Wednesday 23 January 2013

Less Is More

Well, we had peace between my boys after all on Monday when my younger son's school closed for the day as well, thank goodness for that, I don't think I could have stood the sulking, lol! Today's card is one I made for J & C Creations a little while ago and it is very CAS. As I have collected more crafty goodies and got more confident in my card making, I have fallen into the trap of putting more & more embellishments on my cards, but as much as I love to do that, I thought this pretty stamp deserved to be the focal point with no distractions! I'm pretty pleased with the photo, now if I could just remember the settings I had the camera on  for next time I'd be laughing!

Image - 'Poppies' - Hobby Art (CSS002) coloured with Promarkers - J & C Creations
Pearls & Coredinations red card - J & C Creations
Ribbon from stash
Tools: SB 'Floral Ovals' die, Cuttlebug 'Swiss Dots' embossing folder

'Red and/or Hearts' - Tammy's Scrapin Corner
'Flowers' - Crafty Bloggers Network
'Flower Power' - Allsorts
'Tie Up Your Loose Ends' - Papertake Weekly
'Anything Goes' - I ♥ Promarkers

Thanks for looking!


  1. A super creation for our 'Flower Power' theme Nat.

    Thanks so much sharing your inspiration with us at Allsorts challenge this week.

    B x

  2. This is a stunning card I love the poppies.
    Thank you for joining us at I♥Promarkers good luck Ginny X

  3. This is the image and gorgeous

  4. Simply stunning, and i'm glad your son's school was shut too, as it saved on the sulking !!, Luv Sam x

  5. Love this card Nat. I adore poppies.(I have a card to post tomorrow that proves that :))
    Beautifully coloured and love your layout and design
    Eileen x

  6. Gorgeous card Nat. I love poppies and these look beautiful.
    Lorraine x

  7. Absolutely gorgeous Nat, love the poppies, coloured so beautifully.
    Wendy xx

  8. Your card is gorgeous, beautiful poppies

  9. Good Morning sweetie, wowzers this is amazing!!! Huggles Pops x x x

  10. simply stunning nat.gorgeous stylish design and i love the poppies :D

    xx coops xx

  11. I am always farting about the my camera settings Nat instead of leaving well alone! Your card is just stunning, love the oval frame, perfect setting for them.

  12. Super card. I love how the CAS look as really made the image stand out more. Your coloring is really awesome.

    Thanks for joining us at Tammy's Scrapin Corner this week. Hope to see you again next week. DT Crafting Vicky

  13. WOW this is a stunner! super striking! love it!
    Thanks for Playing along with us this time at Allsorts, hugs Samantha :0)

  14. Oh this is just so pretty, Love this pop of red <3 jen xx

  15. Love how you've used the die as the focal point, they're so often hidden behind all the embellishments.
    I know what you mean, it is hard to leave them off but a very nice result x

  16. So very pretty. Love how you framed the flowers. Thanks so much for joining us at Tammy's Scrapin' Corner this week.

    Tammy's Scrapin' Corner DT

  17. Wow this is simply fabulous, so elegant, love the frame and everything about your card. Thank you for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers this week and good luck xx


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