My first attempt at the TLC didn't turn out very well... I think I'm one-layer challenged. LOL
For this card, I cut a mask with a deckled edge die, sponged a rectangle and stamped the flowers. Next I used the die cut as a mask and used a dotted stencil to sponge a background. It still needed something, so I sponged a burlap stencil in a lighter shade, then outlined the flower panel with a fine-point marker. The tiny spots were a happy accident... I was trying to re-ink my stamp pads.
Date: Monday, February 3, 2014 GMT Views: 459
Registered: March 11, 2008 Location: Sacramento, California Posts: 39488
Mon, Feb 03, 2014 @ 4:33 PM
OMGosh, this is so pretty! Looks like it has layers to me! hehe You did an awesome job with the one layer challenge. Just look at this beauty. WOW! TFS :0)
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Registered: February 5, 2007 Location: St. Louis, MO Posts: 50049
Mon, Feb 03, 2014 @ 4:51 PM
Hilda, you did an incredible card for the OLC challenge. Your bg is wonderful and I like the burlap texture that you added. Your masking is impeccable....and not always easy to do with positive/negative masks.
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Mon, Feb 03, 2014 @ 7:40 PM
So neat. very pretty all in blues...my fav. colors. You did well for a one layered card. the soft sponging adn soft light blue in the bg was a super thought and LOVE the black edging with your fine marker.. and hey isn't it cool when a mistake or "oops " works so well....yah...super...TFS...: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.