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Thursday, 22 January 2015

Friends

Afternoon everyone, well this week's challenge over at Less is More is the theme of FRIENDSHIP.
I decided to go with a digi stamp of children that I've had for ages. It's an illustration by Susan Beatrice Pearse and I used my new Chameleon pens that Karen bought me for my birthday and Christmas, to colour it in!


The base card is embossed using an Imagination stencil and lightly dusted with Spun Sugar DI. I cut out the image with a scalloped die and dusted that with the same ink. The sentiment is an old SeeDee one cut out using a matching smaller die and a pearl added. I'm also linking my card to the latest challenge over at Uniko Studio which is Love and Friendship.

It was a friend's birthday on Tuesday and I don't have a very good photo of her card but thought I'd share it just the same!


No blue involved just buff and chocolate using Sue Wilson dies for card shape and flowers and Tonic for the sentiment.

I've just heard that I have been chosen as one of the winners over at CASE-ing Christmas with last weeks card and am now officially one of Santa's Helpers :)




17 comments:

Karen B said...

Such a pretty friendship card Val - love the colours you've used and the embossing with the Spun Sugar dusted on top is so pretty. The Just for You card is lovely and really like the buff and chocolate colourway. Congrats on your win at CASE-ing Christmas.

Karen xxx

Sue said...

Two beautiful cards, Val. The friend card is very sweet and the diecuts on your friend's card look amazing and very intricate. Congrats on your win :)

Rosemary said...

aawww... what a sweet card, val... so perfect for the LIM challenge! the second card is just gorgeous!!

SYLVIA-ANNE said...

The friendship card is adorable Val - the image has a lovely vintage look. Love the ornate die-cuts on your friend's card - absolutely fabulous!
Congrats on your Christmas win too!
Sylvia xx

Meggymay said...

Two fantastic card, love the sweet image on the first one.
Yvonne x

Stamps and Paper said...

Two lovely cards Val adorabłe image on your first card and beautiful dies on your 2nd

Anne

Kylie said...

Love that adorable image. The dies for the second card - wow!!!

Sid said...

That's a fab card !!

Aquarius said...

Two great cards - the friendship one has a sweet image just right for the challenge and the one made using dies is elegant. congratulations on your win.

Sazzle Dazzle said...

Beautiful cards Valerie particularly the LIM one and thanks so much for sharing and taking part.
You might also like to link up at Uniko Studio where the challenge theme is Love & Friendship.
Sarah xx
Less is More

Pia S said...

What a cute little card, such a sweet image and beautiful soft colors,,,

Viv said...

Wow two fab cards Val,both so different and both so great too ;) Viv xx

Chrissie said...

This is a super friendship card Val.. really nostalgic!
Thanks so much
Chrissie
"Less is More"

Anne said...

Val what an adorable image!
Thank you so much for sharing your card with us at Less is More
Anne
Less is More

Sazzle Dazzle said...

Great to see you've linked up at the Uniko Studio challenge too Valerie
Many thanks Sarah

Beverley said...

Two wonderful cards & beautiful colouring on the first. Welcome to Uniko Studio and thanks for joining in on the challenge. Hugs Bev x

Deborah Frings said...

Such a pretty, vintage image and so beautifully coloured. I like the embossed background. Thanks so much for joining in with our Uniko Studio challenge. xx

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