Friday, January 27, 2017

Hiding how I'm thinking of you

I almost forgot Darnell was having 3 NBUS challenges in a row this month - the second being posted this past Monday.  SO glad I realized and got a card done in time!
I did use one of her optional elements in my card design:  1.  The first optional theme I used this week is a NBUS Technique called "Hidden Word" or "Camouflaged Word" or, if you want to get technical "Steganography."
 My NBUS is this piece of paper from a K and Co Amy Butler paperpad.  I've used other papers from this pad - but none of this one.  I also used word dies from a thinlit die set - I've used other words from this set but not these.
I die cut the words twice out of Simply Chartreuse card stock and once out of the panel of DP.  I glued all three layers together with the DP on the top - then adhered the thick words into the cut out on the DP that I had already adhered to the card .  I added a little matboard heart that I colored by inking it with Simply Chartreuse.

You'll find this week's NBUS challenge here.
Also linking my card to:
Happy Little Stampers 
Darnell is having surgery today -  so the sentiment on this card is going out to her through cyber space - as well as prayers and hugs!  Best wishes today Sis!!


Paper:  Simply Chartreuse - PTI,  DP - K and Co/Amy Butler/Desigher Mat Pad, little sizzles Matboard - Sizzix.
Ink:  Simply Chartreuse - PTI
Accessories:  Dies - Thinking of you - Thinlits/Celebrate, heart die - Tim Holtz. 

12 comments:

Shoregirl said...

What a fun technique and cute card!

jdmommy - Anne Harmon said...

Hiding in plain sight, I see. I love your card.......love to you and the Mr. Hugs, A.

Sharli Schaitberger said...

I don't know how you line up the sentiment with the design paper so perfectly?! It's not cut from the design paper, is it?

Sheila H said...

You chose gorgeous paper for your hidden word project. Your card is quite striking. Thanks for your kind comment on my blog.

Ros Crawford said...

What a lovely example of the hidden word technique! This is beautiful!

Loll said...

Beautiful design Julia. LOVE this colour and the beautiful patterned paper. xx

nancy littrell said...

I love your monochromatic card Julia. Your die cut hidden words turned out great with all the layering. TFS my friend. Hugs..

Redanne said...

What an amazing design Julia, I love how you 'hid' the words - beautiful!! Hugs, Anne xx

Bonnie said...

You have inspired me to use some of that hoard of paper I have, Julia!

Jo Manna said...

That tone on tone is really beautiful. Love it xx

Deepti Aggarwal said...

Such a beautiful card..love the camouflaged sentiment.Thank you so much for joining us at Happy Little Stampers - anything goes with dies. Hugs xx Deepti

Darnell said...

Yay, I'm glad you remembered, sis! I love your mono chrome hidden word card using that gorgeous shade of green! I so appreciate you making it for me and your special message to me here, as well as your comments and emails. I'm doing really well, considering ~ just way behind! Thank you so much for playing in my NBUS Challenge #9 and for joining in the optional theme!! Hugs, Darnell

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