Friday, 24 October 2014

Christmas Fun over at Polkadoodles Challenge Blog....

Hello again,

It's time for a mid-challenge inspiration make for the Christmas Fun over at the Polkadoodles Challenge Blog. 

This gave me a chance to have another play with the totally awesome Work and Play Festive Hollybobs CD and the image I have used is also available as a digi download and her name is Hollybobs Cards so don't forget to check her out in the Polkadoodles digi download store.

Now onto my DT make....I have something a little different for you, and please don't fall off your chairs but I have NOT used my alcohol markers!  I know, a shock right!  But I am very pleased with the effects on this card and really hope you are too.....


Totally monochrome!
The artwork by the amazing Nikky Hall is so good that all I did was to take my black micron pen and add shading by dotting and adding small dashed lines.  TOP TIP:  I followed the shading guide already on the image and kept stopping and looking at a different angle to make sure I didn't go to far.



The layering was kept simple, black and white spotted paper from my stash and I fashioned a frame for the image from scrap black card (see there is a reason I keep it all!).


Finally adding a button and some black onyx perfecct pearls and ta-da, my quick make monochrome Christmas card is done!

Thank you for stopping by and I hope you will leave me a comment as I love to read them :D 
Don't forget to head over to the Polkadoodles Challenge Blog to see what the rest of the very talented design team have been up to :D

Happy Crafting

Sandie xx

Challenges:
TTCRDS - 21/10 AG
Not Just Cards - 4 AG
Ppinky Dolls challenge - 4 AG
Buckwells challenge - Oct
Crafting for all seasons - buttons and bows 88
Inspiration Destination - 4 AG
Creative Fingers - 54 AG
CD Sunday - 19/10 Sillouettes (CD I've used is Festive Hollybobs)
Crafty Girls challenge - 30 AG
Pennys paper challenge - 20 Polkadots and pearls (I have used black perfect pearls)

36 comments :

  1. This is just so darned clever Sandie I adore it!

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  2. I love the monochrome look. Love it xx Katie xx

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  3. Beautiful card. Love the monochromatic look. Xxxxx

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  4. Stunning black and white card Ginny x

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  5. This is gorgeous,lovely image and design.xxx

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  6. Lovely Sandie, I really like it, well done! Y x

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  7. Lovely make Sandie.
    Hugs
    Anj
    xx

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  8. I do love monochrome and this is fabulous Sandie.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  9. I love monochrome colour :) great job Sandie :)

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  10. I love this!! A really different approach...loving the idea of the frame out of black scrap card and it really lifts the image. Love monochrome xx

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  11. this is fabulous and very beautiful Sandie.
    Gr Karin

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  12. so very original! stunning make clever lady!
    Have a great weekend!
    hugs xx Cara xx

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  13. Hi Sandie this is gorgeous the monochrome is very effective. Hugs Jackie

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  14. Gorgeous, I love how you made this in black and white!

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  15. Hello sandie, A gorgeous card. Fabulous image and love the backing papers. Love the black and white theme.

    Teighan xx

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  16. Sandie this is a fabulous card. I love the monochrome. X

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  17. A lovely monochrome card Sandie and great layering. The image looks wonderful x

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  18. Thank you for joining this week at Not Just Cards Challenges Good luck and We hope you'll join us again soon.
    Zoe x
    Handmade with lots of Love

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  19. Thank you for sharing your lovely card with us at CD Sunday, although strictly not a silhouette it is always nice to see what you talented crafters make. Hope you will join us again .
    sue-b CD Sunday DT x

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  20. Sandie - this is stunning and so different. Fabuloush!! Have a great weekend.

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  21. A lovely monochrome card.....very creative layout. Thank you for sharing it with us. Wynn DT CD Sunday

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  22. Thank you for including your monochrome card in our challenge although not strictly a silhouette it is a lovely card.
    Carol
    CD Sunday DT

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  23. Lovely monochrome card Sandie. Love the design. Thank you for joining us at Not Just Cards this week. Judy DT

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  24. Thank you for sharing your monochrome design with us at CD Sunday. Although not strictly a silhoutte I love to see what other bloggers make. I hope we see you again.
    Christine xx
    CD Sunday DT

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  25. A lovely creation. Thanks for sharing with us at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenges.
    Mags
    x

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  26. That is a great creation. I love the monochrome mood. Hugs, Justyna xxx

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  27. Gorgeous! Thanks for sharing your fabulous card and joining us for our current challenge at Inspiration Destination. Hope to see you again and good luck!
    Ema
    IDCB Owner

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  28. Fantastic card , the effects are awesome. Thanks for joining us at CFAS. Hugs Tina DT x

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  29. Just fantastic!

    Thanks for joining us at Penny's Paper Crafty and I hope you come back soon!

    Hugz

    Laurian

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  30. Super card Sandie, I love the effect.
    Jenny x

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  31. What a gorgeous Card, stunning design..Thank you for joining us at Buckwells Crafty Challenge and hoping you would like to join us again soon. Good luck in draw..Hugs Lozzy x

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  32. What a gorgeous card you have made here. It fits our challenge this month well of “Anything goes”. Thanks for taking part and good luck. Best wishes, Kym (Buckwells Crafty Challenge Design Team Member)

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  33. I love the black and white. What a wonderful coloring job. Thanks so much for sharing with us at PPINKYDOLLS for our Challenge this week

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  34. Beautiful card !
    THNX for joining us at Ppinky's.
    Christa ; DT.

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Sandie xxx