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Sunday, 25 May 2008

Clean and Simple Card

Grabbed a little time this afternoon to disappear into the loft, put the radio on and "play". Decided to use my new Lavinia Stamps and do some cards with a clean and simple design similar to the ones that were displayed on the Lavinia stand at the Happy Stampers Fair a few weeks ago.

I used Versafine Smokey Grey Ink pad and then dabbed on some coloured chalk to the flower heads and stalks for just a hint of colour. Added some glitter around the flower head. Added tags and ribbon from stash. I love the textured card on the single flower card although you can't see it very well on the photo. I should have used it on both as it makes the card look a bit more special.

Had to put my little heater on up there today - can you believe it at nearly the end of May? The wind was howling around the roof and I could hear the rain falling on the roof outside.Bbrrr. Still if the weather had been nice I might have felt guilty for not been outside doing the garden and it soooo needs attention.


Jac said...

What beautiful elegant cards.

Bev said...

These are gorgeous cards - so clean and elegant

Shirley said...

These card are just perfect, so pretty and like bev and jac say 'elegant.'

So glad I have found your blog.
I have really enjoyed looking at all your posts and will be putting you into my 'where I go to be nosey' section on my blog so I don't loose you.
You really do have some lovely work to show us, so glad that you have started your blog.
Be back soon :-)