Wednesday, 9 July 2014

Wednesday Words

Back to cards today and this one is for Less is More.  It's a colour challenge this week and earth tones are required. 

As always the first challenge of each month is a colour challenge and this time we have chosen
Earth Tones.
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So out came my long forsaken Memento neutrals and my favourite bicycle from Clearly Besotted was stamped and diecut.

 
I then used another Clearly Besotted stamp to make the three tone border.  I punched a scalloped edge on a piece of white card and tied some twine to the top before adhering it to the border strip.


I stamped a few little lines to suggest movement near the back wheel - this was from Uniko Studio's explosion set - and then mounted the bicycle onto pads to add dimension.

I stamped the sentiment on top of the lightest border strip. Then the last thing I did was to add a little sparkle to the butterflies and skid marks with my favourite Wink of Stella.
 
 
I'm rather liking  these earthtones and finding them very soothing - maybe their resemblance to chocolate may have something to do with it!

Supplies:
Stamps: Clearly Besotted, Good times + matching die; Uniko Studio, explosion
Inks: Memento, toffee crunch, peanut brittle, potters clay, rich cocoa
Punch: Xcut scallop edger
Embellishments: twine, Wink of Stella, clear.

Thanks for looking today, hope you enjoyed your visit.

Jane
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11 comments:

  1. Lovely card with lovely colors.. :)

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  2. What a beautiful card! Everything works so perfectly togheter!

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  3. Lovely clean card ! Great design and love the bike !!

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  5. This is great! Thanks for joining us at LIM xx Jan LIm GDT

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  6. A stunning and amazing card Jane.
    Gorgeous style and layout and use of the earth colours
    Thanks so much as always for sharing and taking part.
    Sarah xx
    Less is More

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  7. fabulous
    Thanks for joining us this week
    Jen xx
    Less Is More

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  8. Love this one Jane!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  9. Cute bike, I love the earthtone stripes, super stamping Jane
    Thank you for joining us at Less is More
    Anne
    LIM Designer

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  10. Brilliant! Love this card :D x

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  11. Hello Jane! I love your earth tone colors and the cut out bike is so cute. Amazing job.

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