Sunday, 22 May 2011

LIM week 16 (card 2)

My second card this week for the 'Less is More' challenge again.
Trying my hand at stamping on two layers at once ( should have
tried it on two pieces of card separately I think). Anyway I stamped
then raised one piece by 3d-ing it. Loving my new tree , branch and
leaves stamp set( Create a Scene by Creative Expressions). Then I
used my Distress inks again, antique linen, worn lipstick,broken china
& brushed corduroy.Added a little dark brown Prisma pencil to 'ground'
the trees and to fill in the gaps left when I stamped on two layers at once.
Didn't realise it leaves gaps when you do that................lesson learned.
Then I used  a small punch for the butterflies and coloured them in Pumpkin
using my Promarker pen for a pop of colour. It does look a bit 'busy' for
a LIM card I realised when I had finished it........got carried away.  I thought
I would show you it anyway as it took me ages to make it !The tree trunks etc.
do match up btw., photo taken from the side hence the missmatch look.

ps. already working on card number three.......will be more white
space this time I promise C&M !!!!






22 comments:

Jo said...

I love this card Viv, it is stunning. Jo x

Ruth said...

Hi Viv! This must have taken ages!! It's really effective and beautiful, Ruth x

Lynne said...

Wow Viv, this is amazing. Really effective centre panel and those butterflies are a perfect contrast.
Lynne xxx

~ Ali ~ said...

Fab card, love it

ali x

Beryl K said...

Love this one too
Beryl x

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous card Viv! I love the way you've put this together and the way the butterflies really stand out x

Susan said...

Viv...this is just gorgeous!! I love how you've created a scene!!!

Mandi said...

This is lovely Viv
When stamping over 2 layers, you will find that using paper as the the layer rather than card eliminates some of that space the stamp creates, as it's obviously flatter! If you don;t mind me saying I think the design would have worked with just the branch, maybe one lot of trees, but not both lots...oh sorry to nit pick
Thanks Viv, looking forward to your next one
Diva LIM mandi
Less is More

Ulina /Apricot Bubbles said...

Very, very, very beautiful!
Love your design - the trees, branches and the great coloured background!

Maja said...

gorgeous card! Love everything about it.

Rosemary said...

wow... gorgeous!

Vicky Hayes said...

Really atmospheric Viv - I love it! Vx

Zoechaos said...

Fabulous so imaginative love it! XOXO Zoe

Jackie said...

Beautiful card Viv, I love the warm colours :o)
Jackie xx

mustavcoffee said...

Hiya, Love the way you've stamped and matched the trees over the very pretty background. Lovely :0) xxx

Aileen said...

Lovely scene and I like the colours you've used. x

judith@poppy cottage said...

Beautiful card, love the colours, and the background is fabulous, Judith xx

StampingStace said...

This card is simply stunning.
Stacey at 8
X

GoonerGirl said...

Fabulous card Viv I love everything about it.. Chris xx

Stamping 4 Pleasure said...

Wow - I think this is great.

Hugs, Sandra

Faith A said...

Gorgeous, love the colours

suzARTe said...

Gorgeous cards,so unique

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