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Tuesday, 29 June 2010

My 1st Sweet Pea card - Mono as well!!!!!

Hello again just popping on for a quick post......hopefully lol. There is a new challenge blog called Craftalicious & their 2nd challenge(its a fortnightly challenge) is Monotone. I have NEVER done a mono card before so I was stepping a little out of my comfort zone & it had my head done in a little bit.....the card ended up taking me 3 & half hours from start to finish. I thought 1 of my Sweet Pea stamps would be perfect for this sort of challenge....I have 4 of them which I brought ages ago but never got around to making a card with them. I actually stamped her 4 times & just coloured her hair on each image & basically my monotone would be which ever hair looked the nicest lol......it turned out to be blue & here she is...... I even got around to using my Letraset Air Marker kit which would you believe I've had for nearly 2 months but I've just kept forgetting about it. I used it for the paper trellis, I do need to practice some more with it lol. I do like doing these easel cards as you know I find them so much fun... The papers are from K&Co & all the bellies are from my stash, the metal corners are from Ebay.. The angel charm is from my jewellery making collection. She is called Faraway Moon, isn't she pretty I love these stamps because I think they are different & quite unique. The moon is covered with Stardust stickle glitter & she is coloured with my Promarkers. The frame around her I embossed with Happy Birthday through my Cuttlebug & then cut out using my nestabilities & then distressed it with distress ink Denim. All the backing paper also got their edges distressed with my scissors, all of the dark blue underneath the papers are Denim distress ink. I think thats it I'm going to go link it up to a few challenges which I found today. Thank you for taking time to visit me. Also I feel rather ashamed because I've had 2 new followers over this last week & not welcomed them.....I am so sorry girls!! So without further ado I would like to welcome the wonderfully talented Coops & talented Sue from Craftyirchins, thank you so much for becoming followers big hugs to you both <>. Take care all bye-d-bye. Lotsa hugs Vicky xx http://craftaliciouschallenges.blogspot.com/ - Monotone (new challenge blog) http://sweetpeastampschallenge.blogspot.com/ - Earth, Wind & Fire - I depicted mine as a cool wind. (my 1st entry here) http://gingersnapcreations.blogspot.com/2010/06/gc60-color-challenge-shades-of-blue.html - Shade of Blue - mmmm I think this is defo blue lol (1st entry) http://fussyandfancychallenge.blogspot.com/ - Mono & Wings - the butterfly & angel have wings (1st entry here as well lol) http://alphabetchallengeblog.blogspot.com/ - Icy colours - I always think blue is a cold colour bbbrrrrr

15 comments:

Pascale said...

Hi Vicky this is totally gorgeous. Well done you for stepping out of your comfort zone and producing this stunning card. Thanks for joining us at Sweet Pea Stampers with your first Sweet Pea card. Hope to see many more of your gorgeous cards. Hugs Pascale

Lesley said...

Beautiful card Vicky and well worth the 3 and a half hours! Thanks for taking part in the Alphabet Challenge xx

coops said...

wow this is fantastic vicky, a really gorgeous image and wonderful colours.i love all your details like those ornate corners, i love this card.luv coops.xx

Poppet said...

Beautiful card Vicky it look stunning in blue. I love the embossing on the frame it gives it loads of dimension. :-) xx

Angie said...

wow vicky love your card i love the sweet pea stamps to but haven't got this one i might have to get it now i've seen what you have done with it she look fab
Hugs Angie x

Teri said...

WOW hun - really loving this card. Fabulous!! Love the mono - think you nailed that one!
Thanks for sharing at SPS this week.
Hugs,
Teri x

Sarah A said...

This is one gorgeous card, love it! Those blues are perfect.

I found your blog nosying through the other Sweet Pea Stampers entries and what a lovely place you have here!

No doubt I will see you around blogland ;-)

Sarah

She said...

Oh this is lovely, thanks for joining us at the Alphabet Challenge. x

Juanita said...

Gorgeous card, love the image and your fab coloring. Thanks for joining us at Fussy and Fancy.

crafty amy said...

This is so pretty I love the mono look you have done it perfectly I would love to see what the other hair colours were maybe you can join us for another few chalenges with them ;)
Thanks for joining us at sweet pea stampers and good luck.
Hugs

Amy xx

Emma said...

Oh wow such a beautiful card, stunning image and details.
Hope you are all having a fab wk end hun.
Hugs Emma x

Gillian said...

Beautiful layout to this card, the image is so pretty and great shades of blue.

JeanFB said...

Wow, this is beautiful - what gorgeous details! Thanks for playing along at Gingersnap!

Terry said...

Your challenge card for GC Shades of Blue is stunning! Love all your details!

Gingersnap Stampers said...

Great card! Thanks for joining us at Gingersnap Creations!