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


Caroline said...

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

Jackie said...

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

Marijke said...

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

Viv's Visuals said...

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

Marrigje said...

BEautiful card! I love it.


Wendy Fraser said...

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

sue - bearhouse said...

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

Sasha said...

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

Kim S said...

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

mustavcoffee, Gay Peplow said...

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

CraftyLoops said...

Beautiful card as always Viv. Lee x

Christine L said...

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

Christine x

Chrissie said...

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

Chris said...

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

Linda said...

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

Viv said...

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

Beccy said...

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.

Rosemary said...

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

Glenda Atkins said...

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

Deanna said...

Gorgeous card Viv, hope your feeling better soon!

Mandi said...

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

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