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Thursday, July 7, 2011

One-Layer Swap

Last month I participated in a swap with an online group. Fun ladies, and so very talented! The challenge was to create a card using just ONE LAYER. Hmmm! Sounded like fun...but wasn't quite as easy as I had thought it would be....but, I persevered, and this is what I came up with.

As you can see, the card is Whisper White and the bottom portion of the cardfront was impressed with the Perfect Polka Dots EF. Next, I stamped the trees from Trendy Trees...hadn't used that one in a long time! Happy to say, that it's in the new catalog. Next, I created a rectangular mask from scrap paper and sponged over the trees and then outlined with a Early Espresso Marker. The greeting was added and then the ribbon.

What do you think? For a simple card with no layers, it has a lot going on, don't you think?!! Why not try making a one-layer card today?...and don't forget to share!

Stamps: Trendy Trees, Fabulous Phrases
Inks: Old Olive, Early Espresso, Certainly Celery (for sponging behind trees)
CS: Whisper White
Big Shot: Perfect Polka Dots EF
Misc: Sponge, 1 3/8" Square (for creating rectangle in scrap paper), Early Espresso Marker, Wide Old Olive Grosgrain*, Crop-a-Dile (for creating hole for the one-hand "bow"

Thanks so much for stopping by today!

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