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Fairy House One Layer Card

Hi crafty friends! I usually love to add lots and lots of dimension to my cards, but for this one I focused on the coloring and created this fun one layer fall card using images from Streamside Studios.

For this card I printed out this large image from the Fairy House Builder digital stamp set by Streamside Studios onto Clairefontaine DCP 250 gsm cardstock and once more onto copy paper. I cut out all the images from the copy paper to use as mask. To adhere them to my cardpanel I used some temporary adhesive and then got to inkblending!

I used my favorite blend of inks from Pinkfresh Studio to create this fall sunset look. I go from blue to a really pale orange for this blend and then I put a torn piece of masking tape near the bottom of the card to create the grass. Then I can peel off my masks. If you have any adhesive that doesn’t pull up with your masks, use an adhesive eraser to take care of that before you start coloring!

I did all my coloring with alcohol markers today. I stuck to a fairly limited color pallette using mostly deep warm jewel tones to go with the fall look. Deep red, deep green and turquoise, some cream and brown. When coloring I always work from dark to light and work in several layers to get a smooth and nice blend. If you’d like to see the full process for this card, please watch the video!

That finishes up this card! Please let me know if you have any questions. Make sure to follow me on Instagram, I post a new card every day! And subscribe to me on YouTube for video tutorials. In the supply list you can find all the products I used. Where possible I’ve used affiliate links. If you choose to purchase through these links, I will make a small (5 – 10%) commission to no extra cost to you. This helps me out a ton! You can also use code STUDIOKATO at checkout in the Crafty Meraki store or the Joy Clair Designs store to get 10% off your purchase!

  • Clairefontaine DCP 250 gsm white cardstock
  • Mondi Color Copy 300 gsm (cardbase)
  • Streamside Studios – Fairy House Builder digi stamp set
  • Streamside Studios – Woodland Friends digi stamp set
  • The Ton – A2 Nesting Double Stitched Rectangles
  • Pinkfresh Studio ink: Summer Shower, Soft Lilac, Ballet Slipper, Peach Fuzz, Grassy Knoll, Olive
  • We R Memory Keepers – 1-2-3 Punch Board
  • Bearly Art Precision Craft Glue

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