Saturday, 10 November 2012

Summer and winter houses cards

Good morning everyone, a very grey & rainy day here today
 grrrr ! It's week 93 over at 'Less is More' and one layer card
 week once more.The theme this time is......
At first I read it as 93 houses ( it said one layer week 93 houses),
oh my ....for a brief second it went through my mind how I was
 going to get 93 houses on a card arghhh ! Anyway I got an idea
which images to use  almost immediately , so was very pleased.
I used an old 'Beccy's Place' digi of a wooden house and also a
digi  called 'Beach huts' from a  lovely friend of mine Chrissie
 ( not the LIM Chrissie). I made a summer  themed card & also
a winter themed card. I used soft chalking for the sun, sky , sea
 and sand on the summer card, then  added a few birds freehand.
For the winter card I used Promarkers on the image ( as on
 the summer image) then stamped some trees and used masks for
a snow drift look and added soft chalking for a weak sun too.
Hope you like them both.

New photo added as the old one didn't show the sunset
Card Recipe
Image   'Beccy's Place' digi ( on winter card) 
Trees stamp   'Create a scene'
Momento Black tuxedo ink
'Beach huts' digi by Chrissie's digi adventure ( link on right)
Chalks   Dovecraft
Computerized sentiment


Monica said...

So elegant and the colours are so lovely. Ver nice!

Sasha said...

Both cards are really lovely, Viv! A fabulous mix of digi's, stamping and colouring. I love the misty morning effect on your beach huts card:) x

Vicky Hayes said...

I love that you did a card for summer and winter Viv, and they're both gorgeous! I love the effect of the chalking for the weak sun on the winter card. Vicky x

Suzilou said...

Both gorgeous cards, love the effect with the chalk and the hill effect you created on the winter card. Very inspirational :)

Doreen said...

Beautiful cards,lovely images and

Caroline said...

Both card's are really beautiful. Caroline xx

Sue - bearhouse said...

Such a gorgeous cards Viv. Two totally different seasons captured perfectly with you use of colour. I love the images.

hugs Sue

Gibmiss said...

Hi viv
Two gorgeous cards .... Stunning...
Hugs Sylvie xxxx

Valerie said...

Wow Viv these are fabulous! I love that you have created two seasons and the winter one is so original:) Miserable here too so perfect for crafting and tonight we're off for a lovely meal and then to a charity band night where one of my Rock Choir friends is singing:)
Val x
ps Charlie is being christened next weekend, hope he behaves!

Loli said...

Hola Viv, thank you for your congrats:D.
Ooooh Viv, what fabulous cards, i love the soft colours a fantastic effect, beautiful your beach houses and your landscape of precioso(gorgeous)muy buen trabajo!!!como (as) always(siempre).
Un gran abrazo desde(from)Palma

Sandra said...

Both cards are gorgeous!

Lynne said...

Two fabulous cards as always Viv. Love the delicate effect with the chalking.
Lynne xxx

Anne said...

What a fab pair of cards, love that digi.

sassy said...

what a pair of stunners viv love them both ..fantastic work hugs sassyxxxxxxxx

Jackie said...

Wonderful cards since my last visit Viv, don't know where the time has gone!!! :o)
Jackie xx

Karen said...

Brilliant cards Viv - perfect for the challenge. Love the winter one.

Karen x

GinaA said...

Great cards, love the winter scene , those red highlights are super.

Chrissie said...

Absolutely fabulous cards Viv, I'm glad it wasn't 93 houses, it would have had to be a pretty big card.
These are gorgeous.
Thanks so much
Less is More

Christine L said...

Hi Viv..

Both fabulous and elegant CAS cards!!

Christine x

Glenda Atkins said...

Two awesome CAS cards, love them both!

Jen said...

fab cards viv... just love those little scenes you have created

Thanks so much for joining us
Less Is More

Carole said...

Absolutely gorgeous Viv, both are just fabulous. Carole xox

Beccy said...

Well done Viv, both card are fantastic! I love the soft chalking you've been doing, it's so pretty and a great effect for your backgrounds.

Rosemary said...

goodness, viv... both cards are absolutely amazing!! love the soft chalking...

Jan Ltc said...

Fabulous cards Viv. xx Jan

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