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Monday, 7 April 2014

Less is More-week 166-colour


Hi everyone and here we are with rather more seasonal type April weather, wet and windy!! Good excuse to stay in and craft and I'm very relaxed having had a luxurious pedicure at home, which is great as you don't have to worry about putting shoes on :)
Anyway time for another challenge over at Less is More and this is what it is:

The colour challenge this month is
A Touch Of Turquoise
Please remember to keep your submissions 
CLEAN AND SIMPLE
Rather a lot of layers have been creeping into submissions... so please don't forget to leave that 
WHITE SPACE 
in evidence.

I have some lovely Easter images on a CA digi kit and thought I'd use that to create an Easter card which also fits in with the Make my Monday challenge, come and see:


I used an Anna Griffin embossing border and added a little ink to the raised pattern and also to the edges of the egg and banner which is popped up with pinflair.

We are off to Portsmouth on Thursday for a wedding, my DIL Lara's brother is getting married on friday. This is the first of 3 weddings this year as my friend has both her daughters getting married, one in May and the other in August! Great excuse for a couple of new outfits :)



17 comments:

Viv's Visuals said...

This is lovely! The embossed border is really delicate looking and goes beautifully with the egg! x

Stamps and Paper said...

Gorgeous Easter card Val love your pretty colour and your shaped sentiment

Anne

Chrissie said...

This is SO pretty!
Thanks so much
Chrissie
"Less is More"

Shirley said...

Very elegant, Val, and I love the card shape too! The way you mounted your image and sentiment with the really wonderful embossed border with the touch of blue!

Rosemary said...

beautiful Easter card, val!

Anne said...

Val what a gorgeous card!
Thanks so much for playing along at Less is More this week
Anne
LIM Designer

Gay Peplow said...

Love this card Val, Great image and the sentiment looks fab too :D How exciting, 3 weddings, oh lovely :D xx
p.s liked your suggestions that I stick to bubbly, sounds like fun to me LOL x

Meggymay said...

A super Easter card, it looks so elegant.
Yvonne

Darnell J Knauss said...

Love your precious and elegant Easter egg card, Val!! Have a safe trip and a fun time at the wedding! We want to see your new outfits!! Hugs, Darnell

Aquarius said...

A lovely LIM card for Easter - great colour too.

Karen B said...

Pretty card Val - one of my favourite colours.

Karen x

Sue said...

Very pretty egg and banner and the soft inking is lovely!

Sally H said...

Simply stunning, Val! What a wonderfully elegant easter card!

Vicky Hayes said...

This is just gorgeous Val! I love the decorative label. Lucky you to have all those weddings to go to - have fun choosing the outfits! Vicky x

Vicky Hayes said...

This is just gorgeous Val! I love the decorative label. Lucky you to have all those weddings to go to - have fun choosing the outfits! Vicky x

Gay Peplow said...

Thanks for dropping by Val, :D Bubble free zone over here too, much to my disdain, still never mind we've had sunshine all day! Hope you're getting time to get out in it and hubby is still able to be active on his new joint! :D x

Viv said...

Great card Val,just love that pretty egg.Enjoy seeing Charlie and the wedding too, we have one in July,just love a nice wedding.Thanks for the good wishes too....much appreciated. My lovely niece who lost her father 2 yrs ago ( my brother) and lost her mother in Dec has learnt that her dear hubbie has terminal cancer. Just cannot believe it. :( Viv xx

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