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Tuesday, 15 February 2011

Less is More Challenge

Added 16.02.2011
Photograph taken in the sunshine this morning
yes sunshine!

Ooops! I deleted the original image from Inlinkz by mistake,
wanted to change it not delete it. 
Sorry if this causes any confusion.



Week two's challenge is only to use one layer... .ie. stamp directly onto the card... scary!!
  I was worried this would turn out boring.. lots of people have used some wonderful shading, I  had a go with a tree stamp ... well actually I tried it several times to no avail  :(

Then changed my mind and went with this flower.. Impression Obsession Victorian Flower 2 stamped using Versacolor 302 Velveteen then embossed with clear embossing powder.
  Not sure it fits the bill :)..

the black dots etc .. must be on my scanner!!... going to clean it now!
tc Sue xx

I will take a photograph tomorrow  and replace the scanned image.

20 comments:

Chrissie said...

It's really elegant how this stamp gives an impression of a vase with the swirl of the stems. You have used it well although sadly, scanned cards lose some of their vibrancy compared to photographed ones. I'm sure this card looks terrific in the flesh so to speak!
Thanks for joining us and we hope to see you again next week!
Chrissie
"Less is More"

Kathyk said...

It's just lovely

Kathyk

Suze Bain said...

Another beautiful stamp, very elegant.

faitha said...

What a gorgeous stamp lovely colours, isn't it awful with scanners, I have an awful mess on mine with stuff I haven't let dry first, I suppose I had better clean mine too. :)

Mandi said...

I never like my cards scanned they just look to flat
That's a stunning stamp, your card is lovely
One layer cards, don't have to be boring, the trick is the placement to add interest...as in stamping off the page, to one side, plenty of white space so your eye is drawn to the detail
Thanks so much for participating, much appreciated
mandi
"Less is More"

Lynne said...

Gorgeous! Really love that stamp.
Lynne xxx

themessycraftroom said...

Hi |Suzi, beautiful, elegant card. Your stamp is really lovely. I haven't seen that one done before.x ChrisB Hugs

Bea said...

really liked the colours on this card

Aquarius said...

This card certainly does fit the bill and that stamp is beautiful and one I've not seen before. I know what you mean about scanner glass though - where do all the spots and specks come from - probably glitter!!

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

Beautiful card - love how you added that little butterfly in the corner.
Thanks for you lovely comments and I'm glad you liked my text tree.
Caroline xxx

Chrissie said...

Wow!
What a difference a day makes!
This photo is so much better than a scan!
Thanks for doing it!
Chrissie
"Less is More"

Nigel said...

Sublimely elegant :)

Arielle ~ SnappyStamper said...

WOW Suzi, YOURS is gorgeous!!! I really love your colors and that stamp is awesome!

Katalytic said...

Elegant card

Linda said...

Sue this is such a lovely stamp and you`ve done it to perfection. Well done xx

Papillon said...

What a lovely stamp! I love the graduation of the colours too. I really like clean, simple cards,and this one is gorgeous! xx

Samantha said...

Hey Sue! Thanks for stopping by my blog today! great to meet you.... love your card too!... have added myself as a follower of your blog so I can find my way back xx GREAT blog :0)

Viv said...

Wow great card, must have a go at this too....scary though as you say! thanks for popping by my blog too :O)
Viv xx

Susan said...

Love the different shades on the stamp. Beautiful card!

Susan Allan said...

Less is definitely more. Really beautiful work!!
Sue xx