10 February, 2019


This card started with a challenge moodboard/colour scheme.  I don't usually work in these colours, don't even like them, so it was a HUGE challenge for me.   I do like the stuff in the picture though, so let that inspire me... and I do like the tone-on-tone effect.

I diecut the paper twice (it was double sided) and reconstructed it with opposite colours. Drew the strings in by hand. Stamped & embossed the sentiment in gold on vellum.

Balloon die: Poppy
Tag die: unbranded
Sent.Stamp: Hero Arts
EP: gold
Gold pen, sequins, vellum

Shared on challenges:
crafty-catz-448-anything-goes-with hearts,flowers
ellibelles-crafty-wednesday-february- hearts, dies
thecraftyaddicts-57-ag valentine col


Bunny said...

I love the card you made. It has so many different looking designs. [Bunny]`

crafty-stamper said...

Fabulous monochrome card love the co-ordinating papers and balloons
Carol x

Janette said...

Gorgeous card Carol, I love the design and the colour combo, always looks beautiful.x

Darlene said...

WOW you go girl ... this is BEAUTIFUL! I'm so glad you took on the challenge (color)and wow what a great job you did! Like the hand drawn balloon strings too ... great idea! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Double D ‘Hearts’ challenge! Good Luck and we hope you’ll come back often.

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aussie aNNie said...

WOW, LOVE what you have created for our fabulous challenge HEARTS this time of LOVE. The colours match our mood board fabulously, clever.. Thanks for your entry and good luck in the draw @ DOUBLE D
{aNNie}Designer for Double D challenges

Ellibelle said...

What a wonderful color scheme and so beautifully done!
Thanks so much for joining in again at my Crafty Wednesday challenge this month where it's all about "Dies/Punches or Something with Hearts".

Michelle N. said...

I think you nailed this challenge-beautifully done! I love the patterns you chose! Thanks for joining us at Die Cut Divas!

Johanna said...

Beautifully put together and nicely designed. Good use of PP.

Arlene said...

It's wonderful when you can work with colors you are not fond of, but you put this together beautifully. Truly. So glad you joined us at Die Cut Divas.

Judy Woodland said...

I just love this Carol. Wonderful colors and design. Great take on the challenge, thank you so much for participating this week at the Mod Squad Challenge
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As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

A gorgeous card . Thank you for joining us at Crafty Catz Challenge Blog good luck
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Donna Phelan said...

OK, but can we just agree....YOU NAILED IT! That's the great thing about a Challenge, right? I think this is a wonderful creation! The colors are perfect! Your heart balloons look great as do your hand drawn strings--well done! The embossing on Vellum always makes for a pretty sentiment--I do it all of the time! This is really wonderful. Thanks so much for playing along with us at The Double D, Hearts Challenge, Donna, DT Member.

Wendy said...

Gorgeous card....Thanks for joining us at Di’s Digi Designs Challenge :)
Wendy xx

Kraftyscot (Donna) said...

Fabulous card, love the colour theme! Thanks so much for playing along with us over at The Crafty Addicts!
Hugs Donna (DT) xx