Sunday, 2 August 2009

At last a card to share

I was up at 7am today and decided it was about time I got a card made....not a class card just a card for my own pleasure.

I absoloutely love the "Mr and Mrs" stamp set so that was the set my hand reached for today. The detail on the flowers is so crisp and clear so I have just randomly stamped on Whisper White in Pale Plum and Perfect Plum. I came across this folded flower over on Splitcoast Stampers. There are lots of samples using designer series papers which are beautiful but I wanted a plain and simple purple flower to go with my stamped background so I used whisper white cardstock ( this is slightly thinner than the coloured sort so easier for the folding) I scalloped one edge with the scallop edge punch, then used my brayer and lightly inked the strip in Pale Plum. I then sponged the edges and the creases in Perfect Plum.
This whole card took me less than 10 minutes to make and I am pleased with it's simplicity.
Hope you like it too


Jane said...

It's a lovely card Maria, sometimes I think simple can be the best.
Jane x

Val said...

Its a beautiful card Maria,like it a lot x


Gosh you didnt sleep much last night did you? Had a great time chatting and wanted to say how much I love your flower. Hugs M xxxx

Vikki said...

Maria - this is beautiful - this stamp set is soooooo lovely and you have done the most beautiful card with it.
Thanks for sharing

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