Welcome to the 2nd Whimsy Stamps Challenge! This week's challenge is to make a monochromatic card. I gotta tell ya: this was a tough one for me, and I dragged my feet on it until the last couple of days before this post. I love color, and doing a mono card just seemed so....BLAH. I've seen a few really pretty ones, but I couldn't see how I was going to pull it off well.
So, here's my very first attempt at a monochrome color scheme. I love this little froggie, and he seemed the easiest animal in the Whimsy collection (after the polar bear, of course!) to get my mono mojo going. I started with a simple white card base and a sketch at Splitcoast Stampers. Then I used papers from the Citrus pad by Hot Off The Press to color block the background and mat the frog. He's colored with Prismas & OMS (of course!) and then I stamped the sentiment.
supplies ~ card blank: stash, dsp: Hot Off the Press Citrus, image: Whimsy Stamps, sentiment: Studio G
Not bad for a first attempt. Why don't you try your hand at this challenge? Head over to the Whimsy Stamps Challenges blog to see all the design team samples; there might even be a prize for one lucky entrant! When you're ready to link your card, make sure to use Mr. Linky to link to the DIRECT URL for your post (not just your blog's URL). If you need any help, you can contact anyone on the DT - we'd love to help you out.