Saturday, 24 September 2011

Less Is More sketch

We're home from delivering older son to University and, of course, I had to check out LIM and the 1,000 card challenge.  Well we didn't quite get there for the 1,00 entries on Less is More but it wasn't far off:).  This week there is a sketch to follow and my card is almost a CASE of Mandi's inked square.  I used an Inkylicious tree stamp and sentiment, with a Clarity maple leaf.  The backgrounds are Distress Inked (spiced marmalade, mustard seed, barn door) and I used Sepia Versafine for the stamping.  After several goes at stamping the sentiment perfectly level and not stamping it too hard (it's a clear stamp) I can only refer to the wording on it lol!  Incidentally the square is flat on the card, the shadow in the picture taken after dark makes it look like it stands out proud of the surface...
My card is for the following challenges:
Less is More - sketch
Stamptacular Sunday - just sayin'
Allsorts Challenge - keep it simple
CAS-ual Fridays - mostly monochromatic plus brown
Crafty Catz - autumn


  1. Oh WOW this is gorgeous, fab colours and great stamps and what a fantastic sentiment :)

  2. Beautiful autumnal card.
    Lynne xxx

  3. We nearly made it didn't we!!
    Fabulous stamping... immaculate!
    Super job!
    Thanks so much
    "Less is More"

  4. This is stunning - I love the rich autumn colours.
    Tara x

  5. I do like this - the autumnal scene is lovely!

  6. beautiful scene! the clipped corners are perfect on the card.

  7. This is a fab card Anne, I love the colours and the stamps you've used. Jo x

  8. Beautiful card. I love that sentiment.

  9. Beautiful and I love those words!

  10. Wow - I love this CAS card with it's beautifully inked focal image and perfect sentiment. I made something very similar yesterday (which has yet to be posted) but I couldn't resist adding ribbon and pearls. I like yours much better! It's a pleasure to have seen you at Stamptacular Sunday Challenge last week! Do come and play with us again this week. Hugs, Lesley

  11. A beautiful card Anne, gorgeous colours and images. xx

  12. Everyone did brilliantly last week, cannot thank you all enough
    Superb card Anne, wonderful inking!

    Thank you
    Mandi LIM

  13. A really beautiful card that fits lovely with this time of the year. Hugs x ChrisB

  14. super card, thanks for joining our autumn challenge at CRAFTY CATZ this week, x carol

  15. Anne, this is just beautiful! LOVE the Autumn-y feel of the image! Beautifully colored!!

  16. Beautifully done, Anne! I love the shading of the stamped image!Thanks so much for playing with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

  17. Gorgeous and such lovely autumnal colours too


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  19. Wow Anne this is absolutely beautiful, that image, the colours and sentiment look wonderful.
    Lorraine x

  20. Gorgeous scene Ann, love the sentiment usable :)
    Jenny x

  21. Love this Anne, your inking is stunning. Carol x

  22. OMGosh this is one gorgeous CAS creation,
    Superb inking and Autumnal colour theme and scene its just perfect for our challenge this week,

    Thank you so much for joining us at Crafty Catz Challenge #101Autumn

    I hope you can join us again next week

    I have some new Calorie free candy if you are interested

    Good Luck with the challenge,
    Hugs Bridget Crafty Catz DT :-)x

  23. Love the colours in this beautiful, it just jumps out at you in the thumbnails x

  24. A beautiful card the sentiment is lovely
    Thank you so much for entering our challenge at ALLSORTS this week, good luck & hope you’ll join us again!
    Hugz Fleur xXx

  25. Super stamped scene and sentiment. x

  26. Stunning card, well done. You can view my card here Maureen........x

  27. Lovely work!
    Thanks for playing at CAS-ual Fridays!

  28. Wow! Amazing! What a scenery you've created! I really admire it, I can not gather the courage to try to do it myself although I wanted to allready a long time ago. The sentiment fits perfectly. Love it!

    Have a great day!


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