Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Can You Tell?

I wonder if all of you can tell by my cards now what is happening with me. Whenever I have 80 squillion deadlines, I always retreat to what I think is really my basic style - simple cards, lots of white, a little black, an icy blue.

I have a craft fair Friday that I'm really excited about and another one in November so I need to focus on making duplicatable cards.

I saw a card like this on the Hero Arts Blog and had to steal the basic idea because it's so.. wintery. Simple.
Stamps: Branch Out Paper: Whisper White Ink: Basic Black, Tempting Turquoise
Accessories: Glue Pad, Dazzling Diamonds Glitter, Sponge, Ovals Die, Big Shot, Swiss Dots Embossing Folder

It's hard to see, but I used glitter all over the white part at the bottom. Much prettier IRL.

As are these inseparable little creatures.
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7 comments:

  1. Beautiful card! I'm still trying to figure out how to get to one of your classes.

    By the way, I've been lurking for a while now and admiring your talent and creativity.

    I received a blog award today and I'd love to pass it along to you!

    http://badgermomma.blogspot.com/2009/10/i-got-award.html

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  2. Lydia,

    Loving the clean and simple look of this card, so pretty.

    Love the two feline critters too, give them kisses from me.

    Hugs,

    Lisa Atha

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  3. I really love this card. so pretty and simple which is not always easy to do. You do it with finness.

    How much will you be selling your cards for?

    I hope that you sell tons of them.

    M

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  4. Beautiful card! I hate that it comes with 80 zillion deadlines, but I love it anyway.

    It looks like Splotchy and Maddie are in the middle of one of those "kiss both cheeks" greetings, all cat-style. Love the furry babies!

    Little Miss A has already asked if we can come to your house to trick-or-treat this year. I told her that indeed we would, and she is excited about it. She admires me because I know a real person who is on our TV. Hope you have a great rest of the week!

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  5. this is lovely! i need to do some "less is more" cards too, although i always seem to think that those would seem like "less" to those in my classes because they're so simplistic. but no, they're not simplistic; they're elegant! have a great day, and remember matt. 6:34

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  6. Really like the simple tree...ahhhh and your cats...they are sooo adorable and sweet.
    That is a great shot of them.

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