Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Double D Black and White with a POP of Color Challenge!

It's time for the Double D second challenge of the month...

Our theme for this challenge is "Black and White with a Pop of Color"!
You'll find lots of inspiration with our current mood board.  Choice is good and we offer lots of room for you to choose from the photos below.  As always, you can pick one of the four or use them all to inspire your project.  Link it up to the Double D Blog's "Black and White with a POP of Color" post.

 You could be a winner!

We'll be choosing a Creative Winner along with 3 others to receive our Double D Badge to share on their blogs.  Also, when a prize is offered, we will be choose a winner by random draw to receive the prize.  Today is one of those days and EVERYONE with an entry has a chance to win.  International entries are welcome as well!

You could be the winner of this Faber-Castell Gelato/Stamp Set.

I went with black, white and a POP of red for my card...

It's July, right?  And time for a "Christmas in July" card!  I had this awesome black and white aspen tree paper in my stash and thought it would be great for this challenge.  I chose red as my POP of color, hence the cardinals! 

From my stash...
Bazzill Cardstock
Die Cuts - Memory Box, Spellbinders
Ella & Viv Aspen Patterned Paper
Jolee's Cardinal Stickers
Just Rite Sentiment Stamp
May Arts Ribbon
Queen & Co. Pearls

Challenges entered:
Christmas Card Challenges #17 - Christmas Card/July 25
Crazy Hazelnut's Christmas Card Challenge #342/July 21
Dragonfly Journeys #96 - Christmas in July/July 22 
Holly and Ivy Christmas Challenge #10/July 22 
Merry Monday 2nd Annual Christmas in July Summer/August 26 

Thanks for stopping by my blog.  I hope my card has inspired you to play along with our Double D "Black and White with a POP of Color" Challenge.

Don't forget to stop by our other team member blogs for more amazing inspiration.

Please stop back soon!



Darlene said...

Gorgeous! OMG that background paper is beautiful and your cardinals really POP! Beautiful design my friend!!

Diane said...

Wow, what a perfect paper for your card and a beautiful card at that!! The pop of red cardinals is it!!

aussie aNNie said...

Really love this design Vicki, great card.xx [aNNie]

Kathy Krug said...

Stunning design,Vicki. The pops of red that you used as a mat and frame are perfect for the cardinals. Love this.

Leslie Miller said...

Oooh, pretty! The aspen paper sets a beautiful outdoor scene, and then along come those cardinals with their fantastic, glittery wings. Love this!

Carol L said...

I could not have chosen a more perfect background for that image panel than the woodsy one you used! This is just an awesome Christmas card!!

Judy Woodland said...

Great take on the challenge, I love that birch tree background. It's perfect here to showcase the pops of red with the birds and oval frame. Really pretty card!

Hazel said...

Thanks for entering your lovely crafting for CHNC challenge 342 – you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for July - I'd love to see it there too x

Jeannie said...

Hi Vicki! My goodness this is just stunning! That birch background is gorgeous with the beautiful cardinals. Thanks so much for joining my Christmas in July blog challenge :)

Jeannie T.
Dragonfly Journeys

Amelia Breytenbach said...

This is gorgeous Vicki! I love the beautiful bow and all of your pretty details including that lovely red cardinals. So pretty!

Tammy said...

What a gorgeous card! I love the aspen tree paper with the pop of red, so beautiful! Thanks so much for joining us at the Holly & Ivy Christmas Challenge!
Tammy x

SewPaperPaint said...

Wow oh wow! What an exquisite design! My grandmother loved red birds & cardinals and would have really loved this card. Thanks for that sweet memory. Hugs, Autumn

Donna Phelan said...

LOVE that background paper, isn't it just perfect for a winter themed card with your beautiful Red Cardinals--my favorite! That black and white polka dot ribbon and bow is so pretty! Everything POPS!

Linda W. (ScrappinBari) said...

Gorgeous cardinals - perfect with the yummy background paper!

Lori said...

Wow - this card is beautiful!I love that background paper - so pretty! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Christmas Card Challenges! -Lori DT

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