One Layer Card No. 12: Smile

2013-07-20 One Layer Card Smile

A2 card using stenciling and layer stamping techniques.

Stamp: sentiment (TPC Studio)
Inks: emerald green, chrome yellow, sienna, jet black (Ranger Archival inks)

A little note about this one layer card: I came across the CAS(E) this Sketch blog last night as I was searching for inspiration for my next one layer card. I fell in love with the blog! Found out that there’s a challenge so I thought I’d give it a try. This is my card for CAS(e) this Sketch #37. There are already so many awesome cards submitted for this challenge — waaayyy too many creative ladies out there!

To create my one layer card, I punched a 1-inch square on a piece of transparency and I used this as a stencil, sponging chrome yellow in the squares. Next, I had some left over sequin waste that had those tiny star designs. I laid the transparency over each of the squares, placed the sequin waste over it and sponged over with sienna and emerald green archival inks. Last, I stamped the sentiment.

Here’s the sketch:

Edited to add:  I’m also entering this card to the Birthday Card Challenge in the Moxie Fab World :-)

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5 Comments to “One Layer Card No. 12: Smile”

  1. Hey Shery! Thanks for linking this up to the Birthday Card Challenge in the Moxie Fab World! I’m so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

  2. Stenciling has become so prevalent in the stamping world of late – you’ve inspired me to give it a try! Your project is perfect, and a super fun take on the sketch! Thanks so much for playing with us at CAS(E) This Sketch – we’re so glad you did!

    • Thank you, Karolyn! I loved CAS(E) This Sketch the first minute I saw it and I just had to try my hand at a challenge (haven’t done one before so I’m new at the cardmaking challenges) — it helped that there were already so many great cards for me to look at and draw inspiration from. I love stenciling and I’ve been using it mainly in my mixed media artworks but thought I’d use it in my cards now too. Have a wonderful day and I’m off to make cards for the next CAS(E) This Sketch challenge — it’s another great sketch :-)

  3. What a wonderful bright graphic design!
    Thanks so much for sharing with us at CAS(E) this Sketch this week!

    • Thank you — I enjoyed making this card. Thank you for taking the time to look at my card and commenting. Hope you have a great week! :-)

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