Saturday, 13 September 2014

Cup of tea card

Hi lovely blogging friends, how are you all today ?
I think Autumn has started here, a definite nip in the
 air now.
Here is this week's 'Less is More' card from me.
It's one layer card week and the theme is....
I used a digi I found in my stash from BeyondTheFringe
 called 'Stacked cups'. Ideal I thought as I do love a nice 
cuppa, Earl Grey to be exact ! I also like a nice Cappuccino
 too (partial to a freebie from Waitrose) but going with 
tea for today here I think.
I do love pretty little tea cups, esp. with roses on. I have
 some very old ones I inherited but mostly tea sets
 which I don't use.
Although  I love them I plan on selling most and getting
 just odd  pretty ones I love.I have a beautiful cabinet to
 put them in filled with all sorts of inherited bits and
 pieces atm.
 Nice to be able to have our own things in it I think now.
My OH loves Royal Worcester but it has got so expensive
now as the Japanese love it too it seems.
Ooops sorry... I seem to have gone off on a tangent lol.
Here is my card anyway........well after this quick moan :)
ps. Handy hint ! just to add, anyone thinking about buying a new
toilet or bathroom suite. Make sure you buy a toilet with a 
NORMAL shaped seat. We just had to replace ours
 ( just the seat) ......£162.46.......yikes!
I know......I know ,but had no choice in the end. Cheap one
 we thought  would fit...didn't and  then broke. We had
 already thrown the  manky hinges away so couldn't put
 old ones back.
 New hinges we bought and tried didn't fit so.................:(
Tea, cups,Less is More,BTF,digi, CAS
White Linen card
Digi image by BTF
Promarkers and Flexmarkers
Computerized sentiment and dots


Kathyk said...

Smashing card, what a delightful stack of cups

Sorry to hear about your incident with the toilet seat


Chrissie said...

Super card Viv... I'm quite partial to Earl Grey in the afternoon too... must be from a china cup though!
Super card as ever!
Thanks so much
"Less is More"

Ankie vd Polder said...

Great card! Hugs, Ankie

Gerrina said...

Great card! Great fresh colours.
I love old family-teacups; they are all at my moms place and love to drink tea with a memorie with her! Enjoy your weekend, Gerrina

Viv's Visuals said...

Whole new meaning to the expression 'spend a penny' Viv..... LOL Great card. x

1CardCreator said...

Wow, this is gorgeous Viv, love the crisp clean line and the teacups are awesome! ~Diane

Craft-E-Place said...

Wow this is fabulous! I love the image and your colouring is superb !

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Viv, I love the pretty teas cups and wonderful way you have framed them.
I hope you enjoy the rest of the weekend.
hugs Sue xx

Christine L said...

So gorgeous hon... love that design!

And ouch to the toilet seat drama... what a price!!

Royal Worcester... I didn't know the chinese liked it.... I have lots of the Plum and Cherry - cake stands, marmalade pot eetc - wonder if they'd be interested? LOL! It's in my attic!

Christine x

~@ngie~ said...

oh dear.... what a palava :O hope everything is sorted now darl.... great card btw & thanx.... ya not so bad yaself ;) HAHAHAHAA

love n hugz Angie xXx

cotnob said...

This is a gorgeous card Viv, I love the pretty teas cups.

Tracy May said...

Great card Viv! And a very timely tip on the loo seat as we are about to start an extension, which includes downstairs loo so I will try to remember!! :-)

Jan Ltc said...

This is fab Viv xx Jan

Deepti said...

Super cute ! Those cups are so adorable :)

Darnell J Knauss said...

SUCH a perfect LIM card, again, Vee! Your sweet stack of teacups is so perfect with the lined partial frame around your sediment! Thanks for sharing the tip on the toilet lid! Hugs, Darnell

Anne said...

Ooh love the frame and sentiment added Viv, really sets off your image
Whatever shape was the loo seat?! New meaning to 'bog standard' here I think hee hee
Thank you for joining our challenge this week at LIM
Less is More Designer

Valerie Nolan said...

Hi Viv loving the stack of beautifully coloured cups, they look 3D with the shadow:) has to be Yorkshire tea for me I'm afraid I can't get near Earl Grey for the perfume. Jim bought me one by mistake at the airport last year, he obviously misheard, didn't make a good start to our trip!!! ;0)
I'm intrigued to know what strange shape your toilet is :0)
Val x

Sazzle Dazzle said...

Love your posts Viv and still giggling about your loo seat story!
But back to the card which is fantastic, love the stack of cups, beautifully coloured and perfectly CAS.
Thanks so much for sharing and taking part.
Sarah xx
Less is More

Pink Blossom Creations said...

Love this card. The image is just brilliant. Caroline x

Karen Ashbrook said...

Love this card Viv. Really clever how you've created the border and greeting using the computer. Karen x

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