Thursday, May 24, 2012

Monochromatic Card

Started out thinking I might make a man's birthday card using black, gray & white, inspired by the ribbon I just got.  I hadn't had a chance to use this Helen Keller quote stamp from ODBD Quote Collection 1 & the sketch challenge looked like fun HERE.  The black background panel is made by clear embossing ODBD Vintage Border Background.  The 2 gray panels have the flower from ODBD Don't Worry set stamped with Memento Gray Flannel.  The die cuts are Spellbinders Labels 2 with the quote stamped on vellum with VersaFine Black Onyx mounted to the white cardstock die cut turned the other way.  Gray & Black gems finish it off.  Now I'm thinking this might not be masculine enough, so may give it to a gal instead.  I'm also going to enter this into Die Cut Divas HERE.  Hope you're having a great week.
Almost forgot--such a thrill yesterday to glance out my window & see a female Black-headed Grosbeak at the feeder--haven't seen one in years.  Sure hope she comes back. 

11 comments:

  1. Beautiful, Greta! I love the two panels with the wonderful sentiment in the center, and that ribbon is fab!

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  2. Lovely monochromatic card, Greta! Love how you incorporated the sketch especially the vellum center panel!

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  3. Beautiful monochromatic card, Greta! Great idea with the middle panels with sentiment!

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  4. fabulous card Greta. Love the wonderful embossing and what a great sentiment. Thanks for joining us over at Die Cut Diva's

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  5. Very fun to hear that this gorgeous card was inspired by your ribbon!

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  6. Awesome monochromatic card Greta!! Love that sentiment and the ribbon!Thanks for joining us at the ODBD Shining the Light challenge this week!!
    Hugs,
    Chris

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  7. fantastic card, greta! so glad you got some time to play along with the challenge this week!

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  8. Hope you are having a good summer! Your monochromatic card has your usual elegant style!

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  9. I love your choice of die cut for the center. Beautiful design!

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  10. Hello Greta
    What a lovely Monochromatic card. Black is such a dramatic and loud colour, but you have softened the whole effect by stamping your images in a subtle hue, and the sentiment is beautifully constructed, to make certain it is the main focal point of the card.
    Smiles:)
    Sue

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  11. Hi Greta, your card is beautifully done. Love the monochromatic colors that you used. Great sentiment. Hope that you are having a wonderful Memorial Day.

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