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Saturday, 5 July 2014

Simply Less is More # 179


Hi there, I`m back after being MIA for a while. I`ll explain later. First though I`d like to say a big welcome to Rachel. Thank you for following my blog.

 This week at Simply Less is More 
is a colour challenge and it is to use Earth Tones.
I love the rich autumnal colours and couldn`t wait to get stuck in,

The blocks of colour are actually some that I did for watercolour week but didn`t get time to use, so I thought I`d put them to good use today. I`ve sponged the edges and corners with inks to give them some depth and then a slight spray of gold spritzing ink.
The die is Memory Box Flutter Vine cut from some patterned green DP but the pic doesn`t do it justice.
I`ve added some bronze coloured pearls and a sentiment from Waltzing Mouse.

So I haven`t been around much and I apologise for my lack of commenting. There I am sorting, pricing and boxing cards for the summer fayre when a rotten cold bug decided to pay a sudden visit. Then it took up residence in my sinus`s and on my chest and laid me low for over a week. I did manage to do the fayre but it was such a cold miserable day I don`t think I did myself any good really. I`m feeling much better now, just a nasty lingering cough but it`s so tiring. Anyway I`m on the mend so I`ll be posting a bit more often this week.
Not sure how much we raised at the fayre yet but Hull City Council decided to put the Lord Mayors Parade and a free party to celebrate Hull getting City of Culture status on the same day so the turnout was pretty poor. Such a shame because a lot of people had put alot of effort in. I think we`re going to try and organise something else at a later date.

Thanks for popping in...Lynne xxx




23 comments:

  1. What a brilliant card lynne. xx Jan Ltc Lim GDT

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  2. lynne this is fab and I love the layout
    Thanks for joining us this week
    Jen xx
    Less Is More

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  3. What a great layout! That;s a super idea to use with the die! have a creative weekend, Gerrina

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  4. Lovely card a Lynne great design and brilliant use of your die

    Anne

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  5. Love your blocks of colour joined by the main image !

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  6. Love everything about this card Lynne, fantastic layout and blocks with the die-cut on top. Superb use of the colours.
    Thanks so much for sharing and taking part.
    Sarah xx
    Less is More

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  7. Absolutely gorgeous Lynne. I love the watercolored panels and the vine die arrangement. This is a perfect CAS card!

    Sorry to hear you have not been well and that they Fayre could have gone a little better. Plano has a huge Craft Faire every fall and I love going to see all the creations. Hope your next Fayre has a brilliant turnout.

    Carole

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  9. I just love this Lynne, so elegant. So sorry your fair didn't go as well as you'd hoped - such a shame
    Margaret x

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  10. STUNNING card.

    Isn't it a let down when a fayre goes poorly, I'm sure the next one will be wonderful for you.

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  11. as always your card is just fabulous, lynne! hope you feel better very, very soon!

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  12. Oh, Lynne, this is brilliant! I'm pinning this one! I thought your wee mats were pieces of wood veneer, the coloring is incredible! And the vine overlaid is just exquisite! Love this one!! I hope you are 100% in no time!! Hugs, Darnell

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  13. Outstanding job on this! Pinning for future case!

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  14. This is absolutely gorgeous!

    Sharon

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  15. Gorgeous colours Lynne, like you I love the autumn/earthshades and your blocks of colour are so stylish
    Hope you are feeling better!
    Thank you for joining us at Less is More
    Anne
    LIM Designer

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  16. what a fantastic card, love the design, colors, die cut , and pearls . the design really pops!

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  17. This is just terrific Lynne,.. a fabulous design, those brads really give some pizzaz!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  18. This is gorgeous Lynne. I love the colours you used.
    Hope you are feeling better soon.
    hugs
    xx

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  19. Stunning!! I love this card Lynne, sorry to hear that you're not well, a quick recovery is wished for you :) Hugs Gay xx

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  20. Beautiful CAS card love the blocks of colour and fern die
    Carol x

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