Friday, April 26, 2013

So long to some of my favorites...

Today's card is inspired by this week's Paper Players Clean and Simple Challenge #142 - A one-layer card.    Now that's a hard one for me because I like to add a little dimension to my cards.  When trying to figure out what to use I decided why not use a bunch of things that are retiring since I won't be using them much longer.  Well, maybe I will for my personal stuff, but not for my stamp a stacks or card classes. :(  My favorite thing that is going is the Champagne Mist Shimmer Paint that I spritz on my cards.  I don't know what I'm going to do without it!  I use it on a LOT of my cards because it adds so much to them.  I think I'll keep using it as long as I have some on hand! :)   I also picked one of my two favorite sets that is retiring and colored it in with retiring colors (except So Saffron).  It's kind of hard to see in my picture, but I scored a rectangle and only colored on the inside of it, then spritzed only the outside of the card.










Thanks for looking and have a great day!

Stamp Set:  Elements of Style
Card Stock:  Watercolor Paper
Classic Stampin' Pads & Reinkers:  Pretty in Pink, Baja Breeze,
So Saffron & Certainly Celery
StazOn:  Black
Shimmer Paint:  Champagne Mist
Simply Scored Scoring Tool


3 comments:

  1. What a pretty way to add interest to a one-layer card -- I love the scored box that's colored. Thanks for joining us at the Paper Players this week!

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  2. Beautiful card, Sara! I love how you just colored inside the scored lines! That is so cool! Thanks for sharing this with us at the Paper Players!

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  3. Oh, I love the little box of color! Such a wonderful technique!

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Thank you for your comments. I read everyone! If you ever wonder how I've made something I'd be glad to let you know! Sara

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