Hola, amigos! I'm here today to announce the latest and greatest challenge from Tiddly Inks! It's a doozy! This week the Tiddly Inks team is asking you to SIMPLIFY your card creations by only using one layer. That's correct. Just one layer. How did I like this challenge? Let me put it to you this way. I thought I was going to die! "One layer?! No way!" This is an actual snippet of a conversation I had with myself before making my card. It was immediately followed by a full-fledged, kicking and screaming, temper tantrum, complete with flailing arms and damsel in distress dramatics. Needless to say, none of this changed the fact that I was still going to have to create a one-layer card. Long story short, this one was tough. I guess that's why they call it a "challenge"...DUH! LOL!
Once I stopped whining and started working on the card, things started to look up. First of all, I chose to work with the image, Donna. Did you know this image is the namesake of my stamping blog buddy, Donna Mikasa? Donna is a Tiddly Inks Coloring Friend and she has a fabulous blog called, Three Umbrellas. Get it? Umbrellas. Donna (in the image) is holding an umbrella. Ever notice when you over explain something it tends to dilute some of it's irony, humor, interest..whatever it was you were shooting for. I think I best be moving on, before that happens here ;D Anyway, the point I'm trying to make is, I love this image.
I colored up Donna with Copics in mostly primary colors and then decided to add dimensional lacquer to the umbrella and the rain boots. The awesome striped ribbon down the side was a gift from my friend, Shay (hey, girl!) Don't you love it!
Don't forget, you can pick up this image and tons more in the Tiddly Inks Shop. Stop by the Tiddly Inks blog and see what magic the other Tiddly Inkers stirred up this week. These gals are seriously talented!
That's it for now. Stop by tomorrow for more card stuff. Until then, stay crafty!