Sunday 16 February 2014

Boo and Snooky-DT Card for The Corrosive Challenge Blog

I hope everyone had their fill of love and chocolates last week!
We celebrated Valentine's Day by ordering in Chinese from our favorite restaurant. 
I plan on buying some half price chocolates tomorrow.
It's just safer for everyone if there's chocolate in the house...know what I mean?
I've been busy making Valentine cards for the kids and grandkids  and didn't make a Valentine for my husband this year.
I was thinking of giving him the same one I gave him last year, but I already gave him that one two years in a row! He didn't notice last year so of course I had to  make a big deal about it and now he's on to me!

Today I'm sharing the card I made for challenge #193 at The Corrosive Challenge Blog.
"In Stitches"
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I love these whimsical digis and today my card features
I decided on a monochromatic color scheme because I just couldn't decide what colors to use.
For this image I used all of my warm grey Copics.
The paper is from  TH paper pack, and the sentiment is from Kraftin Kimmie Birthday Trinkets.
I was so delighted with how my card turned out that I proudly showed it to my husband who's comment was,"Nice, what's it for?
I said. " A chellenge!" (in a you should know that voice)
He replies, "yes I know but what is the theme?"
I think for a second and shake my head!" I can't believe it!" I said,"It's in stitches! And I just realized I didn't add any stitches!!!"
I had left almost no room on the card to add any stitching so I added as much faux stitching as I possibly could by piercing holes close to the edge and added  black ink for thread.
Wow, it looks just like the stitching I would have done if I had used my machine! A total train wreck! Just the way I wanted it to look!
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Thanks for stopping by! Hugs!

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Linda Palmer said...

Your card is fabulous! I love the monochromatic style and the warm grays are perfect. Beautiful coloring, beautiful design and beautiful card.

Bridie said...

Oh I love this image, it looks fab in monochrome!

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Chris said...

It's a gorgeous card! Love the image, the fabulous monochromatic colour scheme and the design is lovely. Saw it on MIM!

Lisa Lynn said...

Your card is stunning! I just love how you did the image and the flowers are gorgeous. I went to Target and chocolate was only 30% off so I was MAD! Saw your wonderful creation at MIM.

Jackie Scott said...

What a gorgeous card! Love the colours you chose for the monochromatic effect! Your flowers are the perfect embellishment! Saw your card on MIM.

Wendy said...

Wow, that's gorgeous! Your colouring is amazing! Love the image. Spotted it on MIM XX

Cheremane said...

The colours and layout on this are stunning. Awesome creation.... I saw this on MIM :) xx

Ginger said...

Checking out your creation from Make it Monday! You did a wonderful job! I love the monotone to this card! The image is adorable too, and I like you decorated the inside!

Adventures of a Crafty Traveller said...

Hi Debora, very funny blog!Your card is stunning too, it looks like it cam out of a very old fairy tale book, I had a very old music book with fairy tunes and this card reminds me of the illustrations in it. LOVE the snail. Beautiful colouring too. Thank you for sharing with us at Make it Monday. Have a great week

Rachael :-)

Regan said...

This monochromatic masterpiece melts my heart! So sweet! Love the vintage feel to it!