Saturday, 4 June 2011

Less Is More–Monochromatic

Woohoo….it’s Saturday and Dad is home to entertain the children so although the sun is shining, I’ve found time to check out the Less is More Challenge this week (it was actually the first thing I checked this morning…but don’t want to seem too keen.  The theme is MONOCHROMATIC:
Just Believe
I’ve never really done much with monochrome so this is probably my first ever monochromatic card.  I doubt it shall be my last! LOL!
I’ve used the ‘Just Believe’ Stamp set in Basic Black.  The sentiment is from Silhouette Sentiments.  I stamped the image once, then aligned it with my Stamp-a-ma-jig and stamped it again without re-inking it.  I also inked the edges of the card before matting it on to Basic Black card.
I finished it off with some clear rhinestones under the sentiment and a fancy bow in black.

But it’s  not a very cheery card, is it?  So you know I’m going to have to have another go!  Chrissie and Mandi’s challenges can keep me busy all week!!
Well, off to enjoy the remainder of the sun.  I think we’re off swimming too.  Come back soon for more Smile.
BFN
Linda
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44 comments:

  1. Oooo another a fab stamp, get to see so many gorgeous stamps when looking at all these challenge cards, got a fair few of them on my wish list now hehe. Love how you have double stamped this image may have to give that a go :)

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  2. The image is beautiful and your card is lovely. Hazel x

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  3. I don't know if its the stamp or your technique, but there's a wonderful watercolor quality to your image. I even looked at the magnified view to enjoy it more! Nicely done!

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  4. Striking card Linda
    That stamp seems to work in any colour!
    I think possibly the second faded stamp could have been slightly over, so there was less showing, if you get me! But, it's FAB
    Thanks very much
    Diva LIM mandi
    "Less is More"

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  5. this is so perfect! I have this stamp set on my wishlist

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  6. Very striking in black and white! Fabulous.

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  7. I think it's just lovely - perhaps not "cheery" but its very elegant and classy.

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  8. Hello Linda thank you for to visiting my blog last week.
    I LOVE YOUR STAMP!!!fantastic, and i love so much black and white cards, so elegant.
    A hug from Palma de mallorca

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  9. I'm glad we keep you on your toes Linda... always lots to do!
    This is lovely, black and white can be very striking!
    Thanks so much for playing along again.
    Chrissie
    Lady LIM
    "Less is More"

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  10. Beautiful! I'm ashamed to say that I have this set but it has never seen ink.
    Kelly xx

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  11. Stunning. I love black and white.

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  12. Beautiful card, that stamp is gorgeous!

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  13. Beautiful card Linda. Hugs Rita xx

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  14. Gorgeous elegant card, love it

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  15. Beautiful stylish and strong card

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  16. You're sounding like a true LiMette Linda! I love how striking this stamp looks in black and white. Vx

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  17. A fabulous card, I love the idea of double stamping.

    irene
    xxxx

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  18. Love your black and white card and the double stamping, so effective!
    Val x

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  19. This is simply beautiful!! Love the black on white...stunning with your ribbon, as well:)!!

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  20. Love that stamp...and it looks fab in the black and white setting!
    My card is HERE

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  21. this card is really beautiful. the use of only black and white is fantastic

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  22. Lovely card, well done for your first attempt at monochromatic! Judith xx

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  23. Fab card, well done :O) Viv xx

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  24. shades of grey and black, love it
    beautiful card
    isa

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  25. A very striking card. Carol x

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  26. So elegant!! The ribbon is a perfect touch!

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  27. Lovely card. That stamp is on my wishlist too!

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  28. Hi Linda

    I love your card and that big bow!

    Take care

    Tina

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  29. This is so elegant! Lovely bow
    Anne
    x

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  30. I love the black and white and your gray image is perfect!

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  31. Fabulous card, love the double stamping, works great:0) Gay xx

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