Sunday, February 15, 2015

I did it--One Layer!

Did Oregon break off & float to the Southern Hemisphere?!  How else do you explain our blue sky & 60 degree temps in the middle of February?! Most of the country is in the deep freeze with snow & ice--hope you all stay inside safe & warm.  Fritz & I took several long walks which helped take my mind off PTI's Mr. Random again skipping me--along with hundreds of others--LOL!  The best therapy, though, is crafting & that's what I did.  
I combined the Penny Black Simplicity Challenge with the One Layer Christmas Card Challenge--use gold. I'm making an effort to create flatter cards after going way over the postage budget last year.  The Penny Black stamps are Christmas Reds & Greens and Ornately Merry--part of the wonderful blog candy I won from Alexandra.  I used 2 of my favorite inks: Delicata Golden Glitz & Versafine Onyx Black. The dots were colored with my much neglected red glitter Gelly Roll pen.  Couldn't get gold sequins or ribbon to look right, so decided to just add splatters of gold Shimmer Spritz & I like how it turned out.  What do you think? Thanks so much for visiting my blog.
Edited to add: Also entering Anything Goes at Penny Black & More.

31 comments:

  1. Beautiful one layer card! We are in the deep freeze here.

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  2. How lovely it would be to take a nice long walk or two in 60 degree weather ~ we're currently at 9 below!! Your card is so very pretty, love the gold! Thanks for your congrats on my PTI GC win. I didn't have time to play along and make cards, but I did get some commenting in!

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  3. I heart the 60 degree weather ~ couldn't be happier here. I love this card. It is elegant and would be so easy to mass produce!!

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  4. So elegant Greta. It's going into my Christmas Pinterest folder. Really gorgeous.

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  5. Stunning creation, love the colours too, hugs Pops x x x

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  6. One of the prettiest one layer cards I've seen, Greta! Love the gold and black. 60 degrees would seem absolutely tropical about right now. :*)

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  7. Gorgeous one layer card, love it. I'm jealous of your weather, it was 5 below zero F here this morning, yesterday we had 80 K winds on top of it and we have 5 feet of snow piled beside our driveway! Enjoy, Shirleyxx

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  8. so very beautiful ! those simple cards are so difficult to make!
    hello from California
    bibiana

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  9. Beautiful image and card. Thank you for sharing with us at OLCCC

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  10. Gorgeous CAS card! Love the gold! You enjoy that nice weather 'cause we are freezing here...brrr! Have a great week, hugs!

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  11. Wow, this is so awesome! I am so bad at one layer cards. You sure have it down!

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  12. Gorgeous Greta...and your card is lovely too! (Wink Wink) Some humor for the day...flakes are starting to fall here in MD...supposed to pile up about 8-12 inches by morning. Fab crafting and reading and napping weather!

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  13. Simply design and your card turned out stunning. I love a great design and using lots of white. The leafs are breathtaking. I love what you made!

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  14. absolutely gorgeous CAS design, greta!!

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  15. Gosh, I love what you've created here Greta!
    Thank You so much ;)
    xx

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  16. This is gorgeous Greta. Love that gold. Must try that ink. I have yet to find one I like...until now.
    Hugs
    xx

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  17. Great CAS 1 layer card, Greta! The leaves are beautiful! Jealous of your 60 degree weather! We have flurries here in Wisconsin and it's cold, cold! Hopefully, we'll see that kind of weather here soon! Have a fantastic week!

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  18. Simply beautiful Greta! Warm and sunny here in LA :)

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  19. Stunning card Greta, love every design element. Thanks for joining us at OLCCC.

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  20. Really super work Greta and so pleased you shared it with us at Penny Black and More challenge, many thanks for joining in.

    B x

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  21. I love your one layer card, so pretty!

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  22. I LOVE this!! It's a perfect one layer and that leafy stamp is gorgeous in gold! Fantastic design! So glad to see you playing along with us over at OLCCC! Hope to see you again! :-)

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  23. Beautiful one layer card, Greta! Love the gold shimmer with the red berries! I struggle so with anything one layer! Adding this to my Pinterest board to inspire me to try again! So glad you've had some nice weather - we had a good break also with temps in the 70's a couple of weeks ago, but now we're back in the teens with snow on the ground and more predicted this weekend.

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  24. Fabulous one layer card...just love all the beautiful gold. We too have been having warm weather, so nice but we really need the rain. I really would not mind a bit of the snow that the east coast is getting! So happy you had a wonderful weekend.

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  25. WOW...WOW...WOW...Greta! I love...love...this beautiful card!
    You sure made the one-layer-design SHINE brightly!
    Beautifully done!

    Your "PTI Mr. Random" comment made me LOL!
    You crack me up!
    Have a wonderful week!

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  26. Awesome one layer, Greta! Beautiful gold, wonderful Christmas card!

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  27. What a beauty! you made a masterpiece :)

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  28. The splatter is PERFECT! Love the classy colours and the foliage is simply lovely in gold!

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  29. This is absolutely beautiful! I love the simplicity and the gold stamping!
    Thanks so much for sharing your beautiful card with us at Penny Black and More!
    xEllie

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  30. A gorgeous clean and simple card Greta. I love the touch of glitz it gives a beautiful and subtle splash of gold.
    Thank you for joining us this month at Penny Black and More and we hope you will join us next month too.

    Shirley

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