Friday, 18 March 2011

Less is more challenge card


Hiya Everyone,

This is a card I made yesterday for the less is more challenge. The sentiment is a Penny black stamp that my dad picked up on his car boot travels for next to nothing. After stamping my sentiment I cut out a heart shape which I laid onto the card in a few places and drew around it lightly with pencil. I then went over the pencil lines with my red stickles glitterglue. I think it took me about 10 minutes altogether. Clean and simple isn't really my thing but I do appreciate simpler styles can be just, if not more effective than a very busy card. It's a good job we're all different though isn't it otherwise we'd all be making the same cards!

I will enter this into the following challenges:-

Less is more - One layer + off the page
Crafty calendar - Love
One stop challenge - Clean and simple

Thanks for looking!!!

Paula. x

13 comments:

  1. I think this is lovely - can't believe how neat your stickles lines are done freehand - mine would be unbelievably blobby!!!

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  2. What a lovely sentiment & clever use of the heart shapes beautifully stickled :-)

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  3. Hi Paula, this is really effective and a super technique.
    I think I would have stuck to just one heart however... the sentiment seems to call for it somehow and I think the impact might be more poignant for it!
    I think the one in the left hand corner is the one I would choose.
    Thanks for joining us and check back tomorrow for our new challenge!
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  4. Clever technique, love the effect
    Thanks Paula
    Great to see you
    mandi
    "Less is More"

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  5. Lovely honey-CAS is also not a style I choose but I had a play myself this week lol. I'm just about to message you on docrafts :-) Love Elaine-xxx-

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  6. Stunning. I'm going to have to come car booting in Blackpool - nothing like that at ours!

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  7. Love this sentiment, and the big hearts too, wonderful.

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  8. What a creative card...wouldn't have thought to do that! Love it!

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  9. OOOO love the stickles glue, great layout.
    jenjoy x

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  10. wonderful card and great idea with stickles.

    Bianca

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  11. So simple card and I love it!!!
    Svetlana xx

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