Here's a card I made for a recent swap I was in.
Gray and yellow are so in right now and I love the pop of black and white with it. This is the Smoky Slate card stock here. The Happy Watercolor set is one of my favorites in the Occasions catalog. I also used a yellow permanent marker to color my little pearls.
Are you wondering where I got that curvy label shape? I used the Decorative Label punch. Here's how:
Punch out a Decorative Label punched piece. You can stamp first if you want to. Add a strip of paper to the top edge; used mostly for positioning it in the punch. Then insert it back into the punch like this:
Easy! You can use this trick to get lots of different shapes from your punches. Start playing with them to see just what you can achieve.