All in blue

Good morning friends, it is Monday. We have a new week ahead of us, let us enjoy it. Today I have a card made with another image that I had printed out a long time ago and never got to coloring. It is a sweet penguin flying his kite and drawn by Conie Fong.

I printed the image onto Canson C' a Grain Drawing paper. I have been using this paper for a while now and I am enjoying it a lot for my pencils. I use the smoother of the two sides and seem to get well blended and yet vibrant results. I decided to go with a monochromatic look with this project and so colored it all in shades of blue. Once completed, I cut the image out with a stitched oval die. I cut a lacey oval out of a blue cardstock and glued them together. I then cut a piece of cardstock at 4x5.25 inches and ran it through a snowflake embossing folder before adhering it to a blue cardbase. I then added the ovals.

I completed my card by stamping the sentiment in Memento ink with stamps from a Spellbinders stampset. I also added some white gel pen to the kite.

Supplies Used
Digital Files
Conie Fong's Snowy the Penguin Flying Kite digi

Canson C' a Grain Drawing Pad
Royal blue and light blue cardstock from my stash
Paper Studio cardbase with coordinating envelope

Coloring Medium
Prismacolor colored pencils
Pentel Milky Pop white pen

Memento Danube Blue ink

1/8 inch Scor-Tape

Epson Expression ET-2650 Ecotank Printer

Darice snowflake embossing folder

Spellbinders STP-002 stampset

Lacey oval die from my stash
Stitched oval die from my stash
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Entered into the Conie Fong April Facebook group Challenge
Entered into the 613 Avenue Create Anything Goes/ Use Use Geometric Papers #232
Entered into the Arty Divas Anything Goes Challenge #20
Entered into the Sisterhood of Crafters Happy Birthday or Fun Fold or Both Challenge (Happy Birthday)
Entered into the TTCRD Anything Goes Challenge week of April 21
Entered into the Word Art Wednesday Anything Goes Challenge #436-#437
Entered into the Color My Heart Color Dare challenge #391 (shades of blue)

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  1. Beautiful monochromatic blue colored card, adorable and happy penguin image, very pretty, hugs, Lori m

  2. Beautiful monochrome card -love the die-cut frame and cute little penguin
    Carol x

  3. Fabulous embossed papers used and brilliantly coloured image..Great design.xx

  4. Beautiful card! I like blue.
    Thank you for entering our Anything Goes Challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this week. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.
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  5. I love this color blue. Monochromatic looks so lovely. What a cute penguin, too. [Bunny]

  6. This is fantastic! You really went straight blue!!! Thanks for joining us at Color My Heart Color Dare! Please play with us again.

  7. So cute! Love your choice of shades of blue. Great job. Thanks for sharing at Color Dare.

  8. OH how sweet and your coloring is fabulous! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Sisterhood of Crafters challenge! Good Luck and we hope you’ll come back often.

    Please stop in for a visit!

  9. So magnificently done in all blue, Monica! I love that image. I'll have to look for this one over on the Conie Fong FB challenge. :-D Hope you are staying cool. Are you ready to get out of Arizona yet?

  10. I love your all blue card, Monica! Beautiful coloring and die cut frame, too!

  11. Love that blue penguin!! Adorable card! Thank you for joining us at Color Dare!

  12. Such a cute penguin! Love the blue...
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  13. What an adorable creation! Blue is one of my favorite colors and I love how you have used it here! Thanks so much for a wonderful entry into our challenge at 613 Avenue Create!
    Chana Malkah, Owner

  14. This is so cute, Monica! You combined these blue shades perfectly. Thank you for playing along with us at Color Dare #391.

  15. Your card is wonderful! Thank you for playing along with us at Color Dare!

    Mary Ellen, Color My Heart Color Dare DT
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  16. I am loving all those shades of blue. Thank you for sharing your creation with us at the Color Dare blog. I hope you join us next week for another challenge. I can't wait to see what you create!💙☕

    Miss. Carrie

  17. Your color is fantastic as always. I love the color gradation on a cute penguin. But what impressed me most was the way you colored the kite. Incredible!!