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Sunday, June 1, 2014

Challenge #184 - Restrain Yourself!

Sometimes it is nice to have parameters to work with - and so, with that in mind, we're asking you to create using 


Restrain Yourself to
BLACK and WHITE and a POP of one color
(any one color will do nicely)


....oh dear, I went overboard with the colour and I think the pop is maybe the black!!




So I tried again, but I'm not sure this is quite right either.  Ah well, it's certainly a limited palette, and mostly black, so if Chat Noir can do it, you can too.


Electra here
The Poobahs here probably KNEW I couldn't restrain myself to just one colour.  I'm sure they did.  They know me pretty well.  But I tried.  Having said that, that is the cool thing about us at Opus Gluei, we get to interpret the challenge theme as we want to.  And so can you!  But unlike me, I'll bet you CAN restrain yourself to black and white and ONE pop of colour.  I know you can.  My bad. lol
 
Deena here:  the girls have their dance recital on Monday night and then dance is over for the year (yeee haw)...can't wait for summer break...but with the end of the year comes all the thankyou cards that are needed...one for irish, tap, jazz, ballet, pointe and lyrical etc.. you get the point...anyway, this is what I came up with for the tap teacher and it happens to fall in line pefectly for this challenge...BONUS...:




Rosemary here and I went with white black and red as well, but my card is for a couple marrying who are very clean lined, modern, and not very fussy but they are very in love and I want to wish them many years of bliss with Happily Ever After.  I was thinking of a white bridal gown, string of pearls, black tux and a bouquet of beautiful red roses.  Ahhhh, love is grand!!!!



Just link your project below in the comments

Don't feel as though you have to restrain yourself - we want to see all of your
CREATIVITY popping!

10 comments:

Chat Noir said...

Rosemary, your card is wonderful! That's what I was aiming for but didn't quite manage!!

Yogi said...

Here's my entry. Have a great day
http://yogiemp.blogspot.ca/2014/06/mc-june14-tri-split-jalopy-what-you.html

sheila 77 said...

Your samples are terrific and the descriptions of making them hilarious. Thanks for a great challenge.
You can find mine here

Julie Gleeson said...

Here is my Card! http://juliegleeson34.blogspot.com.au/2014/06/m-is-for-monochromatic-at-abc-challenge.html
Hugs Julie xox

Susan Hogan said...

Here is my entry - love the Opi's cards!!

http://shogan03-timetoplay.blogspot.com.au/2014/06/inspiration-from-pinterest.html

THE BLUEBERRY BEAR said...

Thanks for a lovely theme and for gorgeous challenge inspiration! Here is my entry : http://jencraftsa.blogspot.com/2014/06/monochrome-at-outlawz.html
Kind regards
Jen Leeflang
DURBAN
SOUTH AFRICA

Judith Taylor - Wright said...

Here s my link have a blessed day x
http://judithsadorablecreations.blogspot.co.uk/2014/06/guest-designer-spot-sisterhood-of.html

Leanne said...

http://bankingoncrafts.blogspot.ca/2014/06/ill-love-you-until.html
Awesome projects...great job, fun blog challenge.

Jez said...

I love all the samples - so many ways to interpret the theme.
My entry is here on my blog

Yogi said...

2nd entry... Have a great day
http://yogiemp.blogspot.ca/2014/06/mc-june14-quill-copenhagan-thank-you.html