Saturday, 8 October 2011

LIM challenge week 36

 I must first just say how shocked & pleased
I was to be chosen as the September winner
at 'Less is More'. So many talented LIMettes
there now I am most humbled! A big thankyou
to Chrissie & Mandi,I am most grateful.
I hope to show you the goodies I get & cards
I make with them  at a later date :O)

It's week 36 now over at 'Less is More',
and this week it's the dreaded one layer card.
The theme is to use a  heart/hearts.

The can be singular, multiple, any colour,
but, MUST be a one layer card, with no
additional layers stuck on, apart from the
odd embellishment or ribbon!
( Do I get an extra LIMy point for noticing
the missing d in additional?).....maybe not....
might just be a slap eh !!!!!

I decided to revisit an idea I used a while ago.
I used a stamp I had scanned ages ago ( can't
find it now so lucky I scanned it). I often scan
them as they are easier to use sometimes.That
was before I got happy with stamping too.So I
printed the word stamp then added a sentiment
above the heart so it looks as if it is hanging. It
says ' True Love never fails' btw. if you can't
make it out. I liked the font as it was a bit
ribbon like I thought. I then sponged distress ink
over a nestie heart using it as a template. I
then used two bits of scrap card to make a
template to sponge a line over the sentiment also.
I added the pink heart as I felt it needed something
to add a little interest......still not sure about it
though & wish it was a tad smaller too.
Sorry for the long post I was rambling today I think!!

ps. I have more baby news........it seems we are
expecting not one but two grandbaby boys :O) As
they are expected to be born only about 4 weeks
apart I think they will be such great friends & cousins.
Lots of blue knitting now for me!!!!

recipe
Computer generated font ( top bit) Albermarle End Swash
Heart stamp ( unknown)
TH distress ink Spun Sugar
Pink heart gem from stash ( maybe poundland, very cheap anyway)












25 comments:

  1. This is lovely, really great idea and love the soft pink. Congrats on your September win and double congrats on your baby news :)

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  2. Congrats on your baby news.Beautiful card and words xx

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  3. This is great Viv. xx Jan

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  4. Hola Viv, thank you for all yours comments last week, you are a very kind person :D.
    Triple congratulations :D :D for your little boys:D and for the winner!!!
    Very sweet card Viv, the pink colour is my favourite, and i love your pink heart, beautiful.
    A Big hug from Palma

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  5. Congrats on your win at lim, and for the baby news too! Well, this card is doubly beautiful with those two dangling hearts nestled together! Fab card!

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  6. Crikey I really must have more heart stamps than I thought... I was just commenting to Lynne how many I had and now I see your card I realise that I have the rubber stamp of your heart shaped sentiment too... I'd forgotten about that one!
    This looks great, by the way and I hope you enjoy your goodies!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  7. I think it is just perfect, what a great idea to sponge over the image and create a double heart, love it!
    Congrats on your news too.
    Linbyx

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  8. You must have been watering the plant in your happiness Feng Sui corner Viv! TWO grandbaby boys! And the LiM win last week - so well deserved. Huge congratulations to you! What a pretty card this week too - I love the hanging heart with the soft pink background. Vx

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  9. Fantastic once again Viv and a perfect example of why you won!! Wonderful! xx

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  10. This is wonderful Viv
    Thanks for noticing the typo, holding my hand up to it!
    Enjoy your spend at The Craft Barn
    Not envious....much!
    Thank you
    Mandi LIM

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  11. Wow Viv, where do I start. Your card is beautiful, as always, great stamp and a lovely shade of pink. Congrats on your september win. Very well deserved. But biggest congrats on two baby boys. I`m so excited for you.
    Lynne xxx

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  12. Gorgeous card Viv and congrats on the babies (nothing quite like grandchildren to spoil!!)
    Margaret x

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  13. Love this Viv, it's so pretty and love the double heart effect, so pretty! OOH baby boys, nothing like it, congrats on the news:)
    Val x

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  14. Lovely stamp and great news about the grandbabies x

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  15. what a clever idea, viv... gorgeous card!!

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  16. Great idea - gorgeous card !

    Carol W

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  17. hI VIV
    fABBY CARD....STUNNING ....LOVE IT Viv.....
    Hugs sylvie
    xx

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  18. Viv, you shouldn't be so surprised at being a winner. Your cards are so beautiful and this one is no exception.
    Congratulations on TWO boy babies :o)
    Jackie xx

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  19. oh gosh no wonder you won,the prize over at lim as your cards are just stunning the detail on this is just amazing love that heart hugs cherylxxxx

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  20. wonderful idea und lovely color

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  21. great card, as always Viv. When I read your post about 2 grand babys 4 weeks apart I had to do a double take as I was thinking twins lol

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Thankyou so much for leaving a comment, everyone much appreciated :) Viv xx

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