Saturday, 26 May 2012

Shaped card



It's week 69 over at 'Less is More' & this time it's 
a recipe which is.......
We have a very simple recipe this week and that is
 simply to make a card which is
NOT A SQUARE
nor a rectangle for that matter.
What we're really trying to say is that we want a shaped card.
 Hmm they always manage to keep our grey matter going
 Chrissie and Mandi & this week is no exception !
I decided to use my  trusty nesties, ( labels 18).
I made a card using the largest shape from the set,
then I used a smaller die ( same set again ) to cut
another layer.I used a smaller die to cut the shape at the very
 bottom to add more interest. I then used chalks to make
 a little scene.I used my 'Create a scene' stamps for
 the large tree & various 'Hobby Art Ltd'. stamps for
 the grass and  hills etc. I used a mask for the sun &
 added a few birds  & nests to the tree ( peer closely).
I hope you can see birds nesting in that tree :)
 A few touches with various pencil crayons &
 Promarkers completes the card. I popped the matt 
on 3d pads for a bit of height  too.Hope there is enough
 white space now ??
ps. I managed to drop my chalks making this card & they 
have mostly smashed to pieces.....many pieces!!! grrrrrr!!!
We had a nice day yesterday babysitting our grandson Alex,
 he was a very good baby too.I hope you are all enjoying
 the lovely sun today. I have managed to plant all my
 bedding plants out at last &  make a card too.
 So off for another quick sunbathe now :)
 Have a lovely weekened everyone whatever you are doing.





30 comments:

  1. This is so pretty Viv! I love the shaped scene.

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  2. What a gorgeous card,love the beautiful image...fab design.xxx

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  3. Hola Viv, beautiful, beautiful card!! fantastic colouring, i love work with chalks too:D Muy buen trabajo!!
    A hug from the supersunny island

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  4. Nifty bit of die-cutting here Viv!
    Super card.
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less Is More"

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  5. oh wow!!! what a gorgeous card, viv!! i love the shape and how you used a smaller die to cut out the bottom... brilliant!!!

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  6. This is a great shape! xx Jan

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  7. lovely card and very nice image

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  8. Absolutely gorgeous, fabulous image and design!

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  9. Wonderful card Viv, love the card design and image. Thank you for the cards they are ACE. Chris xx

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  10. Really pretty card Viv, love the scene you've created. I've dropped my chalks a few times, it's sooooo annoying isn't it?!!! Caggy x

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  11. Beautiful shape and lovely image!

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  12. Viv, your card is a work of art! It's a winner in my book!

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  13. What a lovely and creative card!

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  14. Wow, what a fancy shaped card- well done, Rebecca x

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  15. I think you made a beautiful shape! And your stamping and colouring is beautiful!

    Marrigje

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  16. Beautiful shape and lovely image sue xx

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  17. nice idea.. thanks for posting.

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  18. What a stunning card Viv, so pretty :o)
    Jackie xx

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  19. Viv this is gorgeous. Love the shape and the little scene is perfect.
    Lynne xxx

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  20. Gorgeous card Viv
    LOVE that shape, what a lovely nestie. Which one is it? You have probably said, I will scoot back up! Glad you had your brain ticking over lol
    Thank you very much
    mandi
    "Less is More"

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  21. I even read Labels 18....what a plonker! :-) x

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  22. A beautiful shaped card Viv and love the added detail at the bottom.

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  23. You are a genius! How did you ever come up with this concept? This is so spectacular, that I am just sitting here with my mouth open. Stunning!

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  24. Great shape and a lovely card! x

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  25. Love the scene on your card!It is simply stunning

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  26. Fabulous Viv - I love the ornate shape and the scene is just wonderful. Dropping them was the first thing I did with my chalks! Glad to hear you're enjoying the sunshine and your lovely grandson! Vicky x

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  27. This is beautiful Viv. The birds in the branches definitely add to the overall scene.

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  28. Hi viv
    Love this shaped card .... Stunning work...
    hugs sylvie xxxxx

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  29. Lovely! The shape of the card is so different and the soft colours and tree are beautiful. Sue x

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  30. This is lovely Viv! The image is so peaceful and pretty and you have coloured it so well. Great card shape too, very interesting!
    Cheers,
    Beccy

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

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