Monday, August 6, 2012

lawnscaping challenge: 1 layer

Time for another lawnscaping challenge!  We're asking you to create your best 1 layer card.


Up for grabs is a 25$ shopping spree at Simon Says Stamp:

Simon Says Stamp

Joining us for this week's challenge are designers Julie Ebersole and Kari Webster.

And, without further ado... my 1-layer card, my masking masterpiece (hee hee):

I used lawn fawn's "sunny skies" and "bannerific" sets for my card.

I first stamped the banner, masked it and then, yes, cut out all of the clouds by hand, masked them, and sponged antique linen distress ink over-top.  And kept the masks in place to stamp Hero Arts' envelope pattern background over the whole thing in aqua mist ink.  I just love it.  It has a stationary-boutique look to it, without any layers... I love what you can do with some simple masking tape!

I'm also linking up to this week's CAS-ual Fridays challenge: on cloud 9.  I think it's the perfect fit :)

Now it's your turn!  I can't wait to see your fantastic 1-layer creations!

19 comments:

  1. Love this one layer masterpiece! You are the queen of masking! So glad that you could join us at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  2. it is so cute! so much work but the result is fantastic!!!

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  3. This is a masking masterpiece! Love it!
    Hugs!
    x

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  4. I see a winner here :) Brillant work and I agree with Amy and Deb. It is a masterpiece, Elena!

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  5. You took masking to the next level! For a one layer card, the details are incredible! Hope you have a great week Elena:)

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  6. You are SO right...this is a masking masterpiece for SURE!!!! I love it, Elena :) The clouds are too cute, and I really appreciate it after reading how much work you put into it!

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  7. What a fun card. I can't believe all the cutting and masking you did. Great work.

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  8. masking masterpiece. love the soft and subtle colors and the envelope pattern.

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  9. SUPERB one layer card, Elena! Beautiful masking! So glad that you join the fun with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  10. *Serious* WOW factor, lady!! This is amazing, and what a whole lotta work - SO worth it though, it's gorgeous!

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  11. This is fantastic!! What an amazing use of masking!

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  12. Wow! It's great! So smooth and stylish look!

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  13. Fabulous masking! Particularly love how you stamped the background too. Thanks for joining us at CAS-ual Fridays this week :)

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  14. This is just wonderful! Love what you did with the masking!

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  15. LOVE it! So sweet and simple- that background is gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at CAS-ual Fridays this week! :)

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  16. Wow, what a lot of masking! Totally worth all the effort! This is amazing!

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