Thank goodness is Friday again (with Steph you might like to add). It's that time of the season when everything outside is wet and cold and everyone inside my household is down with the sniffles. I hope all these dreariness ends soon and as I was deciding on which Anthony and Burt image to use for my card - this one seem very opportune for this moment in my life.
I colored dear old Burt the frog with alcohol markers and added texture to him with a blender pen. On my last Friday's post, I shared how I colored him. This week, I wanted to share a design tip instead - for clean and simple 1 layer cards. I know I struggled with clean and simple for a while because it always turned out boring and plain - as if something was missing. Over the years, I have discovered that what helps me make a clean and simple card pop is really to create a strong and bold focal point - either using dimensions (pop up), or with a strong color such as the big colorful bow I used.
I hope you will give clean and simple a try - Anthony and Burt are such completed image set that works so well with this style of cards.
This week we are giving away a lovely new Stamp It Stamp, called Renaissance.
Just leave a comment on today's post by Sunday night and you could win the cute, cute stamp. We will post the winner on Tuesday's blog post. (Must be a U.S. resident to win.)