Thursday, April 14, 2016

One Layer Card - Pop It Up Style

Hi everyone,

It's challenge time with my friends over on the CCEE Stampers challenge blog. Our challenge hostess for the month Anne Harmon continues to issue the challenges.

This week Anne has challenged us to create a One layer cards are always easy to mail.  Create a one layer card with a water color panel or background.

As most of you know, I like creating cards that do something ... I especially like playing with my Pop It Ups dies. So for my card today I challenged myself to create a one layer card using the Katie Label Pivot Card designed by Karen Burniston for Elizabeth Craft Designs.

I colored my white card using distress inks and blending tool and then added some pattern to my card using the Swirly Flourish Stage It Stencil and black ink.

I kept the centre pivot panels white, just adding shading to the outer edge and added a sentiment on the right hand label and two of the birds from the Mini Bird Crazy and Things stamp set.  I used my Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers to watercolour the birds.

Here is a look at the back of my card.

Don't forget to check out the CCEE Stampers blog (goes live 12 AM EST) to see the rest of the creations the CCEE Stampers created this week. You can also see more details of their creations on their individual blogs:

Anne Harmon
Joanne Grzelak
Liz Williams
Lois Bak
Lynn McAuley
Maryann Einam
Vicky Gould

Stamps: Mini Bird Crazy and Things; Handwritten Sentiments; Stripes - Stampers Anonymous
Paper: White
Dies: Katie Label Pivot Card - designed by Karen Burniston for Elizabeth Craft Designs
Other: Black Ink; Wild Honey Distress Ink; Twisted Citron Distress Ink; Salty Ocean Distress Ink; Picket Fence Distress Paint; Zig Clean Color Pens; Waterbrush; ECD Swirly Flourish Stage It Stencil


Liz Williams said...

Frances, you have just made these colors dance across your card. I love it and what great choices on the colors too!

Lois said...

Wow! Frances, you sure know how to take a one-layer card up several notches. I love the wild colors and print. Very cool!

Lynn McAuley said...

I love the gorgeous pattern you have created on your one layer design! Amazing work, Frances!

Karen Aicken said...

Love this so much -- what a great background you created. Perfect one layer card, too! (Those type of challenges used to make me shudder, but now i know I have a back-up with the Pivots. ;-)

jdmommy - Anne Harmon said...

Just amazing, such fun, and beautifully colored!!

Ironlady said...

Wow Frances you have nailed this brief, so much depth of colours on a single layer card that you have achieved with all the colour layers is amazing.

Joanne (jojot) said...

LOVING the 'craziness' of the birds and the watercoloring....wonderful