Hello, crafty friends! Today’s post is for the Colour Me…! #32 Challenge. This week’s theme is “Monochromatic” and the color of choice is Pistachio Pudding. As probably the only gal in the DT who doesn’t own a single SU ink pad, my research revealed the Hero Arts “Soft Green” ink is a pretty decent match, so that’s what I used on my card. And that’s the only color I used.
I’ve sped up the video because this card is so super simple, you would probably keel over from boredom if I let it run at normal time, but I’ve narrated the process in case you wonder how or why I did something:
The biggest “ahhh” effect during the making of the card was the colored twine: it takes longer than just 20 minutes to dry. I got some smears on my final card (totally puzzled me because I couldn’t figure out for the longest time where the smears came from), so if you use this technique to color your own twine, make sure to let it dry for about an hour or so.
Here you see the final card. The green is very subtle, not in your face. It would be perfect for a guy card, even with the curly twine and the sequins. That’s the great thing about the Pretty Pink Posh Sequins: they are not glossy, they are matte (except for the sparkling clear ones I used here, too). The matte finish is just the little elegant extra that makes each card stand out.
Don’t forget to head over to the rest of the Design Team to see what these fabulously talented ladies have created:
- Hero Arts Soft Green ink
- Sizzix Embossing Folders “Designer Frames”
- Winnie & Walter: The Big, The Bold, And You
- Winnie & Walter: Big Bang Confetti
- Pretty Pink Posh Sequins