Monday, February 20, 2012

DT Card for Lexi's Creations Challenge #59 -Monochromatic


It is challenge # 59 over at Lexi's Creations . The challenge will run Feb. 20th - March 3rd,2012    The theme this time around is 'Monochromatic '. Put on your creativity hats and come share with us  your special version of the theme. Can't wait to see what you come up with!

I made this card for a dear friend - Happy Birthday Kat!!
Update: placed in the top three for PaperPlayTimes  week7 challenge 'Critter'
Update: placed Top Three for Lia Stamps challenge #11 add a flower

Card details:
Stamp: 'Josie in a Hat' from
 the Stamping Bazaar
Sentiment::  'The Gift' from  Fairy Dust Crafts
Die Cuts: Spellbinders Nestabilities  'Fleur de Lis Squares'; Standard Circles, Scalloped Circles and from Marianne Designs  Creatables 'Forest Branch' and 'Frames and Swirls'
Flower: Marianne Designs 'Flower Dies'
Punch: Martha Steward branch punch


Creative inspirations paint: inspired by polka Dots:
PanPastel@UK Challenge Blog: challenge 6 Animals
Scrappy Frogs Challenge Blog - Die Cuts
Stamping Sisters in Christ: #27 2 Cor2:16b  image must be or include a flower - my little image  shows a kitty smelling a flower
CES Challenge #73 Spots and Dots  ( this is my 2nd entry)
Secret Crafter: #173 BINGO - I used Swirls, Flower and Pearls
Crafty Ribbons Challenge #13 Paws for Thoughts- can include paws, thought as well as animals - mine has a kitty with her paws in the air
DYSU Challenge Blog #59 - Layers
Paper Playtime- week 7 Critters
Lia Stamps: #11 Add a flower


  1. So incredible, Glenda! Love the die cuts and your coloring on that adorable image is absolutely perfect!

  2. Wow a superb card just love everything about it.

    Hugs Julie x

  3. Saw your card on CES Challenge Blog. A lovely card with interesting details - I hope your friend appreciate it :)

  4. Wow a gorgeous creation and great take on our Bingo theme this week, thank you so much for joining us at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge
    Hugs Kate xx
    ps I have candy if you are interested :)

  5. Such a beautiful card, I love all the detail. Sharon x

  6. Oh yes ... so pretty and very elegant. Thank you for joining us at the PanPastel UK Challenge this week .... Eileen xx

  7. Gorgeous!Fab detail, gorgeous image, love it!
    Jo x

  8. OMGosh this is one truly amazing creation, the image is adorable and coloured so beautifully its just perfect for our BINGO challenge

    Thank you so much for joining us at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge and we hope to see you next week,

    Good Luck with the challenge

    Hugs Bridget :0) x

  9. What a stunning card Glenda, I love all those beautiful die cuts xx

  10. What a beautiful card Glenda. I love your colouring of Josie and all the embellishments go so beautifully with the design.

    Lin xx

  11. Gorgeous! This card is truly amazing...I love every little bit of it!

  12. I LOVE that sentiment Glenda, what an awesome saying! My favourite colour combo is monochromatic, you do it so well. The photo doesn't do your twisted easel card justice, its just gorgeous!

  13. Beautiful card. Love the layering! Thanks for joining us at DYSU.

  14. This is really gorgeous, I love the monochromatic effect and the cat is so sweet, the die cuts and papers are beautiful too. Thank you for joining in with the PanPastel challenge blog
    Lindsay xx

  15. Just Gorgeous, Glenda, love the black and white and so many delicious elements to look at and enjoy. Kitty is so cute too.


  16. Such a beautiful and elegant design-love all the details on this beauty
    So glad you could share with us at
    Creative Inspirations Paint

  17. How absolutely STUNNING in every way.Hope you are well.Huggles xx

  18. Glenda,
    Your card is stunning! I have never done a monochromatic card but after seeing yours perhaps I should give it a try. I love the coloring of that cute critter and your easel card is spectacular. So very pretty!
    Thank you for playing at Lia Stampz for our "Flower Challenge".
    LS DT

  19. Awesome card! Love it! Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up, hope to see you back next week.


  20. Beautiful card Glenda, very striking, thanks for joining us at CES this week, karen

  21. Lovely card and lovely cute image. It is really striking. Thanks for joining us at The Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge Jan :)X

  22. I need to take lessons from you in how to color in grey, I can't do it! What a great job, love it! Thanks for joining us this week at Stampin' Sisters in Christ!

  23. Loving the Mono colour scheme thanks for sharing your design with us at PanPastel Uk this week.

    Kerry DT Leader

  24. Just Gorgeous! LOve your image! LOve your colours.

  25. Gorgeous creation thank you for joining us at Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge.

  26. Oh this is beautiful ! Love Josie in a Hat and the flower with the pearl ! Your girlfriend will love it.

  27. This is so dramatic and oh so pretty!Love all the dies and flourishes you added...wish I could do have a special touch!

  28. What a gorgeous card! Love the coloring! Tineke

  29. Ooh Glenda, this is adorable. I love monochrome cards (especially black and white) and this is just perfect. Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Ribbons in our Paws for Thought challenge. Hope to see you again next time.
    Dawn xx

  30. This is really a gorgeous card - I love the shapes you have used and it all comes to it's right as you use black and white!!!

    Welcome back to our next challenge at Crafty Ribbons at the end of this week!

    La Vikinga