Saturday, April 23, 2016

Love And Joy

Happy Saturday everyone! 
Today I am back on the on the Dies R Us Blog!   I have a little black and white creation to share with you today which corresponds with our current Dies R Us Challenge #47 Black And White.
I grabbed this fabulous Zinnia flower die by Elizabeth Craft Designs.  Cut several flowers out of White card stock and Vellum.  Assembled by layering the 2 different sizes of flowers and curling and pinching the petals to make them look a little more realistic.  Adding large White Adhesive Pearls as center accents.  Then using the Paper Smooches  Foliage 2 dies I began cutting out my leaves also in White card stock and Vellum. 

I arranged my flowers in a cascading design and once attached to the card base I started filling in the empty spaces with the foliage cuts.  I also added a handful of pearls to help adhere the die cuts down.  Functional and pretty.  Using Versa Mark ink and White Embossing Powder I heated my sentiment on a hand cut flag banner.  Sentiment from Gina K Designs, Fanciful Fall.  A sheer black ribbon and a few more pearls for accents. 
Elizabeth Craft Designs Zinnia

Paper Smooches Foliage 2
 Still plenty of time to enter our current Challenge #47 Black And White.

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  1. This is stunning! The black and white is so classically beautiful and the cascading flowers are.....WOW!

  2. Black and white I think always makes a statement! Beautiful card Donna!

  3. THUD!!! THUD, THUD, THUD!!!! This is over the top, exquisitely GORGEOUS!!! I mean GORGEOUS!!!! It makes me wanna go right now in my craft room and just start cutting out flowers. Something about black and white is just so striking and stunning. I'm pinning this right now. So, so pretty!!!!

  4. This one took my breath away! Seriously! It is quite the beauty and pleasing to the eye. You did a dazzling job on the creation of this design. Doing it in black and white was incredible.

  5. Oh, Donna!! Ditto on all the above! This is breathtakingly gorgeous in the black and white, and the way you've cascaded the flowers and foliage is fabulous! What an amazing card! Pinned this one for sure! And what a lovely sentiment! Love it all, and love the pearls and ribbon to finish it! Wow, you really made me sigh this morning! Hugs!

  6. Wow! This is awesome. I love all those pretty flowers and it is so elegant in the black and white. I love the sentiment too.

  7. This is absolutely beautiful, Donna!!! I LOVE Black & White creations. You did a fantastic job with all those cascading flowers & vines. I'm impressed!

  8. After all the previous comments, there's not much more to say, except... WOW, GORGEOUS, BEAUTIFUL, STUNNING and you can never go wrong with black & white

  9. oh oh OHHHHH! I love love LOOOOOOVVVE! how gorgeous Miss Donna! Classic AND classy! Love your black and white motif to go with the challenge, and the incredibly beautiful papers! Your flowers placed in a triangular fashion are truly lovely! Carefully placed pearls (I envy that ability in anyone's capable fingers!), and the pretty black bow. What really melts my heart after everything else, though, is the very special message embossed in white! I NEED that Gina K set - sigh - I want to make a card just like that! Do I have your email address? I think we meant to exchange addresses - or did we already do that? Can you tell I am fried - it's been a rough week. I'll look at my emails - sheesh! Hope your Sunday is extra special, my sweet friend! hugs, de

  10. Absolutely stunning! I need those flowers