Saturday, 23 August 2014

Simply less is more


It's a long time since I played along with a challenge at Less is more, but the sketch for today's challenge 186 

was just right to showcase a stamped chipboard square that I'd made this afternoon. I found up a piece of chipboard that I had previously coloured with Caran d'arche neocolor pastels that I had swiped and blended with a baby wipe to produce an ombre effect for Keep it simple 47: ombre.

I stamped the piece of chipboard with a favourite Magenta stamp that I haven't used for ages - inked with Stazon black.


This is also for:

Shopping our stash 165: chipping away (chipboard)
Bizzy Becs August: anything goes
Addicted to stamps and more 109: CAS

17 comments:

  1. Great use of a bit of scrap, that floral image is gorgeous.
    Thanks so much for sharing with us at ATSM. :)

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  2. This is divine Hazel and so effective against the black. Perfect use of the sketch.
    Thanks so much for sharing and taking part.
    Sarah
    Less is more

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  3. Fabulous card - I love it!
    I think that it follows the LIM sketch perfectly.

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  4. Awesome interpretation of the More or Less Sketch! Very nice creation. Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at Shopping Our Stash!
    Hugz,
    Chana

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  5. Very very effective Hazel! Great choice for this challenge!

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  6. Hazel this is totally stunning!
    How satisfying to make use of a 'scrap' and create something special
    Thanks for joining in with Less is More this week
    Anne
    LIM Designer

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  7. This is beautiful, I love the pastel background against the black. Thanks for playing along at ATSM this week, Anita x

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  8. Gorgeous card Hazel.
    Lynne xxx

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  9. love the chalkboard technique of the pastels, what a beautiful C&S design! thanks for SHOPPING YOUR (chipboard!) STASH with us this week! :)

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  10. Super card Hazel!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  11. Don't you just love when you find something you already created that you can use on a card?! I just love that feeling! :) The bold stamp looks brilliant stamped over all those pastel colors. Love it! Thanks for playing along at ATSM. :)

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  12. Great use of the sketch.It is always great to use what you have sitting around!
    Thanks for sharing

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  13. This is gorgeous, Hazel! I love the colours! Thanks so much for playing with us at Shopping our Stash :)

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  14. Great use of the sketch.It is always great to use what you have sitting around!
    Thanks for sharing

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  15. Hi Hazel, what a great technique. Thanks for joining us at Bizzy Bec's August Challenge.

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