Sunday, 16 September 2012

Less Is More - an oval

This week's challenge over at Less Is More is to use an oval on your card. I made this whilst still in a haze of jet lag after New Mexico, and having fun meeting Kay, but also itching to just sit and play after almost two weeks without any 'hands on' crafting:
Totally quick and easy - and obviously influenced by all the beautiful turquoise and sort of 'honeycomb' colours we saw whilst away - the vibrant colours and light in NM are just fabulous:)

I used:

- 2.75" x 4.75" white card stock (ie, a small DL card)

- Craftwork Cards oval image, coloured with Pro Markers

- Craftwork Cards scalloped oval

- stamped 'Elzybells' sentiment using 'Memento 'Tuxedo Black' ink pad

- a couple of embossed lines down either side of the card

All done - off to bed now.............and the main oval is a deffo bit off-centre to the scalloped one I'm afraid. But a blind cowboy on a galloping horse probably wouldn't really notice, or even care :)  ZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz,,,,,,,,zonk!

Di
x

20 comments:

  1. It's lovely Di, and I do like the colours you used.
    Linbyx

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  2. It gives it perspective don't you know. Love those little houses. I'm making a slightly larger one now. Hugs Mrs A. From my iPad in a Premier Inn somewhere in England.Night night. Sleep tight.

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  3. I am sure the recipient would be too polite to say anything IF they actually notice. Lovely card Honey and Welcome Back.
    Hasn't Mrs A gone posh with an iPad!! Is the Treehouse good enough for her?
    LOL!
    xx

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  4. This is fabulous Di the image is stunningand great for the challenge good luck and thank you for your lovely comments x

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  5. This is just fab. Love the stamped image and your colours look stunning. xx

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  6. What a great little image for a super little card.
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    Less is More

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  7. Oh you are too funny...no one but a card maker would notice and they would have to have very exacting eyes at that!

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  8. Was that you dropping off?? LOL!

    Sweet little card, you can't go wrong with those caramel colours...yum :)

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  9. Well it was still made with love, so no-one can complain! I love the colours you used.

    Hugs
    Sarn xxx

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  10. Hello Di,

    Love this card! Yes, I can see the New Mexico influence in your card. Today I posted the two sympathy cards I made using the stamp each of us bought, along with the embossing folder. Not quite an oval, otherwise I might enter one of them in the contest (never have done that before).

    Hugs, Kay

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  11. It's fabulous Di. Doubt anyone would have notice if you hasn't mentioned it. We crafters are to hard on ourselves at times.
    Hope you rest up and have a wonderful week.
    Hugs
    Bernie

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  12. Wow you are on the ball, takes me ages to get back into crafting if I have been away, even for a few days.
    Great new home card, love the image and you shouldn't have mentioned the off centre as no-one would have noticed but if it is for a non-crafter then they won't notice it either.
    Well you are the only other person alive, that I have come across, using the variation on the expression I know as 'a blind man on a galloping horse could spot the difference'. Me, you and my Mother are the only ones I have ever know using it. I once put it on my blog to describe an error and I think people thought I had made it up myself.
    Another oldie but a goodie, that you may recall, regarding the shapness of knives, is the expression you could ride bare bottom to London on this and not feel a thing.

    Glad to have you back.

    Kath x

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  13. Swell card, and I'm likin' the Southwestern influence on your colors. Very clean & elegant card. So glad you had a grand time, and arrived home safely. We missed you. Hugs.

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  14. This is FAB Di
    I love those little houses

    Thanks very much
    mandi
    LIM

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  15. I really love this one Di - really cute housewarming card. Love the colours.
    Tara
    x

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  16. Super card Di, love the colours. So pleased you had a good holiday.
    Lynne xxx

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  17. This is so lovely, Di! I wish you could have come to stamp with us, but you were a bit too far away. Glad you're home safely and hope the jet lag has left you.

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  18. Super card, Di. I like the colours you've used. Sue x

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  19. Love your card Di, smashing showcasing of the little town and a great new home card:0) Hope you're a little better rested now :0) Gay x

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