8 August 2012

Less is More Week 79 - Colour

Hi everyone back as promised with my card that I'm entering into this week's Less is More challenge which is:-

Blue & Green
There is an old saying
Blue & Green should not be seen, Unless there's a colour inbetween!
In this day and age no colour combo is taboo, in some cases the wilder the better.

My original plan for my card was to stamp some flourishes masked off in the middle of the card, but I couldn't get it to look right.  So after a quick rifle through my "don't know what to do with, but gonna keep it just in case" pile I found this tree that is actually from an embossing folder, but I have just cut it out.  I then thought I would decorate the tree with some sparkly gems.  I then remembered that I had these two sets of sparkly flowers and in the right colours too so for me, that was it - they had to be used!!!!  I finished off my tree with a little bow - it just felt right to do that - and I like its cuteness.  I've left the card without a sentiment for the moment, as I'll keep this card for future use and it can be what I want it to be when I need it! [big tick for having a plan and being organised.... even if its just for today only - LOL]

So here is my card:-

Thought I might enter this card into these challenges too:-

http://www.craftysentiments.blogspot.co.uk/ - Clean & Simple (closes 12/8)
http://papertakeweekly.blogspot.co.uk/ - Anything goes (weekly)
http://www.craftyourpassionchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/ Anything goes (weekly)
http://lexiscreations.blogspot.co.uk/ Sparkle & Shine (ends 18/8)

So thats it for me for today, I shall be popping over to visit some of my LIMette friends who I've not visited in a few weeks.  So until then...

Happy Crafting



Monica said...

How clever and creative to cut out the tree... and the bow and flowers dress it up so well.
Very impressed. And your post made me laugh - so true about blues and greens and no taboos these days. I just look at all the clashing color combos and wonder what our times were... pink and orange, magenta and orange...


Rose Petal said...

Hello Tina. This is so pretty and very effective. I love the tree and the addition of the lovely flower gems.
Thank you for joining us at Lexi's Creations and good luck.
Love Sandra xxx

Chrissie said...

This is so pretty Tina. The 'blossom' looks great!
Thanks so much,
"Less is More"

Gibmiss said...

Hi Tina
Fabulous card....love the tree....
are you going to Ally Pally in Spt...i am going on the Saturday...
Hugs sylvie xxxx
big kiss to Tillyxxxxx

...the yorkshire fox... said...

...this is beautiful Tina, loVe the less in more, your card hits all the right notes, quietly sophisticated...Mel :)

GinaA said...

What a beautiful fresh card, so like your idea with cutting out the embossed tree, it was well worth keeping it in your bits box.

Ribbon Girl said...

That's very pretty Tina and great idea to add sentiment later on - thanks for joining in with the Papertake Weekly challenge. Mary G x

Linda said...

Hi Tina,
Great card. Love the blossom on the tree - very sparkly! xx

Thrifty Finn said...

Ooh, the simplicity is just beautiful! Thank you for joining Craft Your Passion!

Grenouille Greetings said...

This card has inspired me to try something similar. It's simply lovely! Hugs, Lesley

Marie said...

Stunning, beautiful and elegant!

Jessica Strider said...

Oh, that's beautiful. :)

Maribel said...

<Precious and elegant. I love card.

Cathy Clouston said...

Great card, I love the tree!! Thanks for joining in with Craft Your Passion this week! :)

Mandi said...

Fabulous sparkly tree Tina
Love it

Thanks very much
"Less is More"

Lisa Jane said...

what a wonderful idea - love that embossed tree
Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments this week
Lisa x

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