For today’s card I have gone to one of my favourite ways of doing cards – monochrome. It doesn’t really matter what colour I use, but I tend to go for white with one other colour. It could be black, it could be green, and this time I have gone with orange. Orange? Yes – orange.
I decided to go with this as inspiration from Time Out Challenges had a CASE this card challenge, and to me the overall colours on the card were white and orange. I don’t really tend to do ink blending backgrounds, though I have tried in the past, and prefer to go with embossing.
And – a recent delivery from three of my current favourite companies – Lawn Fawn, Concord and 9th, and Altenew. I have just received my Altenew ‘Super Script’ stamp and die set, and Lawn Fawn ‘Stitched Windy Backdrop’ , and Concord and 9th ‘Say Hello’ stamps and dies.
I started with a white 6 x 6 inches base card, and added the stitched windy backdrop, also in white. I didn’t want the backdrop to be the whole of the base of the card, which is why I chose a 6 inch square – just slightly bigger. The die is quite big, measuring at 5.5 x 4.25 inches.
I then cut out the big orange ‘hello’ and left it bubble, with no added detail. The ‘friend’ part is using the matching stamp and white heat embossing it, then cutting it out with the matching die set. I only glued the top half of the die-cut leaving the bottom half hanging off the stitched backdrop.
I think this card is bright cheerful, but I still decided to add a little orange enamel dot in the bottom corner. This is from We R Memory Keepers, and matches the orange perfectly.
I shall be entering this card into the following challenges:
Time Out Challenges – Case this card (orange and white)
Daring Cardmakers – use two colours
Dragonfly Dreams – Monochrome
Cards in Envy – favourite colour combo (white and one other colour)
Monochrome Magic – anything goes monochrome
12 thoughts on “Orange Monochrome”
Nice card with orange hello.
Kim, DT Dragonfly Dreams
Thank you, Kim. ☺
WOW, stunning colour choice. Thanks for joining in at Daring Cardmakers. X
Thank you, Dawn. 😊
This is so beautiful! I love the way you were inspired by my card!
Thank you so much for playing along!
Thank you very much, Hannelie. It was a lovely card to be inspired by. 🙂
Such a pretty card. Love the monochrome look, and fabulous background texture. Thanks so much for playing along at Time Out.
Thank you, Joyce. 🙂
Looks great all the different round shapes and techniques on your card! Thank you for joining us at TIME OUT!
Thank you Gerrina. ☺
This is so elegant and such a simple but gorgeous design. Thanks fir playing along with me this month. Lisa Monochrome Magic
Thank you, Lisa. 🙂