Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Technique Tuesday One Layer Cards & Giveaway


Hi everyone!

Today I'm sharing a couple cards created using some products from Technique Tuesday. 

One layer cards are not necessarily in my wheelhouse, but I enjoy making them from time to time.  I love the simplicity you can achieve and I feel like they are often the most sophisticated looking cards I create.

For these cards I'm featuring both the Sweet Succulents and Perfect Picture stamp set (unfortunately this stamp set appears to be sold out right now).

For the first card, I first stamped the frame image in a light tan color (this was Crumb Cake from Stampin' Up).  Then I created a mask for the frame itself by stamping the image on a large post it and cutting out the inside of the frame.


Once that was done, I placed the mask over the frame and stamped the succulent image in the same ink.  Then I colored the succulents with Copics and added a sentiment from the Picture Perfect set.


For my next card, I stamped the same succulent image in black twice, at the top and bottom of my card to fame the area for the sentiment.

I added subtle accents using C1 and C3 Copics - basically just adding a bit of color where shadows would be.  This was really quick and easy, but I think it has a big impact.


The very kind and generous folks at Technique Tuesday are also sponsoring a giveaway.  One lucky someone will win a stamp and coordinating die of their choice from Technique Tuesday.  To be entered to win, simply be a blog follower and leave a comment with what you would choose if you won.

A winner will be announced on Monday.  Good luck!

14 comments:

  1. Love your clean and simple makes, Miriam.
    Somehow I don't have many Technique Tuesday stamps, although I admire their greenhouse stamps and their punny sentiments. If I were to win, I would choose the new Chicken Family set. Love that it can be used for so many different occasions.

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  2. Pretty cards! Love the succulent designs!
    I'd choose the Delightful Daisy stamp and die set!

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  3. I love Turtle Trio Crafting Dies!! Thank you!

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  4. Love the framed card,
    great masking. Both
    cards are lovely. I
    would love to get the
    Lorenzo the Llama die
    and matching stamp set.
    Carla from Utah

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  5. That’s a very elegant card ! If I win..... oh my goodness ! That’s gonna be so hard to choose ONE thing ! I really love their planner lineup, but also all their animals stamps sets.... and so many more! And the crafting dies collection !!! Oh my ! So many I’d like !!
    [margessw(at)icloud(dot)com]

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  6. I don't own any succulent stamps and these ones look gorgeous, so would love to buy them with the matching dies. I don't own any of their stamps and just spent the last 10 mins looking at their products, talk about gorgeous. They have lots of beautiful floral stamps, especially love the rannunculas!!

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  7. I really like their design of the succulent stamp and you showcased it beautifully. I have a few of their 'pun' stamps but nothing of their florals. Thanks for the opportunity to win.

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  8. Great designs with these succulents. I like the framing on the first one. I would pick the Chicken Family set.

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  9. Awesome job on all your cards they are adorable! I would love to win the Lily Wishes Stamp Set.
    natgodfrey4@gmail.com

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  10. Both cards are beautiful! My favorite is the second one, so elegant! If I win I would choose the stamp set you used today, Thanks for the chance!

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  11. Wow!!! Both your cards are very elegant and so beautiful!
    I'm already your follower.
    If I won, I would love so much the set you used today, the Sweet Succulents Stamp and die sets! Thanks for this chance!

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  12. Love the use of the succulents. I think
    the second is my favorite - like the
    simple coloring.
    My stamp/die of choice would be Felix
    the Frog from the August 2017 release.
    Fun sentiments. thanks for the
    offer. txmlhl(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  13. I am a new follower, and also at Technique Tuesday

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  14. Forgot to say I would probably choose one of the stamp and die sets

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