Saturday 29 November 2014

A day to celebrate LIM GDT card

Good morning friends, I am very excited today as I
have been chosen as a Guest Designer for 'Less is More'
this week. Er and yes that is me you see jumping
 up and down ;)
 Whoo hoo what an honour..... thank you so much
 Chrissie ! we have an extra Sat this month it's
 also a lucky dip challenge.
 Not only that, if that isn't exciting enough 
already's also LIM's 200th challenge too !
Can't believe we are now at the 200 mark, the
challenge has gone from strength to strength.Little did
 Chrissie  & Mandi know just how popular the
 challenges  would become!....many Congratulations!!
 So many fabulous card makers enter every week now.
I am always blown away by the amazing cards you
 all make, and the inspiration of course. Anyway I
 must stop rambling now and get  on with showing
 you what I came up with.
This time  the theme is to be.....

How very apt I thought for this week's challenge. I 
knew which stamp to use at once luckily. My 
'A day to celebrate' one by Penny Black.
Please pop on over to LIM and see all the fabulous
cards Chrissie and the DT have made. Do join in too,
it's a super easy one this week I think ;)
 Have a lovely weekend whatever you have planned.
  Come and have a closer look  at my card.....
ps.quick update.....yes I am feeling better now, thank
 you  so much  to all who asked. Also our burglar pleaded
 guilty in  court, (after an age waiting around) so awaiting 
sentencing now next month.
Celebrate, LIM, CAS turquoise
White Linen card
Pale Turquoise card
(both from Papermill direct)
Net and silver paper from stash(very old)
Sentiment by Penny Black 'Gratitude'
Momento 'Tuxedo Black' ink
Natural Twine
Silver sequins
Cuttlebug E/F (on white card bit)
Glamour Dust (on  letter C )
Crop -a -dile corner chomper
I layered some Pale Turquoise card over my White
 Linen base card.  I then added a few strips of spotty
 net,white embossed card and silver paper.

I stamped my Penny Black sentiment on more Turquoise
 card and added some  twine. I highlighted the first letter
 using my Glamour dust and quickie glue pen.
A few silver sequins completed my card.


Sazzle Dazzle said...

So thrilled you've joined the team as a GDT this week for the AMAZING 200 challenge celebrations Viv. You are so supportive entering the LIM challenges every week at least once. Loving your beautiful and serene celebrations card, gorgeous colours and shape with just the right amount of glitz and sparkle. Have a good week. Sarah xx

Sue said...

BIG congrats on your well deserved GDT spot Viv.
Your card is stunning, I LOVE the colour and such a gorgeous stylish design.
I am pleased you are feeling better now and good to hear that the burglar pleaded guilty in the end.
I hope you have a fabulous weekend.
hugs Sue xx

Christine L said...

So gorgeous Viv.... LOVE this turquoise (yes I do love other colours than pink.. hehe!).. and your brilliant CAS design. CONGRATS on your GDT spot at LIM... your cards are always so perfectly of that style - no wonder they chose you!

Big hugs
Christine x

Sarah G said...

Great to see you as GD this week, Viv! You are the perfect choice for this anniversary challenge and I love seeing your creations each week even if I don't always get to comment on them :) This card is so elegant - love the way the curved corner on the sentiment is mirrored in the card base and such pretty, soft colours!

Viv said...

Fab card Viv!

Sandy said...

Love your design and colours. A wonderful CAS card.

I Card Everyone said...

Hi, Viv! Congratulations on the GD spot... you are ever so deserving! Today's card is no exception - gorgeous, from corner to corner...
=] Michele

Gibmiss said...

Hi Viv
Congrats on being Guest designer for LIM... Well deserved....
Love this card... Colour and layout....
Hugs Sylvie xx

Helen J said...

Glad you're feeling better, Viv. Let's hope the burglar gets more than just a smacked wrist - these people don't understand the trauma they cause!
Congrats on being Guest Designer, your card is beautiful. Helen x

Gerrina said...

First: Congrats on being asked to be GDT on such a special 200!! And congrats on entering allmost every one of them (once or twice...:) )!
Your DT card is beautiful'just the right sentiment and I love the colour!
Enjoy your weekend and glad to read you can jump again :) Gerrina

Ksenija @Sweet Kobylkin said...

Viv, this is very beautiful card! My congratulations on being GD! I'll go backwards to read your older posts, I missed a post about the accident that happened to you? Sounds terrible. Get well soon!

My Card Attic: Hazel said...

Great card as usual Viv, congratulations on being guest designer! Hazel x

Aileen said...

Love the grouping of your elements. x

cotnob said...

Many congratulations on being Guest Designer Viv, your card is stunning, such an elegant design and beautiful colours.

Darnell said...

Did you change you blog just to honor this special occasion?? You are too much, Vee! It's stunning! If anyone has been a dedicated LIM participant worthy of being a Guest Designer, it's you!! CONGRATULATIONS!!! Your card is, as always, perfect for the challenge and this milestone event!! Huge hugs, Dee

Jackie said...

Superb as ever Viv, where's the pink? LOL.
Congratulations on you well deserved GDT post :o)
Jackie xx

Elaine said...

Well done on doing most of the challenges and your guest designer spot. Love your beautifully put together card.

Carol said...

A super LIM card Viv. Well done on your GD spot it's well deserved. Carol x

Anne said...

Viv what a stylish and sparkly celebratory card, love it! So good to have you here guesting and partying along with us x

Vicky Hayes said...

Viv, I'm absolutely thrilled to see you guesting at LiM for the 200th challenge - what an honour! Very well deserved too because you have been making gorgeous cards for the challenge from the start and often as many as 5 or 6 too! I love this beauty with those gorgeous colours and touches of sparkle. Glad to hear your good news too. Hugs, Vicky x

Deepti said...

Congratulations On ur Guest Design :) Your card is pure elegance as always :), I love the design :)

Rema DeLeeuw said...

Awesome CAS card Viv. I love the color and just the right amount of embellies...

Gisela said...

TOTALLY love this card and great photography set up!

Connie MacFarlane said...

Beautiful card Viv! Congrats on contributing to ALL 200 challenges at Less Is More and your guest DT spot.

Lisa Lara said...

Oh I love your layout and little details to add sparkle and interest Viv. Congrats on being LIM GD.

Rosmarie said...

Wow, what simplicity and what effect !!! Your card is just gorgeous, Viv!
Rosi x

Jan Ltc said...

Congrats on being the Lim 200 GDT Viv. I'm pleased it's you Viv as your such an inspiration.
Stunning card xx Jan

Joanne James - The Crafty Owl said...

I had to pop by and congratulate you on being a guest designer over at LIM this week; your card is just stunning in its simplicity.

Denise Fletcher said...

This is a stunning card, Viv. I admire your style immensely!

Jo said...

Beautiful card :)

Karren said...

This is gorgeous! Love the layout!

Chrissie said...

Thanks SO much for your input this week Viv, not only with this beautiful card, but also for your wonderful comments left for participants.
I look forward to seeing your many creations each week and the inspiration you give to anyone who looks at your work. You are a worthy choice as Guest Designer for this special challenge!
Thank you so very much!
Chrissie xxx

Viv said...

Thank you so much Denise, I can't find your blog to leave a comment so I hope you see this ;) Viv xx

Viv said...

Awww thank you very kind ;) Viv xx

oldpunca said...

A really amazing card, dear Viv. :-) I like the colours and the design of the card.
Thank you for your lovely comment on my blog. :-)
Hugs, Sonja

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