taken a few hours to put together today.  This card is an A2 size card.   I hope you like it........

Next photo below I have a description of a few of the dies I have used for this B&W card.

This card was made with the help of quite a few dies.  My black frame was cut in half. That frame is a die cut by Sue Wilson's called Californian, Beverly Hills CED1105.  I used some Marianne Designs set of 3 dies for my B&W roses.  Spiral dies for smaller white roses, some of the leaves from a Martha Stewart punch and other brand.  Budding branch by Die-Namites DN-1037,  Impression Obsession set of 36 flowers DIE140-D.  Some end branches from floral I had purchased at Michael's (mini foam balls in silver with a hint of glitter as well) etc.....

A photo of the flat view.  I gave some dimension to the half black frame with some tissue paper and then adhered some of the curved edges.

This is it for today my friends..........I hope it has inspired you to try your own flower arrangement if you are into flower making that is.  If not, the same can be done if you prefer to buy your flowers made ahead of time.  So, whichever way you choose to use flowers, just enjoy it.
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Have a great week, let your creativity relax you!


  1. A very elegant card Nikky .... quite a challenge to make black/white roses look "pretty" but you've achieved that with great style.
    Bringing in the silver/grey compliments the finished arrnagement beautifully. WELL DONE !

  2. I do like your latest card Nikky Quite elegant!
    As you are tidying up for the winter we are welcoming spring with the trees in blossom and all the trees are getting their foliage. Spring bulbs have adorned the beds with their colour and have certainly brightened the garden after the dullness of winter.

  3. This card is so different than ones you have done in the past, and it is just as beautiful. I do love black, white and silver combination cards and very rare you see them, so it was a pleasure to see this one.....TFS....Another winner.....xxxxxx

  4. Wow....what a coincidence, I too, just posted a black and white card on my Blog. Not as intricate as your beautiful flowers, but still black and white. You are definitely the Queen of Flowers! Thanks for sharing another beauty. Hugs, Geri

  5. Thank you Geri, and I do love your B&W card as well. Hugs, Nicole