No layering for Stamp Something Challenge

A quick post before I go off to my Embroidery Group Therapy – Hello, my name is Kim and I am a recovering embroiderer 🙂

So today’s card is for the challenge over at Stamp Something and this week it is all about being simple, and you don’t get much more simple than me 😉

The simple they are talking about is only using one layer of cardstock. So this card is stamped and coloured directly onto the card. I’ve used fun flock and glitter to highlight areas, which you might just be able to see in the close-up. The stamps were actually freebies from a magazine (can’t remember which now – please forgive me) coloured with watercolours.

Stamps – Freebies from a UK magazine
Colouring – Koh-i-nor watercolours
Usual Suspects – Er…white cardstock; trimmer; Ruler; Glue pen
Other – Glitter glues; Fun Flock; Black Fine marker pen; White galaxy marker pen

Kim Dellow

Kim Dellow is an artist–designer–film-maker living the creative life in London, UK. She's a freelance creative for the craft industry and others, and she loves to share her art-ventures on her blog.

This Post Has 13 Comments

  1. ~Denise Lynn~

    This is beautiful! What amazing details for only one layer! It’s perfect! Thanks for playing. 🙂

  2. Helen

    Fab card – love the simplicity!
    I’m never brave enough to stamp directly on my cards! lol
    Helen x

  3. Erin...

    Fantastic card!! it’s hard to believe there is only one layer!! Wonderful job with the challenge!

  4. Dawn

    Beautiful! Love the design of this!

  5. Desire Fourie

    This is a lovely interpreation of the challenge, and is really getting us to think outside the box. Warm regards

  6. Diane.W.

    Beautiful card kim.Hope your therapy went well,lol!!! ;O)x

  7. melody

    yummy card kim! lovin all those stamps..and awesome coloring chickie!

  8. Tegan

    beautiful and festive card kim! great work with the challenge 🙂

  9. a portland granny

    That is an adorable card! I love the colors you worked with.

    Thanks for the kind words you left on my post. I’m glad you stopped by. I always like to visit sites I’ve not yet discovered!!

    Enjoy your week-end.

  10. Lauren

    WOW! Kim, this is fabulous. I love the blocks and the coloring. So creative!

  11. Judy's Crafty Moments

    stunning card..very simple yet very clever! I love it…such appealing images! Judy x

  12. Sassy Crafts

    Wow Kim, your work is so neat and doing it all on one layer means no second chances!! how you managed to get it all perfect i can only wish to know how…….lol. xxx

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