Hello and can you believe that we have come to my last day as your Thursday blogger‽ I’m so sad, but I have one last Quick Card for you before I show myself out.
For my swan song, I’m really going to challenge you. That’s why they call it a challenge, right? Right. This week we’re going to do a single layer card. Now single layer means just that. Everything is added directly to the card. Nothing is glued, stapled, clipped, or taped to the base. You should be able to run your hand across and feel only smoothness. It can be tricky, but once you’ve masted the technique, very quick. 13:33 was what it took to make this one.
I chose the stamping with a watery colored stencil for my sky and gathered a variety of shades of blue. These cuties from Many Happy Birdies are joining me.
First up, I stamped the image onto some copy paper and fussy cut them out for a mask.
Then I arranged them, as well as a couple of clouds from Sending Up Something Beautiful on my card base.
Next, I added the masks that I cut out, as well as masks for the two clouds, then inked up my stencil, misted, and stamped over the masked images.
Remove the masks and color as desired.
Since I’m not adding any sort of 3D bling, I added Wink of Stella to the clouds for a bit of shimmer. Also, since I’m doing single layer, I’m not matting, so I created a border by sponging Distress Ink around the outer edges.
Make a single layer card, without any added embellishments or pieces added to the card base. It’s a tough one, but I know you can do it! Be sure to upload to the Unity Show & Tell Facebook group by 4/4 to win some Unity of your very own!
It has truly been a pleasure spending these last three months together. I hope you’ve enjoyed it as much as I have and that you have found inspiration and maybe learned something. I am so looking forward to our next Thursday blogger. Until next time, happy stamping.