Thursday, May 1, 2014

Another One Layer Wonder

I had so much fun with the last "one layer" card I created that I had to try a more clean and simple design this time. I used stamps from Gina K. Designs and they are all from the Stamper's Favorites set by Melanie Muenchinger.


My card stock of choice this time was kraft and by taking a Spellbinder A2 Curved Matting Basics A die and aligning it just below the fold created the card base. I stamped the images in Gina K. Black ink and colored them with Copic markers. I also took a texture brush tool that gives sort of a stippled look and added some brown ink around the colored images. My bling I added was originally clear and black rhinestones but I took my Copic markers and colored the clear ones to match the colors in my card. The bling is made by Want 2 Scrap.

By making this a Thinking of You type of card it allows me to use it for more than one occasion. I like to do that a lot.

This card will be also entered into this week's Mod Squad Blog Challenge in which we were to make one layer cards. 

Wow! Two cards in one day. And, I remember when I used to make several in one day but I guess I have slowed down and take more time to create a bit better or at least I hope that is the case. 

I hope all of you are having a fun filled day too! And, thanks for looking at my card creations and ramblings about them. I so appreciate it!

God bless,
Verna

15 comments:

  1. Very nice card! I really like the look of your copic coloring on kraft.

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  2. Beautiful! I love the shading on the hummingbird.

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  3. Gorgeous coloring Verna! I love it!
    hugs,
    karen

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  4. Verna, your coloring and card are just gorgeous! The hummingbird is just....WOW!

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  5. Absolutely beautiful Love it. For some reason not getting the mails from here, so if my checking is not all the time, please forgive me. Hugz

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  6. And, we have a WINNER!!!!! Verna, you have outdone yourself here. Not only does this card POP with color and totally nail the one-layer challenge, but your hummer is PERFECTLY colored. I totally love this card my friend!!!! Well, well done!!!

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  7. Verna, what a lovely card Sister! I dig the colors on the kraft! Those flowers are gorgeous!

    Take care and STAY POSITIVE!

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  8. This is really gorgeous! I have to agree with Judy, that little hummer is perfectly colored! Well done!

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  9. This is stunning Verna!!!!! So impressed with your coloring! WOW!!!

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  10. Wowza! totally awesome! Thanks so much for playing along in the Mod Squad Challenge this week!

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  11. What a stunner, Verna! LOVE the the beautifully coloured image ... yet my eyes are drawn to all the sparkle above. Must be the magpie in me!
    xxx Asha

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  12. Wow, this card is stunning! I love how you coloured it, the bird looks so beautiful. I'm so jealous as I don't have any copic markers. Your card looks so good it makes me want to run out and buy some!

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  13. Gorgeous!!! I love the bling at the top and the gorgeous image on Kraft is stunning!

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  14. Ahaaaa! A texture brush, now I know it! So very beautiful, Verna. Will have to try that brush technique.

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  15. Love coloring on Kraft, isn't it fun? I love all that bling on the top, also. Adds that extra something, and, sparkle is always a good thing, too. LOL Nicely done! TFS!

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