Monday, 3 March 2008

Keeping it simple for spring

This is part of my self-imposed Limited Supply Challenge – to make a card for each season using minimal supplies. No ribbon, no embellishments, no punches. No fancy techniques or special equipment.

It was very hard to hold back from adding other elements to this card but I wanted to show that you don't necessarily need a shedload of supplies to get stamping. In fact, all you need to make this card, and the others that are coming soon, is one stamp set, black ink, some cream cardstock and a pack of assorted Earth Elements cardstock. All these supplies can be ordered from me for less than £30. You can colour the images with coloured pencils or any markers or felt tips.

As it's a beautiful spring-like day today, I'm starting with spring. I think Cameo Coral and Old Olive are very springy and I added some Creamy Caramel to pick up the tree trunk.

Stamps: A Tree for All Seasons (p44)
Cardstock: Old Olive, Cameo Coral, Creamy Caramel, Very Vanilla
Ink: Basic Black
Accessories: Stampin’ Write Markers (p70)

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  1. Congrats on being one of the few SU demos in England! love your simple tree card ! Sometimes it is really hard to keep it simple!

    artystamper on SCS

    have a great day!

  2. Very simple and very nice. I like your limited supply cards. CC

  3. good luck to you as a fellow SU demo (USA) - sometimes simple is very good - and yours is great!

  4. Beautiful! I love the simplicity of this card - very effective. TFS!

  5. Lovely card!! It may be "simple", but I like it a lot!

  6. simply sweet wow an england su demo good luck take over the country ok!!!

  7. Oh limited challenges are the hardest for me. I have the more is better theory. But you rocked it, that tree is just too cute and love the colors.

  8. Found your blog through the SCS blog forum. Love the title of your blog {wink wink}

  9. I love this card. The colors are perfect together. I'm hoping spring is here soon :)



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