Less is More 51

Monday, January 23, 2012

The other day I made a tent card that I was originally going to link up to this week's Less is More challenge to make a card with a hole it it.  But the card was a whole lot "more" than "less" so I decided to go back to the drawing board.


Then I thought I'd incorporate the colors from the ColourQ challenge while I was at it but I ended up wasting so much time trying to figure out what to do for my card that I missed the ColourQ deadline.  Rats!  I also discovered that it is clearly beyond my photographic capabilities to get a decent picture of a card with a hole in it.  I wanted to photograph the card open showing that the sentiment was stamped on the inside of the card and visible through the hole, but each photo I took was worse than the last.  The hole was creating a terrible shadow that I didn't know how to fix.  I ended up putting a bit of dotto on the inside of the card to hold it closed and took the photo you see here.

And the colors look way off too.  The sentiment is stamped in Rich Razzleberry and the edge of the hole is lined with Bravo Burgundy.  The other two circles are Wisteria Wonder and Island Indigo.  I alwalys have trouble photographing cards that are predominately white, but this one was a doozy!

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18 Responses to “Less is More 51”

Maria@Crafty Cre8tions said...

LOL - you sound like me while I was trying to take a picture of my LIM card!!! I was almost doing a handstand to try and capture the right angle!!

Well, the bit of dotto worked for you. Great card - the simplicity is awesome!!!!!

Thanks for your blog visit :)
Maria

Kathyk said...

This is just splendid - everything CAS is all about

Kathyk

Elaine said...

Such a simple card but so elegant. Lovely!!

mustavcoffee, Gay Peplow said...

Love it Jen, certainly well worth the time, Gay xxx

Chrissie said...

It looks simply fabulous!
Great design... and I can sympathise with the photographic probs!
It looks just great!
Thanks so much
Chrissie
"Less is More"

Scrapmate said...

This is great! A real CAS beauty.

GinaA said...

Very retro card, great design.

Mandi said...

Agree about the photograhy, white is so hard to take.
Simply fabulous
Thank you very much
mandi
"Less is More"

Vicky Hayes said...

White is a nightmare to photograph! But your design is pure perfection Jen!

Julie said...

What a crisp clean card! I love it.

Aileen said...

Beautiful design Jen. I'm useless at my card photography. x

Blåmeis said...

What a genius C&S card. Really like it!

Butternutsage said...

this was a very funny post Jen and I got laughing more and more the more I read LOL! Thanks for choosing me for a princess this week. I was thrilled to say the least and am looking forward to your sketch tomorrow! Hugs~Donna

laurie said...

So fresh and crisp!

Angela Weimer said...

A great card.Thanks for sharing and have a wonderful day. Angela

Linda Callahan said...

I can't take a picture of a white card either! But I get the idea here - and I LOVE this - how do you do it??? I love the simple beauty of it!

Saxo Stamper said...

Very clever and really effective - nice job.

k x

SallyB. said...

a wonderful cas card