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Wednesday, 13 January 2016

a little note with a flourish

 Hello there fellow crafters. I have  CAS offering for you today. I needed a thank you card and didn't have a lot of time so  I came up with this.


I stamped the leafy flourish in black archival ink. Then I added the bird in flight and the little sentiment. All these stamps were free with a magazine.


Then I added some colour to the leaves and flowers. I used distress markers and a waterbrush. The leaves are coloured with twisted citron and the flowers with fossilized amber and wilted violet.


I then went round the card with a black micron pen and drew squiggly lines as shown. i coloured them in with the same markers.


I also added some clear wink of stella to flowers but this is really difficult to photograph.


I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:

Less is more - one layer - add a flourish
CASology - open



24 comments:

  1. Beautiful CAS design, great stamping and lovely doodled border!
    Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week.
    Chris
    x

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  2. A really lovely thank you card Theresa and the doodled border is a great finishing touch. x

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  3. This is such a pretty little stamp, super card!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  4. Flourishing beautifully and so elegant Theresa, thanks so much for playing along this week!
    Sarah xx
    Less is More

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  5. So, so lovely! Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week. Sammy-x

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  6. Super stylish flourish Theresa and love your border!
    Thank you so much for your entry
    Anne
    "Less is More"

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  7. Lovely elegant card. I love all the open space and the tiny sentiment. And well done with your freehand border, I'm too scared to do anything freehand lol!
    Thanks for sharing with us.
    Anita x
    Less is More

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    1. thank you Anita. that squiggly border is my first of the kind. i have done some more but with straighter lines and dots xx

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  8. The tiny birds are a perfect addition to the flourish!
    Beautiful card... thanks for joining us at Casology!

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  9. Hey Theresa!! I love how free flowing the bird looks on this card. You did a great job. Thank you so much for playing with us this week at CASology.

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