Saturday, 10 March 2012

Key to Love card

It's week 58 over at 'Less is More' & it's the dreaded 'one layer card' this time & also 'Script'.
Not quite as terrified as I used to be at the thought  of one layer card week... but still  a bit worried.
Does everyone else panic at  the thought of that blank card in front of them lol ?? It always surprises
me when an idea pops into my head !!!! I am glad to report one did....and quite quickly this time ,
which is always a blessing....not to mention a  relief !!!
Anyway enough of my ramblings.............I found this beautiful keys stamp ,which was a prize I won from
'Less is More' too so how appropriate I use it here :) It's part of a set (Clear Art Stamps' Keys to Life'.
I first made a computerized script in GCF, took me ages spacing it all, getting each word  to be straight
and also craning my head sideways........... as it's a tent fold card. Anyway I did all that and chose a soft
 grey colour for the wording, apart from the main sentiment which I left black. Then I stamped my keys
 image over the top using Momento  Tuxedo black ink ( love that ink). I used a soft grey Promarker to
shade the ribbon and keys as I wanted it to be a monochrome card. I added a little glamour dust on the
 ribbons & that was it finished :) Hope you like it.


  1. Great combination of digi work and stamps, Viv. Your card looks fab!
    Love your new photo's of grand babies xx

  2. This is really clever Viv. It's fabby stamp and you've coloured it beautifully... you're right the card works really well in a monochrome palette.
    Super job, as ever!
    Thanks so much
    "Less is More"

  3. WOW this is stunning what a great card, Love Hazelxox

  4. This is just fabulous - love, love, love it!

  5. Hola Viv, fantastic card!, as always.
    A hug from Palma

  6. A beautiful card, love the keys. xx

  7. your card is absolutely gorgeous, viv!! and your grandsons are little cuties!!

  8. I neeeeeeeeeeeeed those keys xxxxx
    Card is fab as always

  9. Beautiful card Viv
    Margaret x

  10. Sensational card Viv, as always
    Good luck with your challenge blog
    Thank you very much
    "Less is More"

  11. Beautiful babies..meant to say too
    mandi x

  12. This is a fabulous card, the script looks great and I love that image.

    Nicki, x

    PS - I have a little candy on my blog...

  13. This is gorgeous - really elegant

  14. Super card and love the keys with the ribbon and your background script.x

  15. very elegant, love the keys stamp

  16. Congrats on being one of Beccy's Design Team members. I must say, how cute those grand babies are on your blog page. You must be a very proud grandma.

    Can't wait for the challenges to begin on Beccy's site.



  17. Oh Viv, you always make the most beautiful cards and this is no exception. Your grandsons are gorgeous too, ooh I can almost smell the Johnsons lol.
    Lynne xxx

  18. Viv this is gorgeous and such a clever thing to work out.

    YOur Grandsons are just perfect, you are a very lucky lady to have them.

  19. Viv, the one layer card is gorgeous- wow!

  20. I love both,he script and the stamp ;)

    a simple but beautiful card

  21. Oh this is stunning! I love this Viv, you are really the master of the LIM style. Well done!

  22. What a fabulous image and card x

  23. I was certain that I had commented on this stunning card yesterday Viv! :o)
    Jackie xx

  24. You used a very special key stamp, i love it. It's a very nice card.

  25. I really like what you've done with this card Viv. I have this stamp and have never used it for some reason but now you've given me a push to get it out of the drawer and have a go!

  26. Gorgeous card, fantastic way to mix digital and stamps hugs Karen

  27. Brilliant 'hybrid' card! Love it!


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

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