Less is More challenge 6: Off the Edge

The challenge at Less is More this week is a One Layer Card which includes stamping off the edge.  I often stamp off the edge of my cards so you would think I could whip one of these out quickly.  Sadly it took three attempts before I had something I was happy with.  I have a growing pile of “blunders” that I have to turn into something attractive.

I masked with post-it notes leaving a long thin panel to stamp on.  Before sponging I stamped the leaf four times, some without reinking. Then I sponged in four colours and removed the masks.  I added the sentiment and three more leaves to complete the card.  Who knows why I am stamping fall colours just as spring is appearing?

Supplies:

Stamps: With Gratitude, Thoughts & Prayers (SU)
Inks: Summer Sun, Pumpkin Pie, Really Rust, Close to Cocoa
Cardstock: Flourishes Classic Ivory

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16 Comments on “Less is More challenge 6: Off the Edge”

  1. mandi says:

    This is just lovely, I think they colours are FAB
    Perfect for anyone card!
    Thanks for joinign us Heather
    mandi
    “Less is More”

  2. *Chrissie* says:

    As wonderful as ever Heather… a continuous source of inspiration!
    Thanks for another great submission!
    Chrissie
    “Less is More”

  3. This is just stunning! I love the leaves being both within the colour and overflowing it. So effective.

  4. Susan says:

    Oh my! I love this! What a cool card…thanks for sharing!

  5. Vicky says:

    I subscribe to your blog Heather and when I get the little message saying something new has been posted on your blog I really do get quite excited! You never disappoint (no pressure now!) and this card is no exception. I love the colours, the graduated sponging and that gorgeous leaf. I used to have With Gratitude and miss it!

  6. Kathyk says:

    A super card guaranteed to make anyone feel better

    Kathyk

  7. choupynette says:

    Took me ages too, to get the right card! Yours is just fab! love the colours!

  8. Sue says:

    You never fail to impress. Beautiful card as ever.
    Sue.

  9. Ali Watson says:

    this is very pretty, love it.

    Ali x

  10. Lynne K says:

    Beautiful card, and why not use autumn colours, they’re gorgeous. Lynne x

  11. Lindsey says:

    This is beautiful. You are such a master of the one-layer card.

  12. Aileen says:

    Love the style of your card. The colours are lovely and warm even if they autumnal. x

  13. Jo says:

    This is a lovely card, so very effective and I love the colours. Jo x

  14. Suzi b says:

    Wonderful colours love the design!
    Sue x

  15. Suze Bain says:

    This is a super card, I love autumnal colours. x

  16. That card is amazing, love the sponged image with the leaves coming ‘off the edge’. Am enjoying a wander through your blog.


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