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This is intended to be mainly about my crafting stories, as a personal record of what I do. However, I interpret crafting quite widely, not just paper crafting but other things too. I have a butterfly mind and like to change from one thing to another depending on what I feel like on a given day - knitting, crochet, cross-stitch, cards, baking and several others.

Saturday, 11 February 2012

Less is More - Week 54 - One Layer and Stripes

Having gone into panic mode over stripes, my mojo suddenly bounced back, and this card appeared.  The flower is a surfinia cut (digitally) from one of my own photos, and then added to the design page in My Craft Studio.  Before I added the stripes, I embossed the flower to give it some texture.  Then I added the sentiment to match to match the stripes before printing the whole thing out.


Chrissie said...

All this techy computery stuff is so clever!
Pretty card Maggie!
Thanks so much
"Less is More"

Mrs A. said...

This is stunning. The flower almost pops off the page at you. Hugs Mrs A.

Karen said...

This is really beautiful Maggie, Luv Karen xx

Mandi said...

Stripes give a good base to designs
Lovely flower
Thank you very much
"Less is More"

Di said...

Fabulous Maggie and so spot on for the LIM challenge! I have strips of tape and goodness knows what for masking on my desk right now - but you've cracked it perfectly. A winner in my eyes! Di xx

Beryl K said...

Super card, great digi work
Beryl x

Faith A said...

Beautiful card and great editing of the flower, (my kind of stuff)
would love to know how you embossed the flower, it's lovely

Suze Bain said...

Beautiful card Maggie. xx

Kathyk said...

Simple and very elegant - fab


Angelnorth said...

Striking flower image, lovely card!

ding said...

Clever card your photo is amazing!