Sunday, January 9, 2011

Quick and easy card set

Along with the cards I’ve shown you, I gave Pickle’s teachers a set of four cards to use themselves. I decided to do a One Sheet Wonder set that I stumbled across a while back by Julee Tilman and you can find the directions on her blog. I wish I would have gone back and checked out her examples before making mine… I think that some embossing and matting would have been great.

I have to say, you can’t beat making eight cards out of such a small amount of paper, without tons of extra scraps left over like normal.
In making these I used half a 12 x 12  More Mimi SWIC patterned paper, four sheets of brown CS for bases and then scraps of kraft and white CS from my scrap bin.

For the first card I stamped my butterfly in Bordeaux Palette ink sponged everything in Burnt Umber and added some brads.


For the second card I stamped a butterfly in New Canvas on the base, added some scor-bug on the strip and colored the other butterfly with Prisma Color pencils and highlighted with glitter pen.

osw 1

For the third card I added some piercing to some corners and stamped in New Canvas and Burnt Umber palette.

osw 2

For the last card I stamped with Burnt Umber and Bordeaux together, added some glitter pen to the butterfly and tied on some tan floss.


Thanks for stopping by and taking a look! Please let me know what you think! I hope that you have a wonderful week.

Stamps: Found Joy, Life So Big, Fun Flower Pots, Enjoy Nature
Ink: Burnt Umber, Bordeaux, and New Canvas Palette
Paper: Brown, kraft, white CS, More Mimi SWIC
Other: floss, brads, Prismacolor pencils, pop dots, glitter pen


Glittered Paws said...

Enjoyed seeing your creations - off to check out how to do it. I know I have seen this done several times just have never done it myself. What a good way to use up some scraps.

Christine said...

my fav is the last one--nice to see you back in the swing of things!

Trudy Osborn said...

What a neat set of cards, and I agree with Christine, the last one is my favorite too.

StampinCarol said...

Yeppers, the last one is my fav, too! I've taught the OSW at a senior center last year. They loved it!

Sara said...

these are great! I take it these were the ones you were telling me about? You're right, the one sheet wonders are addicting.