A quick glance through my blog will tell you that I don't DO one layer cards - it's not that I don't like them, I do - when other people make them! Something always seems to go wrong when I try - either there is too much white space or I mess up stamping the sentiment and smush it ruining the whole card.
Last week though I was inspired to give it another go by this card created by my wonderful up-line Krystie Hersch for the OLW challenge, in her write up she mentions the need to 'ground the image'. This may be old news to you, but it was a light bulb moment for me. Here is what I came up with:
Stamp, stamp , stamp and the tiniest amount of Copics and I was done. I have to confess to being more than a little proud of this one - I was well outside my comfort level and it worked - well I think so anyway.
You will notice that I didn't smush the sentiment. Coincidentaly I got this awesome tip last week from Lara at Amuse Studio:
If you are stamping a thin sentiment or a tiny image using a cling or cling stamp, ink it up as usual then place a second, clean image from the same set beside it and then stamp. The second image stabilises the block and no smushing - YAY!
That is it for today - come back soon - I have lots more to share!
Shari B. if you are reading this - you have until midnight on Wednesday 14th to claim your prize. Please email me with your address.
All supplies are Amuse Studio
stamps: sleepy sighs, ovalicious
ink: slate, shell
other: copics - Y13, BG10, RV10