Down the Garden Path

This week the Less is More challenge has to include a die cut.  Here is my take on it and an excuse to play with my new Spectrum Noir Pencils.

Materials Used:
Spellbinders Die D-Lites Frame 1
Stampendous Cottage Path stamp
Happy Birthday stamp
Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
Adirondack Shell Pink ink pad
White card
Swirls stencil
paper roses
leaves
Spectrum Noir Pencils

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Using the swirls stencil and Shell Pink ink I dusted ink over the front of an A5 card blank to create a swirly background. I stamped the Cottage Path onto white card with Tuxedo Black and coloured in with the pencils. It is quite hard getting shading in on such a small image but the pencils did help a bit!

 

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I used the die to cut two mats out of white paper and inked them with the Shell Pink ink. I cut the Cottage Path image down to fit inside the frame. The remaining frame I cut and overlapped to make a smaller frame to fit the remaining part of the Cottage Path image.

 

 

I then arranged my elements onto the front of the card and stuck them down before adding the birthday greeting.

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Thank you for visiting. Take care.

Pippa

I would like to enter this card into the:
Less is More Challenge
Spectrum Noir Challenge

Addicted to Stamps Make Your Mark Challenge

About Pippa

I started crafting at an early age though not always successfully, my pillowcase tennis dress has, thankfully, disappeared into history. Funnily sewing is not something I enjoy! My favourite crafty activity has to be card making, especially stamping which I have been doing for over 20 years and am still a beginner, there is always something new to learn. I also enjoy knitting and crochet. I am not an artist, cannot even draw a straight line with a ruler, but I love colouring in, which is why stamping appeals so much. I am married, have recently retired from being a part time HLTA at a local village primary school, have two grown up daughters, both married and a mad cat called Finnegan. That, in a nutshell, is me.
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6 Responses to Down the Garden Path

  1. Sarah says:

    Very elegant colouring and dies used.
    Thanks so much for sharing and taking part.
    Sarah xx
    Less is More

  2. chrissieann says:

    What a pretty frame!
    Super job!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    “Less is More”

  3. Anne Ray says:

    What a pretty card!
    Thanks so much for joining LIM this week
    Anne
    Less is More Designer

  4. Jen says:

    Love how you used the dies for this weeks challenge.
    Thanks for joining us at Less Is More
    Jen xx

  5. Sue says:

    This is so pretty! I love the little scenes you’ve created. Thank you for joining us at ATSM and hope to see you again soon x

  6. Deepti says:

    adorable card 🙂 love the coloring ur did, Thank you for sharing with ATSM!

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