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Papertrey Princesses Challenge #3



This challenge, hosted by Leah, consists of making a one-layer card.  As if that would be easy or something...I don't know why it's so hard to do that sometimes--I suppose that little 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 canvas seems too blank.  Here are two of mine:
The first one is just a simple wedding card--Everyday Classics flourish used twice, then heat embossed in silver.  Sentiment is from Piece of Cake, done in black after the ampersand was embossed.  Corners rounded.


This next card was a little more time-consuming.  All the white is heat embossed, but I used a mask to make it look like the flowers and leaf are layered.  (If you aren't familiar with masking, it's when you stamp your image onto a post-it note and cut it out.  After stamping the image on your card, you place the post-it mask over it, then stamp the other image, so it overlaps without ruining your first image.  Remove the post-it, and voila!  Depth!  Dimension!  Make sense?)  Okay, after all that, I colored the flowers with SU markers and used one of my all-time faves for the sentiment.


Card #1
Paper: PTI White
Ink: Versamark, Versafine Onyx
Stamps: PTI Everyday Classics, Piece of Cake
Other: Filigree Silver embossing powder

Card #2
Paper: SU Kraft
Ink: Versamark, SU markers-Real Red, Garden Green, Cameo Coral
Stamps: Friends 'Til the End, SU Wonderful Words
Other: Filigree White embossing powder

Comments

  1. Cheryl, Your cards came out awesome. You did a great job with the challenge.

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  2. I love the heat embossed silver, very elegant! I need to work on this challenge still...I'm very intimidated by one layer cards!

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  3. Love the elegant bridal one and the flower one must have taken forever! Turned out well though! Love them both!

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  4. Hi Cheryl! Your first card is simly elegant and your second card is simply Stunning! I love the embossed masked flowers and the colors are So rich looking! :>

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  5. These are so beautiful! I love the flower one, the white makes it stand out and look so stunning! great work!

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  6. Both fun and very classy looking! Great job!

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  7. BEAUTIFUL Cheryl... You have inspired me! I didnt like my card I did for the challenge.. gonna break out my Friends set and whip up something.. I have a VISION! THANKS! :)
    Have a GREAT weekend!

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  8. Absolutely gorgeous!!! I love the embossing on your wedding card. And that second card, stunning!!

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  9. both of these are gorgeous!!! Love those flowers, makes me think I should have bought that set!

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  10. These came out just beautiful! Great job on the challenge:)

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  11. Oh you embossed, how nice! I like both cards, I almost thought of using Kraft, great idea. That space does look so blank when you are faced with doing a single layer card.

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