Black and white and circles.

Have to say couldn’t think of a better title for this post it’s a bit naff I know but I wanted to take part in two challenges and at this late  hour couldn’t come up with something better. !

Yesterday was national no housework day ! and to celebrate it there has been a blog hop organised. These are a few of my favourite things who is taking part has an online challenge just for this weekend with a mystery prize. They are asking us to create a card or a layout using our favourite colours. Well mine is neither a card or a layout but I’m entering anyway. My favourite colours are black and white so I made these paper flowers which I have to say were a bit tricky. I know there of thousands of you out there that can drum them up in a jiffy! unfortunately I am not one of them and it took me ages. I stamped the white flowers with some circle and flower stamps that I have from a children’s stamping set and used my Silhouette to cut out the circles. I used kebab sticks which I wrapped around silk ribbon to make the stems.

Once again the photo lets me down so please excuse the background as I took the picture in my shop and crop as I like  I just couldn’t cut out the things I didn’t want.

I also want to enter this into the Just for fun challenge which is being hosted this month by the lovely Von their theme is circles and I’m hoping that this fits into their challenge. These girls are the greatest  it’s the one challenge that I am trying to be faithful to they are such nice ladies ( and a bit mad ) and have been very very supportive of me.

Anyways hope you like my little flower creation .

Have a great weekend and with as little housework as possible.


29 thoughts on “Black and white and circles.

  1. What's this, Marie? Flowers in the pot? Made of paper? Black and white? They are just stunning. God, I can only imagine, how much time you spent on these. But they are totally worth all of the time and effort. You amaze me all the time 🙂

  2. A bit mad?! i was going to say such nice things about your black and white and circles flowers as well. LOLLove them black and white is always a striking combination and these are great fun to boot, love them. Thank you for your continued support it would not be the same without you at Just for Fun XOXO Zoe

  3. Whats this you've gone to pot lol looks very stylish and love the contrast with the pattern on the pot :)well done and good luck with the other challengeThanks for playing along with us at Just for Fun Von xxx

  4. Stunning flowers , bet you had fun making these they look great.Being in black and white makes them look even better, so stylish. What and inspiration, thanks for sharing

  5. Hope you do stay true to us as I love looking at your challenges. This one is stunning and I love how you thought of stamping circles in the contrasting colours. Inspired! The variation in the individual petals really makes you want to go back and look again. Bet this looks fantastic in real life in your shop.Thanks for joining us again at JFF – Hugs, Neet x

  6. These are absolutely gorgeous!!!!!!!!I think I need to do the same for my desk…..thank you so much for taking part in the challenge……mwah!!! (that is supposed to be a kiss…..dubious I know!!)

  7. Black and white always looks so stunning and these flowers are just that. Thats my new excuse for the housework then – oh, its National no housework day !! x Lavinia

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