Monday, 14 March 2011


This is my card for the current challenge on the Less is More challenge blog which is 'one layer - off the edge', certainly not as easy as you might think!  It's probably the first time I've ever stamped direct on to a card blank - I always put at least one two layers on my cards, one of which would be a piece of card with my stamped image on it!  My card was made using one of the images from 'The Flourishes Pack' by Inkadinkado - it's the same image stamped three times.  I didn't add a sentiment because I was concered it wouldn't be 'balanced' - I don't do 'random'!

I'd also like to enter the card in two other challenges:

Paper Sundaes - 'keep it simple'
One Stop Craft Challenge - 'clean and simple'


  1. Hi Helen,
    Thanks so much for stepping out of your comfort zone for this challenge!
    That first stamp direct onto a card blank is really scary isn't it! It's not that long since I first began doing this kind of card and there's a lot to consider before actually putting stamp to paper.
    This is great however and no-one would have guessed that it was a first for you!
    I love the colours you have chosen!
    We have a OLC once per month so you'll have to steel yourself for the next one!
    Thanks so much for your submission and we'll see you next time!
    "Less is More"

  2. This is a lovely card, a really pretty stamp and I love the colours you've used. It's a beautiful card. Jo x

  3. I love it! The colors are so pretty!! Well done...especiall for a first time!

  4. What a pretty stamp and you've coloured it beautifully. It is scary stamping straight onto your card base but hey! What's the worst that could happen?!!

  5. Wonderful! So classicaly elegant and very pretty.

  6. Lovely card! Great stamping and colouring.

  7. Hi Helen
    Great OLC especially for a first, you;d never had guessed
    I love that stamp, so modern and fresh
    Seems a good few inkadinkdo around this week
    See you again next week
    "Less is More"

  8. Fab OLC Helen and I can't believe it's your first go! Really love the colours you've used. xx

  9. Pretty card. Love the modern feel. x

  10. I like that even your stamps are CAS designs, no swirls etc. A fantastic first attempt and a very contemporary card:-)

  11. Beautiful card Helen. I think the balance is just right. This challenge blog certainly is a challenge isn't it. I guess its good for us to work outside our comfort zones, lol, x

  12. GREAT card . . . pretty and colourful. I LOVE how you shaded the image on the outside.
    Hugs, Sandra

  13. Beautiful card

    Thanks for joining us at OSCC this week and Good luck!


  14. This is fab, love everything about it!

    Ali x


Thanks for leaving me a comment - I really do appreciate it.

Helen x


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