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Friday, November 8, 2013

Chocolate, Coffee & Cards Challenge #52 Monochromatic and Great News!

Can you believe we are into November already?!!  I swear, the older I get the faster time goes by.  So I guess I better get right down to business!

First I want to announce that CC&CC has THREE NEW DT MEMBERS!  We are so happy to welcome Cindy, Mikha and Samantha to our team.  Be sure to stop by and meet them!  And while you are there take a look at the great cards all of our DT have done for you.  Join in the fun and play along with us!

For our first challenge in November CC&CC is doing a monochromatic theme.  I like doing these, but sometimes they me think a bit harder.  Our lovely digi images were provided by our sponsor Robyn's Fetish, and the one I chose is called "Cornucopia" and is perfect for Thanksgiving.  Now usually when I look at an image like this one, I imagine it colored with lovely Autumn colors.  But for this challenge I couldn't do that.  So on went the thinking cap!  I decided on brown as my basic color.  Burlap and jute are really a hot item right now, and I just happened to have purchased some!  It looked perfect with the shades of brown.  I attached a burlap flower and added a gold turkey charm, then wove some dark brown ribbon through the burlap piece.  The image is printed directly on to the patterned paper and then run through my Cutlebug with a die for the shape.  The sentiment was a small stamp I had in my stash.

I am very pleased with the result, and want to do some more Thanksgiving cards with the burlap.  I really like the texture and the way it looks.

One of our DT members has been ill and could not complete her card.  So I used the digi assigned to her and made a second card with the image.  The digi is called "Welcome Fall Turkey".

Be sure to come over to CC&CC and show us your monochromatic creation, and maybe win some great digis of your choice from Roby's Fetish!  And while you are there grab our blinkie for on your sidebar!


  1. Thanks for the intro Joanne :)

    Love the cornucopia card and the papers you have used and that flower is gorgeous, the burlap is really effective.And look at you go with an extra card :p
    Little Pear Tree

  2. Gorgeous cards hun and thank you for stopping by mine and leaving such a sweet comment on my challenge card...means a lot to me and miss you too!!
    hugs and xxx

  3. Beautiful monochromatic ceations with wonderful designs.
    Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

  4. Hehe the second card made me giggle, I love the bright orange and the image makes me chuckle! Like the rustic feel of the first design too! Great thanksgiving creations! :)

  5. Two fabulous cards, but the top one is my favourite :o)
    Jackie xx


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