Inspire Me Friday {Simplicity IS Beauty!}

(Well, I hope so, anyway!;)  Hello, everyone!  Welcome back for some Friday inspiration!  I have a super simple card that I HOPE you can find beauty in!  One of the sentiments in the New Day set says ‘simplicity is beauty’…often true, I think…even though I didn’t use that particular sentiment on my card.  I used the ‘smile, sparkle, shine’ with some silver embossing…

(…embossed like a dream!)  I had in mind to try it with some water coloring for an artsy look, and ended up using some paper from a favorite Pink Paislee pad that already had the water coloring done for me;)  I was much happier with that look, and once the embossing was done and the three simple stars were added, it just seemed done…  

This sentiment with the sweet brackets just didn’t seem to need a lot of help!  And I didn’t feel that anything else I added would have added to the design in a positive way. Yep…sometimes simplicity really IS beauty…and we just need to leave it alone!;)  (I know…I know…you CAS lovers had that figured out a LONG time ago!)  And for the rest of you, while I know it’s simple…I hope there’s some inspiration to be found here for you, too!  Stay tuned for lots more inspiration using this sweet new set…~New Day~!!!

And…thanks so much for stopping in today!


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  1. Geri, this is brilliant! I really thought you watercolored the paper, and it just goes to prove exactly what the sentiment says, simplicity IS beauty! The embossing is beautiful, and the stars are the perfect touch. This is a CAS-card-lover’s dream!

  2. Beautifully clean & simple!!! Made my CAS loving heart do a bit of a tap dance instead of a regular pitter patter! Awesome DP – heck, no need to reinvent the wheel! Flawless embossing and gorgeous design! Nice to see that you have managed to sneak in a bit of craft room time (yay for us!).

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