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Tuesday, 16 February 2016

Less is More week 263-one layer

Hello everyone, wow what a gorgeous day today! I had to scrape the car this morning and it was 1 deg but by the time I emerged from aqua zumba it was 10 degrees! Really perks you up when it's sunny and everything is blooming. Everything except my card for this week's challenge over at LIM towers. This is the criteria:
We are back to a
ONE LAYER CARD
 and we would like to have you
INCLUDE A STEM

Easy I thought, my waste bin thought differently! I've ended up with 3 cards but only one that I think is right, come and see;


I masked off a centre panel and sponged on Victorian Velvet and Bundled Sage DI and stamped text from SU French Foliage in Victorian Velvet. Stamped the stems and sentiment in Brilliance black .
Thanks to a little mistake with the inks I've added 2 corners but I quite like it!!!

We're looking forward to seeing Charlie and Phoebe at the weekend so I hope the weather stays fine.





14 comments:

Viv's Visuals said...

Just fab Val. x

Meggymay said...

Very beautiful, love the panel of colour and the lovely image.
Yvonne xx

Sue said...

Sooo creative, Val! Beautiful inky panels with the manuscript and your flower stamp is so detailed while still keeping it CAS.

Rosemary said...

beautiful one layer card, val!!

Karen B said...

Great card Val. Lovely colours and like the corners.....even if they were a happy accident!!! lol They balance the whole card.

Hugs.

Karen xxx

Kathyk said...

Just beautiful, great design, colours and images

Kathyk

Sazzle Dazzle said...

A fantastic and super elegant silhouette design. Love your inky blending and BG perfection. thanks so much for playing along this week!
Sarah xx
Less is More

Pia S said...

Quite encouraging for me to read that people, like you, who I find to one layers so well also have cards that end up in the bin. This looks so dimensional!

Viv said...

I love it Val..and the corners too! Enjoy your weekend with the littlies....I think Alexander has me on a fitness regime...jumping together on his last visit...sideways and backwards..he is soo bossy lol ;) Viv xx

Chrissie said...

I love this background stamping Val, it's really subtle and very effective!
Super card!
Thanks so much
Chrissie
"Less is More"

Anne said...

Fab inky layers for your one layer Val, looks amazing. Sorry about the rejects though, happens all the time to me mind you!
Thanks so much for joining us for one layer week
Anne
"Less is More"

baileyrosy.com said...

sorry am late commenting have had puter problems . Love this card and love the corners its really effective, gorgeous, gorgeous stamping and love how you created the panels.

I do aqua aerobics and I love it really perks me up .

Marie

SYLVIA-ANNE said...

Love the design Val - the stems are fabulous and really "pop" from the background. Your little "mistake" has worked wonders too - well done!
Just saw the pictures of your beautiful grandchildren - they are adorable!
Sylvia xx

Gay Peplow said...

That's gorgeous Valerie, I am so impressed that you go to Aqua Zumba, oh yeah, go you :D xx

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