Saturday 4 April 2015

With Love card

Hi there friends, I hope you are all enjoying a 
lovely Easter. As it's Saturday yet again....
 (where did March go to?) I am sharing my
 'Less is More' card today.
It's a colour challenge this week and......
Predominantly Black! 

"Your whole card doesn't have to be all black and 
you may use a little of another colour, but whatever
 you add to your design, even if it's minimal, should
 be mainly black.

So think silhouettes, monochrome, ombre, chalkboard
 technique... there doesn't have to be a lot of black...
 if your design is minimal, it just needs to be
 the predominant colour."

This is what I came up with, come and have a 
closer look.....well after reading my usual rambling
 below first if you so wish ;)

ps. I am busy cooking today as we are having 
the children and grandchildren over tomorrow.
I tend to cook for an army too, just cannot help

 My daughter once invited other people
without telling me. She said 'Well I knew
 there would be enough food....and there was lol!
Savoury quiche now in oven and about to start my
huge fresh cream triple chocolate & salted
 caramel merangue ( lots of
 small choc eggs on  top).

 Already made some small choc nests with
 choc eggs on. Mango salsa, jasmine rice, and 
Neiman Marcus starter to do yet.
Will do the rest tomorrow, wish me luck.

Oh and I can't find a thing in my craft room
after doing  a major sort out arghhh! Ooh
and I now have my new camera lens too,

Happy Easter my lovely friends :)

Love, flowers,LIM, CAS

White Linen card
Black card
Alt E New Painted Flowers stamp
Memento Tuxedo Black ink
Waffle Flower sentiment die
Wink of Stella ( wasn't keen so added...)
Glamour Dust
Black sequins from stash
Copic RV10


Chrissie said...

What a wonderful card Viv!
I put on about 3lbs just reading about your Easter food preparations! Sounds wonderful!
Thanks so much
"Less is More"

Doni High said...

Beautiful ! I love the black sequins. I wish I were coming to your house for Easter.....everything sounds yummy!

Glittertastic said...

A very classy card


Anne said...

Stylish card Viv but now I am drooling on my keyboard about your Easter puds!
Thanks for joining us at Less is More this week
Less is More

Sue said...

This is stunning Viv, I love the flowers and elegant design.
It sounds like you have been very busy with all your cooking and it sounds very yummy indeed! I hope you have a wonderful time.
hugs Sue xx

Sazzle Dazzle said...

Viv please tell me how you manage to fit in crafting with all that cooking!
You must wear a superwoman kit! Your meal sounds scrumptious ... might pop round!!!! Oh and WOW! what a crisp and clean and super sharp photo and your card is perfectly elegant, CAS with that striking 'black' requirement. Great ... love it. Happy Easter and have a fun day tomorrow.
Sarah x
Less is More

Karin said...

Gorgeous card Viv, very classy!
Happy Easter.
Karin x

Kim Heggins said...

This is so beautiful...I am in love with your delicate flowers, so sweet. Happy Easter!

Rosemary said...

wow... totally gorgeous, viv!! happy Easter!

Jackie said...

Another superb card Viv, have fun with the new camera lens :o)
Jackie xx

Gerrina said...

What a stunning card! Love those flowers; they look so delicate!
Sounds like you will have a great Easterweekend, so enjoy! And happy Easter! Hugs, Gerrina

Nataliascraft said...

Gorgeous card. Happy Easter! X

Lynne said...

Your card is so lovely Viv. Those delicate flowers are gorgeous. Hope you`ve had a lovely Easter weekend.
Lynne xxx

Jan said...

This is great. Happy Easter xx Jan

Christine L said...

Firstly.... your card is fabulous! And secondly.... Is there any of that food left?? PARTICULARLY the meringue??? I'll pop over shall I??? hehe!

Christine x

Nessa's Crafty Place said...

Beautiful card-very stylish :)
Nessa xxx

Nessa's Crafty Place said...

Beautiful card-very stylish :)
Nessa xxx

Viv said...

Thanks Christine! NO, we had hoped the children might leave us some merangue (it was HUGE) but was sneaked into the take away boxes when I wasn't looking !....sorry!!!! xx

Viv said...

No idea Sarah , I was back and forth to the craft room and kitchen. I make so many different dishes, takes forever but why the children keep coming back so often I think lol ! Thanks for the lovely comments too, Happy Easter xx

Unknown said...

Another lovely card. Karen x

Skye said...

A beautifully stylish card

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