These are the 2 missing cards from my last class st the Sr. Center. Anyway...I love black...it's not my mood, it's a choice. I have 12 pair of black pants...20 black tops/shirts...too many black shoes/sandals to count. I love black for cards as well....so easy to use. The Nature's Silhouettes card base is black textured CS and the "noel" card has a strip of black CS and some sheer organdy ribbon in black, too. I wouldn't normally use black for the Christmas card, but the scrapbook paper worked with this layout. I gave the ladies a choice of noel or love stamps, just in case they didn't feel as daring to use the black for a Christmas card. It made a great Valentine card with the love greeting.