Wednesday, June 29, 2011

simply Less is More #21 - Sketch challenge

Simply Less is More Challenge #21 is to use a very elegant sketch - simple but, if executed well, really good and pleasing to the eye.  Question now is did I execute the sketch well? See for yourself.


The deets:

stamps: Stampin Up Very vintage (roller), Sweet Sentiments
inks: SU Crumb Cake, Soft Suede
others: Cuttlebug embossing folders, rustic twine, SU perals, 1 3/8" circle punch

I wanted to try a new technique I learned, brayer ink over embossing.  I'm really quite happy with the effect. By the time Crumb Cake was layered on, it looked rather dark hence the decision to go with Soft Suede for the sentiment.  I had trouble deciding where to put the sentiment - bottom centre or bottom right.  I'm still not sure, it is where it should be but there it is. I'm declaring it done.

cheers.

9 comments:

  1. Fabulous Malyn!
    Super card, love the kraft.
    your brayering looks super!
    Thank you
    Diva LIM
    "Less is More

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  2. Yes I do believe you executed this card perfectly ! Such gorgeous work , colours and textures.

    Marie

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  3. I love it and love the colors too

    Kathyk

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  4. Just love the colour tones Malyn, love the inked embossed strip. Sentiment is perfect where it is :)
    Jenny x

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  5. I love the embossed and brayered circle tiles Malyn and the twine looks fabulous with your design. I absolutely think you did the right thing with the sentiment! Vx

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  6. wonderful creation and technique!

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  7. love the kraft/colours and twine, great card x

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  8. Love it!
    Great Malyn!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    Lady LIM
    "Less is More"

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  9. Malyn, this is beautiful!! Love your color choice...and the stamping looks fab!!
    My Card

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