Saturday, 22 March 2014

Love and Sympathy x 3


Good Afternoon.  I hope you are enjoying your Saturday.  

I've had a sneaky chance to play (supposed to be hoovering! Sssh don't tell anyone!!).  

I'm sure as fellow crafters you will join me in the shear joy of just having a play with your crafty stash.  These moments are to be treasured as it is all for fun after all. 

The less is more challenge this week has issued us with a recipe of 3.  I picked this gorgeous bloom from Love and Sympathy and coloured it with my Stampin' Write Markers before stamping.   I then punched it out using my 2 1/2" circle punch.  I then sponged round the edge with Raspberry Ripple gradually fading it into the middle.  My card base is Wild Wasibi and I stamped a border of dots from Perfect Pennants in the same colour directly onto the base.  The circle was attached with Dimensionals.  I added the hello sentiment, also from Perfect Pennants,  and cut out with the Banners Framelits.  I finished it with a Candy Dot in Wild Wasabi.  

I love the sharp contrast of the colours against the green.  

So for my recipe of 3, I've stamped the blooms 3 times, used 3 different stamps, used 3 colours and if you count the card base I've got 3 shapes.  I'll now be off to comment on 3 fellow players but probably more as the entries are all outstanding! 

Before I go and do the dreaded h*******k,  I'd like to remind you that I have 2 places available in my Virtual Hostess Club.  You don't need to stay local to join as I can set up a hostess code to let you join in on line.  It's bery easy and a super way to build your stash and you get to be hostess for a month with all it's benefits.  The new club starts in April so drop me a line today.

Enjoy the rest of your weekend.  xx


Supplies Used
All Stampin' Up!

Card - Wild Wasabi, Whisper White
Ink - Raspberry Ripple
Stamp - Perfect Pennants, Love & Sympathy
Stampin' Write Markers - Raspberry Ripple, Wild Wasabi, Elegant Eggplant
Framelits - Banners
Other - Candy Dots, DImensionals

If you would like to order any of the above or the other supplies from the current catalogues then please get in touch either by e mail ails300@btinternet.com or call 07827923123.  I would be delighted to help you with your crafty projects.  A parcel of lovely goodies could be winging it's way direct to your home in the UK, Deutchsland, France, Nederland or Osterreich.
You can also order using the Shop Now button. 


Only 2 places available in my next Stampers 6 Group starting April.  Get in touch now to put your name down.  I'd love to help you build your stash! 







16 comments:

Marianne said...

beautifiul card

Kathyk said...

Smashing make and a fab choice of colours too

Kathyk

Margaret said...

Gorgeous card Aileen
Margaret x

Jan Ltc said...

Great Lim card xx Jan

Valerie-Jael said...

I'm happy you decided to do some crafting instead of the dreaded H*******K! Lovely cards. Valerie

Janet a.k.a. swanlady21 said...

Love your design. Coming over from LIM.

cheryl Baker said...

This is beautiful great design hugs cheryl xx

Debi said...

Saw your card on Less is More, it's just lovely. Love the simplicity.
DebiB
thatmightlookgoodonacard.blogspot.com

Anne said...

Aileen this is lovely!
Thanks so much for joining us at LIM
Anne
LIM Guest commenter

Craft-E-Place said...

Your card is lovely.
Elaine

sheila 77 said...

Clever idea with all the threes.
You didn't think of making three hellos? "Hello, hello, hello"? - oh maybe not!

Vicky Hayes said...

What a beautiful trio of flowers Aileen! If only you knew how often my hoovering didn't get done...! Vicky x

Linda said...

Beautiful card Aileen, I love the colour combination. Leave the housework, crafting is much more fun xx

Gillian R said...

This is gorgeous Aileen, love the colour combo

Bonnie said...

The Raspberry Ripple is so pretty for these flowers! Love this layout too!

Chrissie said...

I must apologise for my lack of comments over the past few weeks whilst I was on holiday in Australia, but hopefully things should be back to normal now!
This is great Aileen!
Thanks so much
Chrissie
"Less is More"

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