I was involved in a card swap recently and we needed to make a card that was monochromatic (different shades of the same color) and to have bling on it somewhere. This is the card I came up with. I used different shades of pink. I'm not much of a 'everything pink' kind of gal but I really liked the way they turned out. Simple but nice.
This flower is from the 'Mother's Day Bouquet' Cricut cartridge. The flowers are cut at 2.75", 3.45", and 4.25". The center circle is from the same cartridge and cut at 1.25".
I embossed each flower differently to make it more dimensional and just more interesting. The only place I could think of to put bling on is the center of the flower. I didn't want it to be too much.
Here is the inside of the card:
I used the My Pink Stampers Everyday Sentiments stamp set. It's her new 6" x 8" stamp set. LOVE IT!!! :)
Mother's Day Bouquet Cricut cartridge
My Pink Stampers Everyday Sentiments stamp set
PTI - Sweet Blush and white cardstock
D'vine Swirls Cuttlebug Embossing Folder
Pajama Stripes Cuttlebug Embossing Folder
Polka Dot Cuttlebug Embossing Folder
Pink Bazzil cardstock
Random pink bling and pink polka dot ribbon
~ Thanks for looking!
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Monochromatic Thank You Card
Posted by Simply Pam at 12:01 AM
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I love the flower colors and I loved how you embossed them all differently!! Thanks for sharing!! I loved the bling in the middle too!!
I love all of the embossed layers- very pretty card! :)Amy
I recognize this beautiful card and it's even more beautiful in person. XOXO, Julie. :0)
Not sure why my name didn't show up! LOL I think I hit enter too quick. I was the comment about recognizing this beautiful card. XOXO, Julie. :0)
Perfect card. I LOVE the texture on each layer of the flower. Awesome job! Hugs- Glora
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