Sunday, 22 May 2011

Less is More - Butterflies

Even when I am busy, I love this challenge because you have to keep it simple. As soon as I saw that the theme this week was butterflies, I knew straight away which butterfly stamp to use. This is an old Penny Black image from their Brush Strokes range. I used 3 coulours of brush markers directly on the stamp and spritzed with water to blend the colours. For the border, I masked off a strip and blended Stormy Sky Distress for the background colour and over stamped with the same colour. The sentiment is from Stampendous.
Less is More - Take Two



Following a couple of comments from the ladies at Less is More I quickly re-did this card and you are right!! It doesn't need the border. It is actually quite difficult to really embrace the "Less is More" concept. I will try harder next time!!


21 comments:

  1. Lovely card, not seen that sentiment before.
    Linbyx

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  2. Beautifl butterflies and just the right sentiment. It would have been just as lovely without the leafy panel on the right. It's tough remembering less is more...believe me I know.

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  3. Lovely card Siobhan
    if you dont mind me saying I think those butterflies are wonderful and would have stood out more without the border.
    Stunning colouring
    thank you for entering and your loyality
    Diva LIM mandi
    Less is More

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  4. Fabulous card. Hugs Rita xx

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  5. BOTH cards are simply lovely. I love the colour graduation on the butterflies.

    Hugs, Sandra My card is HERE!

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  6. I think both cards are lovely, love your colour choice. Jo

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  7. Yes I like take two better. The image and sentiment are lovely enough on their own. Sue x

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  8. Yep I like the second one better, love that sentiment
    Beryl x

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  9. Fab, I prefer the one without the border too

    KAthyk

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  10. Definitely without the border!! LOVE the look of the butterflies!

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  11. Gorgeous, love the sentiment burst and the blue butterflies, so pretty!

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  12. Simply lovely cards XOXO Zoe

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  13. Beautiful - love it!
    Stacey at 8
    X

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  14. Very pretty card and a wonderful sentiment! I must say I prefer the one without a border.

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  15. GORGEOUS CARD - Love the stamp and colour :O)

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  16. Best without the border... over egging the pudding is my downfall too!

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  17. Your butterflies and sentiment are beautiful!! What a simply lovely card:)!! Both are lovely, but the border isn't necessary in making it wonderful:)!!

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Thank you for taking the time to comment. I really appreciate them.
Siobhan x

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