Thursday, November 15, 2012

Monochromatic Thank You


Fun challenge to have a chance at winning Flourishes new release.  There are 4 steps, so you can make 4 cards with each one adding a step or make 1 card with all 4 steps.  Here's my card utilizing the sketch (1) made with KI Memories printed paper pad in shades of tan/brown (2) with the cover of my card covered in the paper with a damask design from the collection (3) and clear Recollections gems on the tree (4).  I used 2 great Flourishes sets: The tree from Thinking of You & the sentiment from Wreaths of all Seasons.  The dies are Spellbinders Classic Scalloped Rectangles Large.  I stamped the sentiment in Brilliance Pearlescent Chocolate.  Neat thing about this challenge is that I can enter my card for each step of the progressive challenge--4 chances to win!  I love how the card came out, so it's a win no matter what.  Thanks so much for taking time to come by.  Hope you're having a great week.
 

10 comments:

  1. Absolutely fantastic Greta. Great colour choice.

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  2. Hello Greta
    It is unusual to see a brown monochromatic colour Palette, mostly because it is not seen as an exciting hue; it is more rooted, protective and secure as browns are connected to the earth. However, this card elicits a positive response; one immediately thinks of Chocolate; a delicious brown and in good taste.
    Very beautiful.
    Smiles:)
    Sue

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  3. sweet take on the challenge. the perfect monochromatic card!

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  4. Beautiful clean and simple lines Greta, perfect for this design and sketch! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Flourishes!

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  5. Very warm and cozy feeling. I really like that its a square card too. Thanks for playing in Flourishes Progressive Challenge this week.

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  6. This is beautiful Greta. I love the colors, and your tree is beautiful!

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  7. A challenge that is very difficult for me and how wonderfully you've tutored me today in the art of how to! Your card is so beautiful. :)
    hugs to you and I hope you have a good weekend.
    Lisa x

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  8. Greta you are a master at challenges. You always have terrific ideas that showcase a wonderful technique!

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  9. Greta this is so pretty the blush pinks and gems set this off beautifully

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