Sunday, 8 March 2020

March 2020 KBH Theme: Color Challenge - Green Monochromatic...


Good afternoon and welcome to the Kre8tors Blog Hop for March!  You may have joined me from Janey or starting your journey here.

We have a bumper hop this month and have been set a real challenge to create a monochromatic project choosing from a selection of the amazing greens we have.  I didn't realise just how many greens there are!  Here is the selection from what we had to choose.

I must confess I struggled a little to get my head around using just greens and I had a few failed attempts along the way.  I finally settled on using Granny Apple Green (my favourite!), Call Me Clover, Garden Green and Shaded Spruce.  Here is my card.


I started by creating a background by sponging the four colours on to a piece of Whisper White card.  I sprinkled some water over the top to add some splodge marks.  Finally, I splattered some Frost White Shimmer Paint to the background.  I heated the shimmer paint which causes it to bubble and gives a nice textured effect.

I then mounted the background on to a piece of Whisper White before adhering to my black card front.

For the leaves, I heat embossed the leaves from the Rooted in Nature stamp set using White Embossing Powder before sponging over the top in a mixture of the four greens and cutting them out.

I stamped the greeting and embossed in white on black card before cutting out.

I put my elements together on my card and added some linen thread.  


I hope you have enjoyed my project and I am now going to pass you on to Annette.

Thank you for hopping by.

Happy Stampin'

Jo
x

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13 comments:

  1. Wow, this is gorgeous! Love the Leaves. Thanks for sharing.

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  2. Beautiful background, I love the word "splodge" it is great!

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  3. Absolutely STUNNING! Jo, you've knocked this one out of the park. Thanks so much for sharing your inspiring card and for hopping with us! :)

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  4. What a beautiful card, specially the background is just Wow!

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  5. Beautiful card Jo. I must try heating up the shimmer paint. Great effect.

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  6. Jo, your cluster of leaves is gorgeous! I love the background too!

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  7. LOVE it, great card and perfect way to showcase all those greens, Thanks for sharing

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  8. Lovely card Jo, I'm looking forward to trying your background technique x

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  9. This is gorgeous, Jo! Love your background.

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  10. Really pretty card!
    Thanks for sharing!

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  11. Beautiful card Jo and the shimmer paint technique will be next on my list to try. Love it!

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