Dubble in Purple

Hello everyone,

Today is my last day of summer holiday and I am truly going to miss all the time I had for crafting the past three weeks. Creating this card today I realised that I had already broken one of my New Year resolutions. Last year  I tried to master the clean and simple card making style but gave up after a few efforts. At the end of 2011 I decided it is not for me, I am over and done with clean and simple. I am a detail junkie and there is no remedy. After I saw the lovely CAS cards at Mandy and Chrissie’s blog “Less is More – Predominantly Purple” on Saturday morning I was tempted to try again. Unfortunately I don’t have many stamps to accommodate this style at the moment so I created the card with die cuts. It took me about three hours to figure out what I am going to do with so little elements for a card ( in comparison with what I usually worked with … LOL) but at the end it was lots of fun putting the card together. Here is my card (please don’t laugh) I am in a learning curve with this!

Challenges:

 Project details:

  • Three shades of purple cardstock
  • JeArt Craft paper die “Mushroom” 1401032
  • Cuttlebug “Friends Forever” die for sentiment
  • Sizzix Tim Holtz Alterations Texture Fades embossing folder “Swirls”
  • Lilac pearls
  • Tim Holtz distress ink “Dusty Concord”

Thanks for stopping by, I appreciate your visits so much. Will be back later this week with one of my familiar type of cards. Have a wonderful week and happy crafting.

Regards from South Africa,

Amelia

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