Saturday, 26 March 2011

Argh Eventually!!!!


Well this is take 3 on the Less Is More Card this week.  Number 1 the lace stamp didn't stamp right, number 2 even before I stamped I got a black inky finger print on the top, so phew got there eventually!!!
So this is for a few challenges but let me talk you through what I did first. When I saw the sketch on Less is More I felt drawn to do something masculine but quite dramatic.  Not sure if I pulled it off. Then I decided to do my embellishment to be exactly the same colour as the ink. So the prima flowers (yes 2 paper ones) are inked up and then embossed. The button is coloured with the ink pad too and then embossed 4 times so it is ultra shiney!!!
Hope you like it.

Card Recipe

DL Card
Lace Stamp by Elusive Images
Ribbon - Kanban
Prima Flowers and Button from stash
Ink - Dew Drop Brilliance inn Lightening Black

I would like to enter my card into the following challenges.

Less Is More - Sketch 
2 Sisters Challenge - Make Your Own Embellishments
Anything Goes Challenge - Make Your Own Embellishments

Hope you are all having a super Saturday, I have to say brrr where did the spring sun go, its freezing here today and it was so nice during the week,
Love And Cuddles 
Hazelxoxo

34 comments:

  1. You have made a lovely effect with that stamping on the bottom of the card Hazel and the flower looks pretty darn good too!
    Thanks for another great submission!
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  2. Another great card, well done.
    Maureen.........x

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  3. It's a lovely card. Agree about the weather, horrible. Hazel x

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  4. LOve how the flower matches the paper. great stuff Hazel
    lisa x

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  5. another fabulous CAS card Hazel. Love it. yip we are all great ta. hope you and yours are too :D

    enjoy the rest of the weekend

    ali x

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  6. Your card is beautiful, it was worth all those attempts when you finish off with something this good!
    Kelly xx

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  7. Beautiful Card. Hugs Rita xx

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  8. Hi Hazel,
    this is a wonderful card.
    Thanks, for joining us at The Sisterhood of Crafters.
    **Karla

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  9. Wow that flower is glitzy, love your card

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  10. Great card Hazel
    Love the matching flower
    Just lovely
    mandi

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  11. Super card. Love that you`ve made your flower match the paper.
    Lynne xxx

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  12. I like the effect with embossing the paper flowers - almost metallic! Lovely card!

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  13. Hazel...this is a FABULOUS masculine card!! Awesome!

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  14. Hi Hazel hope you are having a relaxing w/e fabbie card I find its harder to do a less is more card but you have pulled it off with ease. Thanks for stopping by Anything goes challenge blog.

    Hugs
    Tamara
    PS don't forget to put the clocks forward

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  15. Rest assured...you pulled it off. Its really great. I want that gorgeous flower. Lx

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  16. Fab card and good luck in the challenges!!
    Still keep missing each other on twitter...we seem to be making a habit of it but really hope to have a chat soon!
    Hope you're having a great weekend... Hugs, Emma xoxo

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  17. 3RD time lucky, you did it, lovely card.
    jenjoy x

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  18. A terrific card for this week's LiM challenge. Congrats.
    Hugs, Sandra

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  19. Great card, very elegant!
    Glad it's not just me who gets inky fingerprints on CAS cards...

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  20. Might have taken a while but it was definitely worth it - gorgeous card! Jill x

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  21. Excellent card Hazel
    Beryl x

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  22. another lovely card - I think the stamping is very effective

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  23. This is a beautiful card Hazel. JO x

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  24. Super card and fab embossing. x

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  25. Hi, lovely card, very striking, I love it:0) xxx

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  26. Loving the tone on tone colours of your very elegant but masculine card. A very lovely card:-)

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  27. Well they do say 3rd time lucky & it certainly was for you. I think you pulled it off brilliantly. Thanks for playing along with the Sisterhood of Crafters x

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  28. UUGGHH I have done the same thing. I almost finish with a card that gave me such a hard time and then I get a darn ink spot from my fingers in an area that I can't hide..I just wanna cry!

    Thank you for sharing this with us over at the Sisterhood of Crafters "Let's Hear It For The Boys" challenge. Good luck!

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Love and Sparkles Hazelxox