LESS IS MORE CHALLENGE

As soon as I saw the Less is More Challenge this week I knew what I wanted to do.  I've been wanting to try embossed Nestie frames again for a while, I've only tried it once so far.  I also wanted to try colouring up a sunset with ink and then stamping in black with my new Meadow Breeze set from Inkylicous.  I used a Brilliance Aurora ink pad and it has given a lovely pearlescent sheen to the background.  I'm quite pleased with the result.


The sentiment is very slightly blurred at the end so I will stamp it onto another piece of card and stick it over the top before I put in my 'for sale' box.  Thank you very much for looking, I do love all your comments and I try to visit as many people as I can.

Edited to add:  I printed the picture on a separate piece of card and stuck it to the embossed nestie circle which I embossed straight onto the card, hope this isn't cheating.  I put my nestie on the inside of the card so the embossing is embossed on the outside rather than debossed, if you understand what I mean. 

15 comments:

  1. This is really lovely, you have achieved a superb effect with your sunset.Is it masked or did you add the image on a separate die-cut?
    I love that Inkylicious set, I find mine so useful.. but hadn't noticed what it was called!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    Lady LIM
    "Less is More"

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  2. Fantastic effect Sallie
    So was this embossed after you coloured? I knwo my Calibur make for lots of embossed ridgess, it s so effective
    You have certainly created a wonderful sunset scene
    Thank you so much
    Diva LIM mandi
    "Less is More"

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  3. You've created a beautiful scene. A lovely card. xx

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  4. Gorgeous card, love the colouring on the sunset.
    Avril x

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  5. Such a beautiful sunset.
    It is true that less is often more.

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  6. Beautiful work, lovely image and super colours

    Kathyk

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  7. Beautiful Sallie, gorgeous sunset colours and the sentiment is perfectly placed too :)
    Jenny x

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  8. This is a fabulous card, love everything about it. You are very lucky that you knew what you wanted to do, I never have any idea.

    Kath x

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  9. Beautiful card, perfect CAS, just goes to prove that you don't need to add everything to it to make it good. Kx

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  10. Love the way the frame echo's the 'sun'. Great colours to contrast with the black stamping

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