Tuesday 9 January 2018

Purple Hello card

Hi there friends ! I hope you are all doing ok? I am back with my very first card for 'Less is More' in the new year. This time 'LIM' have switched to a two weekly format (very sensible) I think. Also it's another colour challenge and 'Purples'.

I do love the colour purple ;) ........almost as much as I love pink.....and blue. Those are my 'go to' colours as you all probably guessed by now lol!  Ok so here is my card, I used various shades of purple then used my die cuts and a stencil for the background. A touch of my usual sparkle and a few sequins and job done !

Thanks for your visit and of course ......enjoy your week whatever you have planned ;)

LIM, CAS, Purple, MFT

White Linen card
White Bristol Board
My Favorite Things stencil English Brick Wall
Die-namics dies Big Hello 
TH Distress inks
Glamour dust
Purple sequins 

I also made this yummy Cheesy Lentil pie to be shared with our son and his family.....our son particularly does love a nice pie! It was so tasty too....sorry if you are now feeling hungry as you read this!

Pastry base, lentils, onions, carrots, peas, cheese inside and topped with thinly sliced new potatoes and more cheese. I served it with lots of green cabbage, sweetcorn and sugar snap peas ;)


Kathyk said...

GORGEOUS collection of shades of purple and LOVING your brick background


Rosemary said...

gorgeous design, viv... that stenciled wall is fabulous!! that pie certainly does look yummy!!

cotnob said...

A fabulous card Viv, a brilliant design - I love the stencilled background and your bold die cut letters.
Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob

Nataliascraft said...

What a gorgeous card Viv, love the purple colours you used.
And what a yummy pie! Have a lovely week too xx

Kim Heggins said...

Gorgeous card, love your brick background! That pie looks so yummy, would love the recipe!

Viv said...

Thanks Kim, I added the basic recipe below the pie.Pastry base...cook, then add the cooked lentils, veg, cheese and an egg, top with the sliced new potatoes and more cheese, then cook for about 40 mins ;) V xx

Mac Mable said...

Yummy Pie x Such a beautiful card, love the punchy Purple and the brick background is perfect with the sentiment die cuts x

Em said...

Love the purple card but that pie....wow. All those good veggies with the lentils. My vegetarian daughter will love it. Thank you.

Heidi MyLittleStampingBlog said...

That dish looks yummy! Unfortunately, I have one picky one who wouldn’t touch it!

Your card is so pretty with the stencil background! Have a good day!

Cara said...

Fantastic card,love that you changed your header to match the purple! Looks like I'm coming to yours for tea, yum!

Faith A at Daffodil Cards said...

I LOVE your card, always so simple from you Viv, but so VERY beautiful.
Your pie looks and sounds wonderful and yummy.

Sazzle Dazzle said...

WOW! Your card has such interest and a touch of everything with colour, watercolour, design, sparkle, dies! Simply stunning as ever and love your use of purples Viv. Happy New Year and thanks for playing along with us at Less is More x

Izzy Scrap said...

Stunning card Viv ! I'm totally in love with your gorgeous watercolored purple wall ! So eye-catching. And your letter dies pop up so beautifully on it ! Love the shimmer only on one out of 2 ! So inspiring ! Thanks so much for sharing this beauty and for playing along at Less is More ! And Very Happy New Year !

Bonnie said...

Love the purples, Viv! The stencil makes a perfect background for this happy hello! You've made my mouth water!

Aileen said...

Love this Hello card, another to add to my list of want to do's. the watery brick wall and the letters with a bit of glitter brilliant. Now onto that fabulous looking pie mmmmm I can imagine how nice that was. Hugs Aileen

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