A Monochromatic Card with Joy Clair Stamps

I love to make cards with bold and bright colors! The bolder and bright, the better!! But there are times when I want a more subdued palette without sacrificing a lot of color. That’s what I want to share with you today, how to design a monochromatic card and a few tips and tricks along the way! Watch the video below for all the details!


For the full details on this card, be sure to watch the video above. I wanted to go with a lot of brown tones for my card today, but remember a monochromatic card can be made with ANY color! Just be sure you have a variety of tones of that color to make your card.

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For my card today I used the gorgeous Martha’s Flowers stamp set. After stamping and heat embossing the stamped images onto kraft card stock, I colored them in with colored pencils. I kept my coloring palette limited to just a few pencils, and just switched up the combinations so each flower I colored looked a little different!

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I fussy cut the edges of the stamped flowers to mount them onto a new panel, but I thought a plain white background was just a bit too stark of a contrast. To tone down the background and help it have a bit more cohesion with the panels, I stenciled a quick background with the Plaid Fringe stencil from TCW and Icing on the Cake ink.

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Again, be sure to watch the video above for the full run down on putting this card together! Once the outside of the card was complete, I moved onto the inside of the card. I paired the Martha’s Flowers stamp set with the You Got This to finish off the card!

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Sometimes narrowing down my color palette is just what I need! I hope you all enjoyed the video tutorial for today and if you are interested in any of the supplies I used on my card today, you will find them all listed and linked down below!! Until next time, Happy Crafting!!


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