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Sunday, 1 April 2012

Less is More "Lucky Dip"

Picture Inspiration at LIM
here's mine

the idea for this card came from a lovely Cubby Hole friend, Christine C who gave me the most delightful card for my birthday. Christine used a template to make a beautiful, subtle background for a stamped image. I thought I'd have a go at the same type of effect...mmm I was a bit too heavy handed with the ink, nothing subtle about it! So I added more ink and turned into the focal point! i rather like it  :o)




I added, glitter,buttons and ribbon to give it some texture. I painted darker bits of pink ink to add interest to the stippled flower template.














Lots of shadows on the pics... taken outside in the sun!.
 Enjoy the rest of theSunday.
take care xx suzi b xx

15 comments:

Aquarius said...

Sometimes things don't always turn out as intended but I love the way you've completed this pretty card.

Loli said...

Hola Suzi, gorgeous card, great idea, i like the colours and the design.
An spring hug from Palma

Vicky Hayes said...

You are on a roll Sue! I think the inking through the template has given a lovely soft effect and I like the added glitter too. Vicky x

L*I*S*A said...

Wow, your card is fantastic.
Lisa

Netty said...

Beautiful card Suzi, love the masking, x

Chrissie said...

This looks lovely and really close in colour to the inspiration picture.
Great card.
Thanks so much
Chrissie
"Less is More"

Christine B. said...

Lovely card love how you've added the glitter. Hugs x ChrisB

Valerie said...

So pretty Suzi and I love the ribbon banner and the button centres!
Val x

Jenny said...

This is beautiful Suzi, I love the flowers as a focal point and the 'off edge' design looks great :0)
Jenny x

Victoria said...

These flowers are incredible! Fabulous inking!

Kathyk said...

And you can't beat a bit of glitter - fab project

Kathyk

Suze Bain said...

Lovely card Suzi, beautiful flowers and love the sparkle! xx

Helen in the UK said...

Love that your turned this from not what you intended into a fabulous card! Beautiful :)

Mandi said...

Pretty card Suzi
Lovely effect
Thank you very much
mandi
"Less is More"

Linby said...

Great technique and such a lovely pretty card.
Linbyx