Friday, September 05, 2014

Palm Tree


After making a palm tree through my cricut I thought I would buy a die so there would be slightly less wastage but didn't realise how big he was.  I think it works for this card for Less is More seaside challenge. First of all I made the base card with some blending of yellow and blue but didn't take the colour all the way across.
The palm tree was placed and I decided I needed a sentiment and used one from Simon Says Stamps Floral Bookmarking but looking now I should have placed it slightly higher in line of the palm tree at the time I was just grateful it was straight.
Once everything was stuck down I realised I need to make the palm tree look planted rather than floating so a few lines to ground it, of course the tree is hiding some that went a bit weird looking.

35 comments:

Joke de Wit said...

Prachtig Debby.Groetjes Joke

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Hi Debby, a great CAS card. Love how you faded the ink I don't think I could ever do that! Susan x

Jules said...

Hi Debby

Loving the half card blending .. .. it looks great.

Brilliant sentiment too.

Hope you are having a good week. I am finally catching up with the world!

Love Jules xx

cotnob said...

This is a fabulous card Debby, I love the blending and lovely sentiment - you are much too hard on yourself, everything looks absolutely fine to me.
Pauline
x

Stamps and Paper said...

Fabulous CAS card Debby

Anne

Lynne in NI said...

Oooh that's a great die Debby, love your touch of colour on your BG too x

Sarah said...

Such a great CAS card Debby and a lovely sentiment xx

Kathyk said...

Love your card, such fun. You may be right about the placement of the sentiment ... how many times have we all done that though!

Kathyk

Rainey's Craft Room said...

I think this is great Debby, a fab CAS card.
Lorraine

Sue said...

This is stunning Debby. I love the palm tree and wonderful sentiment.
hugs Sue xx

coldwaters2 said...

Fabulous card Debby the blending of those background colours is perfect and i love that tree it looks quite detailed and I just love coconuts, lol.
hugs
lorraine x

Di said...

Very clever!

Hugs

Di xx

Rebecca Bradshaw said...

This is beautiful, I love the palm tree and the soft background. A brilliant sentiment too!
Rebecca.

Doreen said...

Just gorgeous,love the palm tree.xxx

Joanne James said...

Love your palm tree - reminds me of some wonderful Caribbean vacations. A great card.

Sazzle Dazzle said...

Wow! Wow! Wow! Debby.
This is stunning. Love that palm tree and your background is exquisite.
Thanks so much for joining the challenge.
Sarah
Less is More

coops said...

so gorgeous debby.beautiful sentiment and your palm tree is stunning ;D

xx coops xx

*Vicki* said...

Such a lovely CAS design! The palm tree is so clever! :) Hugs - *Vicki*
My Blog: Stamp Smiles

Jackie W said...

Great card, Deb. Love the blending and how you added the lines to ground the tree. I think the placement of the sentiment is fine. It also helps to ground the tree. Great job.

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is a gorgeous creation Debby. I can see what you mean about the die, it works as the main feature superbly but couldn't be used as an embellie. Lol!!!
Have a good weekend.
Hugs
Cathy
xxxx

Cheryl W. said...

I think the sentiment works quite well where it is, Debbie. I like the clean layout and gentle coloring.

heidy said...

Such a fabulous card Debby!
XXX Heidy

Donna Mosley said...

Gorgeous card Debby, love the fab palm tree and design.

Donna x

Kathleen said...

Such a very different and gorgeous card.

Kath x

Carol S. said...

Brilliant card and love the palm tree, Hugs, Carol S.xx

Chrissie said...

That's a great palm tree Debby!
Super card.
Thanks so much
Chrissie
"Less is More"

José said...

beautiful card Debby

Lynsey said...

Hi Debby, this is a great card, I love the palm tree and the sentiment!
Hugs Lynsey x

Pat said...

This is a great card Debby and truly unique, and the sentiment works perfectly too. x

scrappymo! said...

Fabulous!!! The inking is superb..

XxJULESxX said...

love it Debby fab palm tree!!

Maarit at Violets Corner said...

Brilliant card Debby, love the scene and the fantastic sentiment, it's just what I needed today!

Warm hugs
Maarit

Gay Peplow said...

Wonderful card, yes it definitely works brilliantly, love it :D xx

Anne said...

Sorry to be so late commenting Debby, what a super seaside creation!
Thanks so much for joining us at Less is More
Anne
LIM Designer

Darnell J Knauss said...

Simply perfection, Debby!! Congratulations on the well-deserved showcase at LIM!! Hugs, Darnell