Saturday, 9 April 2011

Monochrome at One Stop Craft Challenge - DT Card


Weeeeee....! Its the weekend! :)

Now I made this card for my nephew - 'baby Wesley' who is 2 tomorrow, and a right little scamp ;). 

.......and over on One Stop Craft Challenge this week the theme is Monochrome - which is brilliant! :)
We are sponsored this week by Robyns Fetish and this gorgeous little digi Elephant is available here.  I thought it was a fabulous, fun image for a terrible two. ;) lol 

Why not pop over and take a look at the other wonderful cards created by the DT, as monochrome creates some really stunning and striking cards.

I went for tons of texture on this, using an embossing folder for the top panel, and a sheet of hand-made paper for the bottom.  I followed the sketch over on Wild Orchid Crafts, and printed my own sentiment.  Stickles, card-candy and fibres from stash.

I am entering this card in the below competitions:

Wild Orchid Challenge - Fab sketch by Bev
Cards For Men - Embossing
Sentimental Sundays - Lets get wet + sentiment
Lexis Creations - Monochromatic
Paper Playtime - Digi Monday - Anything Goes
A Spoonful of Sugar - Tons of Texture
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
Creative Card Crew - April Showers
Crafty Creations - Rain showers
Cooking it up with Katie - Scallop, Monochromatic, Dies
C.R.A.F.T Challenge - Animals
PaperPlay Challenges - Critters Galore
Aud Sentiments Challenge - Card for child/Sentiment
Sassy Studio Designs - April Showers/Wet
Fussy and Fancy Friday - Card for a child
CES Challenges - Monochromatic
Claudia & Company - Monochrome
Craft Your Passion - Anything Goes
Kreative Stempelfreunde - Swirls.
Woodware Usa Clear Stamps - Monochrome
Fairy Tale Challenge Blog - Happy Birthday
Creatalicious Challenges - Two Tone
I Did it Creations - Anything Goes

Thank you so much for looking and good luck to everyone in these challenges. 
hugs

37 comments:

Heidi said...

This is so cute Alison!
Love the image:) Gorgeous card.
Have a great weekend.
Hugs, Heidi:)

KarinsArtScrap said...

ooooooo alison that image is cute and your card is fabulous.

greetings karin

Fiona said...

gorgeous card alison..I love embossing and I love that handmade paper, it looks amazing!! I'm sure Wesley will love it!!

Fi
x

Sadilla said...

Beautiful happy card dear! The elephant is so cute!! =)
hugs
sadia

Vicky said...

Hi sweetie this is such a beautiful card I absolutely love mono its my fave theme. The challenge over at Emma's is mono which started today so you could enter this there I'm gonna enter mine into your challenge now lol........
Going have another peeksie at your sweetie card lol.

Loadsa hugs just for you hun Vicky xxx

Vicky said...

Ooops hope your nephew has a fabulous birthday he will sure love this card.....its awesome.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Bridget said...

Awww...what a cute card Alison! Love all the texture.

karlinchen50 said...

Hi this is a great monochrome card, like it very much.
The design is wonderful.
Thanks for joining us at Fairy Tale Callenge.
**Karla

Audrey said...

What an adorable card! I love that elephant.
Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments.

Bastelmichaela said...

Wow, deine Karte ist wunderschön geworden.
Vielen Dank für die Teilnahme bei Kreative Stempelfreunde - Creative Stamp friends.
LG Michaela

D K Crafts said...

Hi Alison. Beautiful card. Love the mono colours and the image is so cute. Hope your nephew enjoys his birthday. Still amazes me at the amount of challenges you enter at one time. Good luck with them all. Donna

Tammy said...

This is absolutely adorable Alison!! It's such a sweet image and I LOVE that hand-made paper, so cool!! Perfect card for a little one! Thanks for Cooking it up with Katie this week!
Tammy :)

coops said...

fabulous card alison.i love the fun image and great mono colours and design :D

xx coops xx

Georgia Ehrmann said...

Alison,
Your card is wonderful! I love the colors and the sentiment too! Thank you for playing with us at IDIC this week!
Hugs,
Georgia

Netty said...

This is beautiful Alison, I love the white accents on the elephant and I really do neeeeed that embossing folder!! Annette xx

Val said...

So cute - you have done a lovely piece of work.
Hugs
Valxx

Little K Smith said...

Aaawww this is a fabulous card! Love the ellie, fab handmade paper and love the dotty card candy too!
Birthday Wishes to your nephew :)
Kelly.x

HappyCrafter said...

What a fun birthday card--great image made me smile. So glad you joined us this week at Sentimental Sundays :-)

Wendy Colledge said...

Super card Alison!! The wee elephant is too darn cute and your colouring is fabulous.
Thank You for joining us at Lexi's Creations and good luck in the draw too xx

Bianca said...

Your card is so very lovely! Thank you for joining us at Fairy Tale Challenge! xx Bianca

Paddington fan said...

What a fun image - great card!! Thanks for joining us at Lexi's Creations for our monochrome challenge and good luck, love Jacky x

Paddington fan said...

Forgot to say thanks for joining us at CRAFT too!! Love Jacky x

Posh Cat Crafts said...

Gorgeous card love all the details thank you for joining us at Craft your passion, good luck in the draw
Hugs
Tamara

lisbeth said...

So cute image, I love it. Thanks for Cooking it up with Katie this week!

craftyb said...

too cute!! your elephant is a playful soul - perfect for a lil scamp!! lol Thank you for joining us at Crafty Creations Challenges! bx

Alison said...

Such an adorable image, that ele looks so happy! I love the embossing folder you have used.
Thanks for playing along with our embossing challenge at CFM.
Hugs, Alison x

Paula said...

A really apt card for a little boy & I love the way it's in greys with the aqua really highlighting the image. Delightful texture & i like that's brought through by the spotty candy/brads.
Hope the scamp enjoys his day.
Paula (PEP)

Nancy said...

The perfect card for a 2 year old little scamp!! It's amazing and totally adorable (just as he is, I'm sure!) Thanks for joining us this week at Woodware USA!!

Cheryl said...

Your card is sooo CUTE! I love the texture.

Thank you for joining our “Let’s Get Wet” challenge at Sentimental Sundays .

~Cheryl~


**Check out my Meljen’s Designs blog candy!**

Regan said...

Oh my gosh, how CUTE is this?!? I absolutely adore that darling image! And you have done an amazing job of coloring it! I'm loving the handmade paper too! It is perfect for the card! Just a gorgeous creation all around! Thanks for playing along @ SSD! :)

Sarah said...

This is so cute Alison, such a beautiful card. Thank you for joining us at Cards for Men with our embossing challenge, good luck x

Gemma said...

a lovely project! Thanks for taking part in our Animals challenge this week at CRAFT! Gemma :)

frazzled2day said...

This is a super cute card Alison & so right for a little 2 year old boy :o) Thanks for joining in with our 'critters galore' challenge at Paper Play this week, hope to see you again soon. Hugs, janey x

laney said...

Fabulous card Alison fabulous colour choice and fabulous image!!! thanks for joining us at Cooking it up with Katie, hope to see you again next time
hugs
laney

Katie said...

Great card!
Thanks for Cooking It Up With Katie :)

darling Ho said...

This is so cool!! I love the embossing folders.
Thanks for joining us at FTC this time. ~~hugs~darling Ho~~

Julie said...

Gorgeous card, Alison! Love the colour choice and the textured backing! Thanks for joining us at CES challenges, Juliexx

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