Friday 2 November 2018

October's link in the chain

I joined in again with the Card Chain Challenge for October.

From the options for the month I chose the sketch and the theme of clocks and made this one layer card which has gone to Cat. A one layer card is ideal if you're airmailing something, I find!

I stamped the top leaf and masked it, then the second leaf and the sentiment, masked those and stamped the clock. Lastly I masked clock and the edges of the card and sponged with Antique Linen before stamping the flourishes in the same colour for a tone-on-tone effect.

Fineline marker pen defines the sentiment strip and Copics add colour to the leaves and drop shadows to the various elements to give it some illusion of depth. I added a bit of sparkle with some Wink of Stella on the leaves, too.

There are still a few days to sign up for the November challenge (the last one of the year) if you fancy being a link in the chain. It's lovely to get a special hand-made card as well as sending one you've made.

Time to Stamp (CHF, sadly no longer with us)
Falling Leaves (Tim Holtz/Stampers Anonymous)
Vintage Flourish and Dinkie Vintage Flourish (Indigo Blu)

Bristol board

Brilliance by Tsukineko (Pearlescent Chocolate)
Tim Holtz Distress ink by Ranger (Antique Linen)

Copic markers
Low tack tape
Brown fineline marker
White paitn pen by Posca
Clear Wink of Stella pen

Thanks for stopping by!


ionabunny said...

I would never have thought this was one layer! Fabulous colouring and shadowing. Glad you are enjoying the Card Chain Challenge card exchange. It's lovely to have you as a link in the chain. Hugz

Dotty Jo said...

I wondered whether this was a one-layer wonder! Yes, I did spend quite a while studying your card as it is completely stunning. So happy that you are playing with us at CCC, you're a very special and talented link in our chain, Jo x

Unknown said...

Wow-as a single layer this is really great! All that masking work paid off!

Elaine A said...

Beautiful card! Thanks for sharing.

Shabneez said...

Stunning one layer card Joanne - love the autumnal feel you've created. Shabneez x