Saturday, July 31, 2010

PPA53-A Monochromatic Color Challenge

Hi Everyone.  Who can believe it that it is the last day of July!!!

Today's post is all about creating a monochromatic colour card using the colour purple.  It is not as easy as you think, however, using Stampin' Up! products, which are all colour coordinated, makes it somewhat easier. 

Stamps: Vintage Vogue, (117690 - Wood-mount, 118598 – Clear mount), Artistic Etchings (118517 –Wood mount, 120573 –Clear Mount), Perfect Punches (117202 – Wood Mount, 120516- Clear Mount

Paper: Whisper White (119707), Concord Crush (119797), Perfect Plum (119704)
Ink: Perfect Plum (101437)
Fun Accessories: Corner Punch (11987), Modern Label Punch (119849), Scallop Trim Corner Punch (11870), Scallop Trim Border (118402), 1 ¾” Circle Punch, (119850), Versamark (102283), Clear Embossing Powder (109130), Big Shot – (113439), Texturz Plates (114512)

Background on card front is watermarked using Versamark and the flourish from the Vintage Vogue Stamp Set.
Perfect Plum is punched on all four sides utilizing the Scallop Trim Corner Punch and The Scallop Trim Border Punch and run through the Big Shot with the Texturz Background Plate.
Whisper White corners rounded with the Corner Punch and stamped using the friends stamp from the Vintage Vogue stamp set using Versamark and Perfect Plum ink and embossed with Clear EP.
Concord Crush was stamped with the flourish circle from Artistic Etchings using Versamark, embossed using Clear EP and punched out with the circle punch.
Whisper White is stamped with Perfect Plum ink using Perfect Punches stamp set and punched out with Modern Label Punch.

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So until next time.....


  1. Very pretty card - great textured look for the background! Thanks for playing at PPA!

  2. I love monochromatic cards and this one is lovely!

  3. Pretty card. Purple is such a rich color, love the embossing with the medallion stamp.

  4. Very pretty! Love the texture! Thanks for playing @ PPA!

  5. I love the perfect plum and all the embossed elements of your card. Just gorgeous Karen

  6. This card is really pretty! Love the colors!

  7. What a wonderful monochromatic design!! Beautiful work, Karen!

  8. Monochromatic is my hardest, so I give you big kudos! Nice job.

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  10. Great job on this, love the details.


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