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Saturday, 9 November 2013

One layer Thank You

This week' is One Layer week at Less is More.  Having had a wonderful day at the NEC with Chrissie, Lady LIMette herself,  I decided to play with some new stamps I got yesterday and came up with this Thank You card.  As ever, I love my tree stamps and I found a brilliant new (to me) stamp company called Inky Doodles with some amazing stamps that create patterns.  Along with the patterns, I ended up with some solid topiary shapes which work really well for kiss stamping.

 I used a WOW dotty stamp to kiss stamp onto the tree and added a Hero Arts sentiment.  The green inks are Olympia Green Versafine, with some Distress Ink in Evergreen Bough around the edges.  There was just too much white space (sorry LIM!) so I added a double embossed line along 2 sides.

I'm also entering the following challenges:
 CAS-ual Friday - embossing
Challenges and Candies - clean and simple
Simple Create Too - give thanks
Simon Says - clean and simple

11 comments:

  1. I don't think I was signed in when I wrote my last comment, so I'd better start again!
    We have a fab day didn't we and I spent waaaaaay too much money! I daren't show my heap of stash... I've hidden it all away! However, I must get out my set of these stamps... this is fabbo!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie xxx
    "Less is More"

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  2. Thanks for the white space comment... its so hard to leave cards alone with a lot of white space, but doesn't thant embossing make the card more elegant?

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  3. It's a lovely card - I don't have an embossing machine, and can't afford one at the moment, but I do think that people (you included!) have some beautiful elegant effects using embossing.

    dormouse.wibsite.com

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  4. This is FAB! Love that tree.. the colors and the extra pattern from the kiss technique is amazing! :) Thanks for playing along over at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!

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  5. Love the tree! The kissing technique worked so beautiful here! Have a good week, Gerrina

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  6. Wonderful CAS card - love it
    Maxine
    GDT Challenges and Candy

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  7. This is a perfect, simple thank you card. I love this! Thanks so much for playing along with us over at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  8. What a beautiful card you made!
    Thanks for playing with us at "Izazovi i Sladkiši" this week.
    Hugs, Andreja

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  9. Beautiful CAS card, Anne!
    Thanks for joining us at Challenges and Candies

    hugs
    Vanja

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  10. I love your treatment of that sweet tree - the kissing and the multiple greens. Thanks for joining the fun at Simply Create Too.

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  11. A lovely card and a wonderful design. Love the tree image and the kissing technique is great

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