Simplify. My new word.
To make a long story short, I'm reading "Steve Jobs" and loving it. What a stinker he could be, but what a genius! Anyhoo, one of the company's first advertising slogans was a DaVinci quote
“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication."
Wow. How true.
As for my house, imagine you have two teenagers, boy and girl, and you've never gotten rid of their clothes. Get the picture? 22 garbage bags full in my attic (the problem of having space). Can you feel those 22 bags weighing on my shoulders? That was my project last week - either find neighbors who would like things or give them away. Simplify.
As for my brain, I've been all over the board as a cardmaker. CAS or fully loaded shabby chic (not that I can really pull off either). Can't seem to decide what I want to be when I grow up ;) Which has also led to an accumulation of stash. As in piles of "maybe I'll need that scrap/TP roll/piece of cardboard one day" all over my laundry room. Feel that on my shoulders too?
So. It's pretty simple actually (no pun intended). Ya know how you like a lot of cards you see out there in blogland. But there are those precious few which you actually love. They catch your eye when you glance over the InLinkz thumbnails - like, wow. For me, it's the truly CAS beauties. So now I know what I want to be when I grow up. Clean and simple. In my house and my cardmaking brain. And I'm pretty certain it's gonna be quite a challenge.
And that wasn't very short either, was it? Sorry. Here's my CAS card for the Repetition challenge over at Moxie Fab.
Lotsa white space plus one of my fave techniques - heat embossing then distress inking. Then punching. Voila!
It's nice to be back. Thanks for looking. Happy Friday!
Supplies thanks again:
Paper: CS Neenah
Stamps: CHF, Prima
Stamps: CHF, Prima
Ink: Versamark, Distress Ink, Versafine
Tools: circle punch EKS, butterfly punch Martha Stewart
Other: embossing powder, brad, scoring stylus