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Friday, 3 May 2013

Less is More week 117-sketch

Wow another glorious sunny day and we are jet washing the garden and tidying up but I had to come in and post my very late card for the LIM challenge:)


This week we have a sketch for you drawn by Jen.
It's simplicity itself, so to add a little constraint, we ask that the card stays in this orientation.  Remember we still want to see plenty of white space.


I was sorting through my stamps looking for one that appears to be MIA when I came across this set. It's part of a vintage set from Stamp Addicts and I love the ruined archway. So come and see what I made:


I stamped and masked the frame and then stamped part of the archway in black memento. I added a little colour to the foliage to give depth with an aqua brush. The banner was stamped and fussy cut around the image and the sentiment printed with my digital print runner. I coloured her in and added some black paper pen as faux pearls.

Hope you have enjoyed your visit:)


12 comments:

Stamps and Paper said...

oGorgeous card Val and love the stamps you have used...

Anne

Sasha said...

Love your stamps and the techniques you used, Val. It's amazimg what you come across when rummaging around in your stash...isn't it?
Hope you enjoy a lovely bank holiday x

Christine said...

Good idea to do it that way Valerie! The card is brilliant!
Hug
Christine

Chrissie said...

Great masking Val, this looks terrific.
Thanks so much
Chrissie
Less is More

Meggymay said...

Beautiful card, loving the images and the way you used them.
Yvonne x

Darnell J Knauss said...

"Awe"mazing, Val!!

Vicky Hayes said...

This is really pretty Val - your rummaging paid off! Vicky x

Bev said...

Val, this is truly stunning and the lady lying on the banner is gorgeous. The soft colours you've used give the card a dreamy romantic feel, and I love it

Bev x

Sue said...

Val, I love the soft vintage look of your card and how you made the sentiment banner. Beautiful. Sue x

Jenny said...

Very vintage and botanical... love the lady lying across the banner too!!
Jenny x

baileyrosy.com said...

Beautiful Valerie what wonderful stamps I love the vintage feel and your gentle colouring ...superp piece of art.

Marie

Viv said...

Seems I missed this one Val, it's lovely and so clever too :) Viv xx

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