Thursday 4 August 2016

Less is More: Two Week Recipe Challenge #286 & #287

The current challenge at Less is More is

Recipe: Use something Tactile

Tactile - connected with the sense of touch. I wasn't sure what to do that would meet the "tactile" challenge. I settled with this card - noting that the use of an embossing folder added a patterned dimension which could be felt by touch.

Here's my card

I started by masking a 3/4" border around the card front with post-it tape. I used an ink blending tool to add peacock feathers distress ink. To add a bit of sparkle, I added perfect pearls with a dry brush, before the ink dried completely. I then removed the post-it tape. I used a We R Memory Keepers geometric embossing folder.

The sentiment is cut with a Simon Says STAMP "thanks" die.

Thanks for visiting


  1. This looks absolutely fabulous! The shimmer, the geometric shapes and the sentiment offsetting the 'panel' all add so much visual impact. Super job, and thanks for sharing at Less is More :)

  2. Wonderful texture! Love the shine!

  3. Sparkling and spectacular. Love that effect with all the shimmer and geometric shapes and it works perfect for our tactile challenge. thanks for playing along with us at Less is More this week. Sarah x

  4. Wow, the shimmer on your card is amazing! Perfect for our challenge! Thanks for sharing at Less is More!


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