Saturday, 11 May 2013

OLW139 - 3x3


This week's One Layer Wednesday  challenge is hosted by Cheryl. The challenge is to make a card that measures 3x3.  I never make cards this size. And I never make tags. And from time to time, as I'm rushing out of the house with a hostess gift, but no tag or at Christmas when I use (gasp!) store-bought tags, I wish I did.

They are perfect for showing off smaller images, like this little panel from Magenta that I got years ago. (When I use it on a regular sized card, I usually repeat it, like I did here).  I love the intensity of the colour here but you could really colour the tulips any colour you like. Not sure where that sentiment came from, but I thought it was the right scale for the card.

You can see that there is still a little bit of warp in the card after I heat embossed - that will relax over time and it will be perfectly flat. I hope.

20 comments:

  1. Lovely little card w/pretty tulips. :)

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  2. Lovely. Love the bright colors. Small, less than 8cm in my language... I find that a real challenge to go so small. You made it look JUST right!

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  3. You really have the colors down on this one... spot on

    I just did a card I think you will likey too!

    Have a great weekend Ardyth!

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  4. Your card is just gorgeous - I love the colors and the bit of sparkle on your flowers:) Happy mothers day for sunday xx

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  5. Lovely image, Ardyth, perfectly in scale with the 3x3 card. The colours and sheen are so striking! Anita :)

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  6. I rarely make tags...I seem to struggle with them a ton. I love this card...the coloring and the touch of shimmer is amazing.

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  7. Gorgeous, vibrant card, Ardyth!

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  8. Love this Ardyth! The touch of shimmer is amazing. With cards like this who needs a tag. ;)

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  9. How fun! Those bright colors make this totally appealing~

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  10. So bright and cheery, beautiful! Jo x

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  12. You are the master of these stained glass type coloring, Ardy! I say it every time, but it takes my breath away every time!!

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  13. Amazing card...those tulips are stunning. You are so gifted and I always look forward to seeing your amazing creations.

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  14. Loving this one soooo much! The colors are really vibrant!

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  15. Beautiful card -what a great technique,it really does look like stained glass and you would never know it is only one layer !Your chunky sentiment fits perfectly too :)
    Nessa xx

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  16. Didn't know which card to comment on - all of your designs are wonderful! Very inspiring to come here!

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  17. LOVE the bright happy colors...and the sentiment is just perfect with it. Knowing how much you love glitter, you really need to check out the glitter brushes that I recently got....awesome glitter applicator!!

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  18. Ardyth, Your card is awesome! I love the bright colors and sparkle!

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  19. So pretty and colourful, I love the smaller cards too for using the smaller images in stamp sets :0)
    Jenny x

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