Sandi made me do it - I swear, ha ha ha! (I'm more of the AC/DC music persuasion). Before I get more off track, let take a look at the challenges for the week.
Challenge number one is to go Monochromatic - make a card using shades of only one color.
Anita chose shades of lavender:
Challenge number two is to go Transparent - make a card that you can see through part of the card, so for instance use a transparency for the whole card, or a window in the middle, or a border around. Use your imagination (we kinda like that around here).
Anita chose a transparent cover for her card:
Sandi's transparent element is a Tim Holtz "fragment" (the clear tile).
For the base of this card JJ used a transparency instead of cardstock, which she embossed and inked with StazOn.
The following samples from the card team combine the two challenges:
Corinne proves that greyscale does not mean boring (her transparent elements are the buttons):
Dani created contrast with beautiful embossing on this pink monochromatic card. Her transparent element is the window:
Melissa created a beautiful winter-y effect with a transparent card, and shades of white:
Jerusha's card in shades of blue from deep navy to lighter hues creates great contrast. Her transparent element was created from Prima packaging - pretty and 'green'!
Emily used shades of orange in her card. The transparent element is the heart in the centre of the flower.
Now it's your turn - let's see your cards featuring a monochromatic theme, or transparent elements (or both). Get your card posted here by Saturday June 26th at 8PM EST. Then winners will be posted here on Sunday the 27th. And because this week we are all about giving you the power to choose, if you win - you get your choice of prize! You can opt for the Prize Pack (shown below) or you can opt for a Guest DT spot with the card team for the week of July 5th. Please indicate either PP or GDT after your name in the link. I can't wait to see what you create!
This week's Prize Pack - buttons from My Little Bit of Whimsy, plus a ribbon 4-pk from Bo Bunny's "Play All Day" collection :