Stamp with Fun GDT
A few weeks ago, Ramona from Stamp with Fun contacted me and asked if I would be interested in being a Guest Designer for a couple of weeks. So, here I am! The challenge this week is 'Monochrome blue' and it definitely was a challenge for me. If you know my work, then you know that I really like a lot of constrasting colors on my projects. This theme definitely gave me something to think about. Here's my card. I'm really pleased with how it turned out. I hope you like it too :-)
Tilda with Hawaii Flower
The first thing I selected was the image. I really wanted to ink up one of my new stamps from Magnolia's 'Butterfly Dreams' collection and 'Tilda with Hawaii Flower' was the perfect choice. She will be back in stock over at Magnolia-licious as soon as the collection is officially released...so keep checking!
I bought some of the new K&Co 6x6 paper pads from Michaels and they are perfect for this monochrome blue theme. The pad I used is called 'Julianne' and the designs are gorgeous! I've matted all dp's with Bazzill cs. The blue ribbon is some really inexpensive and thin ribbon that I've had for years and it just happened to work perfectly with this card. The gems were clear and I colored them with a Copic marker to match...love it!
All flowers are from WOC. I've had the really deep blue ones for quite awhile and have tried to use them on many occasions but they were always too dark. I think they're absolutely perfect for this arrangement. The leaves were cut using a new MS border punch. The blue cs stock trim was also cut with a MS border punch. Both the image and it's matte were cut with SB Nesties. I've finished the interior of the card to match the front and left plenty of room for a personal message. I almost forgot to mention....I colored this image with a combo of Copics and watercolor with DI's.
I've heard from a few people now asking about the colors that I use on my cards and why I stopped posting the details. To be honest, I didn't think people were really paying attention to it anyway. Well, I was wrong and I apologize for that :-) I will make a point to be more careful and jot down the colors that I use prior to clean up so that I can pass along the info to you. Unfortunately, that will have to begin with the next card!
That's it for today! I hope you'll pop on over the the Stamp with Fun challenge blog to see all that's going on over there. They've got a showcase of their DT cards and they're really gorgeous! I do hope you'll join in on the challenge. The theme was a lot of fun!
Thanks so much for stopping by!