Saturday, 11 June 2011

Less is More - One Layer in the Frame

The challenge at Less is More this week is to make a one layer card, incorporating a frame, which can be embossed, doodled, stamped or masked. I used my fleur de lys squares to make my frame, then masked with  post-its and sponged a little background in wild honey, Victorian velvet and crushed olive distress inks. I used a stamp from an Inkylicious set called Meadow Breeze with black versafine for the image. 
I know, I'm skiving. I took a little break after tea and will get back to the reports after Casualty. I'm skiving tomorrow too, as Lynne and I are off to Doncaster. Thanks for looking!

54 comments:

  1. Sally this is really lovely and framed so elegantly.

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  2. WOW this is stunning, that fram is just gorgeous and love the scene you have created inside :)

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  3. It's beautiful.I love the frame,it's so pretty!

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  4. A fabulous,inspired card.

    (I remember all to clearly the stress of those reports. And they say teachers have it easy!)

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  5. This is simply beautiful Sally, such careful masking and colouring... absolutely gorgeous!
    Thanks so much for a fabulous submission!
    Chrissie
    Lady LIM
    "Less is More"

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  6. I'm off to Donny tomorrow with my buddy Jo and we are meeting another Craft Stamping Quartet member, Judith there too. Hope we bump into one another.

    Absolutely love this card Sally. I would never have thought of using my squares to make a frame I don't think and the little scene you have created is beautiful.

    Hugs
    Lesley Xx

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  7. Hi Sally,
    Gorgeous creation, beautiful scene, and a fab clean card.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  8. Just beautiful Sally, that frame does look fabulous and I love the bright colours in your image.
    hugs
    wynneth
    x

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  9. oh wow i have those fleur de lis nesties.. i must try this .. it looks absolutely stunning
    Lisa x

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  10. This is just beautiful
    Beryl x

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  11. Hi Sally Gorgeous card....love it .....
    hugs
    sylvie
    xxx

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  12. Wow! Lovely picture, and stunning use of the nestie. Guess what I'll be looking out for tomorrow! xx

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  13. What a fab frame and you've created a beautiful scene. A lovely card. xx

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  14. Absolutely beautiful Sally! Weekends are for doing what you want to do - the reports will still get done! Why do we teachers feel like we're skiving if we're not working at weekends?!!! xxx

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  15. Oh this is lovley, your composition and colour superb

    Kathyk

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  16. Wonderful card, Annette x

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  17. Delightful, beautiful delicate work stunning result. XOXO Zoe

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  18. Stunning little masterpiece!
    Val x

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  19. STunning!! The scene is beautiful and the frame looks wonderful!

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  20. Sally, your masking and the embossed frame are amazing! Beautiful card!
    My Card

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  21. simple and beautiful, thats how a LIM card sould be

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  22. Sally this is absolutely stunning! Gorgeous frame and such beautiful stamping.
    Love it!
    Fliss xx

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  23. Sally this is stunning! So elegant. I love how this nestie embosses as a frame.
    Hugs, Clare x

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  24. Breathtakingly beautiful Sally!
    Perfectly executed
    Thank you very much
    Diva LIM mandi
    "Less is More"

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  25. Very elegant, love the embossed frame.

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  26. Oh Wow Sally this is absolutely fabulous!!
    x

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  27. Wow! This is stunning Sally! I just love that frame!
    Lizy x

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  28. stunning card - love the frame it really sets off your image

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  29. What a beautiful frame and brilliant sponging. Fab work.

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  30. Very pretty card Sally, we both used the same nesty but in different ways.I am so lazy, can't be bothered with post it notes I just use my eye lol :O) Viv xx

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  31. This is gorgeous Sally. Sue.x

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  32. This is so pretty, love the colours.

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  33. Wow Sally - this is so beautiful. I love the ornate Nestie frame, and the meadow scene is fabulous.

    Hope you had a great day at Doncaster. Hugs, Sylvia xxx

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  34. This is fabulous, love the intricate frame with the pop of colour inside it :)
    Jenny x

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  35. What a pretty frame, and the coloring inside is lovely.

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  36. Just stunning Sally! I love the way your image pops against the white card and frame. Vx

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  37. This is stunning Sally, that frame really pops. Carol x

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  38. Wow Sally this is one classy card I love it.
    Hugs
    Lorraine x

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  39. Fabulous card, I love your frame

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  40. Fantastic scene in your frame. x

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  41. This is beautiful, Sally, I love the embossed frame.
    I hope you had a great day with Lynne yesterday, did you indulge in anything exciting?
    Hugs Lisax

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  42. Uhooi,,
    Waw,, It works very nice, beautiful and creative,,

    Uhooi.blogspot.com

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  43. Wow its just gorgeous Sally, I am having bother trying to understand how you can emboss without cutting never mind the gorgeous centre stamp.

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  44. This is stunning ! Fabulous stamping and the frame is delicious. Love it

    Marie

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  45. Beautiful, love the ornate frame and the bold scene just looks stunning surrounded by the white space!

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  46. This is ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL!!!! Wow...I love this...amazing work:)!!

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  47. Gorgeous picture frame that really suits the tiny scene inside

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  48. A fabulous card, love the frame and the image and colours, love it all.

    Congratulations on being showcased on Less is More, well deserved

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  49. Absolutely stunning Sally, I love your card.

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