Tuesday, September 20, 2011

One Layer Wednesday 64: Coloring Country Pleasures

This week's One Layer Wednesday challenge is to "color it".  In going through my box of stamps-that-will-not-be-put-away-until-they-are-used, I really only had one set that fit.  It's a very old Stampin' Up set that I recently picked up used on E-Bay.

I have mixed feelings about this card.  I like the idea of a vivid scene on a white card, but it just came up too dark.  I'd have another try at it, but I am handicapped by the fact that about 3/4's of my Copics are packed in card kits to take up to church cardmaking!  I also had a very tough time getting the sky to blend and getting the barn to look rustic.  But...I like the concept enough to post it!

I'm also going to add this to the Less Is More challenge to get 1000 posts!

  • Stamps: Stampin' Up Country Pleasures, sentiment unknown
  • Paper: Neenah Classic Crest Solar White Cover Stock
  • Ink: Memento black and copics
  • Accessories: red and olive stickes, b/w gingham


Chrissie said...

It looks great Kim, we are always our own severest critics!
The ribbon is particularly in keeping with the theme.
Thanks so much, you are doing us proud.
"Less is More"

Lisa A. said...

Very pretty, Kim!! Reminds me of home in Buffalo...lots of countryside farms with silos, and pumpkins and apples for sale at this time of year. Your card is simply lovely, wonderful job with your coloring!!

Mandi said...

I think it;s fAB Kim, the image reminds me of Clarice Cliff
Love the sideways sentiment and ribbon
Thanks for helping us towards our 1000 target!

Suze Bain said...

I like the bold colours Kim, gives it a more masculine feel. xx

Janet a.k.a. swanlady21 said...

Gorgeous colouring - such rich colours.

Carol said...

I think you're being much too hard on yourself, Kim. This is absolutely stunning...love the high contrast between the brilliant coloring and white card base.

kingstonmama said...

It's beautiful, Kim. The coloring is gorgeous. Love the little ribbon treatment. Ann

Melissa said...

Looks perfect to me! :) You always see the little things when you're the creator! :)

Jen W. said...

I think your colouring is gorgeous. I especially love the shading on the hills. The tiny bling on the tree and the gingham ribbon are the perfect touches!

Debgem said...

I think your image looks fabulous - the colours are really autumnal - and I like the bit of bling too!

Aileen said...

I love the deep colours against the the white. The ribbon and sideways sentiment are fab additions. x

Bonnie said...

What a fantastic One Layer Card! Love it!