Saturday 4 August 2012

Blue and green card

It's week 79 over at 'Less is More' and this time
it's a colour and...........
Blue & Green
I think I must be psychic as last week's card was
blue and green. I seem to enter a suitable card a week
 in advance often these days !  Hmmm what do I predict next
 week then?? .....well one layer of course so that's easy lol.
Anyway here is my card, hope you like it. Have a lovely weekend
 everyone,whatever you have planned. We are just chilling this
 time before our big get  together next week.As it's my birthday
on Wed I hope for good weather too :) I am excited as I am
getting a Kindle at long last , with a load of books already loaded too.
ps. Btw. thanks Mandi  for the tip, I love that Wow embossing powder !
close-up of sparkly flutterby
Card Recipe
Card   Linen white
Sentiment   Penny Black 'Gratitude'
Butterfly ( same set as above)
Vellum ( for decoupaged butterfly)
Ink   TH distress ink Salty Ocean ( faded image)
Momento Bahama Blue ( for sentiment)
Momento Pear Tart ( for  butterfly)
Clear gems from stash ( coloured with Promarker)
Wow embossing powder ( Green shimmer) used on vellum butterfly
Challenges   'Less is More' # 79 colour ( Blue & Green)


Kathyk said...

Fabulous cad in such gentle shades.

I'm sure you'll love your kindle - I know I love mine!


Bea said...

beautiful card - love the texture with the embossed butterfly

sandy's crafty bits said...

wow super card viv ... yes the sparkly flutterbye is real cute ... just doing a bit of blog hopping ... hope you have a great birthday on wednesday ... enjoy your kindle I love my kobo but at the moment I am stuck reading "that" book so have not had much chance to download any more ... have a great weekend happy crafting and love sandy xx

Unknown said...

hi viv belated birthday wishes hope youhad a lovely the card its simply superb..deffo less is more love the sparkle fab card hugs sassyxxx

Rebecca Hoy said...

Beautiful, very delicate.

Rebecca x

Chrissie said...

This is fabulous Viv and I love the artistic way you stage your cards for photography!
It really is rather strange how so many LIMettes seem to pre-empt the following week's challenge... spooky or what!
Love that butterfly!
Thanks so much
"Less is More"

Viv said...

I did the same with LIM a couple of times - made one, posted it then the darned theme came up a few days later! But this is lovely Viv, the soft background colour is just perfick for the sparkly flutterby. Have a lovely weekend. x

Canonbury creations said...

Another fabulous card Viv, love the way you've used a die to shape the colour backdrop. Hope you have a wonderful day on Wednesday, I'm sure the sun will shine on you:) You'll love the Kindle, fits perfectly in a handbag, no more running out of books! The best bit is being able to download a sample of a book before you buy.
Val x

Wendy Fraser said...

Stylish and classy, love it. Happy Birthday for next week too xx

Diane said...

Very striking card. I love it.

Sue said...

Stunning and elegant, I love the colours

I hope you have a fab weekend
Hugs Sue

Sasha said...

Such a lovely design, Val. Your butterfly looks fab!
Hope you enjoy a wonderful birthday! x

Gillian R said...

Beautiful and so elegant

Kim S said...


Happy Birthday! Will we not be seeing you for awhile with all those books waiting to be read??!!

Mandi said...

We do have a little chuckles in the week before a challenge when we see the following challenge colour etc appear...spooky!
Told you we're everywhere lol
Gorgeous card, stunning
Thanks so much
"Less is More"


This is a beautiful CAS card Viv - love the sparkly butterfly!

Hugs, Sylvia xx

Laura said...

Beautiful card.
Love the touch of the little gems.
Wishing you a very Happy Birthday for a few days time x

Carole said...

Inside information? Physic? or just plain ready? Beautiful work of art card really delightful:)

Deanna said...

This is really gorgeous!

Marijke said...

gorgeous, as usual

Glenda Atkins said...

Beautiful and elegant as always, love your cards!

Christine L said...

Gorgeous card Viv.... I LOVE your sparkly butterfly!! Didn't know WOW embossing powders were so different!

Christine x

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous card

Lynne said...

Fabulous card Viv and so you. Have a super day on wednesday.
Lynne xxx

GinaA said...

Great card, super butterfly effect.

Rosemary said...

hi viv!! week after week you have been knocking my socks off with your gorgeous cards!! this week's LIM card is a real jaw-dropper... so gorgeous!

Beccy said...

Beautiful card Viv, I love the soft colours. I really like the way you inked the background too, a great way to use those nesties. Happy birthday for Wednesday!!

Victoria said...

Gorgeous shades of these colours. It's a really serene card. Best wishes for your birthday!

AniLi said...

Hi,Beautiful Card and Happy Birthday!

kingstonmama said...

So soft and pretty. I love this. :) Ann Y.

Unknown said...

Oooh this is so pretty! I love the simplicity of it.

Benzi said...

Beautiful card and an awesome butterfly. Happy Birthday!

Vicky Hayes said...

Happy birthday for Wednesday Viv! Hope you had sunshine and lots of fun! Looks like we're in the same club as I did a blue and green card last week too. I love this card with its graduated label and that gorgeous sparkly butterfly! Vicky x

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