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Wednesday, 26 September 2012

Less is More week 86-recipe

Oh dear tooooo much choice!! This week over at LIM TOWERS Chrissie and Mandi's theme is to Take 3 Challenges. This means we can look back to all 86 challenges and take any  3 and make a card. As I said too much choice so I decided to just make a birthday card for a friend knowing that it would be bound to cover the criteria, and so it did! Come and see:)


 I used the Tied together Couture EF to make a panel and I punched a strip for the edge with an Anna Griffin punch. The butterflies are a WOW build a butterfly stamp set stamped in SU Baja Breeze and with glitter added. the sentiment is also WOW and I added glitter to the edge of the punched strip and to the centres of the crosses on the EF.
So I covered:
Week 43 Bit of Bling
Week 15 Embossing
Week 16 Butterflies

Thanks for taking the time to visit, I love to read your comments:)

14 comments:

Sasha said...

Beautiful embossing, Val. I love the turquoise on white combo. Such pretty stamped butterflies and I love your Anna Griffin border punch x

Chrissie said...

This is fab Val.
I love that embossing folder and the border punch is super too.. I get so envious of pieces of kit when I see such lovely creations as this.
Thanks so much
Chrissie
Less is More

Vicky Hayes said...

This is beautiful with that touch of sparkle Val - your friend will love it! Vicky x

Christine said...

Lovely card Valerie! The embossing is beautiful!
Hug
Christine

Jenni's Jems said...

I'm sure your friend will love this such pretty colours x

Aileen said...

Hi Valerie. I was like you, too much choice. The touches of blue on the butterflies is lovely. You've mastered all that choice wonderfully. x

Meggymay said...

Beautiful stylish card. Loved the gorgeous Spring card in the previous post as well.
Yvonne x

Viv said...

Another fab card again Val, I love that EF( can't stop using it myself either), great butterflies too. I hope you enjoyed your cuddles with the lovely Charlie too :) Viv xx

Rosemary said...

beautiful birthday card, val... you're friend will absolutely love it!!

Gay Peplow said...

Hi Valerie, Well that worked, I'll have to try that approach myself next time LOL Gorgeous card, the embossing and butterflies look fab, love a bit of glitter myself, :0) Gay x

Karen said...

I had problems with too much choice as well Val. Great card using my favourite e/f and pretty butterflies.

Karen x

Shirley said...

Very elegant, Valerie! Love the simplicity and feminine feeling.

Susan said...

Love that embossing folder, Val! Don't think I've seen that punch either...what a fabulous card you've created this week!

Mandi said...

Beautiful card Valerie
I have this EFbit gives a fabulous effect
Thank you
mandi LIM

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