Sunday, 18 October 2015

You're a Star

Good evening friends, hope all is well
with you. Just back today from a few days
 away to the beautiful Lake District. I will
show a photo too....see bottom of page.
 More about that later though!

This week over at  'Less is More'
 the theme is...............

This is what I came up with, I even used
some of my favourite card stock for the
 star........I mainly just admire and 
stroke it !

Anyway come and have a closer look 
and enjoy your week whatever you
 have planned ;)

ps. Ok to just skip this bit if you just
 want to see my card!
Alas our main reason for our trip up
North was for a funeral of a very close 

He was such an amazing artist and teacher,
just no end to his we found out.
Looking at all his many paintings/sculptures/
pen and ink drawings.....WOW so much
 variety in his work too.

He made some beautiful sculptures which
are to be found in many public places 
near where he lived. If you are ever in
Lancaster, see his 10 stages of Christ
 sculptures in the church at the University

We were so lucky to be given some of his
 artwork by his lovely wife to remember him
 by also.
I must say he has inspired me so much 
yet again looking at all his work. I am even
tempted to get out my watercolours and
try painting....oh my !
Star, Masculine, CAS

White Linen card
Rainbow coloured ridged card (sorry no name on it!)
Spellbinders star die
Computerized sentiment 
Color Box Orchid ink
Versa Color Heliotrope
Neat & Tangled sequins 



Jan Ltc said...

Fabulous xx Jan

Lynne said...

Gorgeous card Viv. Such a sad time to visit one of the most beautiful places in the UK.
Lynne xxx said...

Beautiful card very CAS and gorgeous colours and yes you must get your water dollars out. So sorry for your loss but so lovely that you have been given some of his work to admire for years to come


Valerie Nolan said...

Beautiful card Viv, lovely colours. How wonderful to have some artwork to remember a special friend.
Val x

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Viv, I love your design and wonderful colours.
Sorry to hear about your friend, sending hugs, Sue xx

Natalia Smith said...

Gorgeous card, beautiful design. Sorry to hear about your friend. x

Hello From Texas said...

Lovely card Viv.
Sorry to hear of your loss. I hope his artwork provides some level of peace. It was kind of his wife to share at such a time.


Laurie Unger said...

So sorry. wonderful card.

My Card Attic: Hazel said...

Great masculine card Viv! Love the colours, so often masculine cards have dull, muted colours . . . not this one! So sorry to hear about the loss of your friend, but what a lovely legacy he has left! I had to smile at your comment about not liking to use your 'best' card, because . . . I'm the same! I only like to look at it ;0 Have a good week! Hazel xx

Jackie said...

Gorgeous as ever Viv, and a beautiful photograph although I muat confess have never heard of Elterwater! :o)
So sorry to hear of the loss of your friend...hugs
Jackie xx

janice stone said...

Perfect colors and love the star and card design . Joy filled day blessing .jan

Gerrina said...

Great idea to use a star! Good for the design! Have a good week!

Faith A said...

Another wonderful card Viv,love the layering and colours.

How lovely to be able to remember someone so talented with a piece of their work.

Your photo is fabulous, how lucky to be able to catch the bautiful reflection with no ripples.

Chrissie said...

Fabulous effect Viv, the backdrop is superb!
Thanks so much
"Less is More"

Sazzle Dazzle said...

Absolutely stunning Viv and love the shine and delicacy. I must certainly pop down to Lancaster and check out that artwork at some point and your photo of Elterwater looks amazing. Thanks so much for sharing and taking part.
Sarah xx
Less is More

Deepti said...

Gorgeous card! Love the texture and colors on this star :)

Christine L said...

A fabulous LIM card Viv... love that colour! So sorry to hear of the loss of your friend....... but hope you enjoyed the Lakes as much as you could otherwise... it really is a fabulous part of the country. You should have called in here in Yorkshire on your way back for a cuppa!

Big hugs
Christine x

Kim Heggins said...

So those fabulous colors!

cotnob said...

A beautiful card Viv, gorgeous colours and fabulous CAS design.

Anne said...

Beautiful card and beautiful photo Viv.
So sorry to hear of your friend's death.
Thank you for joining us
"Less is More"

Neets B said...

What a CAS beauty, wonderful colours. Such a sad reason to visit a lovely place, hugs. I've never been to the lake district but my brother loves it up there, he got engaged up there last year.
Thanks for sharing with us.
Anita x
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