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Wednesday, 30 March 2011

Less is more - Week 8

I should really be getting on with my Mother's Day card, but I didn't want to miss the less is more challenge.  This week it's a sketch:


And as it's so quick to make a card for this challenge  - I managed to squeeze this one in.

I used a black piece of cardstock for the base. Added a border cut from my Silhouette and a flower which was also cut from the Silhouette and coloured with Distress inks. I added a pearl in the centre to finish.  Oh - nearly forgot, the sentiment is from HoTP, stamped with Versamark ink and embossed with Detail white embossing powder.

Ok! I really must get on with Mom's card, but before I go I would just like to thank all the Less is More community and my usual lovely followers for all the comments that have been left lately. I'm really chuffed.

Sue.x

23 comments :

Elaine Stark said...

This is very elegant. Elaine

Chrissie said...

It's super Sue, I'm glad you managed to join us again this week.
The black is very dramatic... a terrific card!
Chrissie
"Less is More"

Katina said...

Stunning Sue! xx

Fiona said...

Gorgeous card. x

Michelle said...

fantastic card. love your use of the silhouette too.

Hugs
Michelle

Wishcraft said...

Lovely card Sue. Love the black base and pretty flower :o) Lisa x

Jo said...

Hi Sue. Your card is stunning, that flower is gorgeous. Jo x

Vicky said...

A beautiful, elegant card Sue..Just perfect!

hugs Vicky xx

Jose said...

Stunning card Sue!
Jose

McCrafty's Cards said...

Beautiful card, so very elegant
Kevin xx

massofhair said...

Die cutting flowers is loads of fun and i really appreciate how detailed your is. Stunning and elegant card:-)

Susan said...

See...now I'll need to go to the Silhouette store and get that design! Awesome card!!

Vineyardstamper said...

Just Stunning, I love the green flower against the black & white.
Fiona

Mandi said...

Oh WOW Sue this is absolutely stunning!
I love the green against the black, that trelllis panel is super
Great to see you
mandi
"Less is More"

Suze Bain said...

Sue, this is fabulous. The black & white with the bright flower - stunning! x

Maureen said...

A great card and love that flower and the lime colour!!

~**Bashnee**~ said...

Very striking! Thank you for the lovely comment you left on my blog. xx

CraftyC said...

Gorgeous card Sue, and I just love your flower!
Clairex

Sandra said...

Gorgeous card Sue...everything about this card is just perfect!

Take care
San x

Paper Pixie Handmade Cards said...

love love love it and your flower is gorgeous , how did you make it?....K x

Lynsey said...

Fantastic card Sue, love the black background!
Hugs Lynsey x

Liza said...

A gorgeous card, stunning colours.

Liza x

Aileen said...

Hi Sue

Super card. Love the green on your flower against the black.

Aileen x