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Saturday, 23 July 2016

Plain and Simple

Happy Saturday
It's a little cooler today in the South West of England, we have had a scorcher of a week so nice to get a little breeze and some cooler air.

This week I have been very frugal using lots of my scraps of paper/card from my box where I put any waste I have in it there is quite a lot of black , half sheets here and there so I pulled a couple of those out to use,

I started by cutting our 2 white card blanks 12 x 6 inches
Scored down the middle
I cut the black card   and matted up
then cut white card and matted that too
(I added a ribbon to the white card stock on card 1)

Card 1
I used a dandelion stamp (love dandelions) and stamped it twice using Tuxedo Black memento ink - The sentiment was also stamped in this - I then added those cute two little birds using Paris Dusk Memento ink . Added a few tiny pearls and card 1 was made

Card 2
I adore this stamp , simple but contains so much detail , I was going to colour it in but I loved the black and white look, so I stamped a butterfly and coloured that very pale pink with my Graph'It Markers, then added a few pearls here and there and a sentiment to finish off.
The main stamp and sentiment I used Tuxedo Black memento ink and for the butterfly London Fog Memento ink


I would like to enter
Card 1
Thats Crafty - Birds of a Feather
Wordart Wednesdays - Anything Goes
Stamping Sensations - Stamp and Ribbon
The Corrosive Challenge - Nature
Sweet Stampin - Outdoors
Card 2
Cardz 4 Galz - No patterened paper
Simon Says Stamp - Things with Wings
Unicorn Challenge - Make it pearly
Penny Black & More - Must Stamp
Fantasy Stampers - CAS



14 comments:

Daffodil Cards said...

Both so very beautiful. love the 3D work to.
Faith
x

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi your cards are stunning. Thank you for joining us at Fantasy Stampers Challenge 67 “Clean and Simple” Hugs Jackie (DT)

Stampsnob. said...

Two beautiful cards Thank you for sharing at Unicorn Ch Lis DT

linda said...

these are both beautiful with such lovely detailed stamps, in the black and white with a pop of colour! thank you so much for playing along with us at penny black and more.
linda

Aly Smedes said...

Wonderful and classy card!
Thanks for joining our challenge at Cardz 4 Galz.
Hope to see you back next time!

Aly DT member C4G
www.stempelhus.nl

Gail said...

Fabulous creations! Thank you for sharing your art with WAW - have a blessed week! Gail DT

Caryn said...

What a gorgeous card, so creative.
Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.
Hugs,
Caryn xxx

Lori Kobular said...

Both of your cards are gorgeous! I love the pearls on each one, they just give your cards that extra special look! Thanks for playing along with us at the Unicorn Challenge Blog!

Sammy said...

I love both of these. just gorgeous. Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week. Sammy-x

mixamatoasties said...

Beautiful cards.

Thanks for sharing at Sweet Stampin'.

Susan

Helen said...

Two beautiful cards - such elegant designs.

Thanks for joining us at Fantasy Stampers.

Helen x

Engelchen said...

very nice.
Thank you for joining us at unicornchallenge

greetings Geesje

Tracy said...

Gorgeous creation, thanks for joining Stamping Sensations, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Cazro said...

Two gorgeous cards. Loving the butterfly entry. Thanks for playing along with us at Cardz 4 Galz. Hope we see you again. Caz DT.