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Thursday, 22 September 2011

Less is More, or is it?

Hello blogland

I used to play along with the Less is More challenge on a regular basis, but then totally lost my way with that CAS style of card - found that I wasn't happy with anything that I did - but I saw last week that Chrissie and Mandi are trying to make 1000 submissions on this weeks challenge - with the challenge being anything goes.

So I thought I'd re-visit the style and see if I could do anything that I liked.  I've already entered one card, don't think it was strictly CAS, but it was quite simple.  These however are even simpler - so hopefully more appropriate?

I've just re- read this and wonder that I've waffled on too much!  What I was trying to say is that now I wonder if I've gone to far and just made boring cards, especially the second one, rather than CAS cards.  Whichever, no one could call me shy of sharing! So there, I've made them, they're in the box and I'm sure someone will like them, but maybe not me.

I've got more on the go, will try to get them done in time to enter.

Anyway here we go with the first card:

Details are:
Panduro stamp, from the Tilda range - coloured with my Promarkers and Flexmarkers (my new love!).
Die-cut with a nestie and chalked while the image was still in the die for definition.
Martha Stewart punch.
Elzybells sentiment stamp
Craftwork Cards card blank.

and the second:

The Stamp Barn stamp (can't see a stamp name) coloured with my Promarkers and Flexmarkers
Martha Stewart punch along the bottom of the piece of pearl card
On a DL card blank
ric-rac from my box

Both of them were stamped with Rich Cocoa Memento ink pad instead of my usual Tuxedo Black - something I liked the look of Rebekahs blog.  Thanks for the inspiration Rebekah.

Sarah

13 comments:

craftybirdlisa said...

Wow, these are just stunning. You have inspired me to try a LIM card x

Rebekah said...

Both of these seem very CAS to me but then most things would with my excessive style lol! I love them both so simple and so cute hugs Rebekah xx

Mandi said...

Good to see you back with us Sarah
Super card
Thank you so much for participating in our 1000 entry challenge
Mandi
LIM

Wishcraft said...

Lovely cards Sarah, both adorable :o) Lisa x

Vicky said...

They are both so gorgeous Sarah...

big hugs Vicky xx

Wendy said...

Gorgeous cards Sarah,so sweet.

Wendy xx

Chrissie said...

These are really cute Sarah, great to see you again.
Thanks so much for helping in our attempt at 1000 entries to our challenge this week.
Chrissie
"Less is More"

coops said...

stunning card sarah.really beautiful design and the image is adorable :D

xx coops xx

Daniele said...

so stunning, love the pastel colours, thanks you for your kind comment that you left me
much appreciated
hugs from daniele

Christine L said...

Both cards are absolutely beautiful Sarah... very delicate shading and colours you've used..
Hugs
Christine x

debby4000 said...

Oh these are adorable and I reckon they both tick the CAS boxes.
luv
Debby

craftymonster81 said...

Really cute cards
Lindsay xx

nessy said...

both cards are just delightful and so very delicate! love them!
vanessa xx