Monochromatic Technique 101 Blog Hop

Hi everyone, this month we are focusing on the Monochromatic technique (meaning tone on tone). Make sure you check out what the rest of the design team have come up with this month, I know that will have some fabulous ideas for you.
Techniques 101 blog hop
The colour I have decided to use today is one of the new in-colours called Dapper Denim and I have created the different shades by stamping some of the images off first.
monochromatic card by Patrice
The Picture Perfect set is a 2-step stamping set (meaning you layer the images on top of each other) You can use multiple different coloured inks or the same colour but just stamp the image on scrap first before stamping to create a lighter shade.  I used the Wink of Stella Glitter Brush to highlight some areas of the bird to bring it to life a little (you can’t really see it in the photo but it is there lol).
monochromatic card bird by Patrice
After stamping the saying I scrunched up a piece of glad wrap (cling wrap) into a small ball and then pressed it onto the ink pad to pick up a small amount of ink.   I then lightly tapped it onto the card a few times (without reinking) to create the background pattern around the base of the card.
monochromatic card close-up by Patrice
Measurements for card
Thick White 
–  14.8cm x 21cm (scored in half at 10.5cm)
–  13.3cm x 9cm – card front
Dapper Denim
–  13.8cm x 9.5cm – mat for front

For some more inspiration make sure you pop on over and visit the rest of the design team and check out their fabulous card ideas, you can do this by clicking on the next button below.  Let’s start by looking at the gorgeous card Leonie Schroder has come up with this month.
Techniques blog hop next button
Just in case you get lost along the way here is a list of all the ladies taking part in this Month’s Monochromatic Techniques 101 Blog Hop.
1. France Poitras Martin – USA
2. Sandi MacIver – Canada
3. Patrice Halliday-Larsen – New Zealand (you are here)
Leonie Schroder – Australia
5. Carmen Sahadat-Morris – Netherlands
6. Heike Vass – Germany
7. Michelle Last – UK
8. Marine Wiplier – France

Monochromatic Techniques Card was created using the following Stampin’ Up! products

If you live in New Zealand and would like to order any of the Stampin’ Up! products I have used on this card or have any questions, please contact Patrice. You can also place an order online or find out more about the product by clicking on the image that interests you below.


Comments: 11

  1. […] Poitras Martin – USA Sandi MacIver – Canada Patrice Halliday-Larsen – New Zealand Leonie Schroeder – Australia Carmen Sahadat-Morris – Netherlands […]

  2. Sandi MacIver November 3, 2016 at 2:39 am Reply

    oh, he is lovely all done in blue, nice job Patrice

  3. Pssequimages November 3, 2016 at 3:17 am Reply

    OH I just love the gentle blue of Dapper Denim, and can’t wait to do a monochromatic this week. Thank you for sharing this beautiful card.

    • Patrice November 4, 2016 at 11:12 am Reply

      Thanks for the lovely comment 🙂

      • Patrice November 4, 2016 at 11:13 am Reply

        Thank’s Sandi 🙂

  4. FRANCE MARTIN November 3, 2016 at 3:42 am Reply

    I need to get that set on my desk I think it got dust on it thanks for the inspiration

    • Patrice November 4, 2016 at 11:12 am Reply

      Not like you to have dust on your stamp sets lol 🙂 thanks for the comment France

  5. Carmen November 3, 2016 at 9:12 am Reply

    Very nice card!

    • Patrice November 4, 2016 at 11:11 am Reply

      Thanks Carmen 🙂

  6. Marine November 3, 2016 at 9:19 am Reply

    I love this little birdie ! Great card Patrice !

    • Patrice November 4, 2016 at 11:07 am Reply

      Thanks Marine 🙂

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