Friday, March 8, 2013

Color of the day: All brown

So, I always see cards done in black and white, it's a technique that I love. I often see cards done in monotone theme, meaning, all the décor on the card is in one color family.  For this card, I combined the two ideas, ALL the ink colored on the image are in the SAME color family E30, E31, E33, E34, E35, E37, and E39  (ok, I guess there is the white base of the paper and a tiny amount of C0 shawdow). All the remaining décor on the card is also in brown, which is one of my fav colors.
It may be hard to see on the main card, but the dark flowers are actual cut out of some gorgeous Turkish ribbon and I added red jewels in the center of them.
The image is colored completely with E30-E39 Copic Markers
 
This gorgeous stamp is called A Steampunk Angel from Marlon Tuenissen (Plate #231).  She has some wonderful Steampunk theme stamps.  Be sure and check out all her wonderful creations.
So, I hope this idea challenges you to pick your favorite color family and make a creation using only one color.
 
Cheers, Holley
 
So yesterday evening, the following prizes were sent out:  Phi T, Dawn S, Skylark, Susan D, Ret C, Kaye G, Ionabunny, Ellis, Rhonda M, Wendy (Postal Orphan), Catherine A, SDJWolf, Sylv, Vithya, cards by Sharon

24 comments:

  1. Absolutely gorgeous monochromatic card.

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  2. Stunning card! Especially when you consider only one colour is used! Thanks for sharing.

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  3. LOve your card Holley. I find it very difficult to only use one colour but find its something I must try someday. Maybe I'll try it soon.

    Yay! My parcel is on its way. I'm so excited. Cant wait to receive it. I wonder what it is. Thanks for all your hard work Holley.

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  4. Hi Holley, I wasn't sure where to leave this comment but you won the $10 Ribbon Carousel prize. Email me your email address and I'll send you a code for it. Congratulations!!!

    cardsbyregina@gmail.com
    http://cardsbyregina@blogspot.com

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  5. I love your monochromatic card. It looks great & I really like steampunk. I got my package yesterday. Thank you so very much. I loved it. Big Hugs~Patti

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  6. this card is so pretty! I love it!! I think its my favorite this week! and I can't wait for my prize to get here...your the best! have a great weekend!!!

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  7. wow stunning image Holley and a great card.

    greetings karin

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  8. Great card Holley. Ooh, package on the way. Very exciting. I'll let you know when it lands.

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  9. Wonderful card Holley! I love all the shades of brown. Hugs! xx

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  10. love the stamp and the colours
    jackiep

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  11. I love brown too. Your card is gorgeous! I'm envious that you have all the E30s in Copics!! LOL

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  12. Beautiful card Holley. Love all the brown tones

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  13. Holley,
    Wow, beautiful monochromatic card. The image is very cool and your coloring perfect!!

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  14. Beautiful card Holley, fantastic coloring! =)
    Hugs, Elenor

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  15. Love the steampunk you have done a great job :)

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  16. I just love this card, all the contrasting colours .... Have just finished a Steampunk themed card with a whole lot of watch pieces included. looks ok.

    will keep an eye out for my parcel to arrive.,,, it is exciting waiting.
    thank you

    kaye G

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  17. Fantastic card and Beautiful Coloring Holly..Loz

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  18. Love the card! I think it came out fantastic. I love the coloring and the monotone (and sentiments).

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  20. What cool card fairy look like viking clock is cool,love the colors.
    Sue C

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  21. Like bunny ribbon,cute card.
    SueC

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