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 ...............
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
Less is More   #84 one layer and foliage


Jan said...

Love them both Viv xx Jan

SUZYD said...


sandy's crafty bits said...

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

Suzilou said...

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

Unknown said...

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

Doreen said...

Gorgeous cards,lovely

Anonymous said...

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

Sue said...

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

Hugs Sue

Lynne said...

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

Pauline said...

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.

Chrissie said...

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
"Less is More"

Loli said...

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

Rosemary said...

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

Glenda Atkins said...

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

Christine L said...

HI Viv

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

Christine x

Sue said...

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

Mandi said...

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

Viv said...

That is my Greeting card factory programme :) Viv xx

Beccy said...

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

GinaA said...

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

G Peplow said...

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

Paula Whittaker said...

lovely cards

Vicky Hayes said...

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

Wendy Fraser said...

Wow, these are gorgeous xx

Rosmarie said...

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


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