Thursday, 12 August 2010

Primary colours and a different fold

Good Morning! I've been working my way through the untidy piles on my desk since I got back from holiday and last night managed a bit of creative time in a reasonably large space!
This is my card for this week's Allsorts  and Rosie D's challenge. The theme at Allsorts is to use a minimum of two primary colours and the theme at Rosie D's is to use more than one fold. I made a square card and folded the front back on itself. The background was made using Barn Door  and Chipped Sapphire distress inks applied with a shaving brush. I stamped the friendship definition (Hero Arts) with weathered wood distress ink and the Silhouette grass (Hero Arts) embossed with white detail embossing powder.
I ummed and ahhed over whether to add a ribbon, a sentiment or anything else, and decided less was probably more with this one... still not sure though! Hope you like it and thanks for looking!


  1. Hi Sally , you are amazing with those distress inks, looks great. hugs chris xxx

  2. Gorgeous! Love the colours, and the fold. xx

  3. Hi Sally - love the delicate colour combo, and well done with the fold challenge - it looks fabulous.
    Hugs, Sylvia xxx

  4. I'm glad you didn't add anything, this is just perfect as it is!
    Clare x

  5. LOVE it but I'm a sucker for that grasses stamp, lol. Great use of the colours and love the final result.

  6. Wow Sally great use of the shaving brush, love the effect, gorgeous colours.

  7. Thank you Sally for this great entry on Rosie D's Challenge, so elegant card;-))Mervi

  8. I love the way the often bright colours look so soft here!

    Thanks for playing at Allsorts

    Emma xxx

  9. Hi Sal

    I love what you have done here .. .. I am still practising with my distress inks and will now have to add a shaving brush to my craft room. Who would have thought it!! LOL!!!

    Pleased to hear you are having a good break from work. Enjoy your shopping tomorrow.

    Love Jules xx

  10. I love it all, it's perfect for our theme & I think it works perfectly without any extras
    Thanks for joining our challenge at ALLSORTS this week,
    Hugz Fleur xXx

  11. This is so wonderful, Gorgeous creation, thanks for joining Rosie-D’s challenge, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  12. Lovely card, the background looks great with the grasses embossed over it.

  13. Hi Sally this is a really beautiful card and effect.
    hugs June xxx

  14. so beautifully delicate,soft and serene


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