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Saturday, 10 November 2012

Simply Less is More # 93

Good afternoon all.
I hope I find you well, warm and bug free :-)

I`ll start with a WOOHOO! And to say how chuffed I was to be showcased for week 91 at Simply Less is More. Thank you Chrissie ( and Mandi who is still so busy with her wedding shop).

On to this weeks challenge. It`s one layer week again and although they no longer fill me with dread, I still prefer the safety of a layer or two. Anyway the theme this week is HOUSES and joining Chrissie in Mandi`s absence is the lovely Jen 
of the Tiny Blue Butterfly blog.
Regular visitors to my blog will know that I rarely have stamps that go with the themes in these challenges and this week is no exception. I do not possess a single house stamp,sad but true. So after a bit of head scratching and a lot of raking about I came up with these,

 This is the second card I made. It`s a digi image from Beckys Place.
I love this image but mucked up with the colouring on the ribbon a bit. Any tips on colouring tiny bits with Promarkers will be gratefully received.
The sentiment is Computer generated.
This one is my favourite. The stamp is by Pink Petticoat 
and was a freebie with a magazine. Stamped in Memento black and coloured with Promarkers. I`ve added some fluffy stuff to the hearts in the roof and to the smoke from the chimney.
The sentiment is computer generated.

Thanks for popping in...Lynne xxx

25 comments:

  1. two great card Lynne perfect for the LIM challenge

    Anne

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  2. Lynne, these are just fabulous! I love the mushroom house - I have that stamp!! I love the fluffy texture on the roof!

    For colouring tiny areas with my Promarkers I use the fine nibs - the great thing is you can pop any one onto any pen and as long as you scribble on a bit of scrap until the colour you want comes out, there's no contamination. I have 9 and use them a lot!

    love Mags B x

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  3. PS I forgot to say congrats on being showcased! Yay!!

    love Mags B x

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  4. Hola Lynne,congratulations for tob e showcased!!!.
    Gorgeous cards Lynne, i love specially your funny mushroom, perfect CAS cards Lynne a great work.
    Hugs from Palma and blessings for Ruby.

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  5. Hi Lynne - many congratulations on being Showcased. I adore both these cards - so sweet. The little mushroom house is just darling!

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  6. Congratulations on being showcased! Lovely cards and the ribbon looks fine from here :)

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  7. Congratulations on the showcase:) Love your cards, they are both great houses and what Mags said about using the fine nibs on your promarkers, they are very useful :) xx

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  8. Congrats on being showcased and great images but that mushroom is a heart stealer ! x

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  9. And chuffed you must be and why not because your cards are always so nice. These two are no exception... I love the toadstool hose and the first one is sweet as well.
    Monica xxx

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  10. I was delighted to see that you were showcased Lynne! These are wonderful - especially considering that you didn't think you had a suitable image! Vicky x

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  11. Well done on being showcased Lynne! Love your card and, as others have said, the answer for your Pro Markers is ultra fine nibs. I did a big giveaway of some when they first came out......and still have spares back at home. So, if you email your snail mail address to me - di_wray@hotmail.com - I'll pop three in the post for you to try when I get home from Spain this coming week.

    Hugs, Di xx

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  12. both cards are absolutely adorable, lynne! the second one with the little mushroom house is my fav, though!

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  13. Two perfect cards, so love the little toadstool.

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  14. Lovely little houses and great CAS designs!
    Thanks so much Lynne.
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  15. just love the little toadstool house lynne it's so cute

    Thanks so much for joining us
    Jen
    Less Is More

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  16. so lovely houses,
    my favourite is the mushroomhouse

    Annette

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  17. Congrats on your showcase Lynne. These are so sweet and totally CAS.
    Lynn x

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  18. These are both such cute cards ... particularly the mushroom one with the fluffies! Anita in France

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  19. congrats on the showcase :-)

    both your cards this week are great but I love the toadstool - very cute and great colouring.
    tara
    x

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  20. Fabulous creations Lynne perfect CAS creations

    ali x

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  21. Both simply fabulous! The mushroom is so cute...

    Rosi x

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  22. Two fab cards for this weeks challenge. I love the little mushroom - so sweet!
    Congratulations on being showcased too. xx

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  23. Such cute houses! Great interpretatin of the theme.

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  24. Two fab cards again Lynne, ooops forgot about using Beccy's image it looks perfect! love the little 'shroom'image too. Well done on being showcased also, not a bit surprised though :) Viv xx

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