Saturday, 21 July 2012

Stitched with love

This week's Less is More challenge is a toughy - sewing!  Thankfully though it can be real or faux and unlike Chrissie whose cards this week rock with her first time machine stitching, I'm not so brave with my machine so I've gone down the faux route.  I may try real later in the week when I'm not alone in the house and there's someone to administer first aid if it goes wrong......


This is a little 4 x 4 inch card and I printed the sentiment onto another sheet of white card and double mounted it on the base card.  I stamped the image onto it - it was one of my bargains from last Sunday a 12 piece JustRite set reduced to £2.99 - I don't have a mount that fits it but I find you can just tape the groves onto an acrylic block.  I stamped it 3 times, coloured the heart, the leaves and flowers on the different ones with copics and then layered them up.  I added some silver and glossy accents to the needle and pins and some glossy accents to the button on the flower centre as I couldn't find a real one small enough in my button box!


29 comments:

  1. This looks totally amazing!
    I love that stamp!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  2. Great card. Love that stamp.

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  3. Super image and card - good luck when you try the REAL stuff (sewing)!

    Kathyk

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  4. Darling card.....super cute image!!

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  5. Hi tara
    Gorgeous stamp ... Love it....
    Hugs sylvie xxx

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  6. Lovely card fabulous image. I usually do faux! but had a go with the machine!
    suzi b :)

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  7. How gorgeous Tara - it looks so real! Vicky x

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  8. Wonderful card Tara, the stitching looks awesome!

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  9. I really like this card! I love how you've used several layers to make a frame around your card. The image is so sweet and decorative, the thread is a really nice detail, and I love the bright colors you've used. The sentiment is a perfect match to this image. I love it, you've done such a fantastic job on this one!

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  10. Wonderful card Tara, love the stamp with the sparkly pins!
    Val x

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  11. Beautiful card
    Love the stamp
    Thanks so much
    mandi
    "Less is More"

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  12. Thanks for your kind comments Tara
    Sorry hit the mouse n deleted half me message
    x

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  13. Beautiful stamping! These bright colours look great together!

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  14. Love that stamp Tara, a 'sew'per card! xx

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  15. Gorgeous use of space, Tara! Love how you coloured that sweet stamp and used the matting for depth!

    Hope you're having a fab weekend honey!

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  16. This is simply great - love it ! x

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  17. Perfect Tara!! Love it! Di xx

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  18. Hola Tara, your card is absolutely gorgeous very CAS, a great colouring work!, beautiful heart.Well done Tara!!.
    Hugs from Palma

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  19. beautiful card - love the sentiment

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  20. This is great Tara, what a lovely card, Jo x

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  21. Gorgeous Tara. Love that stamp and the sentiment is perfect.
    Lynne xxx

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  22. That's the sweetest little pin cushion, such a pretty card.
    Love the bit about administering first aid.... I do worry about getting my fingers in the way too...eek!!
    Jenny x

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  23. Gorgeous card Tara great love the image and your sparkly pins

    Anne

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  24. Very pretty image. jenx 68

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  25. Tara....don't think this could be any cuter! I love the sentiment and the image with all the layering is fab!

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  26. A perfect pincushion, makes a fab card.

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  27. I love all the layering! Great card.

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