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Saturday, 19 July 2014

Simply Less is More # 181

Hi there,

Sorry, it`s been awhile again. We`re having a few problems here on the homefront at the moment. Nothing too serious but they have kept me out of the craftroom for a couple of weeks. Just another drama in the soap opera that is my life lately. Hopefully everything will be sorted in a couple of weeks and I`ll get some positive story lines lol.

So...it`s theme week at Simply Less is More and the theme this time is a song title...Singing in the Rain.
We can use elements of any part of the song, just let our imaginations run. I think this card and particularly the sentiment, sum thing up perfectly at the moment.

I`ve used papers from Docrafts Back to Basics 1V.
The umbrella die is by Die-Namics.
The sentiment is computer generated and I`ve added some tiny clear gems for rain drops.

Speaking of rain drops...we were promised torrential rain and thunder storms for around 5 this morning. Not that it would have bothered me, I love a good thunder storm and I have been awake long before this for weeks, not sleeping very well, so I was quite disappointed when all we got was watery sunshine. We did get a heavy down pour this afternoon but nothing to write home about. I do hope the rest of you in the UK haven`t had the very worst of the storms.

Thanks for popping in...Lynne xxx

17 comments:

  1. Lovely card and sentiment Lynne thanks for the visit xx Jan

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  2. Lynne - this turned out fab! I tried using the same die and got so frustrated I toss it in the trash!

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  3. Fabulous card Lynne
    Margaret x

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  4. Great card...that sentiment is one we all need to remember!

    Love your paper pieced umbrella and the sweet raindrops.

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  5. Yes Lynne, we've had your thunder storms here in the north west of England. I too like watching from the window, very heavy rain, thunder right overhead and lightening that illuminated the whole sky....... love the card and the caption. Enjoy your day. Sue x

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  6. Hi Lynne

    This is certainlyly a popular quote isn't it! Fab CAS card - love the umbrella die.

    Sharon
    x

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  7. Simply fab Lynne, that die treated this way looks ace!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  8. This is a brilliant card, I love your paper pieced umbrella.
    Pauline
    x

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  9. Lovely card. Your umbrella is so pretty and I love the 'raindrops'.

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  10. Can I just say HOLY COW, Lynne!! This is perfect in every way and I'm pinning it to CASE some day!! I hope your soap opera goes on summer holiday soon!! Hugs, Darnell

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  11. Beautiful beautiful card, LOVE your umbrella, so pretty, wouldn't mind one me self :) Great raindrops too.

    Hope things are getting back to "normal" for you Lynne.

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  12. Beautiful card, the colour scheme is so relaxing.
    Elaine

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  13. Lynne what a super card!
    Hope 'life' settles down for you soon
    Thank you so much for joining in this week
    Anne
    Less is More Designer

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  14. Great card Lynne, I love that super umbrella ! boiling here again think I am melting now :) Viv xx

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  15. Oops sorry mean't to add...I hope things settle down for you soon too :) hugs Viv xx

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  16. Love the card Lynne, especially the different DPs used on the umbrella.
    I'm with you, I get disappointed when the weather people say we're in for a downpour and it either skips right over us or it's nothing more than a few sprinkles. I don't care for the storms that cause damage but if a storm can rage and not hurt anything, I love nothing more than to sit in a chair and quietly watch it blow through.
    Hope things are going better for you soon.

    TFS
    Carole

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  17. Love your decorated umbrella. Hope things are better for you. x

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