Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Simon Says........One Layer

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It's Wednesday and that means a new challenge at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!


Our theme this week is "One Layer", and the DT are playing with Paper Smooches products.  

I think I've said this before, but I have great respect for those of you who can make a 1-layer card interesting.  I found this challenge quite challenging!

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supplies: white cardstock, Paper Smooches Blossoming Buds stamp set, Simon Hydrangea, Hero Arts Bubble Gum, Wplus9 Silver Lining, and VersaFine Onyx Black inks, heart line die-cut, Paper Smooches Dashes die, Doodlebug Lily White Glitter sprinkles 

I masked my card diagonally and stamped a ditsy floral pattern, bordered it with lines of hearts and stitching to give it a lace-like edge, and then stamped my sentiment in the remaining area.  Lastly I stamped the 3 flowers near the sentiment and centered each with a sparkly enamel dot.

On my next card I inlaid my image and sentiment:

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supplies: black and white cardstock, BoBunny dotted cardstocks in 2 greens, red, and yellow, Paper Smooches Adorable Array and Birthday Words dies, My Mind's Eye enamel dots

Now it's your turn!  I can't wait to see what you do this week!  We have a $50.00 gift certificate for one random winner of our challenge!

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Do you use Instagram?  If you do, we'd love you to add #ssswchallenge to your challenge entry uploads so we can see them on there, too!

12 comments:

  1. Gorgeous cards Lin, both are so pretty and I love the dies you used, the dashes and hearts look fabulous and I love the Happy Birthday font too! :-)

    luv
    Lols x x x

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  2. You did a great job on both of these cute cards Lin!! That little heart border adds so much interest and I love that whimsical red flower!

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  3. Both such beautiful cards Lin, the colours are so pretty!

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  4. Gorgeous cards Lin, such a pretty colour and dashes on the first card, I love second one with beautiful inlaid flowers and stunning details!!

    hugs
    Heather xx

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  5. Whoa! What a masterpiece in inlaid die cutting!

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  6. What gorgeous cards Lin - love the lacy border on the top card, and the drama of the strong colours on the second
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  7. Could you please tell me how you were able to inlay your die cuts on the second card with it only being one layer? I can't figure it out! Thank you very much!!

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  8. You do flowers so well Lin. Fabulous~

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  9. Two gorgeous flower cards, Lin!! I'm a bit partial to the inlaid die technique but they're both perfectly lovely!!!


    *mwah*
    Steph
    Simon Says Stamp!

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  10. I love inlaid designs...just found your blog and I love your work!

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Thank you so much for your kind comments - they make my day!