Saturday, 5 November 2011

Less is More in Orange and Red

Well it's still Saturday, just, but I am very late with my weekly entry to Less is More this week as we're off work for a few days and have been out and about today - this morning getting my OH's hair cut short for the first time in 28 years!  It's been a little traumatic for him.......

Anyhow, here I am with my orange and red effort - very simple and not at all ground breaking - but I seem to be lacking mojo tonight.


I cut a strip of red card and die cut some flowers from it using my new Xcut dies - I used the "waste" rather than the flowers which is an idea I borrowed from my blogging mate Jenny on this card which deservedly won the ColorQ challenge.  It's popped up on dimensional tape on top of some orange card and I cut one of the flower centre dies out and popped though on foam squares with some orange gems (which were a prize from the Annabelle Stamps challenge I won).  I then repeat stamped a PTI birthday sentiment in orange ink above and below to form a border.

That's me for the evening, will visit other entrants tomorrow and may try something a bit more exciting as an entry myself.

Night all
x

16 comments:

  1. It's really pretty Tara - I really like the touch of sparkle. Not sure your OH picked the right time of year to get shorn! Vx

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  2. Sometimes simple things are the prettiest and the best... Love the way you have combined orange and red. Not an easy colour combo.

    Good luck,

    Monica

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  3. This is super, I love the repeated sentiment used as a border, that's a great idea. I agree, Jenny does fab cards doesn't she!
    Thanks so much and enjoy your days off work!
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  4. Love this Tara it looks great using the flower negatives. Carol x

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  5. Hi Tara, I love the simplicity of your design, that strip of colour is so eye-catching :) Thanks for the shout out *blush*
    Jenny x

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  6. Simply lovely Tara.
    Lynne xxx

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  7. Sometimes the simple ones are the best! I really love the layout :)

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  8. Lovely card, love the glittery stitches and your flowers.

    You can view my card here

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  9. Lovely cheery card, perfect for a happy birthday. x

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  10. Tara, this is such a great card - love that colour combo!

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  11. Hi Tara

    What a beautiful card.

    I love the sentiment strips top and bottom of your panel too.

    Is everyone used to the new haircut now? LOL!!

    Love Jules xx

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  12. Hi Tara this looks fab, great idea to pop up the layer so it shows off the negative space (posh words for the waste) :)
    Anne
    x

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  13. A beautiful card Tara.....love these colours together

    Anne

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  14. Tara - I think this is lovely. I rather like the use of the negative too, and the bling is just right. Simple and elegant!

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