Clean and simple cards are not something that comes to me naturally, I usually have to think about it and if I think about it I usually over-think it and then its not clean and simple anymore. This clean and simple card was pretty easy though, probably because I was half asleep at the time, lol.
I had just received an order of washi tape in the mail, so it was on my mind when I got the idea for this card. I started with Gina K's 120# white cardstock and embossed it with a Tim Holtz Texture fade. Once embossed I randomly added various stripes of washi tape, tearing each end so it was a bit jagged.
I love this stuff! I've never worked with it before, but since its everywhere I thought I would try it out. It is so nice, repostionable and pretty. I will definitely be purchasing more.
I stamped my sentiment on a strip of white cardstock, trimmed the end to points, adhered it with foam squares, and as an afterthought added some bakers twine I received as a gift with my washi tape order. I was going to add some ink to the embossed space, but I really don't think it was necessary.
Since this was a simple card I left the inside plain except for the sentiment.
I'm really impressed with what I can do when I'm half-asleep, lol. My husband said that this was one of the brightest cards I've made in a while. I decided to take that as a compliment. :)
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
- Simon Says Stamp Challenge - Anything Goes
- Simon Says Stamp and Show - A Kaleidescope of Colour
- Creative Craft Challenges - Anything Goes
- The Pink Elephant - Springtime
- Craft Your Passion - Lots of Texture
- Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
I used the following supplies:
Cardstock: Gina K Designs 120# Pure Luxury Pure White.
Stamps: Stampin' Up! Petite Pairs.
Ink: Memories Black.
Adhesive: Foam Squares.
Embellishments: Washi tape purchased from Le Box Boutique. Bakers Twine was a gift with purchase.
Tools: Paper trimmer, bone folder, scissors, Cuttlebug, Sizzix Tim Holtz Texture Fade Checkerboard.