Here is my take on the use of a small amount of colour. I've used a new set from the Autumn/Christmas range 2012 JGCL559.
Make a base card and cut a piece of black card to fit. Stamp and emboss with white embossing powder several of the three sized flowers from the set. Stamp four extra onto a scrap piece of black card and cut out.
Wrap a length of blue ribbon around the stamped black card and adhere to base card. Using black foam pads, stick the four cut out flowers on top of the image. Add some blue glitter glue to the dots on the flowers and a blue Elements gem to the centre on the flowers to finish.