Thursday, May 7, 2015

Less is More #222

The challenge at Less is More this week is to use colors on the opposite side of the color wheel.  I chose yellow and purple and while my card may not be "clean" it was fairly simple.


I watercolored my background with Mustard Seed Distress Ink.  After it dried, I stamped the wildflowers from Technique Tuesday using Distress Markers in Dusty Concord and Brushed Corduroy.  Whilst I was trimming down my panel, I accidentally cut off part of the border *grrr*  so I had to resort to plan B - mat the panel with purple and put it on a white card.

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7 comments:

  1. Well done for saving your panel, Bobby, happens to us all! Your stems look lovely in purple against the soft tone of the background.
    Thanks for sharing with us.
    Anita x
    Less is More GD

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  2. Hmmm. Where was the mistake? It looks perfectly well designed to me! That is one beautiful stamp, Bobby...
    =] Michele

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  3. Fabulous and dreamy Bobby.
    Love your colour combo and you've salvaged your card brilliantly.
    Thanks so much for sharing and taking part.
    Sarah xx
    Less is More

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  4. I think your card is fantastic! I'm always partial to cards with a watercolour or masked background and this one is amazing. Beautiful colours and a great stamp!

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  5. Nice save, Bobby--love the matting. You were so smart to use those stamps as purple silhouettes, and I love your yellow water colored background.

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  6. Calm, serene, gentle ... and so lovely, Bobby ... who would ever have know this needed 'rescuing'?! Anita :)

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  7. Your lovely scene reminds me of sunsets and sunrises when we traveled to my grandparents' farm...bright skies, pretty flowers. You've also captured the peace and joy of those surroundings. A most stunning card. Your 'design innovation' to add the purple adds a marvelous touch (and yes, I hear the grrrr...had a few of those myself this weekend *grin*)
    Hugs~c

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