Saturday 23 September 2017

Have a Happy Day card

Good afternoon friends, hope you are enjoying your weekend
so far ! I have been busy cooking and baking mostly today.
I will add a quick photo of my lemon cake below if you are
 nosey ;)

We are being treated to a lunch out too, happy days ;)

Anyway back to my card for this week's 'Less is More' 
challenge. It's a sketch this time and here's what I
 came up between baking lol !

Circles, LIM, CAS
White Linen card
Penny Black Wishes stamps
TH Crackle stencil
MFT sentiment stamp
Mama Elephant die (for around sentiment)
Versafine Onyx Black ink 
Hero Arts Shadow ink Tide Pool & Stonewash
Avery Elle ink Raspberry
Dovecraft chalks
Glamour dust
Neat & Tangled Clear sequins

The bg. stencilling is very pale, hope you can see it here.

Enjoy your weekend whatever you have planned ;)
Ooops almost forgot.... and here is my Lemon cake....heart shaped btw.
with freeze dried raspberries on top. Hope my DIL's visiting 
relatives approve ....they loved the chocolate one I made them
 last week anyway. They have come all the way from Taiwan ;)


Heidi MyLittleStampingBlog said...

First of all, that is a gorgeous cake! What a nice accent to use the dried raspberries. I LOVE the heart shape. I bought my teen niece (who is interested in baking) some heart pans for Christmas, and later I heard that she won't use them because "she doesn't like hearts.' ????

Anyhow, that card is lovely too. I like the clean look and the bright colors. Lovely job, have a good time with your visitors!

Kathyk said...

Amazing how different everyone's makes turn out when we all start from the same sketch - fabulous

Your cake looks terrific too


Erica said...

Yummo, that cake is worthy of a 5 star restaurant!!
Your card is very pretty too.

Pam said...

Love your card! Great take on the sketch, especially with the added pale stenciling. Your cake looks divine!

Trina P. said...

Yum to your cake, Viv. Looks scrumptious! And your card is wonderful. Love how colourful and cheery it is with the perfect sentiment. Thank you for joining us this week at Less is a More. Trina :)

Nonni said...

Wow, what a cake! :) Your card looks amazing too! I love the partial stamping of the flowers and your use of background stencil was a great idea and really grounds the circles well, great design! Thanks for joining us at Less Is More!

Gerrina said...

Your LIM card looks a bit like the first idea I had :) It is beautiful!
And that lemon-heart looks sooo jummy! Hope you have a sunny great sunday!

Cara said...

Fabulous card, love the colours you've used. Your lemon cake looks yummy, you don't fancy moving closer to me do you?

Christine L said...

OMG Viv.... after seeing that wonderful cake.. I'm struggling to talk about your card - I'm drooling! LOL! But your card is also fabulous.. love how you did the flowers in the circles!

Christine x

cotnob said...

Such a pretty card Viv, lovely colours. Your cake looks rather yummy - how could they not approve!
Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob

Mac Mable said...

Oh yes they are going to love this cake....Such a pretty card with delicate stencilling, which is a perfect foil for those circles and gorgeous images. Fabulous card x

Sazzle Dazzle said...

Where do I start ... the cake or the card!!! Both are totally swoonworthy Viv but I'm feeling rather hungry now looking at that cake! Your take on the sketch is super pretty and I love that colour combo you've used. Elegant and classy as ever and thanks for joining us at Less is More this week.

Izzy Scrap said...

Oh I'd really love to taste this yummy cake ! Looks so scrumptious ! Your card is also very beautiful with these lovely flowers in those pretty colours ! As usual, a fabulous CAS take on our challenge ! Thanks for sharing and for playing along at Less is More !

Maria Rodriguez. said...

Oh Vivien, I want a slice of that cake, YUMMY!!!!!
And your card is gorgeous, love it, I feel very inspired to give this challenge a try.
Thank you for sharing.

Faith A at Daffodil Cards said...

IT has to be the card first - I love the stamps in the circles, they make such a great detail to this simple but as always wonderful card.
As for the cake, look at that cream filling and topping, oh! my goodness I has gained 5 pounds just looking it LOL. How beautiful you have made it look, I bet it tastes as good as it looks too. Love it.

Anita in France said...

What a fabulous card, Viv ... the soft stencilling makes for a wonderful background for those bright spots of floral colour! Oh my, your cake ... yum-my ... looks scrumptious ... so mouthwatering! Anita :)

My Card Attic: Hazel said...

Great card Viv! And an even greater cake . . . Yummmm! You have made my mouth water! Have a great day! Luv & Hugs. Hazel xx
My Card Attic

Wishcraft said...

Ooh lovely colours and a very pretty design... and your cake looks fabulous! Hugs, Lisa x

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