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Sunday, 22 February 2015

One Layer Bells

Morning, who am I again?!  Well I knew the first half of February was going to be crazy with 2 major family birthdays to organise but wouldn't you know....as soon as they were over I came down with a bug.  Honestly, the day after the second Birthday I woke up feeling like I'd been beaten up & run over with a steamroller for good measure!  A week later, I am ready to feel better.  

This card made me smile, first I was seriously impressed that this cardstock went through my printer as it's supremely thick.  I suspect technically it would be classed as light board but what do I know?!  Well it makes perfect one layer cards, that's what I know.


The snowman is Bugaboo & I coloured him very lightly with Promarkers & it didn't bleed through the card...yeah!  He's been made for the One Layer Christmas Challenge whose twist this month is Bells.  This is a great challenge for me as more and more people are looking to cut postage costs on their Christmas cards.  Plus it fits in with my resolutions this year to master one layer cards.  Happy Girl!

Also playing along with the following challenges:

Allsorts - The Colour Purple (very pale, hope that's ok?)
Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Extra Feb - Anything Goes
Holly Jolly Christmas - Non Traditional Colours (lilac & blue)

Ok folks, that's me done for today.  Hope you're having a great day & thanks for dropping by.

The Genius (Occasionally!) xx

16 comments:

Ela G said...

That snowman is adorable, such a great image for a one layer card!
Thanks for joining us over at Challenge up your life!
Hugs
Ela

Fiona said...

gorgeous card Abi...love that little snowman!!

You obviously chose the right printer!!

Fi
x

Chris said...

Fabulous OL card Abi! The cardstock must be pretty substantial for the colour not to bleed through- amazed you got it through a printer!
Hope you make a quick recovery from your nasty bug!
Chris
x

Judy Corner said...

This is smashing Abi. But oh dear poor you! Sending big hugs and get well wishes your way. Judy x

Linda Anderson said...

Adorable, absolutely adorable!!! Love your snowman. And hooray to you for mastering one layer cards! Thanks for joining us at Holly Jolly Christmas.

Linda

Viv's Visuals said...

Glad you're feeling better Abi. Fab one layer card! x

Sue said...

So glad your feeling better Abi love your card huggles Sue xx

Vickie Y said...

Adorable image and card! Thank you for sharing with us at OLCCC.

Lee-Anne said...

I love your sweet snowman with just a touch of color! Great card! So happy you could join us at OLCC!

Kim M said...

Love the super cute snowman digi! I like the way you coloured him so subtly too. Great card! Thanks for playing along with us over at OLCCC! Hope to see you again! :-)

Debs said...

Perfectly fabulous CAS design with such a super cute image.
Debs xx

catherine said...

Hello Abi. Sounds like you have been busy lately and hope you are feeling much better now. fabulous one layer card and love the snowman image.
x catherine

N Zver said...

What a lovely card . Thank you for sharing your wonderful project at Holly Jolly Christmas challenge. Good luck . Neva

N Zver said...

This is absolutely gorgeous! And your colouring is fantastic! Great colour combo and that image is super cute! Thank you for sharing your wonderful project with us at Come And Get It challenge. Neva

uselesstrinkets said...

Your card is just amazing! I love the snowman and the wonderful colours.
Everytime I run heavier paper through my printer, I'm glad the whole thing doesn't explode or something like that :)
Thanks for playing with us at Challenge up your life!
Jessa

Julia said...

ahh, the snowman is such a sweetie! great job! thanks for joining us over at Challenge up your life! Julia

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