Sunday, 23 June 2013

Less is More Week 125 - Happy Birthday

Morning lovelies

I woke up really early this morning and no matter how hard I tried I just couldn't get back to sleep so I ended up getting up and got stuck in to some more crafting.

It's Jen Nelson's birthday so the challenge at Less is More this week is to make a card that Jen would like.

'Happy Birthday, Jen, I hope you had a lovely time celebrating in Istanbul' :) xx

I tried to create something in a 'Jen Stylie' and here's what I came up with...



I recently purchased a paper pad by Fancy Pants and I love these designs, aren't they gorgeous, so I knew I wanted to use these for this card and I also chose a natural card base.  Jen loves butterflies so I incorporated these as well as a bit of matting and layering and, instead of stitching, which Jen loves to do (I don't have a sewing machine to hand), I edged my mats with some paper piercing. 

I love these neutrals combined with the kraft, I think this paper pad will be making lots more appearances!

Happy Birthday, Jen, I hope you like it! :)

Materials used:
  • Design Paper: Fancy Pants Designs - Country Boutique
  • Card Base: From stash
  • Cardstock: Papermania - Kraftstax
  • Stamp: BoBunny - Sentiments Stamp set
  • Ink: Memento - London Fog
  • Ribbon: American Crafts - Premium Grosgrain
  • Pearls: Hobbycraft - 3mm White Pearl Gem Stones
  • Tools: Stampin' Up - Paper Piercing Kit

That's all for now folks, thanks for popping by and see you very soon :)

7 comments:

  1. This is gorgeous Neet! Love the simplicity of it, the papers and the butterflies :) The layout works great too! :)
    Lizy xx

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  2. Lovely colour combination and style.

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  3. What a lovely card Neet!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  4. The use of kraft colours make this card look stupendous

    Kathyk

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  5. Beautiful card, love the soft tones of the DP and your Kraft butterflies are lovely. Fab layout too. Hugs Bev x

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  6. This is lovely Anita. The colour scheme is really subtle and delicate - You've given me an idea for a card... Thanks for the inspiration! Paula xxx

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  7. fab card
    thank you so much for the birthday wishes.
    Jen
    "Less Is More"

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