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Friday, June 18, 2010

Monochrome for Craftalicious


This is my first attempt at intentionally making a monochromatic card. It was fun trying to decide which color to choose and then what to do with it after choosing! lol I chose my image to start with and decided she needed to be done in blues. This sweet stamp comes from the Pixie Cottage Hannah collection. I decided to also try to use my embossing folders that at one point I thought I could not live without but never seem to use! I used a little flower one for the bottom piece of white cardstock and and the twig one for the upper piece. I do wish they showed up better in the photo.....like they do in person! I wanted some bling to her so after composing the card, I went back and painted Blingz on different areas including all the flowers and lace. I colored the little dragonfly with Smooch and then added a little Blingz to him too.

Challenges I am entering are:

Creatalicious - sketch

Creative Inspirataions- Monochome

Cuttlebug Spot, Flourishes, and Cardvarks- embosssing

A Spoon Full Of Sugar and Quirky Crafts summer

Crafty Creations- Stitching

Whimsical Wednesdays and Pals Paper Arts - summer

Meljen's-fiber, ribbon or lace

Charisma Cardz- bling

The Treehouse- favorite tool. Not too sure how to show off my ATG so am going with my Cuttlebug. I used it to do the embossing folders as well as cut the stem swirls for the flower.

Challenge up Your Life- little critter and bling (thought my little dragonfly is a good little critter!)

One Stitch at a Time- celebrate something.....I am celebrating my first ever monochome card! lol

I thank each and everyone for stopping by my blog!
God Bless each of you.

18 comments:

  1. Diana!! This card is simply stunning. Amazingly beautiful. Your creations are works of art deserving of being in a museum. She is lovely. And that dragonfly is adorable. (not sure if I gushed enough on this card) I LOVE IT!

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  2. wow this is stunning hun you have made hannah look just adorable,so beautifull colured and detailed too,bless you for joining us at creative inspirations,and Osaat this week,love hugs cheryl xxxxxxx

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  3. beautiful!!! LOVE LOVE LOVE IT!!!!!
    Thank you for playing with us this week on the MelJens challenge! Good luck!

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  4. Awe this is so pretty.The image is so cute and beautifully colored.

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  5. I just love this card Diana! Such a pretty color. You did awesome on your very first monochromatic card!

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  6. Gorgeous card Diana, so sweet & pretty, love the image you've used.
    Thanks for joining us at Creative Inspirations
    hugs Mandy xx

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  7. Absolutely beautiful! The colors are so soft and pretty. Thanks for playing @ PPA!

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  8. Beautiful card! You did a fabulous job. Thanks for joining us a One Stitch at a Time.

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  9. So soft and sweet! Thanks for joining us at PPA!

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  10. gorgeous card
    Thanks for playing along at Charisma this week
    AllisonX

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  11. I love your card! It is stunning! The image is beautiful. Thanks for joining us at Creative Inspirations Challenge!
    Hugs, Merkkari

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  12. WOW!! This is absolutely beautiful!! You did a wonderful job on this card!

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  13. So so beautiful!!! Love all the sparkles and the sweet image!!! The embossing in the BG is perfect!!! Thank you for playing the FTTC with us??? Hugs ~S~

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  14. gosh this is soooo adorable! LOVE this image...love all the beautiful details you've added...you achieved mono beautifully (it is a look i struggle with lol!!). Thanks for playing with us at Crafty Creations! bx

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  15. Such a beautiful card, the image is stunning and I love the design. Thank you for joining us at Creative Inspirations this week, good luck in the draw.
    Hugs
    Suzi x

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  16. So very beautiful,such pretty shades of blue and gorgeous embellishments!!! Thanks for joining us at Creatalicious!!
    xx

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  17. Soo sweet, I love it! Thanks so much for joining in the Creative Inspirations challenge and good luck in the draw. Jenni x

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  18. So much detail! Thank you for stitching up our sketch on Creatalicous this month

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