Saturday, 12 May 2012

Floral thankyou card

It's week 67 over at 'Less is More' & it's the
dreaded one layer card week again.We have to
                Use three stamps
Hmmm I am not a great fan of one layer cards
& I wasted a lot of card this time trying to make
 a suitable card.However I did come up with this
one after a while, not that happy with it but it will
have to do for now. I have another idea now so
will do that later in the week :)
I used a floral and a bird stamp from a set I have
by Kanban called Peacock as it also has a large
peacock in the set too. The sentiment was a 'Jane's
script' stamp again, I often use that set as I find it
stamps more sharply than others I have in various
 sets of stamps. Saying that it didn't stamp so well
this time in this lavender ( Color Box) ink I used
 grrr! I used some pink ( ink it up) ink and a little
 green Promarker on the leaves over the top to
 stamp the flower trail. I used lavender ( Color Box)
ink on the bird stamp. I coloured the bird using
various Prisma pencils and also shaded the
 flowers with pink pencils too.I cut the card shape
using my nesties (curved rectangles ) btw. Hmmm
still not happy but hope it grows on me.
The sun is shining today, how lovely that is for a
 change,I do hope you all have a lovely weekend.
We are babysitting for our grandson Charlie again
next week then Alex the week after......how lucky
 am I :)





19 comments:

  1. Hi Viv

    I love the pinks and blues of this card .. so pretty and the bird is just lovely .. like the shape of your card base too very unusual.
    Debbie
    :)

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  2. Hi viv
    Gorgeous colorful card ... Very summery...
    Hugs Sylvie
    Xxx

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  3. Hola Viv, i hope your brother are better.
    Great week with your little boy:D.
    Very bright and vibrant colours, perfect for spring season, beautiful hummingbird.
    A hug from Palma

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  4. This is gorgeous,love the fabulous colours.xxx

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  5. Pretty colours Viv!
    Enjoy those little ones!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  6. Love the colours of your card Viv very pretty

    Anne

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  7. This is really pretty Viv - I wanted the peacock stamp.. but then I want every stamp I see - LOL Challenge got me stumped this week - find one layer really hard!

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  8. Very pretty card Viv and my favourite humming bird! Well what a coincidence, we three are now the "crafty crimpers" :o)
    Enjoy your baby sitting duties, aren't we lucky to be able to share in their lives! Charlie is coming up a week on Wednesday for 4 days and I can't wait :o)
    Val x

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  9. gorgeous, gorgeous card, viv!! have fun with your grandsons... that new picture of charlie is just the cutest!!!

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  10. The card is wonderful with the butterfly and flowers adding such delicate beauty to it!
    Happy Mother's Day
    glenda

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  11. Viv, this is so pretty, I don't know why you are not happy with it. Love your other creations since I last visited too :o)
    Jackie xx

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  12. I adore this and mainly because I collect about everything that has a hummingbird in it, I have not seen this stamping set yet.

    Greetings Caroline

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  13. Adore the hummingbird- great colours!

    Kate
    Xx

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  14. This is such a lovely bright design Viv - you must have been inspired by that sunshine! Hope you're well; enjoy all the cuddles to come! Vicky x

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  15. So pretty Viv
    Lovely design
    Thank you very much
    mandi
    "Less is More"

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  16. Such a pretty card -- love your staging too

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  17. Great card and love the hummingbird - such a delicate card.

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  18. Pretty card, great colouring.

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

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