Saturday, 8 September 2012

Joy & Love cards

Hi everyone, another hot and sunny day here today again.
It's week 84 over at 'Less is More' and it's one layer card
 week with the theme this time being ...............
Foliage
I made two quite different cards this time.For the first one
I  printed some foliage around the edges of the card.Then I 
added a quote from Mother Teresa. For the second card
I looked for a font with some leaves and printed the word
 Love. I stamped some leaves over the L and glittered the
leaves on the letter L. I thought it wasn't quite finished off
so I used my new folder to emboss all over the card for
more interest. I would also have added a lovely white silk
bow to the top part, if it was not one layer card week, so 
just imagine that part please. Hmmm maybe some tiny
 white pearls to the centres of the embossing too.The
 second card is my  favourite I think but you choose ! 


Card Recipe
Card one
Card   Linen  card
Foliage   printed using GCF
 Computerized wording
Card two
Card   Linen card
Computerized wording
Stamp   Clear ferns ( from an old set with lots of others, no name sorry)
Ink  Momento Pear tart
Embossing folder  Tied together Couture creations
Glamour dust
 Quickie glue pen
Challenges
Less is More   #84 one layer and foliage
 

25 comments:

  1. oh my goodness viv love them both ... could not possibly choose ... yes beautiful day here too ... just doing a bit of blog hopping ... have a great weekend ... happy crafting and love sandy xx

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  2. Gosh what gorgeous cards, I do love the first one with that beautiful border and soft colours, but both are really lovely :)

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  3. wow......VIV.these are superb and so gorgeous...love how you showcase them too ..i used too then got fed up lol!!!!!!!!stunning gorgeous wonderful work hugs sassyxxxxxxxxx

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  4. Gorgeous cards,lovely designs.xxx

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  5. Both cards are gorgeous, but the first is just fabulous.

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  6. Your CAS cards are always stunning Viv and these are no exception.

    Hugs Sue

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  7. Stunning Viv. Love them both but the second one is right up my street. Fabulous.
    Lynne xxx

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  8. These are both so pretty, I like the first one with the fresh greens, and the second one for its elegant simplicity, lots of work but still CAS, a fab design.

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  9. Can't think what GCF is Viv, but I simply love the border of leaves on your first card.
    It's stunning!
    The other is pretty special too!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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    1. That is my Greeting card factory programme :) Viv xx

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  10. Hola Viv, muy bonitas tus tarjetas(cards), the first one is so beautiful i love the green colours very fresh look, and the second is very elegant, gorgeous work!
    UN(one) ABRAZO(hug) FROM(desde) PALMA

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  11. absolutely gorgeous set of cards, viv!! love both of them!

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  12. Both gorgeous, hard to pick a favorite but I think I like the second just a tad better!

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  13. HI Viv

    Both gorgeous.... but I love the watercolour effect of the first!! In fact, I thought you HAD painted it!!

    Hugs
    Christine x

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  14. Two lovely cards, Viv. I love the lovely, soft, watercolour effect of the first, and I love the embossing on the second. I've just ordered this folder myself and can't wait for it to arrive. I really like how you incorporate your stamped images with the embossing. I've noticed it on a few of your cards. I never thought of doing it this way. Will be giving it a go. Sue.x

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  15. Both very different but both very beautiul Viv
    Great cards as ever

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  16. Your cards are absolutely beautiful Viv! I love the soft water colour-look of the first one with the wonderful phrase by Mother Teresa...so beautiful. And the embossing and gorgeous printing on the second one is wonderful. Well done on both!
    Cheers,
    Beccy

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  17. Your fern stamp is just perfect and I love the watercolour look on your first card. A great twosome.

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  18. Hi Viv, Two super cards, I love both:0) The first looks like you have watercoloured those beautiful leaves and the second has lots of texture, I couldn't choose :0) hugs Gay x

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  19. Both are lovely Viv but it's that absolutely stunning first one that's doing it for me! I love the colours you've chosen, the frame effect and the watercolour style, all finished off beautifully with the perfectly positioned quote - gorgeous! Vicky x

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  20. Splendid cards, I especially like the second one!
    Thank you for your nice comment on mine.

    Daen'Ys

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

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