Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Less is More 91

It's a rainy Halloween in Northwest Washington.  We're quite used to trick-or-treating in the rain around these parts!  I found a little bit of time the other night to make a couple of cards for Less is More 91, which is a sketch challenge from Chrissie.

For the first card I stamped a cheap Studio G stamp onto PTI rustic white cardstock and a piece of patterned paper from my scrap box.  I paper pieced the leaves and cut the squares out before mounting them on a rustic white card base.  It was a little blah, so I added some random bling.  Unusual for me, but I quite like the results.  The sentiment is from PTI lovely layers; I've used it quite a lot.



I rotated the sketch for my second card.  I embossed Hero Arts woodland scene in clear before sponging over the top with blues and purples.  I cut the scene into three divisions and mounted them on blue cardstock.  The sentiment is from Penny Black.


Our thoughts are with all those along the Eastern Seaboard who are dealing with the aftermath of Sandy.

Thanks for your visit today.

Ann

14 comments:

Carina said...

lovely cards xx

bastelengel said...

Both cards are very sweet once! Just right for the season in between...still wanting to make automn cards, but starting with christmas cards already. I'm in the same mood.
Eva

onecraftymama said...

Trick-or-treating in the rain...growing up I don't know that I realized there was any other kind ;P I must admit I actually prefer going in the snow - at least I don't get soaked.
I love those leaves - absolutely gorgeous how they look like they're dancing while they fall! The bling is perfect :)
And the blue trees? So soft & gorgeous!

Lynn said...

These are both beautiful...love that you did two different seasons. You're not alone with a rainy halloween...it's rainy here too!

laurie said...

wow you did an awesome job on this challenge!

mypapercraftworld said...

Such fab cards ... I can almost feel the 'crinkly' leaves and the chill of that winter scene! Anita in France

Darnell J Knauss said...

Both are beautiful, Ann, but I am quite taken with the leaf card. Well, duh, I love leaf cards, but in this case, you've made them really special with that bling which looks like dew drops. Fantastic!!

Rosemary said...

both cards are lovely, ann, but i think my favorite is the second one... so beautiful!!

Chrissie said...

Just gorgeous work Ann, it's amazing how rotating the images in the first one gives the effect of tumbling leaves.
Super stuff!
Thanks so much
Chrissie
"Less is More"

lostinpaper said...

Gorgeous cards Ann! I especially love that HA's woodland scene!

Gibmiss said...

Hello Ann
Fabulous cards.....
Hugs Sylvie xxx

Linda said...

Beautiful cards Ann, I love the winter scene. Great take on the LIM challenge. xx

Viv said...

Wow Ann, both cards look amazing, well done :) Viv xx

Katina said...

Two gorgeous cards - as usual!!
xx