Sunday, June 10, 2012

Less is More...flourish

Flourishes? I wasn't sure I had any!

But that's what the challenge said on "More is Less"...a one layer card using a flourish.

Luckily, I found a whole packet of them. I forgot I bought it at a garage sale last summer, just in case I ever needed them.

I inked up a block with Bermuda Bay ink, then used black ink on top to stamp the flourish. I added the sentiment in black form Hero Arts. Then I decided to add one pearl.

So glad I bought those flourishes last summer, I just knew I needed them!


Julie said...

Love the way you used your flourishes - great card. The colour adds the extra pop!

Chrissie said...

It looks terrific Laurie!
Those flourishes are gorgeous and I love the single pearl!
Thanks so much
"Less is More"

Kathyk said...

Great idea to use the block as a stamp - THE perfect background for htis fab card


Aileen said...

Very elegant. Love the sentiment sitting further up the card. I tend to put them along the bottom but this looks fab. x

KatzElbows said...

I think what I love most about this card is the way you created a colour block, and then stamped something bigger than the block, so it kind of explodes out of it. Gives a great sense of movement to the card.


Diane said...

Ohhhh that's clever.

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Charlotte said...

Love this Laurie! Real less is more!
You're really a genius is making cards! Thx for sharing!

Faith A said...

I came to thank you for your comment on my card and stayed awhile, you have such beautiful "clean" work, love love it all.

Love the colours on your beautiful flourish card too.

Mandi said...

Glad we reminded you of your super purchase Laurie
Terrific card, the pearl is the perfect adornment
Thanks so much
"Less is More"

Elaine said...

It's a great card - love black, white and blue as it's always stylish!

Bonnie said...

I just discovered your blog, Laurie, and really like your style. I love tjs card especially!

Deanna said...

This is beautifully created! Love the color of the panel with the flourish design. Love the single pearl~great effect!

sparklygirl-Tina said...

Hi Laurie

What a fab card - your post made me giggle that you knew you needed that stamp!