8.03.2021

One Plus Twelve: August!


 Hi friends!

It's time for another round of my absolute favorite card series:
One Plus Twelve!

This is my 3rd year of doing this personal card challenge,
designed to stretch the use of my stamps in a creative way.
I chose a stamp
- and just one - 
and use it all year long for each of the 12 months.
You can peek here to see how it all started :)

And for this month, I'm sharing the one I made for my VSN challenge, 

Not to worry!
Nothing spooky, no potions, and Merlin won't show up waving a wand :)

It's SO EASY and the results are just breathtaking!

I don't mean my card ....
I mean the TECHNIQUE :)



Speaking of my card ...

Here it is - underwhelming that it is!
I had another one to share - in gorgeous shades of blue
and a 3D version of this one.
But .......
I could not find it.

Not here, not there, not anywhere!


I think, truly, I must have signed it and mailed it away
because I can't find it OR my pictures of it :(

And it sure was pretty :/

My 2 friends Barb and Jeanette are also playing along this year
and you can see their cards on their blogs today or whenever posted.

Creating this card, I stamped the image for 2021:
Altenew's Buid-a-flower Magnolia in Hero Arts White Unicorn.
Once it was dry, I used my Arteza colored pencils to fill in the black space with color, and added a heat embossed sentiment.
Easy peasy!

From shades of blue or shades of purple,
I wish you a day filled with color and happiness!

Thanks for stopping by!

9 comments:

  1. Such a striking and beautiful card and very dramatic on the dark card stock Kelly x.

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  2. Kelly, the black magic technique looks fabulous on your card. WOW! This is stunning!

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  3. Just gorgeous! Love the technique.

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  4. Amazing!!!! Love this card, such great technique and stamp!

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  5. A stunning card and love the beautiful flower. I used to do this with painting with bleach. The one problem was, not all dark card would do it!! Big hugs and blessings, Carol S.xxxx

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  6. I think this is just stunning. I love the colors. [Bunny]

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  7. Absolutely stunning card Kelly, I love the glower and it's colours and the black background just makes it all pop, Kate x

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  8. This is beautiful Kelly - love the these gorgeous colours. If you ever find the blue one, please share :)
    Stay safe
    Blessings
    Maxine

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