Tuesday, 15 March 2011

"Less is More" Challenge

This week over at Less is More, the challenge is "off the page".  As usual it took quite a bit of trial and error. I eventually settled on this water lily image, I stamped and masked it and have further highlighted the pink flowers with diamond stickles.  Not sure if it's too bottom heavy and lacks something at the top??  Any thoughts/suggestions gratefully received!

Here is my entry:


Inkadinkado Flower Sentiments
Kaleidacolor Birthstone Ink
Diamond Stickles

(I just want to add a wee apology for not getting round to viewing a lot of the entries last week.  We had a bit of a family crisis - my son ended up in hospital and now has a whole leg in cast - however he's now home and is slowly on the mend).

Happy Crafting
Suze x

34 comments:

Craftilicious said...

I like that there is nothing at the top actually - I think its enough that the image is different colours and the stickles highlights are great.

Linby said...

I think it looks lovely - very calm and serene.
Linbyx

Chrissie said...

Is the sentiment part of the stamp or did you add it in yourself... it's most effective either way.
I think the card works well as is, it's just great!
I was sorry to hear about your son, I hope that he progresses well.
Chrissie
"Less is More"

Susan said...

I think it's great just as it is. It's a great stamp and looks great in the different colors,

Mandi said...

Hi Size this is very pretty I like all the space at the top
Thanks for entering
Do wish your son a speedy recovery, Ive broken before my shin bone and it;s not nice!
mandi
"Less is More"

Kellylouj said...

wowee this is amazingly beautiful x

Aileen said...

Hi Suze,

Glad to see you finally made it. I know what a hectic week you've had. Love the subtle colours on your water lillies. x

Kathyk said...

Sorry to hear about your son and hope he will mend speedily.

I have, and love, that Inkadinkado flower sentiment and having seen your treatment find myself thinking that it is overdue an inking!

FAB card Suze

Kathyk

Suzi B said...

I love it as it is... wonderful stamp!

Meggymay said...

Beautiful card, love your lily stamp

Sue said...

This is a lovely card. Love the way you have stamped the lily in different colours.

Jose said...

Great card, I love waterlilies, beautiful colours

Rita said...

Suze, Thank-You so much for the lovely comments left on my blog. Your card is Beautiful, I love the way you have coloured the flowers too. Hugs Rita xxxx

JeNjOy said...

Hi Suze, thanks for my comment.
I love the stamp you have used, colour are lovely.
perfect layout.
Jenjoy x

massofhair said...

Thanks for dropping by and leaving a lovely comment:-)

Great card and i like how you have stamped your flowers. Fabulous CAS card:-)

Hope your Son recovers very soon and he is not in too much discomfort.

Vicky Hayes said...

The ink is very effective with this stamp and I love the touch of sparkle. I don't think the card needs anything in the top half. Hope your son is on the mend - you could definitely do without that kind of family crisis!

mustavcoffee said...

Hi there, Your card is so pretty, sparkly and I love the colour changes:0)
Thanks for visiting my blog and your lovely comments, I'm afraid you were visiting just as I was changing my background, I'm hoping it's all readable now:0) xxx

mustavcoffee said...

Thanks, I hope your son makes quick progress, it's extremely painful breaking a leg, good wishes to you both:0) xxx

Kathleen said...

I like the way you have glittered the pink images to make them stand out and it makes the blue images look nice and subtle.

Kath x

SYLVIA-ANNE said...

I don't think it needs anything else at the top Suze - it's perfect just as it is - a really beautiful card. Thanks for popping by tonight ~ hugs, Sylvia x

weewiccababe said...

well I think it's perfectly balanced and just gorgeous
hope your son is better soon
Debz
xx

Sandra Berlinski said...

Wow totally beautiful.

Heikes Kartenwerkstatt said...

Hi Suze,
thank you for your comment on my blog. Yes you are right, the image is not quite off the edge. The subject is so small, that you could not see it, if i had used only half. But the heart jumps out of the box in the corner.
I really like your card.
Greetings Heike

Jo said...

I love your card, what great colours. JO x

Viv said...

What a lovely card again Suze,sorry about your son, hope he mends quickly.I have a little something for you over at my blog btw. :O) Viv xx

Gina said...

Lovely card Suze - love the waterlily stamp. Sorry to read about your son's leg.
Gina x

Cardarian said...

Beautiful card! So colorful and shiny!
Very nice "less is more"

Hugs,
Cardarian

Pauline said...

What a gorgeous lily image! Love the different colour inks you used too, stunning!

Debbie said...

Great card! Love the color and the sparkle

Sonia said...

Love the pretty colour tones on this card, beautiful.
Hugs Sonia xx

dottielottie said...

Hi,I know I'm a bit late posting but just wanted to say thanks for your kind comments on my card. I have been having a nosey round your blog and just love your LIM card with the daisy's, thats just my sort of card. also like your bottle top charms, can I come to the next sleepover lol...
hugs lottie x

Faith A said...

Love the image and the colours in fact love the card

Vicki Dutcher said...

HA! Ya gotta love a plaid birthday cake! Screams masculine to me~

Michelle said...

This is a great card Suze, I love the stamp and great use of embossing x