Saturday, 12 November 2011

Less is More - one layer and leaves

When I saw the challenge was leaves at Less Is More this week I knew straight away which stamps I was going to use. I bought these Chappell Road maple leaves at the first show I ever went to in Leeds many years ago. I stamped them in Big and Juicy Foliage, sponged around the edges with Tea dye distress ink and used a damp brush to spread a little colour across the leaves.
I thought I would also show you yet another triptych card that I would have submitted for last week's challenge had I finished it in time!
The Allium stamps are from Lavinia and I used Copper embossing powder this time. More details about how I made it can be found here.
Thanks for looking, and I hope I will get round to visiting a few more of you this week!

39 comments:

  1. Beautiful cards Sally I knew you would be quick of the mark with this one , such great stamping and perfect colours and techniques as usual. Makes me want to light a fire and sip cocoa !

    Marie

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  2. Both are very wowwy cards
    Nicky

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  3. Love your leaf stamp and what a great sentiment :)

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  4. oh wow two fabulous cards Sally... i love those leaves
    Lisa x

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  5. Two beautiful cards and I have that super Lavinia allium too

    Kathyk

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  6. This is a beautiful card, the Thumbnail on LIM cought my eye at once. great colours and a truly stunning stamped image.

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  7. Stunning, Sally. I remember those, lol. I must stll have mine somewhere and I do love them. You've used them really well and I love the colours. Love the triptych, too x

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  8. Just love how you used the color in the sentiment. Beautiful card.

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  9. Fabulous! Gorgeous stamp and beautiful colours.
    Lynne xxx

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  10. They're both gorgeous Sally
    Margaret x

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  11. Two lovely cards Sally, your triptych is stunning. Carol x

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  12. A lovely card Sally - just right for the challenge. Another fab triptych card too.
    Lynn x

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  13. A beautiful leaf image and wonderful Autumn colouring - love the sentiment too. The triptych card is gorgeous - you really do create some wonderful nature cards Sally.
    Hugs, Sylvia xx

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  14. This is a stunning card ,just love the colours that you have used x

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  15. These are both lovely cards Sally! Love the colours! :)
    Lizy x

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  16. Hi Sally
    Fabulous card.....stunning....Hugs sylvie
    x

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  17. ...wow, both cards are so nice!!!

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  18. These are both terrific Sally... awesome stamping, beautiful cards!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  19. This is a beautiful card, and I love the sentiment. Thank you for sharing.

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  20. Terrific cards
    Love the first one specially

    Thank you
    Mandi LIM

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  21. Gorgeous Gorgeous Gorgeous XOXO Zoe

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  22. These are both very beautiful cards, with lovely lush colours lol Kx

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  23. Beautiful cards, that's a gorgeous maple leaf stamp. xx

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  24. Lovely card. I've been raking up leaves in these colours just this afternoon! xx

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  25. The simplicity of your leaves makes them stunning, Sally. I love the shaded colours and the poem is beautiful.
    Your Allium card is lovely too.
    Hope you've had a good weekend.
    Hugs Lisax

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  26. Hi Sal

    Right up your street this week then!

    Loving your leaves and how you have used the colour on the leaves .. .. very realistic.

    Great look on your second make too.

    I love the colours of Autumn.

    Hope you had a good weekend.

    Love Jules xx

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  27. Beautiful. Those maples leaves are lovely and look great inked in those colors. :) Ann Y.

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  28. Wow...these are beautiful!! The one layer is simple, elegant and beautiful...love the second...thanks for letting us see it, even though it didn't make the challenge...stunning:)!!

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  29. 2 beautiful cards Sally, I love your colours on the maple leaves, and your tryptich is fabulous x

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  30. Beautiful cards Sally, love the maple leaf and the triptych is stunning!
    Val x

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  31. Beautiful cards. Your leaves are stunning, love the colours. x

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  32. These two are beautiful.A beautiful leaf image and wonderful Autumn coloring - love the sentiment too.
    plastic cards
    plastic card printing

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  33. Wonderful cards Sally, I love the colours.

    Hugs
    Anke

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  34. Back in the world of blogging and I see that nothing changes - you are still producing beautiful and inspiring work, Sally :)

    Thank you for your lovely comment on my blog and for still reading after all this time xxx

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  35. Sally, these two cards are so beautiful, I love them. The colors are stunning and pop in contrast to the white. Absolutely gorgeous!

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