Sunday, July 15, 2012

Triple Word Score!

You may remember, way back in April, how I claimed that I was going to make one CAS card a week...well, here's my second one-layer CAS card, ha!

Mom called me some time back and asked if I could use a bag a old Scrabble pieces. Why yes, I replied. I don't know what I'll do with them, but I'm sure I'll think of something! Well, here is...something!

I was inspired by the One Layer / 3 of something Challenge at Less is More, as well as the Clean & Simple / Wordsmith Challenge at The Paper Players. I used Clean & Simple Sketch #199.

I was concerned that the tiles would count as extra layers...but I looked through Less Is More's One-Layer cards from the past, and it looks like embellishments are used... I know it's not a perfect one-layer card, but I sure had fun!

I used masking and TH Vintage Photo distress ink to create the border. The sentiment is from a Unity stamp set; I just inked the "Missing" part of the full "Missing You" stamp, and then heat-embossed it in brown.

This was super-simple, but I do really like the result. Thanks for the inspiration!

15 comments:

  1. I love your card too, but the tiles could be construed as added layers... or are they embellishments?
    Tricky question!
    Super CAS design however!
    Thank you.
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  2. LOVE LOVE LOVE this! What a perfect way to translate this challenge! So fun! Thanks for playing with my Wordsmith challenge this week!

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  3. Oh what fun!!! Love the scrabble pieces! Awesome card! Thanks for playing along with us at the Paper Players!

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  4. TOO COOL!!! I think I may need some Scrabble tiles--this is fabulous!!! I invite you to come and join me at Technique Tuesday--I would love to see your creation! :)

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  5. Love it! It is a CAS with tons of personality!

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  6. Pretty lovely.

    Sudha
    sudha-kalra.blogspot.in

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  7. Great CAS card and you found the perfect use for the letter tiles. TFS

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  8. I'm going to keep on the lookout for someone throwing away scrabble games...this is perfect!

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  9. Aren't you lucky that your Mom shared the Scrabble tiles! Love the card!

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  10. ...it's a great idea - i love this card.

    Brigitte

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  11. Cool card, but slightly tenuous as to being one layer
    LOVE it however!

    Thanks very much
    mandi
    "Less si More"

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  12. Those scrabble pieces look FAB arranged the way you've designed them - this is sure to bring a smile to the recipient! Thanks for playing along with the Paper Players this week!

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