Flourishes are one thing... one layer flourishes are a different ball game... here are a few for the One Layer challenge at "Less is More " this week.
This one has a variety of stamps used over an inked background, coloured through a template of Post it notes. The large SU flourish was clear embossed before any inking was started.
Details of this one are on the LIM blog, but the principle is exactly the same as the first card... stamped and inked through a template.
Here is a Clarity stamp corner flourish used as a frame for a simple sentiment. All heat embossed in silver.
This one is a case of Vicky's card which is in the showcase for shaped cards on LIM this week. I don't have the Sizzix dies but used my Spellbinder butterflies instead. I used Core'dinations card for this and dry embossed and sanded one layer and stamped the other.
It's not one layer obviously but whilst we were talking about flourishes I thought I would add it to this post!
I just realised that Vicky's butterfly had antennae... I'd better give this one some too!
Have a great weekend.
Love everything about these. Just so beautiful. Wishing you a wonderful weekend with a bit of creativity on the side.ReplyDelete
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Superb cards ChrissieReplyDelete
The first is so you and perfect!
Oh I had so much trouble for this week, made about 10.... all in the bin!
What a gorgeous cards Chrissie.ReplyDelete
All beautiful. Vicky's CASEd butterfuly card is stunning.ReplyDelete
Ohhhhhhhhh you are just too good at this LIM business!! LOVE LOVE the butterfly with the wording- perfectly placed.ReplyDelete
Gorgeous! I particularly love the first one - so delicate and elegantReplyDelete
Wow! beautiful cards & I think the first one is my favourite.ReplyDelete
I just have to try that butterfky idea.
For various reasons I haven't taken part for a while - I think this is the day to start again.
All fabulous card .... Love them all ....
Hugs sylvie xx
Fabulous creations as always ChrissieReplyDelete
I rather like this challenge! And I do like your cards - my favourite is the first one with the subtle shading and fab flourish! Great work!ReplyDelete
I think they are all beautiful,ReplyDelete
Hi Chrissie that triple flourish card is gorgeous, lovely bunch of cards as everReplyDelete
What gorgeous cards you've got!! Love em all! So liking this week's flourish challenge - you can't not love a flourish can you!
Wowwy lot of cards , love the easel butterfly one.ReplyDelete
All super cards - my eyes keep being drawn to the inked butterly. I have the SU! flourish too, but never thought of that :-(ReplyDelete
I alway like to come over to your blog and get the extras Chrissie! These are all stunning and I particularly like the first with the subtle graduation across the three panels. Very chuffed that you've CASEd that butterfly easel card too (and it will need its antennae for detecting what's around it apparently - thank you David Attenburgh!) Vicky xReplyDelete
Chrissie, you are so clever and always amaze me. Hopefully one day I will be pleased with my LIM card. Have a great weekend!ReplyDelete
Heaps of inspiration here for me as usual Chrissie ! xReplyDelete
These cards are just simply beautiful!ReplyDelete
Super cards Chrissie, I love the flourish in the first one. Thanks for another great challenge. xxReplyDelete
Fab card Chrissie I think the first one is my fav xx JanReplyDelete
Thank you for the inspiration - all great! Jeannie xReplyDelete
I think I would have known that first one was yours...very Chrissie! LOVE the all. I don't have a spellbinder butterfly die that large...didn't know they made one! Very nice cards!ReplyDelete
Beautiful cards Chrissie - they are all fabulous, hugs x xReplyDelete
I loved Vicky's card too and a great case - unfortunately I don't have any butterfly dies, might try it on the robo!ReplyDelete
Love the split image on the first card.
All wonderful but I think I like the first best as the flourish is so interesting. Your CASE of Vicky's is brilliant too.ReplyDelete
lovely inspiration cards, chrissie!! your butterfly easel card is fab!!ReplyDelete
Love them all Chrissie. They all say excellance. i especially love the first. xReplyDelete
Great cards once again Chrissie. Love the small butterfly.ReplyDelete
Chrissie you are really so clever with stamps, these are beautiful cards, love the blue one, although all are classy.ReplyDelete
Fabulous cards, love them all. Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving the love. You are right on with the sentiment. After I stamped it, I realize it was off, so I decided to leave that way. It kinda works. I love CAS and still a work in progress, HugsReplyDelete
Fabulous cards Chrissie, great idea to have flourishes as a challenge and you made some beauties!! I've missed a lot lately, it's good to join in again, big hugs Gay xxxReplyDelete
I like all your cards... the butterfly is my favorite!ReplyDelete
Great cards - especially like the Clarity stamp one as it is so elegant!ReplyDelete
Stunning cards Chrissie. I love the masking. Thanks for your input on my LIM card, I thought that I could have used less ink. It got away from me :) Have a great day, ShirleyReplyDelete
To be perfectly honest I am not a fan on cards with butterflies on so therefore I think your first and third cards are great, well stunning actually.ReplyDelete
Beautiful cards Chrissie & such an inventive way to use flourishes.ReplyDelete
These are so gorgeous Chrissie, I especially like the shaded butterfly one.ReplyDelete
Love Beth xx
That first card has my heart! Beautiful! Thanks for the challenge and the inspiration, Chrissie!ReplyDelete
thank you for your lovely comment, although I do struggle trying each challenge I do feel I am improving at the LIM style, although then I look at yours and think maybe not as yours are so elegant and classy
Hugs Kate x
Your cards are simply fabulous!ReplyDelete
I like them all but especially the first.The various shades of blue, I like it a lot.
The butterfly card looks very classy.
Beautiful, they are all beautiful...but I really love the first one with the blue panels. Will need to try that soon.ReplyDelete
Fabulous selection of cards Chrissie, I especially love the first one:) Your case of Vicky's card is beautiful!ReplyDelete
such lovely and sweet cardReplyDelete
Gorgeous cards Chrissie :-) all of them are lovely ,, such fab inspiration :-)ReplyDelete
Lols x x x
Hi, Chrissie! I adore all of these--but that first one took my breath away!!! LOVE the three panels and the continuation of the stamps--amazing!!! :)ReplyDelete
Super challenge and your cards are all gorgeous, I really love the duster brush ones, I have some of those and I really should use them more, the effect is so soft.ReplyDelete
Hi Chrissie! All of your flourishy creations are gorgeous! I love the first one epecially with your fab inking and embossing. The butterfly template design is wonderful - love the sentiment over the edge on that one. The butterfly shaped card is so great too. All fabulous creations!ReplyDelete
Lovely cards, Chrissie. I especially love the masked butterfly. So pretty. The third one is absolutely simple and elegant. Just perfect. Ann Y.ReplyDelete
Lovely cards Chrissie, as always. Flourishes are one of my favourite things to use on cards so I really enjoyed this challenge. Thanks for your lovely comment over on my blog, it's always a pleasure to hear from you. xxReplyDelete
Love the beautiful butterfly card :)ReplyDelete