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Saturday, 16 May 2015

Simply Less is More # 224

Hello there,
I`ll start by welcoming my two new followers, thank you so much for choosing my little blog to follow.

Right, at 4`o`clock on thursday morning I woke up convinced that it was Simply Less is More Challenge day
and that the title of the challenge was Arctic Swimmers. I laid and worried for half an hour, wondering what it really meant and when I`d decided that it could be seals and penguins I panicked that I didn`t have any stamps that fit.
Then I realised it was a dream and I`d wasted half an hour worrying over nothing. Sad or what???

So, with that in mind I was quite pleased to see that this weeks challenge has the title,
                                                      HELLO SUNSHINE

I`ve used a scrap of blue chevron patterned card ( Pink Petticoat) to make the tag using a Die- namics die.
I made a mask using a circle die to make the halo around the sun, using decorative chalks then cut another circle from bright yellow card for the sun.
The cloud is a Memory Box die.
The sentiment is computer generated.

Ruby has been back to school this week. She is doing afternoons only at the moment but has managed a full week, the first for almost nine months and she`s loving it.The other kids have been really kind and welcoming so that`s been a great help.
At the beginning of the week she had her reading and maths SATs tests and got full marks for both. We are all so proud of her, especially considering how much schooling she has lost in the past couple of years.

Thanks for popping in...Lynne xxx


  1. I love the way the sun is peeping out from under the clouds. Lovely :)

  2. Love how you've combined the different elements so beautifully. Karen x

  3. Great news on Ruby and a fabulous card Lynne.
    Love how you've used your dies to make a brilliant sunny card.
    Thanks so much for sharing and taking part.
    Sarah xx
    Less is More

  4. Gold Star for the little star I think Lynnne - good for her!
    This is a great make too - fab job! x

  5. God bless Ruby, what a star she is! What good news to read that she is back in school. I saw the pic of her on FB zonked on the sofa after a day at school. Well done on her test results too. you must be SO proud!
    Your card is fab Lynne, it's so eye-catching!
    Thanks so much
    "Less is More"

  6. A wonderful concept, Lynne, love everything about it.
    So glad to hear about Ruby and that she is getting on so well.

  7. Great news about Ruby, sounds like she's doing so well. And as for your card, this is wonderful, love your sunny little cluster of die cuts.
    Thanks for sharing with us.
    Anita x
    Less is More GD

  8. Stunning design Lynne that cloud die is on my wish list! Wonderful news about Ruby she must be delighted to be back with her friends and achieving such good results! Your dream made me laugh its weird how realistic it can all be :0)
    Val x

  9. Lynne what a gorgeous sunny card.
    Hmm if Chrissie picks that theme I shall be worrying too - don't have any stamps either lol!
    So glad Ruby is in school and doing well x
    Thanks so much for joining us
    Less is More

  10. A beautiful card, very 'English Summer', simply elegant.

  11. Great card Lynne, I love that peeping sun! ....I also dream about making cards too lol...glad it's not just me then. Glad Ruby is doing so well, clever girl too it seems ;) Viv xx


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