One Layer Wedding Congratulations

by Joanne James12. February 2014 09:08

Another early post from me today - makes me look organised, but if you'd witnessed the library book hunt that rampaged through the James household this morning before school, you could be forgiven for thinking otherwise! As promised, today's card uses the same stamp from the 'From This Day Forward' set that I used yesterday, but to give a completely different effect. Here is my card:

The photograph really doesn't do this card justice (not least because it is so difficult to get a great shot of an almost all-white card!) but up close, this card is really beautiful; I stamped the image and sentiment in Versamark onto Shimmery White cardstock - a lovely cardstock for this kind if project, it is flecked with minute specks of shimmer glitter and catches the light beautifully - and then heat embossed with silver embossing powder to add texture (important when your card is only one layer) and a lovely sheen).

It just goes to show that you don't always need lots of layers to create an impactful card - I'm getting quite into this one layer thing!

I'm going to link up today's card with this week's challenge over at 'Less is More' where the challenge is 'One layer - anything goes' and at CAS(E) this Sketch, as I used this sketch for my layout (turned through 90 degrees).

 

I'm off to get crafty - lots to do today! I might even pop back later and squeeze in another post.

Until then, happy stampin'!

P.S.: In case you're wondering we found the library book eventually - phew!

 

Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

Table built using Stampin' Up! Product Table Builder from The Crafty Owl.

 

 

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Julie
JulieUnited Kingdom
2/12/2014 10:07:12 AM #

I love this card it looks so simple yet very effective.

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Joanne James
Joanne James
2/12/2014 10:08:32 PM #

Thanks Julie - it has a really luxurious feel.

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marianne
marianneBelgium
2/12/2014 12:23:28 PM #

that's a beautiful card, very stylish

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Joanne James
Joanne James
2/12/2014 10:08:50 PM #

So glad you like it Marianne.

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Kathy James
Kathy JamesUnited Kingdom
2/12/2014 2:23:58 PM #

Really lovely and so sophistocated.

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Joanne James
Joanne James
2/12/2014 10:09:28 PM #

Thanks Kathy - a classic style that is timeless.

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Chrissie
ChrissieUnited Kingdom
2/13/2014 8:22:08 PM #

This is beautiful Joanne!
Super stamping!
Thanks so much
Chrissie
"Less is More"

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Joanne James
Joanne James
2/13/2014 9:22:05 PM #

Thank you Chrissie - I think I'm getting the hang of 'less is more'!

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Leigh Penner
Leigh PennerCanada
2/14/2014 8:17:00 PM #

Oh, this is so lovely! Gorgeous take on the sketch!

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Joanne James
Joanne James
2/15/2014 1:16:14 PM #

Thanks Leigh - I always thought CAS cards were 'missing' something, but I've come to the conclusion that done well they can have great impact.

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