Thursday, March 29, 2012

Take 3


When I got this Memory Box die and looked at the pic of the front of the wrapper I thought maybe this was a mistake and what on earth did I want this! But I was so mistaken is so delicate and perfect for what I had in mind for my Less is More card.
You have to take 3 previous challenges, oh that was so hard in the end I decided on.
Wk 52 Sketch
Wk 3 Spring
             Wk 55 Punches or Dies

I embossed my strip, used pearls to finish and a small floral punch for flowers with pearls again to finish. The leaves are a Martha Stewart snowflake punch and the sentiment is Stampin up, once again using a square punch for the end.
I was surprised how the pearls on the diamonds really made a difference and was pleased with my end result.

93 comments:

Mary J said...

Gorgeous, just love this very feminine card Debby!

Bonnie Weiss said...

You should be pleased Debby ... it's a beautiful card.

Uschi said...

Wunderschön und sehr edel.

Liebe Grüße
Uschi

Irene said...

I didn't visit your blog a couple of days and OOOOH Debby I missed a lot!!!!!!
This is so elegant and yesterday's so cute with the gorgeous papers (which I have too so big thanks for this inspiration!!)and cute sketch!!!
I so didn't know that you suffer from arthritis Debby, now I admire your creativity even more!!!!

Big hug from Holland, Irene

Trudy said...

As always, your design is beautiful!!! Love the details in your work!!
Hugs Trudy

Марина said...

it's a very elegance card.

Susan ~ Killam Creative said...

Wow, Debby, this is a gorgeous card! I'm so happy to see this branch die in action - I've had it on my "want" list for a while.

This post is chock full of smart new (to me) ideas. A MS snowflake punch for leaves? A little square punch for banner ends? Brilliant!

Cheers,
Susan

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Just read your post below, hope your pains ease soon. This s stunning, so delicate and pretty.

Aud said...

This is lovely Debby, nice crisp embossing and a very classy card. Aud x

Caroline said...

I love your card !!!

susiestacey said...

Gorgeous card Debby - so elegant x Susan x

brenda said...

It certainly is beautiful and delicate Debbie, another one for the wish list.

B x

Ali said...

Beautiful x

nnalorac said...

This is so pretty Debby, love it. Have looked for that embossing folder, still looking!. Carolxx

chrissy xx said...

WoW! Stunning Debby. I LOve it.
Chrissyxx

Bastelfeti said...

Wow that wonderful Card.

Hugs BAstelfeti

ulrike said...

Wonderful card! Great idea to use a snowflake punch for these small leaves.

Dora said...

Wow this is stunning Debby, so very elegant, I love your die and the embossing... I don't remember seeing that die, it's really beautiful... good choice :D xxx

Vicky said...

WOW.....this is simply stunning sweetie.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Viv's Visuals said...

Just gorgeous... and you know I'll take inspiration from it like your gorgeous wedding/anniversary card don't you???LOL - Love it Debby. x

Te4eto said...

Delicate, elegant - beautiful!

MagsB said...

This is exquisite! And what a brilliant idea to use a square punch for the banner!

I hope you're feeling better!

love Mags B x

Fran said...

Really pretty Debby! I love the simplicity of the card and the delicate colors. Nicely done!!

Kathyk said...

Lovely card and very spring like

Kathyk

Fran said...

Very pretty card Debby. I love the simplicity of it and the delicate colors. Nicely done!!

mustavcoffee, Gay Peplow said...

That's one pretty card Debby, I see why you wanted the branch die too, it's great and will be very useful, hugs Gay xxx

Linda w said...

Wow this is stunning and makes me want to make something similar. Hugs lin

sarah-Jane said...

Such a wonderful card. So delicate and pretty.
Sarah-Jane xx

Gibmiss said...

Hi Debby's
Fabby card ... Love it
Hugs Sylvie xxx

heidy said...

So pretty Debby!
Hugs Heidy

Riet said...

What a beautiful cards Debby.

Hugs Riet.xx

Mandi said...

Beautiful card Deby
I put pearls on that EF all the time. As you so rightyl say, it makes such a difference. So effective
Thanks so much
mandi
"Less is Mroe"

Daniele said...

such a pretty card, love the trellis background
hugs

Marian said...

Prachtige kaart groetjes

Nicole said...

Really gorgeous. Hugs, Nicole

terriavidreader (IN-USA) said...

this is just gorgeous!!

Linda said...

Very pretty card. I love the embossed panel and the branch die is gorgeous, so delicate. xx

Juls said...

stunning, beautiful and elegant!! LOVE every detail!! Hugs Juls

Christine L said...

Very beautiful card Debby..... so delicate and feminine!

Hugs
Christine x

Susan said...

I LOVE that scored background! Is that an EF? That limb with the flowers is just perfect for a spring card!!! Wonderful work this week!

Elaine said...

Love your card - it's so delicate and the embossing makes a lovely trellis!!

Mrs.B said...

A beautiful card Debby, love all the pearls, very feminine.
Avril

Marlou McAlees said...

beautiful card, very elegant, love it Debby ♥

Lorraine said...

Just Stunning - love it!
Lorraine x

Chris x said...

Gorgeous card, perfect colouring and lovely design.
Hugs
Chris x

Julie said...

This is beautiful Debby!! I can see why the die is a must have!! Juliexx

Mo said...

Debby I love your card, it's so luxury...
Big Hugs,
Mo

Jodi Collins aka Kharmagirl said...

Wow! This is gorgeous!

Stacey said...

So dainty and delicate - gorgeous Debby ~x~

Vee Ramsden said...

Very pretty
xxx

Gerrittina said...

Lovely card!

Carole of Brum said...

Wow, this is a fabulous Less Is More card, the pearls make that embossed pattern into something else entirely, it's so lovely. CoB

Jenny said...

I know what you mean Debby, they look like branches from a Halloween scene without leaves on but they are so realistic in shape :0)
Love what you've done with this branch...spring has sprung!!!
Jenny x

angelwhispers said...

Debby this die is just so fragile and such a fabulous card design just love it!! Chanelle xxx

Jolanda said...

what can I say? stunning:0)
grtz Jolanda

Chrissie said...

Pretty, pretty, pretty Debby!
Mandi puts pearls on her cards too when she uses this embossing folder, don't they look just fab!
Thanks so much
Chrissie
"Less is More"

karen said...

So pretty Debby, hugs, Karenx

Kathleen said...

Absolutely beautiful, I just love it to bits.

Kath x

Crafty Moone Cards said...

Gorgeous. Sue x

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Oh wow, stunning hun love it!
Hugs Shell xx

coldwaters2 said...

Oh my word Debby this is absolutely beautiful, it does look delicate but also very clean and elegant, this is one top notch card.
hugs
Lorraine x

Eskimo Frosting said...

Oh wow Debby this is so pretty.

Hugs
Jayne
x

Danni said...

Very pretty! Such a delicate feel to it!

Kjersti said...

A beautiful card in so sweet and soft colours!
Love the one below too - fab colours!
Hugs Kjersti:)

Renata Elenbaas said...

Oh my, Debby, this is absolutly gorgeous! Love it!

Hugs,
Renata

McCrafty's Cards said...

Beautiful card Debby, it so elegent!
Kevin xx

Sandra H said...

Hi Debby, this is beautiful:)x

Stamps and Paper said...

Gorgeous card Debby

Anne

Pauline said...

Debby, this is gorgeous. So pretty, love all the white -makes it so elegant.

Grenouille Greetings said...

Simply stunning, Debby! Fabulous! Hugs, Lesley

Anonymous said...

Beautiful card Debby love this idea xx

Franjopani said...

This is just gorgeous Debby, So delicate - I brought my first memory box die this week - they are so lovely - I need more!!!! I hope you are feeling happier today - be kind to yourself, everyone needs to have a bad day every now and then and with aches and pains constantly it must be very hard,take it easy x joy

Lizy said...

This is beautiful Debby! So elegant and delicate! And what an awesome idea to use a snowflake as leaves! I have that punch so you will be seeing me try that in the future! :)
Lizy x

scrappymo! said...

This card is just stunning. I love that embossing die!
I have that memory box die too and I just love it. It is really versatile.

charli said...

lovely!

Colinda said...

Super beautiful!!!! Colinda

Suzie Q said...

What an absolute stunner!!!
this is fandabidozie!!
hope your pain eases soon mate xx
big hugs
Suzie qx

coops said...

wow this is simply stunning debbby.so pretty and delicate ;D

xx coops xx

Sandra1968 said...

A beautiful card!

jem (jane elizabeth middleton) said...

beautiful pretty and very elegant,so very less is more.
janex

Von said...

Oh WOW!! So simple yet so elegant. I just love it.
Blessings ... Von

Suze said...

wow what is this a beautiful card Debby.

Hugs Suze xx

mckinkle said...

WOW Debby this is just stunning!
Keryn x

Suzi B said...

What a delightful, pretty card..lovely
suzi b :)

Janette said...

Oh this is stunning.xx

Anonymous said...

Loving your CAS cards Debby simply stunning!!

Ali x

SYLVIA-ANNE said...

This is so beautiful Debby - love the garden theme with the embossed trellis and the gorgeous blossom tree. Fabulous!

Have a happy weekend - hugs, Sylvia xx

Rufus said...

Absolutely lovely!!! The die is perfect with the flower branch. Understated elegance, love it!!!!!!
R/

My Soul said...

I can't find the right words to describe my impression! It's something amazing! Very beautiful! and Very tender!

Liz's creative corner said...

Wow how gorgeous! the MB die is gorgeous, hugs Liz xx

Victoria said...

This is such a beautiful card! I think this should be showCASed. I'll eat my (metaphorical) hat if it isn't.

2MuchFun said...

Oh my, what a beautiful card.

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