Over at Simplicity we were challenged to use a circle on our card. It could be anything, brads, round flowers, round images…I chose a round die cut and this cute little image from High Hopes of a girl in a round tire swing. Now the challenging part is it has to be ONE LAYER ONLY. Yep, OLW rolled around again.
I cut the circle with the die and then traced lightly inside the circle with a pencil so I would know where to position my little girl on the inside. I used a Brilliance Pad in Coffee Bean and then embossed with clear embossing powder. The ribbon is brown and white and the cardstock is really a beautiful soft pink like the ribbon off to the left but I couldn’t get it to photograph in pink. It washed out even without flash. Suffice it to say the pink is really perfect. Here’s the inside. Now I’m cheating a little because I am going to go ahead and link this to Simplicity but in real life I am going to make a tag and put it over the smudged greeting on the outside. Did that ever happen to you??
Yay, I got the pink to show up better; and the ribbon too. So here’s how I fixed it and now I have a CAS (clean and simple) card instead of a OLW. Sorry Susan, I just didn’t want to start over.