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Sunday, 7 October 2012

Less is More week 88-colour

This week's challenge over at LIM towers is a colour theme and Chrissie and Mandi are looking to see SILVER on our cards. It could be ink, paper, card, embossing powder, metal, a charm, whatever you can dream up as long as there's a touch of silver somewhere.
I had an idea in mind but it sadly came to a bad end! So this is what I came up with:


 How difficult is that to get a decent photo of something shiny? Not sure why there is a shadow on half of the birds face! This was the best I could get!


                                                                                Recipe:
                                                                   Square 6 x 6 card base
 Strip of embossed card with the stars glittered
SU bird & branch cut out from Debbi Moore metal magic
Peel offs

Thank goodness the rain has stopped, the builders have had to dig almost to Australia to put in pilings as the neighbours extension doesn't have any foundations!!! The footings now resemble a swimming pool, so hopefully we won't get any more rain until the cement has gone in:) Anyway it's all progress and I'm looking forward to the completed extension.

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22 comments:

Sasha said...

Your card looks beautiful, Val! Love your bird on a branch! The movement in your leaves looks lovely. Such a great effect with your embossing and sparkly stars, too xx
We're going away a week tomorrow, and I just found out that a pair of brand new trousers and two tops I bought for my hol's were sent to the charity shop on Friday. My lovely husband put out the wrong bag!!!

lynne said...

Absolutely beautiful Valerie, that touch of silver creates the most elegance possible.
Wishes
Lynne

Sue said...

Gorgeous card, Valerie! Love the little bird and how you have positioned the branches. Sue x

Samantha said...

Such an elegant card, Valerie! Thanks for visiting my blog this on WCMD :)

Stamps and Paper said...

Beautiful card Val that little bird looks stunning in silver...a very elegant card

Anne

Jane Willis said...

Gorgeous card - and you've managed to photograph the silver really well

Jane

Rosemary said...

goodness what a stunning card, val!! the silver bird on the branches looks absolutely amazing!

SYLVIA-ANNE said...

Val - this is stunning, and you have used one of my all-time favourite punches - I just love this versatile Bird Builder punch from Stampin' Up! The silver element looks fantastic to me, in fact the whole card is fantastic!

Hope you are having a happy weekend - hugs, Sylvia xxx

Lynne said...

Love this.
Lynne xxx

Nonni said...

The bird looks lovely - a really sophisticated feel in this card!

Viv's Visuals said...

Gorgeous card!

Meggymay said...

Beautiful card, love the gorgeous silver bird.
Yvonne x

Vicky Hayes said...

What a great idea to punch your bird and branches out of the silver foil Val - it looks beautiful! Vicky x

Chris said...

Simply gorgeous! Love the little silver bird!
Chris
x

Mandi said...

Absolutely gorgeous Valerie
Love the detailing on the bird
Thank you very much
Mandi LIM

Aileen said...

The bird and branch look stunning cut out in the silver. Very eye catching! x

Gay Peplow said...

Brilliant!! What a lovely shiny bird, great card Val, hugs Gay x

GinaA said...

Love your card design, shiny things are horrible to photo, great card in any case.

Sally H said...

Oh wow, Val! What a fabulous card! I love it! Thanks for all your lovely comments recently. I am struggling to find everyone's posts on the new blogger interface x

Berni Cuttino said...

Wow, beautiful designed bird. Thanks so much for your visit and leaving the sweet comments. Hugs

Viv said...

Such a fabulous card again Val, silver is so hard to photograph isn't it? I hope the work on the extension is progressing well now and that it doesn't rain for you too :) Viv xx

Chrissie said...

Just love this little sweetie Val!
Thanks so much
Chrissie
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