Friday, January 29, 2016

Stay Strong - FFFC #156 'Monochrome'

Hello.  Happy Friday!

We're starting a new challenge at the Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge.  The lovely Nikki is our hostess for this challenge and the theme she has chosen is 'Monochrome.'  This challenge is being sponsored by a new sponsor this year, The Paper Shelter.  To get complete details on the challenge, please visit the Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge.

Here's a card that I've created using one of The Paper Shelter digital images.

A closer look at the image I'm featuring.

This beautiful digi is called The Huntress.

And yes, as mentioned before, it is a Paper Shelter image and you can find it HERE.  You can also see the other images in their collection HERE.

Challenges for this card:
Aud Sentiments Challenge #147 - Anything Goes
Crafting From The Heart Challenge #96 - Anything Goes
Crafty Gals Corner Challenge #56 - Anything Goes
Die Cut Diva's Challenge - NEW technique, die, stamp, colours (new digital stamp)
Digi Choosday Week 4 - In Bloom
Glitter 'N' Sparkle Challenge #172 - Say It With Music! (song--Stronger by Kelly Clarkson)
Inkspirational Challenge #100 - Blast from the Past (challenge 10 - shades of green)
Live and Love Crafts January Challenge - Something New (new digital stamp)
Simply Papercraft Challenge #22 - Anything Goes
The Crafty Addicts Challenge #7 - Anything Goes/Elegance

That's all for now.  Thanks for stopping by.  Your visit is always very much appreciated.  Enjoy your day and have a wonderful week!

Materials and Tools Used:
Sentiments:  Computer generated
Designer Papers:  Recollections Botanica Noel paper pad; DCVW Nana's Nursery Baby Girl paper pad; Pink Paislee Noel paper pad
Dies:  Go Kreate XXL Square Frames Frilly #3; Spellbinders Petite Ovals; Memory Box 98312 Fancy Blossoms and 98222 Fauntleroy Crest; Elizabeth Crafts 730 Dancing Leaves   
Punches:  EK Success Large Retro Flower
Miscellaneous:  Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink stamp pads Walnut Stain and Forest Moss; pearls from my stash

Colouring medium:  Alcohol ink markers from Letraset - Promarkers and Pantone Trias, Shin-Han Touch markers; coloured pencils to help with the shading
- face and skin:  blush, coral, soft peach, vanilla--for the cheeks:  oatmeal, pastel pink
- hair:  burnt sienna, Touch YR101, mustard, pastel yellow
- olive-green shades: Touch 42, olive green, 617-T  
- leaf-green shades:  forest green, leaf green, green shoot
- white shading:  warm grey 5-T, cool grey 4-T, cool grey 1-T
- dotted background:  grey green, 5507-T, tea green, 5527-T  


Jane Savage said...

Wow what a stunning creation! A gorgeous image perfectly coloured with glorious flowers and papers! Amazing!
Thank you for joining us at Digi Choosday! Jane (DT) xxx

angelwhispers said...

Oh my this is stunning your colour for mono is just amazing, she really is beautifully coloured such gorgeous shading. Love Chanelle xxx

McCrafty's Cards said...

Beautiful card, I like the image the colours and the flowers
Kevin xx

suzanne2 said...

Norma this is stunning! Your cards really are a work of art!

Hugs Suzanne x

Judy V said...

Beautuful card! Love the green color scheme! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Gals Corner!

Claudia's kaartjes said...


Gorgous card and very beautiful colours.


Arlene said...

Beautiful card. Wonderful coloring. I love the monotone coloring.

So glad you joined us at Die Cut Divas.

Cindy C. said...

Stunning card with so many pretty elements!! So glad you joined in the fun at Die Cut Diva's!!

Unknown said...

Absolutely stunning love those greens. Thank you for joining us at The Crafty Addicts Helen DT xx

Unknown said...

Hi Norma,
Fantastic design, a really lovely card. You've really made the most of the papers and decorated the card beautifully as well; everything comes together in great harmony. Thanks so much for linking up to LLC's January challenge.

Hugz, Sandy
Owner & Operator @Live & Love Crafts

Unknown said...

Stunning card thank you for sharing with us at Simply Papercraft - good luck
Lyn - DT

Aunty Sue said...

stunning card and colouring and thanks for sharing it with us at Digi Choosday in our In Bloom challenge. Good luck.
Aunty Sue DT

Audrey Ernst (hippieaud) said...

Wow, this image is gorgeous and your coloring and layout are amazing! Love the beautiful greens you have chosen. So happy to see you playing along in our In Bloom challenge at Digi Choosday! Hugs:) Audrey DT

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