Friday, February 25, 2011

Less is More



Well, I have yet found my style in making cards yet but I do love the varieties I see from other crafters online. These people (DT members and contestants) from the challenges I joined have such brilliant ideas and I d notice some of them have their personal style. Hmm, I wonder what's mine.



Anyway, here's two cards I made with a simple round shape as a focal point. It was embossed with a Damask pattern, inked with Distress ink at the edge and then the raised pattern highlighted with chalk. It's my first time using the chalk technique. 

















Paper: 5"x5" Cream Card, Yellow/Green Card, Sentiment from Retro (Paper Pizazz)
Ink: Old Paper (Distress)
Accessories: 1.5cm Satin Black Ribbon, Buttons, 3mm Gemstones (Anita's)
Tools: Multi Frames MDF020 (Nellie's), Damask Embossing Folder (Craft Too), Swiss Dots Embossing Folder (Provo Craft)

Entering the version with green die cut for these challenges :
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7 comments:

  1. Hi this is awesome, so elegant and pretty. Love your embossing. Thank you for joining my candy and good luck xx

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  2. Hi Dora, thanks for coming by! Candy makes the world a better place ;)

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  3. Love the centre embossing,, how effective this is. Thank you for joining us at AGOAC this time. hugz Jackie x

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  4. Beautiful card...Love the embossing...Thank you for joining in with us at A Gem of a Challenge...
    Mandy x

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  5. Beautiful cards. I love the emobssing and to add the gems to the button is a clever touch.
    Thanks for joining us at A Gem of A Challenge.
    Caroline (GDT) xxx

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  6. What lovely cards - love your gems. Thanks for joining us this time at Southern Girls.
    Alicia xx

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  7. Thanks peeps for your encouraging comments.

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