Wednesday, 1 June 2016

OLS28- STENCIL


Good Morning.
June has arrived already so are you ready for a fun challenge??
This month it is my turn to host the  
OLS (One Layer Simplicity) Challenge.
The challenge is to create a one-layer card using a stencil.

This is the card I created for the challenge and I used drywall tape as my stencil.  It is really great to use as it has a sticky side that holds to your cardstock very well.
I began by masking off the edges of my card, then I stamped the flower from Stampendous using Memento black ink.  I used some diluted Brushos to loosely paint in the petals.  
When that was dry, I stenciled the background using the drywall tape, then stamped the sentiment from the Penny Black set called Treasured Sentiments.
To add a bit more interest and depth, I splattered some diluted black acrylic paint randomly over the background.
 

The really nice thing about making a one-layer card is that it is super easy to mail...no extra postage.

Adding my card to these challenges:

Addicted to CAS- PETALS

CASology- CAS

Simon Says- ANYTHING GOES


I hope you will join us this month and play along.

Supplies: stamps- Stampendous, Penny Black/ Brushos/ paint brush/ drywall tape/ ink- Memento/ bl acrylic paint

20 comments:

  1. Yum Karen, love the depth of the colour. Beautiful

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  2. Simply gorgeous Karen! What a wonderful idea to use drywall tape as a stencil. Can't wait to play along with the OLS challenge this month. Thanks for joining us at CASology this week.

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  3. Beautiful card Karen the colours you use always look so rich and vibrant the image and sentiment are perfection
    hugs
    lorraine x

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  4. Oh, Karen, this is GORGEOUS! You know I love this stamp, no matter what color it is! Stunning background with the stenciled drywall! Amazing! Big hugs, sweet friend!

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  5. what a great background for your beautiful vibrant bloom! Julia xx

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  6. The stencil makes a great background for that gorgeous flower, Karen. Why don't I ever think to do that?

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  7. So gorgeous and I love the stenciling on the background too.

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  8. That drywall tape makes a good stencil! Gorgeous card.

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  9. Gorgeous card, Karen! I love the soft stencilled background.

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  10. Gorgeous OLC Karen. I love your dry wall stenciled background and beautifully painted with Brushos flower. Wonderful sentry too. TFS my friend.

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  11. You do blue colors better than anyone, and this card is exceptional! I love the look of using the drywall tape - very pretty!

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  12. You achieve so much depth on one layer - so clever and beautiful! So glad you joined us at CASology this week, Karen!

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  13. Hi Karen . . .I love the look of this card . . . and it's lovely in blue.

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

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  14. Your card is so very pretty. I love your all over stencil, and the blue blooms are gorgeous. Thanks so much for playing along at our 200th challenge at CASology.

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  15. Wonderful card, the stencil makes a great background. And I love the Blue !!!

    Hugs
    Anke

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  16. What a gorgeous hydrangea, Karen! Love, love, love that vibrant blue!

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  17. Gorgeous card Karen, I love all your blues. Thanks for sharing with us at ATCAS!

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  18. Stunning Karen. I love the blue with the black and it's amazing how much interest and texture you managed to capture on a single layer card. So glad you joined us at ATCAS this week
    jaydee

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  19. WOW... stunning and beautiful one layer card with stencil! LOVE the flower, Karen!

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