Thursday 23 June 2022

Artfully Layered for Paper Players 596

I decided to take up the considerable challenge offered by The Paper Players this week. It's CAS week but the added twist is to make a One Layer Card. A tough assignment indeed!

Of all the sets retiring at the end of June with the ending of the January-June Mini Catalogue, the one that I will be saddest to see go is the Artfully Layered bundle. If you don't have it yet, make sure to get it in the Last Chance List: this set is a must have!

I started by simply stamping some foliage in each corner using Old Olive, Pear Pizzazz and Garden Green.
The sentiment (and what a lovely one it is) is stamped in Tuxedo Black.

I used a rectangular mask to sponge in a partial frame in each corner. If you have not used this technique before, I have a video tutorial showing how to do it with a different set. You can find it here.

Then I sponged in some Crushed Curry and added a single Brushed Brass Butterfly.

CAS and one-layer - wasn't sure I could still be this pared back!

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  1. Just gorgeous, Jan! I love the detail in the shaded corners, too. Wow! Thanks so much for joining us this week over at The Paper Players!

  2. Jan, a beautifully composed card and those colors just pop off the page. Beautiful job shading. So glad you joined us at the Paper Players this week

  3. The faux-framing on the corners is such a great way to add the illusion of layers to an OLC. Love it!