Tuesday, 30 August 2016

Less is More - Week #291 - Recipe

It's recipe week over at Less is More and the theme is 'Sticker, sticky label or peel-off'. The DT have made some wonderful cards and already there are some extremely clever entries as well. Who would have thought that using a peel-off as a mask could be so effective?!

I didn't have much time to play but did need to make some cards in a hurry, to enclose with last week's snippets prizes. So I turned to some stickers and a sentiment stamp and came up with six of these little cards:
I used:

- 3.75" x 3.75" square white card blank

- sentiment stamp that came with the All-Occasion 'That Folder' set and Memento 'London Fog' ink (softer than jet black) - stamped using the Misti, which of course made doing six cards the same a real breeze

- the triple flower 'Hydrangea' sticker is by Martha Stewart and even came with the little pearls on, so it was just a matter of popping it in place

As I said, very quick and easy and I feel I cheated!




30 comments:

  1. You haven't cheated at all, Di! You've just proved that it doesn't need to take ages to produce something really beautiful. xx

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  2. Oooh those flowers look so delicate and pretty!!
    Cheers
    Dr Sonia

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  3. Super sweet card, Di--love that floral sticker!

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  4. How gorgeous Di....you haven't cheated at all...it's all in the design and yours is a beauty. Have a lovely week xx

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  5. A lovely card Di - I often find the quickest cards are my favourites!
    Kath x

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  6. Fab card Di! I agree with the others, it's all in the design, and this one is lovely! Those are really pretty flowers - great choice. Thanks for sharing at Less is More!

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  7. Gorgeous Di, those flowers are beautiful.

    Sue xx

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  8. Well, you've just proved it doesn't have to take hours to make a pretty card Di. I think this is superb.

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

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  9. I know exactly what you mean but sometimes needs must... They'll be just as special to the recipients. The flowers are so pretty. X

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  10. LOL yeah. it does feel like cheating using a ready made up embelly like one that already has pearls on. I think we're all so used to fiddling around assembling multiple die cuts into something complicated.

    I do like the idea of a Misti. I've got an old Fiskars stamping press, but I'd not had much success with getting a decent stamp impression. You guys using your misti makes me think I should get it out and have another go!

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    1. I still have my Fiskars Stamping Press here and found it was pretty good - until I got a Misti and realised just how great it was to be able to re-ink a stamps and have it stamp in the exact same place - either on the same card or when making a batch. Money well spent. Now and then places do have a good discount day - that's the day to buy!

      Hugs

      Di xx

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  11. Beautiful card, Di. I'm all for quick and easy :)
    Hugs,
    Em xxx

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  12. Very pretty Di and those flowers are certainly the Rolls Royce of stickers with their little pearl centres. Shows that simple can be beautiful. x

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  13. Hi Di,
    what a very lovely card, and such a very pretty flower.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  14. Wow!!! These sweet flowers look so pretty!! Lovely card(s)! :D

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  15. Such a pretty card Di and so what if you used those lovely ready made stickers - the way you put it all together was your own design xx

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  16. They are really very pretty Di, love those flowers Karen xx

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  17. What great stickers, a fabulous LIM/Cas card.
    Packet on it's way but silly Hubby has sent it second class, as if it hasn't taken long enough already doh.

    Kath x

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  18. Gorgeous card, the pale flowers look so delicate.
    hugs Veerle

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  19. such a little card and it speaks volumes. You are a whiz when it comes to making cards with any old thing, including stickers.

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  20. The flowers are so gorgeous and a very sweet card.

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  21. So sweet! Love the delicate flowers and the fog ink is perfect! xxx

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  22. well I wondered where the sticker was - very classy stickers indeed. Love this so pretty.

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  23. A beautiful card and thank you so much for sending one to me. Great to see how you did it.

    Crafty hugs xxxx

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  24. You may have felt like you cheated but it fulfils the challenge requirements and looks fab... what could be better... using up old stash too huh!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  25. This is beautiful, Di. Who cares that it was quick? It looks good and I really like it A LOT.
    Silly you... Too hard on yourself!

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  26. Pretty card Di, no reason to feel you've cheated though.

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  27. Such a sweet card Di. The flowers are beautiful and your design is great. Thank you so much for joining us at Less is More.
    Sharon xx

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