"We do not remember days, we remember moments." Cesare Pavese

Saturday, January 28, 2012

its the little things....

Hey there!!   Finally getting a chance to post my card for this week's Less is More challenge.  I made it earlier in the day, but had to leave before I could get it posted on the old bloggo!!   This week Chrissie & Mandi have given us a sketch to use with some very specific parameters.   We are to use a rectangular card, the orientation must be landscape and the band must remain in a vertical position.  Very simple rules and not hard for me to follow at all.  I had been waiting to see what this week's LIM challenge was to see if it would work with the current One Layer Wednesday challenge and YAY, it does!!!!   The OLW challenge is to use grey and a pop of color.



Because I was going to keep the card a one layer card I pretty much knew I had only one set of stamps I could use to achieve the desired look and that was my Hero Arts cling set Two Vine Scrolls.   I stamped one of the images on the white cardstock using Ancient Page Stone Grey ink and then added just a few tiny gems in a pretty turquoise blue color.  The sentiment from the Hero Arts set Find Joy was also stamped in Stone Grey.  I think I should have used black ink instead of the grey, but overall I''m very pleased with the card.  Lots of lovely white space.... it makes me {grin}!

A big THANK YOU is due to all the wonderful LIMettes who left me so many wonderful comments on last week's LIM card.   I so appreciate each and everyone of you!!!

Supplies:  Cardstock:  PTI white; Stamps:  Hero Arts; Ink:  Ancient Page; Rhinestones:  Kaiser Craft

38 comments:

Judy1223 said...

Oooh, oooh, OOOHH!! So pretty, Rosemary! I love the soft gray and the pop of colors in the gems...so so pretty!

Jess said...

lovely as usual! I'm a dedicated blog follower, just I rarely leave comments :-D

Sue said...

How soft is that Grey! It sets the tone for the whole card Rosie, and your splash of colour brings the image to life; a gorgeous card.
I think if you had used Black ink for the sentiment, it may have been too bold, and detracted from the image, make another and see how it looks!
Smiles:)

lavenderthoughts said...

Beautiful image Rosemary. I love the one layer effect.

Mandi said...

Just beautiful Rosemary, that pop of blue works perfectly
Much appreciated, thank you
Mandi
"Less is More"

Chrissie said...

This is simply beautiful Rosemary... I always look forward to seeing what you create each week for our challenges... and I'm sure I'm not alone in that!
I love the grey with the contrasting gems... perfect!
Thanks so much
Chrissie
"Less is More"

Anita said...

Ooo wow! Gorgeous card!!
Anita

mustavcoffee, Gay Peplow said...

Very pretty Rosemary, well done for combining challenges again, Gay xx

Christine said...

It's a pretty one! Nice that you've find a combination for the 2 Challenges!
Christine

Marlena M. said...

Beautiful combination of both challenges Rosemary. ;)

Karen said...

This is gorgeous Rosemary - I just love the colours you've used.

Suze Bain said...

Rosemary, this is so lovely. Those turqouise gems are fab with the grey. x

Beryl K said...

This is very pretty, love it
Beryl x

Aileen said...

The grey with a splash of colour is so pretty and elegant. Love the flowers. x

gg nurse said...

Oh my goodness! Perfection in my opinion, Rosemary! I think the gray was absolutely the right choice for this beauty! I'm checking my stamps to see if I have something to use so I can CASE this!

Linby said...

I like the grey it makes for a beautifuly serene card. Linbyx

Hello From Texas said...

Wow Rosemary ... this is a gorgeous card. I love the simple gray stamp with the touch of blue bling. Wish I had that stamp so I could case this beauty. ;)

Jenny said...

I see another showcase coming soon *wink*... this is so so beautiful Rosemary, what a gorgeous design and the pops of blue are just perfect :)
Jenny x

Susan said...

Super fantastic card, Rosemary!! LOVE the stamp...and it is perfect for this challenge!! (but of course, all your cards are super!)

Lisa A. said...

This is beautiful, Rosemary!! Absolutely lovely...wow!!

Carol said...

Spectacular card, Rosemary! So elegant!

Brenda said...

I really fell in love with this card Rosemary! It's something about those blue gems!

AnitaRex said...

I love it in grey! And I also love that you shared which ink you used! The blue makes it stand out! So pretty!

Kathyk said...

Simple and stunning

Kathyk

Lisa said...

Love the card, the mix of grey with that blue is lovely. Lisa xxx

Valerie said...

Beautiful, love it!
Val x

GinaA said...

Such soft colours, with a bit of bling, perfect.

Mynnette said...

Oh, wow! This is amazing!!! LOVE the little pops of aqua--gorgeous! :)

kingstonmama said...

Oh, this is so pretty, Rosemary. I love how you used that stamp to create the vertical panel, and those little bits of color in the bling just finish it perfectly. :) ann Y.

Lisa Lara said...

I LOVE that strip you stamped Rosi. Love the grungy lines on the sides. That is so cool. Love the bling on your flowers.

Nat said...

beautiful take on the sketch, simply awesome! :)

Loli said...

Hola Rosigirl!!, What elegant CAS card!!!, i prefer grey more soft and subtle and the turquoise is a perfect touch ofo color, well done Rosemary:D
A warm hug from Palma

~ Ali ~ said...

Very pretty, love it


Ali x

Deborah Frings said...

So very pretty - the delicate flowers are super and I love the pop of teal!

Michelle said...

fabulous CAS design! love it!

Viv said...

Well here we are again, and another fabulous creation once more Rosie, just love it :) Viv xx

Lynne said...

A beautiful card Rosemary.Love the soft grey and the pop of blue is perfect. Love it!
Lynne xxx

Cazro said...

Adorable, so clean and perfect, love it.