Friday, 15 May 2015

Less is More - Week 223 - 'Water'

The current challenge over at Less is More is 'Water' - and one-layered as well. As often happens, I dithered too long and a couple of the ideas I had were already entered - right down to one using the very same SU birdbath stamp, Eve :) In the end this is what I came up with:
I used:

- A6 white card blank, tent style

- image is called 'Water Lilies' from the Joanna Sheen Favourite Flowers Collection - stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad and coloured with Faber Castell Polychromos pencils. Just a little tickle of clear Wink of Stella was added to the dragonfly's wings

- final touch, rounded off the bottom left corner using a We R Memory Keepers Corner Chomper

A short list of 'ingredients' today - for a change! Hindsight being 20/20 vision, perhaps I should have masked off the sentiment and even the dragonfly before stamping the image. Next time maybe!

Di
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19 comments:

  1. I like it just the way it is Di! It looks like a special hand-made card, which should mean so much to the recipient!

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  2. Very pretty Di. Love that waterlily stamp.

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  3. Lovely-looks like a perfect Lazy Day to me,sat by the water watching the Dragonflies darting in and out-fabby take on the water theme Di :)
    Have a lovely day,Nessa xxx

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  4. Hi Di,
    what a wonderful creation.
    wonderful stamping, and it sure reminds me of lazy days sitting by a pond.
    Your colouring is ace.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  5. Looks good to me. Love that dragonfly.
    Love the whole card.
    Hugs
    xx

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  6. SUPER one layer wonder here Di. xxx

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  7. A lovely card Di - I love the dragonfly and waterlilies.
    Kath x

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  8. Aww this is so lovely Di!! Absolutely love the image and a beautiful CAS design! Lucy x

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  9. This is a very pretty Joanna Sheen image Di and you have coloured it beautifully. Just perfect for the challenge. x

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  10. Fabulous stamping Di, a gorgeous scene and a perfect take on our watery challenge
    Thanks so much for sharing and taking part.
    Sarah xx
    Less is More

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  11. It's a lovely card, Di. I like the gentle colours - just right for the image. Hugs, Elizabeth xx

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  12. Hi Di this is gorgeous. I am not brave enough to make a one layer card. Hugs Jackie

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  13. What a beautiful card Di! I love your one layer scene, such a perfect summer scene! I can see a nice picnic around this pond! Hugs, Brenda

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  14. No need for hindsight here, this card looks fabulous as it is and a great sentiment, don't you just love those lazy days.

    Kath x

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  15. I think you left the perfect amount of white space with you little scene! <3

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  16. Very creative, Di! I love your card!

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  17. Don't you just hate it when that happens, you have an idea in your head only to see someone else got there before you! :) Anyhoo, you persevered and I love your little pond scene. I could go there with a little picnic right now, although it looks like it might rain lol!
    Thanks for sharing with us.
    Anita x
    Less is More GD

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  18. A very soothing, relaxing look to this card. Love the CAS style. Perfect for a summer's day. TFS & Hugs

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