Friday, January 12, 2018

Snow and one layer



Of all the snowman images I have, I think I like this little From the Heart guy the best. He's colored with pencils and, as always, I used Wink of Stella to make the snow sparkle. That Polaroid frame comes from a packet of random stuff I picked up at a yard sale. I think it makes a fun accent to the card.
This card is for these challenges:
CRAFT #450 -- Christmas
Pattie's Creations #142 -- Fun in the snow


Mrs. A asked us to make a one-layer card for the current Butterfly Challenge. I very rarely do one-layer cards, but I was feeling up for the challenge. I created the colored strip by masking and sponging on various pink inks, then stamping over it with a background stamp. The butterfly stamp is from an SU set up picked up at a consignment sale, and it's a NBUS. I restamped it about six times and still didn't get the solid image I wanted, so I'm not sure if there is something wrong with the stamp or if I just haven't figured out the stamping platform yet.

This card is for
Butterfly Challenge 92 -- one layer, ultra pink
Word Art Wednesday 316 -- anything goes
Catch the Bug -- anything goes

11 comments:

  1. I think you did a very nice card for the One Layer Challenge I also like the strip in the center of your card....well done and thanks for doing the challenge.

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  2. Thanks for entering your lovely crafting for CHNC challenge 367 - hope to see you again soon x

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  3. This is so cute! I love your image and it goes perfect with our current challenge at Patties Creations Design Challenge. Thanks for joining us…
    Pattie
    Artist and Creator

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  4. A beautiful one layer card indeedy. I love the patterned strip across the middle. It may be the ink your using with the stamp or have you tried using in a Misti stamp positioner if you have one. Personally I think the butterfly stamp has stamped ok and it looks great here on your card. Thank You for fluttering into the garden for this challenge. Hugs Mrs A.

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  5. Gorgeous work ...
    Thank you so much for joining us at CRAFT Challenge this week.
    Hugs, Tina – Guest DT
    CRAFT Challenge

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  6. Cute Cute Cute cards today!!
    Thanks so much for playin' along with the Catch The Bug/Bugaboo Stamps Anything Goes challenge! We hope you'll join us this week for our 8th Birthday Bash Celebration - complete with a week long celebration AND LOTS of PRIZES!!
    Hugs & Happy Days!
    Min - Bugaboo Stamps Asst DT Coordinator

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  7. fabulous fun card and thanks for sharing at craft challenge this week good luck and hope to see you back very soon.

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  8. Gorgeous cards, Sandy! The snowman is very cute, and I think the butterfly looks great! Thanks for joining in at CRAFT Challenge!

    love Mags B x

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  9. Fabulous card. Thank you for sharing with us at the C.R.A.F.T. Challenge. - Myrna DT

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  10. love that sweet little snowman - thanks for playing along at the Happy Little Stampers Christmas Challenge

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  11. A really cute snowman and I love your card layout too.

    Thanks for joining us at Patties Creations Design Challenge.

    Helen x

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