Double Challenge-Monochromatic Sketch

January 26, 2011 at 8:46 pm 16 comments

Hi again – I’m a stampin’ machine today! I am pooped from not sleeping well the past couple of nights. Part of my problem is that I sometimes nap after work and that RUINS me for the rest of the night. I decided to fight through the fatigue today so that I’ll crash at a decent hour (after watching American Idol auditions!). I am really enjoying checking out the Peachy Keen challenges. This week’s challenge is a sketch and a twist to use a monochromatic colour scheme. This card also qualifies for the Crafts and Me Challenge for a monochromatic card. I don’t make monochomatic cards very often, so thought this would be a good one to try. Here is the sketch:

I wanted to use some of the things I had on my craft table, namely the foliage. So I went from there and pulled out some scrap pieces of patterned paper. Here is what I came up with:

Here is how I put the card together:

Card Stock – Beige, Medium Brown, White
Patterned Paper – MME, retired SU
Ink – Early Espresso, Ranger Antique Linen and Walnut Stain Distress Ink
Stamp – With All My Heart (SU)
Accessories – SU dies, Nestabilities Fancy Frame, MS pine punch, brad

I hope you like it as much as I do! Thanks for having a look!

Donna

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16 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Cathryn67  |  January 26, 2011 at 10:07 pm

    Very Beautiful!!! TFS Cathryn67 ❤
    inthepinkcathryn.blogspot.com

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  • 2. bridget  |  January 26, 2011 at 11:18 pm

    Wow! What a beautiful card!

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  • 3. Our2AnglsInHeaven  |  January 27, 2011 at 12:13 am

    I am completely blown away by this card. WOW WOW WOW is all I have to say. You not only nailed the monochromatic part you got the sketch down pat. Thanks for playing along with our Sketch with a Twist challenge at Peachy Keen Stamps.

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  • 4. GiGi  |  January 27, 2011 at 7:18 pm

    THis is BEAUTIFUL! WOW!

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  • 5. Glora  |  January 28, 2011 at 1:57 am

    Wow this is GORGEOUS!!!! It is absolutely AMAZING. I love EVERY single thing about it!

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  • 6. nikki  |  January 28, 2011 at 8:57 pm

    omg! love that card so pretty!

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  • 7. Kim H  |  January 29, 2011 at 11:10 am

    That is gorgeous! I love the colors… so elegant! theflower and leaves are beautiful!
    tfs

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  • 8. Tracy Payne  |  January 29, 2011 at 4:41 pm

    I love this. So clean yet beautiful and effective. Thanks for joining us at Crafts and Me. Hugs Tracy x
    P.S. I have candy on my blog if you want to hop over.

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  • 9. Janice  |  January 29, 2011 at 4:55 pm

    This card is gorgeous!! I love everything about it! Thanks for joining the PK challenge! Good luck!

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  • 10. Anne M  |  January 30, 2011 at 6:35 pm

    What a gorgeous card WOW. Love the colors and flowers and everything about the whole card. Good luck in the challenge. Anne

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  • 11. Jane Miller  |  February 2, 2011 at 3:42 pm

    What a beautiful card! Just gorgeous.

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  • 12. thesavvyscrapper  |  February 3, 2011 at 8:35 pm

    Very very pretty!

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  • 13. Vivienne  |  February 9, 2011 at 5:34 am

    My eyes popped out of my head when I saw this card and am in awe of how beautifully you interpreted my sketch! It’s truly stunning Donna and a worthy winner of the challenge! Congratulations !! Hugs Viv xx

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  • 14. Cindy  |  February 9, 2011 at 10:06 am

    Just Beautiful!!! Congrats on the WIN! So deserved!

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  • 15. Lisa H.  |  February 9, 2011 at 12:59 pm

    Congratulations on winning Peachy Keen’s challenge. What a beautiful card! So Pretty!!!

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  • 16. Anonymous  |  February 14, 2011 at 12:22 pm

    wowwamazing!!! good job girl!!

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