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!

14 comments:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Thanks for playing at Allsorts

    Emma xxx

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  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

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  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

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

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

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

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  14. so beautifully delicate,soft and serene

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