Stampin’ Up Sale-a-bration My Favorites #5 One Layer Card

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Happy Friday, friends!  I’m on the couch today with another darned cold.  Yes, this is #11 since I had pneumonia in May.  Absolutely ridiculous!  I should have a counter here in the sidebar.  This is getting old.

I was able to make a One Layer Card for you today, though no video.  We started this series with a pretty simple card.  As the series has gone on, we’ve added layers, embellishments, accessories…

When creating a One Layer Card, focus on layering stamps with different shades of ink and consider adding some texture to your project.  I added some texture using the Vintage Wallpaper Embossing Folder and just inserted my cardstock partway into the folder.

If you are interested in learning more about One Layer Cards, there are several threads and samples on StampNation.

Thanks to the challenge at Clean and Simple Stamping for the sketch to inspire me!

Stampin’ Up Supplies:

  • Elementary Elegance Stamp Set, Fresh Vintage Stamp Set 
  • Cardstock: Very Vanilla
  • Ink: Soft Suede, Crumb Cake, Poppy Parade
  • Accessories:  Big Shot, Vintage Wallpaper Embossing Folder

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  • Kim February 24, 2012, 10:41 am

    I absolutely love this card. Clean and simple, yet beautiful! I am so sorry you are sick again.:( Sending good thoughts your way that you will feel better soon. Thanks for taking the time to create this card and post for us even when you are not feeling 100%. :)

  • Kristie February 24, 2012, 12:08 pm

    Feel better soon Catherine. Will be praying for you!

    Love this one layer card. I am excited to get the Fresh Vintage Stamp set. I am having a Stampin’ Up! party on March 3rd and am looking forward to a fun time with friends and of course, the free stuff. :)

  • Nancy February 24, 2012, 12:50 pm

    This is a lovely card with its blend of freshness and vintage. Wonderful idea to use a strip of embossing as one of the sentiment rows in the sketch.

  • Debbie February 24, 2012, 1:40 pm

    Love this one layer card! So simple, yet elegant. Next time you ask what we want to see one layer cards will be my request! Hope you feel better soon!

  • Catherine February 24, 2012, 4:59 pm

    Thanks for the well-wishes, friends!
    So glad you like the OLC, it really was fun to make and came together in a snap!

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