Saturday, June 25, 2011

Less is More - week 21 - sketch

At last! A chance to make a card. I've been sewing madly for the last few weeks making costumes for stage shows and finally I've finished. Not had chance to even look at anyone's blogs so I do apologise for not visiting. I did manage a few quick peeks at the challenges but that's all. I looked with envy at all the fabulous cards you'd all made and just wished I'd had the time to join in.
Right so this week it's a sketch - a lot less challenging than last week (I did manage a VERY quick card for that). I've been visiting my daughter and 'soon to be son in law' in Leicester and Libbie and I went into the city for a bit of wedding shopping and of course who can resist a bit of craft shopping at the same time - certainly not me. I picked up these borders in (would you believe it?) Poundland and when we got home saw the challenge and thought ........perfect!
Base card is black (already embossed) dotty card, a 5inch square card with the border slightly offset from the centre. 3 scallopped nestie shapes with white daisies on them and 3 tiny pearls for the centres. A white rub on for the sentiment finished it off.
I'm hoping to get the chance to make another later this week before I go off on my holidays to France.
Close up of detail


Chrissie said...

This is lovely Di. I think black and white always looks so classy!
Just super!
I'm glad you've found time to join us again!
Lady LIM
"Less is More"

Kathyk said...

VERY nice indeed, enjoy your trip to France


Jo Street said...

Great card, what a find in Poundland. Enjoy your holiday, sounds like you deserve it after all that sewing!
Jo x

Debs M said...

love the b and w , great border, gorgeous card x

Fiona said...

Very elegant Di, and I love your Poundland border. Result!

Beryl K said...

Stunning card, very elegant
Beryl x

Mandi said...

Fabby card Di
I always love black & white, yours is no exception its great, so elegant
Thank you
Diva LIM mandi
Less is More

Sharon said...

Very classy card. Love the black & white.
Sharon x

Dana Leigh said...

Very elegant. I love black and white together.

Bernadet Rodakowski said...

You can't go wrong with b&w, especially for a CAS card. The ribbon is stunning. I'm intrigued, I'm going to look up "Poundland"?

Your vertical take on the sketch was clever and eye-catching. So nice.

Sandy said...

Beautiful black and white looks stunning

Annes Art said...

Beautiful classy card!!

Loli said...

hola Diane, thank you for your visit.
ELEGANT DIANE!!, i love this card very classy, fantastic border and beautiful daisies.well done.
a hug from Palma

GinaA said...

Black & white is so smart, love the way the pearls echo the dots on the background border

Lynne said...

I love black and white cards and your is fabulous.
Lynne xxx

Susan said...

Di, it's a very elegant card...and I love that you turned the sketch over on it's side!! Awesome work! My Card

Theresa said...

This is wonderful!! I think black and white is so elegant. Love it!!

Hazel said...

Lovely and here's another who loves the ribbon border. Hazel x

Jenny said...

A fabulous card, so stylish :)
Jenny x

Sally H said...

What a fabulous card! Gorgeous flowers - stunning on that black background! I love it