Sunday, February 20, 2011

Tiddley Inks Monochromatic Project

I don't think monochromatic is my kind of work.  I don't have enough pens to really give something depth with just one color.

However, here is my card for the Tiddly Ink's challenge.  I love these images (although I'm finding them tough to color -- my problem not the artist's).  I need to practice a bit more so I can get better at these.  I have one that I'm wanting to color but I haven't taken the time.  It is a cute little carpenter. 

But I digress.  Here is my card.

I like this sweet little image.  I used my cuttlebug to emboss the Core'dinations gemstone paper.  I love the way this paper looks after being embossed.  It is wonderful to send something through my cuttlebug and not worry about seeing a white core when I finish.  I thought the hearts gave a sense of missing someone and wanting them home.  The ribbon is from my stash.

Here is a closer look at the image and the embossing.

I used the new print and cut feature in SCAL2.  I love that I can print something in a circle or along any path I dream up.  I also love that I can use whatever fonts I like.  This one is called Chiller.  I'm not convinced I quite have this feature "mastered".  I don't feel like I can get the printed image in the right place on my mat so I can cut it.  I need to mess with it a bit more to figure out how to make it work better. 

Wouldn't it have been wonderful if I printed the houses and the sentiment in a circle around it and then cut the whole thing out?  Now that would be cool.  I'll need to work on this for a bit more to figure out how to make that work.  I think it can be done. 

Thank you for looking at my creation.  All recommendations are sincerely appreciated.  Including feedback on the new look to the blog.  Do you like it or not?

10 comments:

CraftyMomOf2 said...

Hey Kendra!! I'm so glad you have entered this beauty for TI this week!! You've done a GREAT job with coloring!! I don't have that many markers either but I find that even with the same color if I go over certain areas a few times and others only once it creates depth in and shading. I love how your house looks, especially around the eaves and flourishes near the roof. Great job!!

Thanks for joining us at TI this week!

Hugs!

Cathy said...

I think the card looks great, i like the embossing and coloring, oh and the blog cite too.
Cathy
mexicopetshop@hotmail.com

Loopylou. said...

hiyah kendra! wow what a great card, love the blue colourscheme. thank you so much for playing with the tiddly inkers hugs Lou xxx

Larissa said...

Such a sweet card! It looks to me like it is night time and your sentiment circle is the moon. :) Thanks for joining us at Tiddly Inks and I hope to see you again next week. :)

Hugs,
Larissa

Marlena Peduzzi said...

I think your card looks great! Beautiful blue colors! Thanks so much for joining this week at Tiddly Inks!

mforquer said...

Oh love it - great simple card and with that Tiddly house it's super perfect for a welcome home card! That embossing is great! Thanks for joining us at Tiddly Inks this week!
Hugs,
M

Tracy (Jedi) said...

This is such a cute card! I love this image too! Thanks for joining us at the Tiddly Inks challenge this week!

Aussieleigh said...

Kendra you definitely did the image credit with your colouring - the embossed hearts are so cute and I love how you made your sentiment. Thanks for being a tiddly inker this week!

Lysa said...

This is a great 'new home' card! Love that embossing & your shades of blue are perfect!

Thanks for joining us at Tiddly Inks!

DonnaMundinger said...

Darling card and I love the blue! Thanks for joining the Tiddly Inkers this week! xxD