Thursday, 15 March 2012

Less Is More - One Layer - Script - Week 58

I'm beginning to really look forward to the LIM Challenges, even if it takes some time chewing over what to make. This week's challenge got me thinking a bit - do I stamp the script and a flower separately, or resort to a lovely and very rarely used stamp peering at me accusing from a shelf and begging to be allowed to play? It won in the end :)
I used:

- 4.75" x 4.75" square white card stock

- image stamped in 'London Fog' using the 'now happy' stamp, it's a Penny Black one called 'Letters & Flowers'. Softly coloured using lilac and green chalks with that wonderful Dove blender pen that I've raved about on here before

- a piece of lilac organza ribbon from the ribbon box

All done - and I'd like to enter this into  the Less Is More Week 58 Challenge.

That piece of ribbon has been on and off the card more times than enough - in the end I opted to keep it :) My in-house critic had the deciding vote in the end!

Di
x

18 comments:

  1. The right decision was made. The ribbon is perfect. Really lovely card Di.
    Hugs,
    A x

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  2. Lovely, keep the ribbon, for once, Len is right! I have this stamp and didn't even think about using it!!

    Hugs
    Brenda

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  3. Wow Di, this is truly stunning great script and lovely flower your so talented. xx

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  4. Hi Di not sure if Mr linky is playing up again .....can't pick up your recipe for today?!!

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  5. Lovely card, so soft and elegant!
    Diane

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  6. beautiful Di, simply beautiful..xx

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  7. Gorgeous card Di
    Hugs Elaine
    Well done

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  8. Gorgeous card, really delicate and for a special recipient. Have fun! Karen x

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  9. I'm with your in-house critic - the ribbon finishes of the card perfectly and that stamp is so beautiful it doesn't deserve the neglect you've subjected it to until now :)) Elizabeth x

    PS: I've just had a sneak preview - title only - of tomorrow's Friday Feast :))

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  10. Defo the right choice to keep the ribbon on. Shucks I missed a lunch date.! Hugs Mrs A

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  11. This is really pretty Diane... lovely delicate colour.
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  12. Lovely card Diane
    I almost used this stamp this week

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  13. Brilliant card Di, love it such a lovely delicate shade too. Ribbon is spot on.

    Kath x

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  14. It's Beautiful Di! What a lovely stamp and you colored it so beautifully. Len is right about the ribbon, love it.
    Hugs
    Bernie

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  15. Di, this is simply stunning, elegant and classy. Love it!
    Hugs
    Caz x

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  16. Err . . . not sure how I missed this card as I come by EVERY DAY!

    But . . . it is GORGEOUS and perfect for the challenge. Yeah . . . leave the ribbon ON . . . I like it.

    Okay . . . now I'll have to rustle up some mojo for my entry . . . .

    xxx

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