As you know each Monday a new challenge is released over at Let's Get Sketchy, typically it is a sketch challenge - to the tune of 4 new sketches a month, which is fabulous right? However, seeing as this month has 5 Monday's, LGS is mixing it up a little with a challenge of another kind! The challenge is to use white (or cream) plus only one other colour in your layout!
Well, I have never attempted a challenge like this before, so I must admit, I procrastinated a little bit ;) - and then I decided that since yellow is my favourite colour and I do not use it a whole lot, I would incorporate that as my one colour. I rummaged through my stash and pulled out every bit of yellow I had, I am surprised at how little my pile was. I only had a few small pieces of paper with only yellow and white, so I cut them up into 1.75" x 1.75" squares and attempted my first quilted layout with actual machine stitching. Have a look.....
I was a little concerned in the beginning that this layout would look, flat or washed out with only one colour being used, however, i found that using different tones of the same colour add depth and personality. All in all I am quite happy with the final product and I am sure I will re-use this challenge again and again!
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