Monday, 25 February 2013

Less is More meets Dynamic Duos!

he theme this week at Less is More is paper piercing. I've never been very successful with this technique so decided to keep it really simple!  I stamped the border from the Madison gardens set in indigo blue and outlined it with a row of holes top and bottom, using my Tim Holtz ruler.
I then decided to add a scored line and another row of piercing. Bad mistake because the ruler slipped - so disguised it by adding a sentiment on top! I added some punched out flowers and a bit of bling. After I had finished I discovered that Dynamic Duos this week was "monochrome using Island Indigo and Pool Party. How serendipity was that?

Card: Island Indigo, Pool party, Whisper White
Stamp set: Madison Gardens, A Little Greeting
Ink: Island Indigo
Other: Itty Bitty flower punch, rhinestones, word window punch.


  1. Love this!
    The piercing looks terrific!
    Thanks so much
    Less is More

  2. Beautiful card Sue. The row of flowers looks fab with the paper-pierced border!

  3. What a wonderful card! Love to see stamps that hardly ever get used!! Thanks for joining us at Dynamic Duos! ♥

  4. sue this is fab.. love the symmetry of the card

    Thanks for joining us this week
    Jen xx
    "Less Is More"

  5. Sue this is absolutely stunning - Love it! Hope you don't mind me CASEing xxx

  6. WOWzers! I adore this CAS card. I'm going to have to put in another order and get that stamp set, so many wonderful examples with it. Thanks for playing with the Dynamic Duos.

  7. What a great use of the SAB set - love how you've layered the little punched flower in the middle of the shapes. Thanks for playing along with Dynamic Duos this week!

  8. Lovely card Sue, very honest about the greeting! Thanks for your comment about my card, I agree but actually I kept adding holes to make it more symmetrical!

  9. I love this row of sweet blue flowers! Great job on piercing! It's adds a perfect border to highlight the flowers!


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