I'm sneaking in with a quick card for Less is More today - there's a colour challenge over there this week and it's blue and green. I love these colours together and think that whoever thought they 'shouldn't be seen without a colour in between' must have had windmills in his head! My card uses an idea I've had before (here) but this is a pared back version. Come and have a look:
The woodgrain background stamp was stamped in Island Indigo ink and then sponged with more of that colour and Garden Green.
I cut the panel to fit a frame I scored with my Simply Scored board onto the card base. I made sure that this swirly part of the woodgrain was in the bottom right hand corner and emphasised it with a hole cut with my cropadile and this curvy sentiment from Happiest Birthday Wishes.
I inked up just the top of the ship with a Basic Black marker so that it would look as if it was sailing in heavy seas.
What you'll need to make this card:
Stamps: The Open Sea, Woodgrain, Happiest Birthday Wishes
Ink: Garden Green, Island Indigo
Card stock: Whisper White
Other: Basic Black marker, Simply Scored, cropadile, Stamp-a-majig
I'd be delighted to order any of these items for you and can have them delivered to your address in the UK. I'm committed to providing excellent customer service and am always happy to offer help and advice. To place your order, just send me an email or give me a call on 01280 820593. If you are placing an order of £60 or more, you will receive a free Reason to Smile stamp set in your choice of wood or clear mount. The set is also available to buy for £18.95 wood mount or £14.95 clear mount.
Yesterday I heard my daughter giggle as she brought in the post. "Look Mummy!" she said. "Someone has sent us some good advice!" I looked at the parcel. "Excellent advice," I said and added: "but not for bees," just for the pleasure of hearing her laugh. For some reason the word bees really tickles her funny bone. Once my youngest son made us an Easter card in French at school and wrote 'grosses bises' (pronounced 'gross bees') inside; when she saw it she was helpless with laughter!
I'll be back tomorrow for Three Minute Thursday to show you a superfast card. See you then,