Monday, 6 June 2011

Less is More wk 18 (again!)

I started off with so many ideas today and everything went horribly wrong! I made a DT card, which didn't go too badly, but then I wanted to make some more cards for this week's Less is More 'monochrome' challenge. Mum says a few people at her work have been interested in my cards, so I'm sending a box in next week... I've got loads of birthday cards that I can put in but I need some other themes, so today I was going to do some monochrome 'get well' and 'thinking of you' type things.  Well I've only managed one get well card!  Nothing else worked out... grr!


I was aiming for a card that could be used for a man, not sure if I really achieved it though! I've used a Hero Arts stamp, stamped in Rich Cocoa memento ink, and a Papermania sentiment.  The textured and plain Kraft cardstock is from Stampin Up, dark brown card is from Papermill Direct. Ribbon and pearls from my stash.  Seem to have been on a bit of a corner rounding mission with this card lol!

I'm also entering my card for the following challenges:
Fingers crossed for a better day tomorrow!

53 comments:

  1. this is gorgeous Lisa...I love the effect with this kraft card...must try it!!

    Thanks for your lovely comments wishing Holly well.

    Fi
    x

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  2. This is beautiful Lisa. You may have only made the one, when you intended to make a whole batch, but it was well worth it!
    Hugs, Victoria ~x~

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  3. It's gorgeous Lisa.
    Sue x

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  4. what a fab card ! lovely !!
    greetings martina
    x

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  5. Gorgeous Lisa...so love the kraft hun..!

    hugs Vicky xx

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  6. Smashing card and love the Kraft cardstock. Annette x

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  7. I love this Lisa and think it would suit a male perfectly. Hugs, Claire x

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  8. ooh love it, fab card for a bloke x

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  9. Ooh! it's fab Lisa. Love the kraft and gorgeous image.

    Donna x

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  10. Stunning card, very elegant
    Beryl x

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  11. I think this would be well received by any recipient!
    Lovely card.
    Thanks again.
    Chrissie
    Lady LIM
    "Less is More"

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  12. Fab card Lisa, love the kraft and brown tones, perfect for a male.
    Hugs,
    Cazza
    xxx

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  13. Fantastic card Lisa - well worth all that effort :0) xx

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  14. Wonderful card - the kraft works well with the colours of ink and gingham ribbon. Lynn x

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  15. I think it;s FAB whoever it was given to
    Would look super adapted in other colours
    So effective and useful design to replicate again!

    Thank you
    Diva LIM mandi
    "Less is More"

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  16. Love the colour of your card andthe stamp is gorgeous.
    Dianex

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  17. Oh, I love, love, love this one too!! ;)
    xxx

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  18. What a beautiful creation Lisa. Thanks for playing at CES challs this week! xx Jenny xx

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  19. What a Gorgeous card. Hugs Rita xx

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  20. love this so so much!!! It has a fabulous softness to it!! Hugs Juls

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  21. Splendid card and a really smashing image

    Kathyk

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  22. Wonderfull card and my favorite colours Luv Sue x

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  23. Doesn't it make you cross when you have days like this...a lovely card is the end result tho:)
    Love the stamp and the colours are very unisex so I think it would be fine for a chap:)
    Jenny x

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  24. Gorgeous card Lisa. Looks great in Kraft and brown but it would be just as amazing in any colour. I think the design would be suitable for anyone and a variety of occasions. Love it.

    I know what you mean about not getting as much done as you hoped. I had a day off and spent all my time on altering a frame. As well as walking dogs a few times and making tea etc!

    Kat xx

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  25. Oh Lisa .. .. your card is wonderful.

    I love it!!

    Love Jules xx

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  26. Hi Lisa to tell the truth I love, love this card the darker colour card and the stamping of that image is brilliant the ribbon and sentiment looks great I think this is top notch.
    Hugs
    Lorraine x

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  27. A beautiful card - such a great take on the challenge too x

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  28. stunning card lisa.the image is superb and i love the mono colours and design :D

    xx coops xx

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  29. stunning card lisa.the image is superb and i love the mono colours and design :D

    xx coops xx

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  30. A fabulous card, I love your colour combo. The flower image is surpurb and the addition of pearls just perfect.

    irene
    xxxx

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  31. This is beautiful! I love these brown tones, so warm and restfyl with this image.

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  32. Lovely card, and love the brown colours.

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  33. Lovely card and should go well at your Mum's work. x

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  34. Simply stunning, Luv Sam x

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  35. Wonderful card! I love the monochromatic colour scheme and the image is so pretty! Thanks so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Challenge!
    Hugs,t

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  36. Less really is more, it's gorgeous Lisa!

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  37. Gorgeous card Lisa, love it!
    Helen x

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  38. Wonderful Card Lisa, I love it
    http://janetscraftycreations.blogspot.com/2011/06/monochrome.html

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  39. This is a fabulous card but more than that the design is great and one that you could repeat with different stamps for different themed cards (ie men's birthday, anniversary, etc). I had a great tip from a friend who makes her cards 3 at a time, keeping them similar but not the same. That way if more than one person likes a card you've got another similar one to sell them, lol.
    xx

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  40. What a wonderful card! I LOVE that stamp..in fact, I just bought it the other day, and now I can't wait to use it! You've inspired me! Thanks!
    Susan@Keeping in Touch

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  41. This is lovely too! :) Pretty with those pearls!

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  42. Wow - this is fabulous Lisa!! Love the whole design!! Thanks for joining us at CES challenges this week, Juliexx

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  43. wow such a gorgeous card thank you for joining our clean and simple challenge at CES.
    Hugs Kaylou xx

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