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Sunday, 21 July 2013

For Less Is More - handmade flowers

Hello sweet peeps,

I hope you are having a good weekend... out here it is already past 7 pm in the evening. Aleeza went back to school last week and Zeenya goes back in mid August. Aleeza was so happy to go back to her friends and normal routine and so was I.
Over at Less is More the challenge for this week is to make a card with handmade flowers. So here is mine made with my new Sizzix flower dies from Susan Tierney (bought with much excitement). It took me forever to place the flowers right and yet I was not too pleased with the result. Not sure whether I would be trying my hand at this again. The washi borders are from my stash and the sentiment is from Docrafts. By the way, the flower is a red poppy but for some reason my camera decided to give it a magenta-ish shade.


I will also enter this card in:

Off to visit and comment now.

Love,

Monica 

22 comments:

Cathy said...

Hi Monica, this flower looks lovely, it goes well with the dark washi tape. Very pretty combination. I have a few of these dies on my wish list ! I'm just not sure how they would go in the post though? :) Cathy x

sue w. said...

Such an elegant card, the flower is beautiful. Thanks for joining us at Totally Papercrafts.
Hugs Sue W.

The Crafty Laydee said...

Lovely flower Monica-i can see that the red would go perfectly against the dark Washi-(i don't know why cameras change colours like that-it drives you mad doesn't it ?)
Nessa xx

Donna Ellis said...

Aw, dear Monica, you need to stop being disappointed with your creations. We are all our own hardest critics. Still, if you don't like something or are disappointed, let your audience determine that - The first thing that I said to myself when I saw your card was: HOW BEAUTIFUL! And then you tell me you are disappointed LOL It truly is a lovely card with amazing color blast! big hugs to you!
donner

Rose Petal said...

Hello Monica. I agree with Donna above, you are very hard on yourself my friend, and this card is STUNNING. Just love the flower, and the design is fabulous. What a lovely sentiment too. BE PROUD Monica.
Will email soon.
Love you lots, Sandra xxx

Loli said...

Hola Monica, what gorgeous flower, i like the colours and the washi tape is a great idea.Good job Monica.
A warm hug from the melted island

sara said...

Hello Monica, beautiful card, love that flower!!

Jen said...

simply gorgeous flower monica
Thanks for joining us this week
Jen x
"Less Is More"

Chrissie said...

Super job Monica, that flower is just great!
Thanks so much
Chrissie
"Less is More"

1CardCreator said...

Gorgeous card Monica, the flower is quite lovely and I love how you used the washi tape too. ~Diane

Jean Straw said...

Lovely flower, Monica.
Jean x

McCrafty's Cards said...

Beautiful card Monica, I love the flower!!
Kevin xx

Michelle De Rooy said...

Wow! I am blown away.

Zoe said...

Thank you for joining this week at Creative Fingers

Zoe x
Handmade with lots of Love
Co-Owner of Creative Fingers

Angelique said...

Great lo and design.
Thank you for joining us at Creative Fingers

Huggsss, Angelique
EngelDesignsScrap

Elena said...

It's so cute! Very elegant card!

Laura said...

Very pretty flower! I love the colors and the washi tape is awesome. Cute sentiment too. TFS

Valerie said...

Fabulous poppy Monica, looks great on the washi tape a product I haven't invested in yet! Paper clay is a product from Martha Stewart a bit like fimo but so easy to use and so light the embellies don't register on digital scales:)
Val x

Heather said...

Hi Monica, a gorgeous card, I love your design and colours. Your flower is beautiful and a stunning colour!!!

hugs
Heather xx

Sasha said...

Such a lovely design, Monica. Your hand made flower is beautiful! x

Helen said...

Don't be so hard on yourself. the flower turned out nicely. But I knew what you meant.

Melanie Rozwood said...

This is really pretty. I like the pattern on the strips. Thanks for playing at HIMCR.