How is your summer going?! Well, I hope.....it seems to be whizzing by quickly. We are looking forward to a few sunny weeks in Spain before it is back to school and the autumn routine. However, in the meantime, we have another challenge to keep you entertained at Less is More.
Before I get on to my cards, I wanted to let you know that today is my last post as a member of the DT. I am sad to be stepping down but my work and home commitments are taking up a lot of time at the moment and I haven't been able to do as much crafting as I would like! LIM is one of my favourite ever challenges and it has been a huge honour to spend the past 18 months on the DT with one of the most talented and lovely teams in blogland :) Every week their cards are a great inspiration to me and they work so hard behind the scenes too. I definitely plan to play along whenever I can.....
This week we are asking you to include some form of piercing on your design.....here is what I came up with:
I used a pierced hole border die to create the panel in the card and used some thread to give a stitched effect. This was popped up over some patterned paper and combined with a die from Papertrey Ink and a stamp from Uniko. It is very simple but I think it has a clean, masculine look.
My second card is much more feminine and soft with a die cut butterfly from Stamplorations popped over some stencilled foliage. I pierced some flourishes to give some movement to the design and completed with a sentiment from Hero Arts.
Check out the pierced inspiration from the rest of the DT and remember that our sponsor this month is Happy Little Stampers.
Thank you as always for stopping by - I really appreciate your comments :)