dinsdag 16 augustus 2011

WOYWW 115 – Less is More

Het was weer een erg drukke week met veel knutselen, tuinieren en bezoekjes aan mijn vriendinnen in het oosten des lands. En ineens is het woensdag en o jee.... wat wil ik laten zien? Gelukkig vertelde een vriendin mij over de "Less is More" challenge... "De perfecte plek en challenge om mijn one layer cards te laten zien", zei ze. En na een bezoekje aan hun website te hebben gebracht kan ik zeggen dat ze helemaal gelijk heeft.

It was a very busy week, with lots of crafting, gardening and visits to my good friends in the Eastern part of the Netherlands. But then it's Wednesday again and oh no… what do I want to show you? Happily my friend told me about the “Less is More” challenge... “The perfect place and challenge to share my one layer cards”, she said. So I went to their website and found out she’s right.



Maar voordat ik jullie mijn bijdrage aan deze challenge laat zien, eerst een blik op mijn bureaublad van vandaag. En helaas... er is niet zoveel op te zien. Ik heb net mijn one layer cards af en mijn werkplek opgeruimd. Iets wat ik altijd doe nadat ik een project heb afgerond.





But before I show you my entry for this challenge, first a glimpse of my work desk today. And there’s not much to see on it. I had just finished my one layer card and cleaned up my desk, as I usually do when I’ve finished a project.

En hier is mijn bijdrage aan de "Less is More"challenge. Ik hoef waarschijnlijk niet te vertellen dat ingezonden kaarten 'clean and simple' moeten zijn. Daarnaast moet er ook een witte ruimte op te vinden zijn, waarop helemaal niets te vinden is. Verder moet het een one layer card zijn en deze keer moet er ook inkt op worden gebruikt.

Alright then… here is my entry for the “Less is More” challenge. I don’t have to tell you that your card has to be clean and simple and it must have an area of ‘white space’ with nothing in it at all. It also has to be a one layer card and you must use ink.



Mijn kaart is gemaakt met drie kleuren Distress Inkt (Antique Linen, Mustard Seed, Spiced Marmalade) die ik in een vierkant heb gesponsd. Na het aanbrengen van deze kleuren heb ik, heel licht, een tekst gestempeld met de donkerste kleur die ik al had gebruikt. De vogels zijn met Versafine Onyx Black gestempeld. Tot slot heb ik de tekst 'To You' gebruikt  because I'm wanting to fly 'To You' ...my friend.

My card is made with three colours Distress Ink (Antique Linen, Mustard Seed, Spiced Marmalade) which I sponged with in a square. When the colouring was finished, I stamped some script with the darkest colour I had already used, but softened the colour by first stamping on scap paper and then stamping on my card without re-inking. The birds are stamped with Versafine Onyx Black. Finally I added the text `To You` because I'm wanting to fly 'To You' ...my friend.


Dit is dus mijn bijdrage voor de "Less is More"challenge van deze week.
En wil je nog meer rondsnuffelen op andere werkbladen deze woensdag... neem dan eens een kijkje op de website van Julia door deze WOYWW link te volgen.
Have a happy and crafty Wednesday
xFranka

This is my entry for the “Less is More” challenge this week.
If you fancy exploring more desks this Wednesday…. Then pop over to Julia´s place by following this WOYWW link.
Have a happy and crafty Wednesday
xFranka

38 opmerkingen:

sasa zei

I really love this one - the positioning of the birds is perfect...! Hope the flowers are also getting better! And boy!!! what a TIDY desk...
Sarah

Chrissie zei

This is a really beautiful card!
I'm so glad that you found our site, thanks so much for joining us and I hope that you will become a regular contributor to our challenges!
Chrissie
Lady LIM
"Less is More"

okienurse zei

very simple and beautiful card. Love it. Nice neat and tidy desk. Thanks for sharing. vickie

Tertia zei

I love that card! I can never get the less is more thing going! Your desk is so tidy!

Helen zei

Your card is so beautiful - really pretty, and elegant.

Dragon zei

Oh how beautiful... I LOVE that card... and your desk is wonderfully tidy!!! Don't foret my birdcage swap!!
Frankie
xx

Lunch Lady Jan zei

I would pick that card over a fussy one any time - simply elegant and beautiful. Mmmmmmmm xx

Carla zei

geweldig gemaakt.de vogels bij de achtergrond SUPER!!!!

Di zei

It's truly stunning! Less is more personified. Happy WOYWW!! Di xx

Shaz in Oz.CalligraphyCards zei

Ah Franka thanks so much for popping over and really loving your ink entry for this week, Well done!
I can never get my act together for challenges, now for WOYWW all I have to do is pickie of what is happening and that is easy peasy!!happy WOYWW, Shaz in oz.x

Julia Dunnit zei

It's a beautiful card. Just beautiful.
Your desk is a sight to behold, tidy and ready for the next works..love that. And I like the view from your lovely low window.

NatashaMay zei

The card is simple and elegant. Love the sky!

Anne zei

Lovely. Super positioning and colours.
Anne x

Hazel zei

Very tidy and clean space. Love your LIM card - Hazel WOYWW #65 x

voodoo vixen zei

Your less is more card is stunning... it would make a framed piece on its own and I am amazed at how neat and tidy that desk of yours is!!

butlersabroad zei

Lovely tidy desk! We don't see many of those on WOYWW!! Great card too, beautiful colours and composition.

Hugs
Brenda 80

Spyder zei

Great card, and a very tidy desk!
(Lyn)
(((Happy WOYWW))

mustavcoffee, Gay Peplow zei

Beautiful card, love the colours and the lovely clean look, Gay x

The Crafty Elf zei

Franka....what a lovely card! They're going to love it over there at LIM! I like to tidy after each project too but not always so successful at it as I'd like to be. Happy WOYWW

Marjolein..... zei

Wow love how simple the card seems to be..... Clean and perfect working space, and also green view????? How inspiring that must be.

Groetjes marjolein

kath zei

your desk is so tidy...and wow loving your less is more card..thanks for the crafty snoop..hugs kath xxx

Mandi zei

Utterly stunning
So glad to have you join us
look forward to the next time

Thanks so much
Mandi
diva LIM
"Less is More"

Anita zei

Heel mooi!!!

GinaA zei

Fabulous, eye catching and so smart.

fairy thoughts zei

very tidy desk and great card. I have done some similar, they are very effective
thanks for sharing
janet

ScrappnBee zei

I am still totally in love with this technique! Totally my favorite for the year so far! Good luck with your challenge entry. Have fun with your friends! ...and congratulations on a fabulously clean desk! Happy WOYWW -Amanda

Fiona zei

Fabulous card, lovely warm colours and crisp images.

Robyn Oliver zei

Gorgeous card, so simple....I'm looking for my bird stamps :)

Marianne zei

beautiful card ! I am on my way over to look at more "less is more" cards

Angie zei

That is a beautiful card ...so stylish ... so simple ...yet difficult to create so crisply.

Kathyk zei

This is simply lovely and your flock of birds image just perfect

Kathyk

Wipso zei

I'm having a quick trip round the WOYWWers before I start on my next batch of little African dresses. It's great to see what you're busy with this week.
Hugs,
A x

Ohhh Snap zei

That is a gorgeous card!! Glad you had a chance to see friends :D. #89

Elizabeth zei

What a neat and tidy desk, unlike mine this week :) Your card is lovely - I like how you have stamped over the inked square - very nice. Have a great week. Elizabeth x #70

Karen Aicken zei

Absolutely beautiful. I love that the birds are stamped off the edge of the square. TFS
http://alteredscrapbooking.blogspot.com/2011/08/tim-holtz-tag-for-sue.html

Luci zei

Simply beautiful! What an arrangement of beautiful elements. I absolutely love how the birds are flying into the golden sky. Great placement of sentiment.

Sam zei

Your card today is gorgeous. Funny how we like each others yet they are the opposite - yours clean and elegant and mine layered!
Thanks for your visit. I still have no internet at home so I am staying in work this lunchtime so that I can catch up with you lovely ladies.

lilybygilly zei

Great card - the stamping outside the background looks super. Gill x

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