Tuesday, 17 July 2012

Pastel flower card


Another card for the 'Less is More' challenge.
Week 76,  a one layer card and......
"Three of anything that is, three colours, three images, three
 stamps, three words, the number three.... it's up to you, but don't
 forget the white space, a simple design and just one layer!"
I went for three flowers here if there is any doubt, or three things,
the flower stamp, the ink washed panel and the sentiment stamp.
I used my distress ink again, masked a panel, sponged paint on,
stamped a flower, stamped a sentiment , bit of glitter, job done.
Can't believe how relaxed I am about one layer cards
now. They used to terrify me. Thanks Chrissie and Mandi 
I have learned so much. Layout is key of course,then you have
 to get all the elements just right. Oh my I sound like an expert,
I am not lol...but feeling happier about looking at that blank
 card these days.
ps. Awake most of the night again with the old Rh Arthritis & all this
 horrid rain which make it sooo much worse. Here early again at 5.30. am
, so glad I can go blog hopping to take my mind off stuff.
Enough waffling I think, here is my card. Sorry...... moan over !!
 
Card Recipe
Inspiration   'Less is More'
Card   Linen white
Flower stamp   Lakeland Craft creative flower set ( very old )
Sentiment    Penny Black Gratitude clear set
Inks   TH Summer set ( Salty Ocean)
Momento   London fog, Pear tart 
Color Box   Orchid
Glamour dust   crystal
Challenges  'Less is More' #76 Three things

21 comments:

  1. Hi Viv I love this card your so clever. Love the stamp the colours are beautiful. Caroline xxx

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  2. I do hope we soon have some warmth to make you hurt a but less Viv...hugs
    Your card is wonderful, you really have mastered the art of one layer cards :o)
    Jackie xx

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  3. wow Viv, this is such a beautiful card, really love it

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  4. I cannot tell you how much I love this Viv - stunningly beuatiful - and I now have to get that DI set.... x

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  5. BEautiful card! I love it.

    Marrigje

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  6. Stunning cards while I was away, I've enjoyed having a catch up of all your projects xxx

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  7. Stunning card Viv, I love the design and the colours are gorgeous
    Hugs Sue

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  8. Beautifully stamped, and I love those colours, Viv. Lovely sentiment stamp, too.
    I'm like you...only averaging 3 hrs sleep a night these days x

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  9. Blog hopping is the perfect remedy to anything, isn't it??? Your card is gorgeous...soft and misty yet such a burst of color!

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  10. Hi Viv, Two fabulous LIM entries this week, I love both:0) The butterflies are brilliant in the squares and this card is just such gorgeous colours, clever you! Sorry to hear about the Arthritis, what a rotten pain, have you tried cider vinegar? It certainly helps me! a little honey and warm water to take away the challenging taste and I feel much better for it, feel better soon, hugs Gay xxx

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    1. Thanks Gay.....yep tried that...tried everything infact!

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  11. Beautiful card as always Viv. Lee x

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  12. Beautiful card hon.. Love those colours. So sorry your Rh arthritis is bad...hope it clears up soon..

    Hugs
    Christine x

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  13. Another stunner Viv! You use colour SO well... super card.
    Thanks again.
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  14. Gorgeous card Viv. Summer hopefully returning next week. Chris xx

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  15. Gorgeous card. I love the colours - very summery. The sentiment is really pretty too. great job! xx

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  16. I'm keeping my fingers crossed for some warm, dry weather for you Viv, you've really had a horrible summer so far.
    Your card is wonderful as always! I love the pretty flowers against the blue ink background and your sentiment is wonderful... the font is gorgeous.
    Cheers,
    Beccy

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  17. another gorgeous card, viv! i'm so sorry that the weather has been so bad for you! hoping that things do clear up soon!

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  18. I love this card, it is so beautiful and I love the swirl of sentiment text. So sorry your arthritis is acting up:O( Take care of yourself
    hugs
    glenda

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  19. Gorgeous card Viv, hope your feeling better soon!

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  20. Fabulous card Viv
    You are on a roll
    Superb colours
    Thanks very much
    mandi
    "Less is More"

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

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