Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Tiddly Tuesday!! Challenge #38 - Monochrome

Good Tiddly Tuesday Y'all!!  Just popping in with another fun challenge this week!!!  We are challenging you to create a card that is MONOCHROMATIC!!  Meaning you must use all of the same color.  You may use different shades, tones and hues but you must stay within one color family!!  

I chose brown as my overall color scheme.  I colored and paper pieced All My Heart - Lilly Bean .  Such a gorgeous image.  I had a blast coloring her!!  

I started with basic chocolate brown for my 5.5" card base.  I then used the same music note DP for the background as I used to paper piece her heart.  I grabbed ivory DP that says 'i love you' all over it (scallops) and a scrap of Love, Elsie chocolate brown cupcake paper that I distressed.  I stitched them together and added a knot with SU! Early Espresso 5/8" grosgrain ribbon.  

I inked up a doily-esque stamp in Tim Holtz distressing ink in Vintage Photo and stamped up a tag to tuck behind my main image for added visual interest.  I stitched my main panel after lightly distressing the edges with the same TH ink.  
I added a few pearls in the corner for some further dimension and VOILA!  My monochromatic card!

I can't wait to see what y'all enter over at the TI Challenge Blog!!

See you there!!


Loopylou. said...

oh meredith this is just beautiful, i love all the elements to it and the little pearls are lovely hugs Lou xxxx

DonnaMundinger said...

Gorgeous, Meredith! This looks like chocolatey goodness to me! Yummy Yummy! xxD

Christy/Tiddly Inks Digitals said...

Gorgeous...I love all the little touches and the music paper. :)

Tracy Jedi said...

Oh wow! I love this! I love the colors and the layout of the card is beautiful! Super cute coloring too! =D

mfc.melissamade2 said...

Meredith - this is beautiful - love the rich vintage feel with the inking! Great paper too! I love all the details!

Unknown said...

Meredith - this card is so pretty. I LOVE the browns you used! the bow is just right!

Lysa said...

Love the shades of brown! and that music dp is fabulous!

Stamping Cafe said...

Wow... this is so gorgeous, Meredith!! Love the vintage feel to it, the brown is fabulous!!

Larissa said...

Fabulous card Meredith! Love the music paper.


Alexandra Lundgren said...

LOOOVE it! Love the browns, love it all!!!