Also, some of you who don't visit a lot of blogs might find it easier to favorite a list of links to my blogs and to the One-Layer Simplicity Challenge team members' blogs. You'll find that list here: Work-Around List
And now to today's card.
I found a largish scrap of white card stock on my desk and thought, "Can I use this as it is, without trimming it?"
I was rather pleased with the result:
The design is somewhat unconventional. It uses halves instead of thirds for the basic design, which is always tricky to pull off. It works (at least, in my opinion) in this case because the stamped panel does use thirds: the top two thirds are branches pointing down to the sentiment in the bottom third. There's a sense of movement as the eye falls down the branches, and the empty half forces your eye up on the stamped panel.
The branch stamp is from a very old set from StampinUp called Artfully Asian. It's really quite pretty and easy to color as well. The sentiment is from a discontinued Hero Arts set. Note how easy it would be to CASE this with pretty much any branch stamp and centered sentiment. I have at least four other branch stamps in my
I added hot-pink bling over the berries on the branch stamp rather than coloring them, which adds a touch of additional dimension and shine.
Bling always makes me happy!
What always makes you happy?
stamps: StampinUp Artfully Asian, Hero Arts sentiment
paper: Papertrey Ink white
accessories: dimensionals, rhinestones, Memento Markers