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Wednesday, 1 February 2012

Less is More # 52

Hello All!
I hope I find you well. I`d like to say a big welcome to my new followers, thank you for choosing my little blog to follow. I`m extemely grateful.
I`m very late again with my entry to Less is More and as I`ve joined in  every week since week 1, I certainly wasn`t going to miss the last week of the first year with Mandi and Chrissie. It`s strange how this challenge seems to have taken over so many of our lives but I know I speak for many of us when I say how much we have learned and grown in the last year.
Here`s to many more to come...

This week we have a sketch to follow.

We would like the card to be
  • rectangular
  • in landscape orientation
  • with the band remaining in a vertical position 
As it's a very simple sketch,  we would like it to remain as is without any rotation of either the card or the vertical band.
So, without further ado, here is my card,
A really simple card as I just haven`t had the time to get inky.
A6 white card. Kraft card (looks a bit ginger in the pic) punched with MS Trellis punch and raised on tiny foam pads cut in half.
Red roses from local haberdashery store. 
Sentiment by Crafty Individuals stamped in Versa fine Onyx Black

Well all the decorating is finally finished. Every stick of furniture has been scrubbed, wiped or polished to within an inch of it`s life and I`m pleased as punch with the end result.
Thank you all for your comments regarding my families failure to notice all my hard work. I have a theory.
I thought my living room was disgustingly awful...maybe it wasn`t quite as bad as I`d thought.
On the other hand it could be that my decorating skills are not as good as I thought and it still looks disgustingly awful. I`m sure they`re all far too polite to tell me anyway lol.


Don`t forget to check this months challenge at St Lukes Charity Card Challenge 
it`s a fabulous one this month that I`m sure you will all love.


Thanks for popping in...Lynne xxx

19 comments:

  1. What an elegant and classy card.
    Sue

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  2. I was wondering where your submission was this week Lynne... and here it is as fab as ever!
    Thanks so much for your kind words about our challenge... they are greatly appreciated!
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  3. Love this classy little number Lynn, those deep red roses are gorgeous :)
    jenny x

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  4. What a great idea, a lovely card

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  5. A very elegent loooking card Lynne!
    Clairexx

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  6. Love the trellis and flowers, fab card,
    Sandy

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  7. Hola Lynne, gorgeous card remember me the latticework in the garden with creeper, very elegant Lynne, i'm going to see St. Luke's.
    A warm hug from Palma and take care

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  8. What a brilliant take on the sketch - so elegant as always.
    Glad the decorating is finished - as long as you love it, who cares what anyone else thinks!
    Tara x

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  9. Love those red roses on the trellis! Great sentiment too.

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  10. Aww Lynne, thank you for those lvoely words
    We are chffed to bits how LI has grown
    Your card is, as ever, simply fabulous

    Thank you so much
    mandi
    "Less is More"

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  11. another gorgeous card, lynne!! love how you created the look of a trellis with the punch and roses!!

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  12. Lynne - this is lovely - I do like the trellis panel and pretty roses! Very elegant! So glad you've finished the decorating - now for a large glass of wine!

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  13. Great card Lynne, I too made all 52 weeks! well done on the ahcievement.
    Lynn x

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  14. Another great card Lynne, glad you have finished the decorating now too :) Viv xx

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  15. I got a good chuckle about your decorating! My family notices EVERYTHING! If I move a vase of flowers, somebody always notices...it's weird! LOVE your creativity for this challenge! Hadn't thought to use that punch as a trellis..even though that's what it's called! LOL! Beautiful!

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  16. You might have been late but you weren't as late as me!!!! LOL Great card- sorry I'm late visiting - been a mad week!

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  17. I love the roses on the trellis! You sound very satisfied with your decorating anyway so that's the main thing! Vicky x

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