Tuesday, February 23, 2016

SHOPPING OUR STASH #240 - One is a Lonely Number


Hello and welcome. It's time for a new challenge at SHOPPING OUR STASH! This time around, we challenge you to make a One Layered Card! The bane of my existence. I find it incredibly hard to make one layered cards. I like my layers. Otherwise, the card seems so flimsy. Am I alone in this thinking? Anyone? (crickets chirping) Hmmmm..... Anyway, here's my card:


 Here is the inside:


It's been a while since I've stamped an image onto kraft and colored it with Prismacolor pencils, so that's what I did. After that I stamped the sentiment twice using my MISTI to get a nice dark coverage. It still needed something, so I drew a frame around it using a ruler and a fine tipped marker. Another sentiment finishes the inside.

I hope that you get a chance to play along with our one layer challenge at Shopping Our Stash! I'd love to see what you make (so maybe I can CASE it) LOL! While there, please check out what my teammies created and leave them some bloggy love. Thanks for visiting!


I'd like to enter this card at:
CAS on Sunday #77 -  One Layer Wonder











Supplies:
Stamps: Winnie & Walter - In Bloom: Addie's Garden, The Big The Bold & Party
Ink: Memento - Tuxedo Black, Rich Cocoa
CS: Reflections
Accessories: Prismacolor pencils; MISTI; Faber Castell - PITT Artist pen

11 comments:

  1. what an awesome one layer card, you captured the challenge perfectly.

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  2. I feel the same way about one-layer cards, Chris. I think they look cool when other people make them, but when I try, they feel so bare nakie... But seriously, you rocked this challenge! Your card is fabulous! LOVE that flower, and love the prismacolors on kraft, and I think the frame you drew was the perfect finishing touch!

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  3. i don't think anyone who can make a 1-layer card THIS AWESOME gets to call it a bane. inconvenience, maybe... perhaps even challenging... but if you can do *THIS* it's not so much a bane. and in fact, this is exactly what i was going for when i made mine! (i confess i checked the crew blog for ideas before i started, lol; i'll take all the help i can get!!!) i mention this b/c neither of my cards look ANYTHING like this. alas. but i thank you for the inspo anyway! (& i'm determined to keep trying... i cannot let the 1-layeryness defeat me, dammit!) :0

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  4. Lovely one layer card. You did it! Thanks for sharing at CAS on Sunday!

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  5. I may be a clean and simple stamper, but one-layer cards give me hives, so you're not alone, sister. ;) But wow, beautiful! Gorgeous colouring.

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  6. Lovely lovely lovely...this is so pretty, love how the flower pops on the kraft paper!

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  7. Absolutely stunning Chris and so perfectly coloured on kraft, the colours on the flower really pop! A really beautiful CAS card :) Donna ♥ x

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  8. Chris, this is so pretty! Kraft is such a powerful base stock that accepts most colors and elevates the design. You made wonderful choices and they have paid off with a stunning presentation.
    Hugz,
    Chana

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  9. Wonderful card, I love this one!
    Thank you for joining our challenge at CAS on Sunday!

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