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Sunday, 27 March 2011

Less is More challenge week 8 - sketch

A sketch this time, it makes it easier for me, who is not that good at putting things together.  I always start with my digi stamps and papers I have downloaded, as you all know I am not a stamper, so this is my way of doing my cards.

For some reason orange and black came to mind, and looking through I found this gorgeous digi paper from Summer Driggs.  After a lot of adding taking away and trying this and that, I ended up with this, I needed a thank you card and thought this quote went with the floral theme.  You may be able to see the author just in the background of the flowers underneath the quote. The white is bordered with a digi ribbon from the same set, into which I put the quote, I have cut the main flower and decoupaged it or 3D'd it whichever you prefer to say, then Stickled the background flowers and added 3D gloss accent to the black centres of the flowers.

52 comments:

  1. Stunning card! Great 3D flower and the colour combination.

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  2. FANTASTIC card Faith
    I adore it
    Thanks so much
    mandi

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  3. OMGoodness, just stunning Faith!! Love this so much! xx

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  4. Faith, this is absolutely gorgeous!
    It's really dramatic and the colours are wonderful!
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  5. Wow your card is gorgeous, I love the colours and your sentiment is just perfect for a Thank You card. The added sparkle and glitter are fab.

    irene
    xxxx

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  6. LOVE the colors...and the 3-D flower looks awesome!

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  7. Hi Faith
    stunning card ...love it
    hugs
    sylvie
    xxx

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  8. A strikingly gorgeous card! Love it!

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  9. Wowzers! This is stunning. Love the colours.
    Lynne xxx

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  10. This is beautiful - really love it

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  11. I love your card. The flowers gathered at the bottom and the large poppy accent, all so pretty X

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  12. Simply gorgeous, I love that digi paper and the colour combo is fab. Great sentiment too.
    Linbyx

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  13. oh I like this Faith, your papers are gorgeous
    Anne x

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  14. Fabulous card, so striking! What a brilliant interpretation of the sketch. Lynne x

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  15. So unique & stylized. Great eye for picking these digis out and putting it all together. Lucky is the person who gets this card!

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  16. WOW, this popped off the page. Fabulous choice of bold colours and paper. Great idea. Love Sheila (Cyprus)

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  17. Wow!!! I love the strong, vibrant colour of your card, the flowers and sentiment are just lovely! Brilliant.

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  18. Clever card, beautifully composed, excellent!!Diane x
    Thanks for popping by my blog last time.

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  19. Oh wow hun, this is just so gorrrrrrrrgeous! Love it. Hugs, Sxx

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  20. Fabulous card it looks stunning I love the colours too x

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  21. A really stunning card love the colours.

    Anne

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  22. Orange and black is not something I had ever thought of, but it certainly makes a lovely card - really striking.

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  23. As I scrolled down to enter my card, your card stood out and I was drawn straight to it. Love it, a brilliant card, great colours too.

    Kath x

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  24. Amazing card - love everything about it.

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  25. Your card is gorgeous, I love the way the background and main image match.

    Kelly xx

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  26. Fabulous card, love the colours and the way you've done the border over the flowers letting them free on the other side, brilliant:0) xxx

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  27. Lovely card, great poppies, well done.
    Maureen....x

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  28. This is just fantastic, love the colours and how you have made it. Thanks for visiting my blog, too. Nice to get to know you and your lovely work! Valerie

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  29. Gorgeous card, loving the colours. x

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  30. Fabulous card, I love the orange and black. Many thanks for your comments
    Beryl x

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  31. Gorgeous colours Faith, and I love the way the flower overlaps the sentiment band.

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  32. stunning card, and a pretty flower, excellent.
    Jose

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  33. Thanks for your lovely comment Faith, think the sewing machine is everyones favourite at the moment... Mine is the distressed middle one lol:-)

    Your card is stunning and i love your colour choice, your 3D flower really makes the card :-)

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  34. Fantastic card and a pretty flower! Great colour combination.

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  35. Wow this is such a beautiful card I love the your colour choice and the 3d flower is is fabulous,
    Have a great week,
    Hugs Bridget :0) x

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  36. This is perfect, Faith. Love your colour choice and your 3d flower is superb. x

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  37. Oh my Faith this is so very very pretty. I just love it.
    Hugs
    Michelle

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  38. Thanks for your comment Faith. Your card is stunning, I absolutely love it, its fantastic!

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  39. Wow just stunning !!!!! Luv Sue x

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  40. Wow!! this card is fantastic!
    http://ya-dla-joie.over-blog.com

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  41. A striking and elegant card. Love the colours and the quote.
    Beryl xx

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  42. Stunning card Faith, the colours are striking and the flower is amazing!
    Val x

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  43. Oh this is sooo lovely. Love the colours and everything about it. Congrats.
    Hugs, Sandra

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  44. Hi Faith

    Thanks for popping by my blog last week and leaving me a lovely comment. Thought I would come and have a peak at your Less is More card for this week - which is really stunning orange is not a colour I would use much - but what you've done here is totally gorgeous.

    Tina
    X

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  45. Such a rich and beautiful card. Jo x

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