Monday, April 6, 2015

one layer cards: MFT April Release Countdown



Can you believe it? My very next post will be the signal that all the new stamps and Die-namics will be available in the MFT Stamps store! What a release so far! And I still have so much more to share!

Both of today's cards are one layer cards. With gorgeous images and inks, who needs to add more? Modern Blooms has stunning floral images that have layers to build dimension without adding bulk. 

This is stamping at its best and for me, the most fun! I really don't think you can layer any color together wrong! Modern Blooms is a set that will be in my favorites pile forever!

And the sentiment is from another new set, True Friends. Lovely words in a lovely font. It to will be front and center in my collection!

This card is still a work in progress. I saw this purse while I was out shopping one day and it was gorgeous. Pale pink with white flowers, White flowers with black insides. That purse inspired me and I wanted to figure out a way to recreate the look with stamps. Lots and lots and lots of experiments later, this was the best outcome. I like it. But I think with some more practice, it could be really impressive.

I started by stamping the center of the one of the flowers from Modern Blooms in Hybrid Black Licorice ink onto Pink Lemonade cardstock. Then I stamped the outside part of the flower over the top with Sweet Tooth Pigment ink. After heat setting the pigment ink, I stamped the dotted flower center over the top in the Hybrid Black Licorice ink. The effect is pretty neat and I like how I was able to build the layers of colors with the different ink formulations.

So this isn't exactly a one layer card, but it is flat. I went to my new favorite, a white heat embossed sentiment on a strip of Black Licorice cardstock. The sentiment is from Friends Like Us.

Visit the MFT Blog for a shopping list and a chance to visit our guest designer this month. She is fantastic with Copic markers! Don't miss out!

thanks for stopping by!

~kimberly

Supplies for True Friend card, available April 7:



Supplies for You Make Everything Better card, available April 7:

12 comments:

Kathy Krug said...

Love the floral arrangements ypu made and that big bold sentiment.

Carisa said...

beautiful cards!

Debbie Nelson said...

Love both cards....great colors!

Tracey said...

These are beautiful Kimberly!!

Angel said...

So beautiful! Love them both! The layering of inks on that last one is FAB!

Teresa Doyle said...

Oh my gosh Kimberly your cards are awesome. I love them!

Tracie Pond said...

Wow, these flowers are just so gorgeous...every way they are used.

Karen Harris said...

Really pretty cards. Love the color combos you used and I love this new Modern Blooms set.

Celeste Goff said...

Gorgeous cards!

Amante del Papel said...

your shaker card is so sweet!

Amante del Papel said...

you create a beautiful decorate paper!

Lisa Lara said...

oh I just love those bright happy flowers with that bold sentiment Kimberly and love how you showed another way to use the stamps. Wow.