Saturday, 4 January 2014

One Layer Thanks


Happy Saturday!  Let the crafting time begin.  Today I am playing along with the Inspiration Challenge  at Splitcoast based on a Pinterest board.  Pinterest has so many inspiring and wonderfully done boards; I don't know why I don't have one?  (inspiration photo below)  I also wanted to add a card to our 
NEW OLW (one layer card) blog.  
This card came together easily by first masking the main area so I could sponge it with Distress inks in Ripe Persimmon and Squeezed Lemonade.  I love the warm glow especially on such a cold, wintery day.  While leaving the mask in place, I inked my flower stamp by colouring on it with Memento markers then spraying with water before stamping to give a watercoloured look.  I added the doodled lines then stamped the sentiment.
I so appreciate that you came by for a visit.  Have a great weekend.

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20 comments:

  1. oh WOW! This glows on my monitor - it's so warm and bright and gorgeous!

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  2. LOVE the warm and happy colors, Karen! Your card warms me up on this cold day! You rock!

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  3. The colours are so warming and the yellow in the middle shines through. Love the doodle around the masked area x

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  4. Very pretty! Love the watercolor look!

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  5. I love your card's gorgeous colors! Thanks for sharing how you did it.

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  6. A stunning watercolor effect Karen! the colors and pretty flower image are really beautiful! The doodling around it is a perfect complement ;)

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  7. You have the spritzing of stamps down to a science! This is a beautiful inspired card~ LOVE the new challenge blog :)

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  8. Beautiful. Looking forward to trying some one layer cards when I return from the holidays.

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  9. Wow this is gorgeous! It looks illuminated. You have done a wonderful job.

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  10. Gorgeous Karen. I love these bright and fun colors ... and your watercolor flowers are always so amazing! Loll xx

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  11. Wonderfully inspired card, Karen! Love the way you brought in the colors and flowers. :)

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  12. Oh what a beautiful card.
    luv
    Debby

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  13. So BEAUTIFUL and dreamy . . . LOVE it!

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  14. This card is so pretty! Love the doodle boarder ...

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  15. Beauriful use of color. Love it!

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  16. Beautiful card - as always on your blog!
    What is the flower stamp called (who made it?)?
    Kara

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  17. Simply gorgeous, Karen ... fabulous warm colours (in all this chill!) ... I love the way it glows! Anita :)

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