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Sunday, 18 March 2012

Less is More #59

Happy Mother`s Day to all you Mums in the UK!
I hope you`re being spoilt rotten. I got some lovely craft goodies from mine and some flowers too. Can`t be bad!

This week at Less is More the challenge is MASKING. Easy peasy one, if your mojo is working to full capacity.
Not sure if mine is today lol.
Really not keen on this one. In fact I nearly didn`t post it, it just seems a bit...blah!
I`ve used Flourishes Zinnia stamp set and used the single flower. I stamped the orange one then made a mask and stamped the other two over it. Coloured them with markers and added a Flourishes Tag Lines sentiment.
This one I like much better.
I used Flourishes Gerbera daisy set which includes the butterfly.
I stamped the butterfly first, made a mask with a post it and then stamped the flowers off the edge.
Coloured with Promarkers and Spectrum Noir pens. The sentiment is also by Flourishes.
I`ve tried to keep both cards CaS but I`m not sure, with the panel, that I`ve left enough `white space` but I quite like this design.
I`m never quite sure what colour the middles are supposed to be, the ones in supermarkets are dyed I know and I think they should maybe have yellow middles ( I`ll have to Google them ).

Last week I was very lucky to be chosen as the February winner at Less is More. Unfortunately Craftroom, who donated the prize are closing the business at the end of the month so stocks were pretty low. Luckily for me though, everything left was half price so I got twice as much.I feel a bit guilty saying woohoo because it`s always sad when a business closes but I`m really chuffed with my prize.
Two paper packs, two ink pads and a stamp set, how good is that? Thank you so much Chrissie and Mandi and ofcourse Julia at Craftroom.

Right gotta go I`m expecting my eldest daughter anytime with Charlotte, Nathan and ofcourse Ruby.

Thanks for popping in...Lynne xxx


  1. Hola Lynne, beautiful masking cards, the second is my fav.i love the butterflies:D,well done.
    Congratulations for your prize!!!
    I wish you a beautiful day with your family and Ruby, happy mothers day:D.In Spain is the first sunday of may.
    A warm hug from Palma

  2. Two fab cards again Lynne, love the vibrant pinks/purples on the second one esp.Well done on the prize, what lovely goodies too !have a lovely day with the famly today :) Viv xx

  3. Both are really lovely but yes the second is my favourite too! x

  4. I like the first one (bright colours always cheer me up!) but I prefer the second, too! Congrats on your win!

    Happy Mother's Day!

    love Mags B x

  5. both cards are just lovely, lynne!! but i think i favor the second one a bit more... enjoy your new goodies!!

  6. great cards Lynne - I like both.

    you chose well for your prize too - love that bg paper.

    have a lovely day with your family.


  7. Delightful cards, love the bunch of flowers.

  8. Love your second card Lynne... and I'm delighted that you are thrilled with your prize... didn't you do well!
    Thanks so much
    "Less is More"

  9. It's lovely to see you enjoying your prize Lynne. Your cards are lovely with the bright card bases - I especially like the second with the stamping off the edge of the panel. Hope you enjoy your day with your family. Vicky x

  10. beautiful cards hun. Great prize well done. xx Jan

  11. They're both lovely Lynne. Hope you had a good day with the family and the gorgeous Ruby :0)
    Margaret x

  12. Two gorgeous cards Lynne but I'm specially loving the 2nd one:)
    Hope you had a lovely day today, I certainly did!
    Val x

  13. Fantastic masking Lynn...love the lilac flowers off the edge :0) Sounds like you had a great day yesterday with Ruby and the family :0)
    Jenny x

  14. Lovely masking and fab cards. Really like the purples. Well done on your new goodies. x

  15. What lovely new goodies and two gorgeous cards

  16. Hi Lynne! I used that zinnia image recently in much the same way as you did here and wasn't too crazy about the finished card, but I had added some flourishes behind my flowers. I like the colors you chose much better than the ones I used. I really love your daisy card...beautiful job on the masking!! Big congrats on the win!!

  17. Super purchases Lynne, glad you enjoyed spending it. It is sad that the shop is to close, i agree
    Hope you had a lovely Mother's Day with your family
    Super cards, the second one is my FAV too

    Thank you very much
    "Less is More"

  18. I love both cards so much!! My masking mojo is hiding ... I've made three cards so far not fit to post, but I'm determined, thanks to inspiration like yours.

  19. Lovely cards Lynne, I especially like the stamping off the edge on the second one. Enjoy your goodies - well done on your win!

  20. Ooh Lynn, these are GORGEOUS!! I especially love the second one - stunning!!

    I'm glad you had a lovely day yesterday.

  21. I think my comment disappeared so I'm back! I think both cards are GORGEOUS, but especially love the second one!! Love the colours.

    Glad you had a lovely day yesterday.

  22. What gorgeous colouring on your cards! I love both! Lovely prize too - I hope you have a chance this week to have a good play with it!


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