Black just seems to "pop" on kraft cardstock. Using the Black Soot Distress ink on to distress the edges of the card front also adds to the drama. Adhering the bow to the left of the centre of the card balanced the card design.
Stamps: image (Magenta), sentiment (Stampin' Up)
Paper: kraft cardstock (Bazzill), black cardstock (stash), patterned paper (7Gypsies)
Ink: Distress Black Soot
Accessories: patterned scissors (Fiskars), flower punch?, ribbon (Fabricland), button (stash)