Sunday, February 13, 2011

Less is more week 2


It's the second week at the less is more challenge and it's another great theme. This week you have to make a One Layer Card with flowers or trees.
How could I resist?
This is similar to another card I made awhile ago, but I've changed it about a bit, made it smaller, changed the colours, didn't use a sentiment and added some script, so I guess it's actually nothing like it really! lol

I've used coloursoft pencils on kraft card, definitely my favourite technique at the moment! I masked the flower before over stamping the script. Cutting out the mask was the part of this card that took the longest to do!

I am also entering this for the Secret Crafter challenge, which is " a stamped flower"

The stamps are PaperArtsy Hotpicks.

35 comments:

  1. This is fabulous!
    I can see why the masking took a long time... well worth the effort though, the effect is super and your colouring is wonderful!
    Thanks for joining us again, your contribution is greatly appreciated!
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  2. This is so soft and shows real texture despite being one layer. I love it Joanne

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  3. Joanne - such a beautifully soft and subtle image - I love the colouring. I like kraft and soft colours. I can see the inspiration from your other card.

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  4. I'm loving this card - makes me want to have a go myself too!

    Kathyk

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  5. Fantastic card Joanne, i love it
    Super colouring

    Thanks for your continued support
    mandi
    "Less is More"

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  6. 'One Layer' and just 'One Word' for your card. Fabulous. Love Sheila (Cyprus)

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  7. WOW this is stunning - the flower really "pops" out from the page

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  8. Beautiful card! The colours are great with the kraft, a lovely vintage look.

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  9. I love the effects on the Kraft card, it's so soft and pretty.

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  10. This is fabulous, love the colouring and using pencils

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  11. How Beautiful is this !
    and in my fave colours too

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  12. Hi Joanne, what a simply gorgeous card - I love the soft and feminine effect of colouring on kraft! Great masking too, Jo x

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  13. Gorgeous Joanne, love the effect of the colouring, great colour choice:0) xxx

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  14. what a pretty card, love the colours.

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  15. really like the look of those soft pencils on the kraft card.

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  16. These flowers are outstanding!

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  17. Totally gorgeous card Joanne, so worth all that cutting out. Have a great Sunday.
    Annette x

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  18. Joanne....this is TOTALLY AWESOME!! I definitely need t practice my coloring with my pencils! Very creative and eye-catching!

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  19. Stunning card. Beautifully stamped and colourd.
    Lynne xxx

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  20. Just LOVELY! Great technique - must have a go at that sometime!
    Hugs, Sandra

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  21. a really lovely card,that flower is so pretty and I love how you masked and stamped the text

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  22. Gorgeous card, Joanne. Love the colour of the flowers with the kraft.

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  23. Gorgeous card, your colouring is wonderful. The colours go beautifully together. Lynne x

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  24. A beautiful card, the flowers are gorgeous.

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  25. Love your choice of colours and the flower stamp is lovely. Never tried to use pencils but i might after seeing your results:-)

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  26. Just beautiful, love the effect those Prisma's give.

    Hugs
    Brenda

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  27. A really lovely card, Joanne. The effect of those pencils is so soft and beautiful.
    Thank you for visiting my blog, it was lovely to get a comment from you. I hadn't come across Craft Stamper before as I haven't been making cards for that long, so its partly thanks to your technique that made me seek it out - bought my first one this month and saw your clever collages - something else to try. Thank you,
    Gina x

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  29. Beautiful job coloring. A real standout!

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  30. Gorgeous

    Thanks for joining our "Stamped Flower" challenge on SECRET CRAFTER SATURDAY CHALLENGE :)

    Hugs Jane x

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word verification is off! thanks for all your lovely comments, they mean so much to me!