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Sunday, 13 February 2011

Less is more Week 2 One Layer Challenge

This weeks challenge over at Less is More is to use a tree or flower image on a simple folded card.
http://simplylessismoore.blogspot.com/2011/02/week-2-one-layer-challenge.html

I used a ribbed pearlescent card in a taupe colour and stamped a papermania stamp from an oriental collection in black brilliance ink. I used cool aqua and sky blue promarkers to add definition to the flower heads and tulip yellow for the leaves. The base colour muted the true colours and I quite liked the effect. The sentiment is a Jenny Mayes one and I drew a wiggley line to pop the image.
Thanks for looking :)
Mandi thanks for the font tutorial, definitely be having a go!

18 comments:

Mandi said...

Lovely card Valerie
The image is pretty, i like the addition of the wiggly lines!

Thanks for participating...you are welcome for the tut!
mandi
"Less is More"

Chrissie said...

Valerie this is just great!
You're right about how the colours change,they suit the base colour perfectly.
Your wiggly lines are perfect... a great addition.
Thanks so much for returning to our challenge, we really appreciate your support!
See you next week!
Chrissie
"Less is More"

Susan said...

Very pretty! Love the little doodled borders on the corners!

Gibmiss said...

Hi Valerie
i love this sooo nice love the colour
hugs
sylvie
xxxx

Lynne said...

Fabulous card.
Lynne xxx

Karen said...

Hi Val - lovely card and the muted colours work really well. Being sisters I would have thought you would have told me you had a Blog!!!

Caroline Hallett said...

this is beautiful - love all the colours - they really compliment each other well

Sue said...

Hi Valerie, an absolute stunner,looks fab on the pearl card:)

sue
xx

♥ Marlou ♥ said...

fab card, i love it!! :)

Suze Bain said...

Love the image and the colours you've used.

cardz said...

Very pretty choice of colours and a great layout too.

Heather T.

KatheD said...

Fab card - i love the way the wiggley line sets off the image and draws the eye to the sentiment!

Stamps and Paper said...

A really pretty card.

Anne

Meggymay said...

Beautiful card, super colour.

Shaz said...

Fab card and love that stamp. xx

Cazro said...

Beautiful card. Caz

Debgem said...

This is lovely - fabulous colours!

stampdiva said...

So elegant.
Wishes
Lynne

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