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Thursday, 28 March 2013

For Cas(e) this sketch

Hello lovely bloggers,

Here is my card for Cas(e) this sketch - sorry that I have not linked the sketch. The lady bugs were stamped horizontally with one of Aleeza's stamps that she hardly uses. I have used water colours to colour the lady bugs after stamping them with Stazon jet black. The striped paper and buttons are from my stash. The Penny Black sentiment has been stamped with American Craft white ink. The buttons were used to cover smudges from the stamp. I could have stuck tiny butterflies but I had buttons lying close by on the table so I went for them. Lol.


 I will also enter this card in: 

This card below is the one I posted for the last Less is More challenge. I added multicoloured strings at the bottom to make it look more attractive. I think it looks better with the strings, doesn't it?


Love,

Monica 

12 comments:

Louise - PunknScrap said...

Both your cards are fabulous, I love the ladybug one, I am always a sucker for cute little ladybugs :) Thanks so much for playing along with us at The Paper Shelter this week and just so you know I am giving away a The Paper Shelter gift voucher on my blog if you would like to enter.

Marianne said...

What a pretty card is this.
Thank you for joining us at Shelly's Images.
Greetings, Marianne

Carolyn said...

Hi Monica
Ohhh I love the lady bug card. When I opened your page this morning it was my morning smile.

Have a happy carding day.
Carolyn

Nannieflash said...

Gorgeous card love your image and your fabulous card design. Thanks for joining us at TPS, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxxx

Viv said...

Two lovely cards, love the cute ladybirds esp. :) Viv xx

Ardyth Percy-Robb said...

Love the drama of the black cardbase - it makes your buttons and images really pop! Thanks so much for playing along with us at CAS(E) This Sketch this week!

McCrafty's Cards said...

Both cards are Gorgeous Monica, I like the ladybirds and the colours,and yes the strings do look lovely
Kevin xx

Patrice said...

Beautiful card - I hope you'll link up at 52 Card Pickup this week!

http://www.oldbackporch.com/2013/03/52-card-pickup-213.html

Terry Oulboub said...

Hello Monica dear, what lovely cards you've created. The ladybugs are delightful and the buttons add that fun style. I like the colored strings at the bottom of the other card - it adds a bit of flair to it. You're so creative - what a great way to use eyelets! Your trip to the mountains looked like a lot of fun! Great photos, by the way (especially that hungry hippo!) :-)

Christy said...

Love love love those ladybugs! Such happy cards. Thank you for sharing with the Inky Linky.

www.inklingsandyarns.com

Min said...

Fabulous project!
Thanks so much for playin' along with us for the Shelly's Images Challenge.
We hope you'll join us again for another FUN Challenge! Hugs & Happy Days! ~Min
Kaymin Kreations

Skye said...

I love your ladybirds. The colours are very dramatic. I like both of your abstract flowers but the coloured string does add an extra dimension