Today I was inspired by another sweet friend, Karen (Redbugdriver) who made this stunning card. I was so taken with the beauty Karen created, and I so needed a CAS, even tho I totally struggle with this type of card. My card needed to be single layer, with no embellishments at all! Mercy...that hurts! It took me four tries before I got this, and am so pleased at how it turned out. Karen, thanks so much for your encouragement and prayers! (I know that did it!)
This card is for a friend in need of kind words, and this Scripture speaks so loudly to me, I hope it touches his heart too. The Scripture is from Our Daily Bread Designs, and is framed using reversed masking. I added my all time favorite leaves, grass and blooms from Rubbernecker's Kitty Kits. The clouds were made by sponging Bashful Blue randomly over a torn paper towel.
Thanks for looking!
Date: Sunday, October 28, 2012 GMT Views: 956
Registered: March 27, 2010 Location: Georgia Posts: 3279
Sun, Oct 28, 2012 @ 6:19 PM
GAH! I think I am actually witnessing a first...could it be?....a one layer card from the Queen of Embellishment? Yes, I was confused at first, wiped my eyes, made sure I wasn't seeing things...but it is, in fact, a one layer beauty by Blooms herself....which I am guessing is in response to a question I asked her earlier, "Is there anything you CAN'T do?" Well ladies, the answer is "NO"....Blooms now makes One Layer Cards too....what is the world comin' to? Great! The one area I thought I might be able to hold my own....but not now....lol! Girl, you know I'm messin' with you....this card is fantastic!! I can't believe you haven't been makin' these all along! Yeah, ask me to make a one layer card before I have a chance to see what you're puttin' out there....I'm sunk now 'cause I already said I would do it...lol! ;)
Registered: August 21, 2007 Location: Georgia Posts: 3243
Sun, Oct 28, 2012 @ 7:05 PM
LOL at Miss Katie - you sucked her right in Missy....but then again you love a challenge, and aside from some prayers, I'm bettin the throw down to her got your creative juices flowin on this one. I have no doubt you can do anything you put your mind and little fingers too -another lovely and stunning creation. Your scene frames this scripture perfectly, uplifting and lovely.
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Registered: November 3, 2005 Location: Fairport Harbor, Oh-iO, on the shore of Lake Erie Posts: 37063
Sun, Oct 28, 2012 @ 8:30 PM
Well I'm not sure I deserve the credit you're giving me b/c even if this took you 4 tries you created a beauty. Thank you for your kind comment. Your card is beyond gorgeous. What wonders you've done w/ that wonderful stamp set. The verse is just perfect. I hope it will bring comfort and hope. Now that you know you can do CAS I hope we see more. LYMI
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Faith is believing that God is present, when all we hear is silence.
It's not who we are, but Whose we are.
Registered: October 21, 2010 Location: in the okanagan in b.c. canada Posts: 11168
Sun, Oct 28, 2012 @ 11:01 PM
Oh girl......you did it....is it evah so awesome my friend. You couldnt make the 3d layer type so you made a 3d flat one....wonderful job. Love the stamps you used and the clouds. I havent done one like that yet, will have to give it a try...I am so proud of you girl....saweet....TFS..:0)....love in Matts comments too...made me giggle....Take care my friend HUGS...:0)
------------------------------ We as people are raindrops of colorful ink , falling down Crisp and Clear, each a different shade more vibrant then the last, but once we realize at the bottom of an endless abyss we all fall into the same inkpot forming one color, only then can we come together as one My son.
Registered: June 4, 2009 Location: Deatsville, Alabama Posts: 27236
Mon, Oct 29, 2012 @ 3:06 AM
One layer card - I am guessing you can count on one hand how many times you have done that since you first started making cards! I just figured this was the inside of your card since it was only one layer. I thought to myself, "Wow, that Pat is now spending some major time on the inside of her cards." (Not that you don't already but this is unbelievable). And I was getting on to myself telling myself that I needed to give the insides a lot more attention. Then I read this was the front and I still wasn't believing it and had to read the comments to be really convinced. Now I see it was a challenge. Beautiful work - you made that Kitty Kit dance my friend. Wow. Hugz and LYMI!
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