Sunday, 16 November 2014

simple, simple Sunday...

Happy Sunday,

Todays card is very simple although it may not look it!  I simply embossed the Couture Creations A4 embossing folder Borders Tags and backgrounds in Blush card.  I then split the background in 2 and added them on either side of an A4 piece of card folded into a gatefold.

I added a tag stamped and cut from the same embossing folder and added some of the delicate daisies in pink and white.  Finally I inked the whole piece with Fired Brick distress ink and finished.  Looks complicated but it's really simple!

Ingredients:
Couture Creations A4 Background, tags and borders embossing folder.
Sue Wilson Delicate Daisies die set
Fired Brick Distress Ink

Enjoy...


24 comments:

  1. How impressive that something quite simple can be so striking - gorgeous !

    Hugs,
    ROSE
    XX

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  2. Great idea for a reasonably quick card John. And today I can see yesterday's card better, so it must have been the sunlight behind me yesterday that made it hard to see on my monitor. It looks good, now that I can see it, LOL

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  3. Hi John,
    I Liked this Card when it was shown on Create and Craft great Card
    Thanks for sharing.
    Hugs from Sam x

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  4. Hi John
    Such beautiful shading of the card and great for a quick but gorgeous card. Hope you're still having lots of holiday fun.

    Love Sheila xx

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  5. Hoist the Jolly Roger!
    Doesn't look at all complicated matey. Simple but pretty, especially with the flowers but I would lose the ribbon (or is it a bow?) personally.
    Nearly home time now eh?
    Have a great day.
    Ang x

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  6. Hi John,
    Great card, love the way you have positioned the flowers on the edge,
    Lydia
    X

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  7. Good morning John this is a beautiful card I love the colour. It is good to have simple but effective cards because there isn't always time for the complicated ones. I hope you are enjoying your holiday. I love cruises Pam Smith teaches on them but you probably already knew that. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  8. Hi John. Lovely card that is quick to make, it looks really pretty. Take care.

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  9. Hi John, great card, love the embossing and the colour. Have a great day. Bx

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  10. beautiful card john, the flowers finish it off lovely

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  11. Love the embossing folder and the colour you've used.
    Love Val x

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  12. Hi John
    What a pretty card. The embossing does it all. - so effective. Hope the cruise is going well. Anne O

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  13. Simplicity at its best.

    Love & Hugs

    Jacquie J xxx
    http://jewelscardcraft.blogspot.co.uk/

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  14. Simple yet beautiful John. Hope to see you back on our screens soon.

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  15. Hello John, this is just gorgeous, I love it. Take care

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  16. Great card and brilliant for those last minute ones we sometimes need xx GailT xx

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  17. Oh what a fabulous card John,Thank you for showing and sharing.
    Hope you enjoying your cruise.
    Maria.

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  18. Great idea for a quick card Not sure about the fired brick ink Looks very dark on my screen

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  19. Hi John,
    fab card. Love the great colour choice and your fab design.
    Crafty Regards. Jenny L.

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  20. I really like the that this card is quite striking yet simple to do. So often I overthink things and just make a mess but you just pull simple things together and hey presto you get a touchdown! Not sure I fully understand the ribbon though-is it there to hold the tag or to tie the two sides together?

    Hugs Alice xx

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