Monday 12 May 2014

LIM -Thanks

Afternoon all.
The sun has just come out, yeah. It's been a foul day but I managed to take Max out between the showers. It's also given me more chance to craft 'cos I can't play outside in the garden. Well if I can't be in the garden why not bring the garden inside. 
Now don't say you haven't done it, bought a stamp you liked then not had a clue what to do with it. Well I bought a Woodware stamp 'Fushia Spray ages ago'. I got it 'cos I love to see fushias, they look great in the summer, flowing out of a hanging basket, all blousey and bright but in retrospect it is a bit OTT when used as a whole. Then with the latest LIM one layer challenge and Addicted to CAS -Over the edge I at last had a reason to use it!

The same stamp but 2 different colourways stamped off the page. The greeting on the right hand card is from the same set the left is from LOTV. I like the layout of the right better but as the cue for LIM this week is Thank You, this is the best greeting stamp I have. The image was coloured with Copics as follows:-
Red - R32,35,37,39
White - C0,3,5, blender
Pink - RV000,02,04,06 V01,C1
Lilac - V01,04,05,06
Green - YG61,63,67,G28

I shall enter the following challenges:-
Less is More - One layer Thank you
Addicted to CAS - Off the Edge
Crafty Little Fairies - In the Garden

Thanks for popping by, come back soon.


  1. Wow Two super cards Jules love them both, yes know what you mean about the weather its been raining on and off all day here so I too have been shower dodging with Bella today she is like me and doesn't like the rain. happy crafting Alison xx

  2. Absolutely gorgeous cards Julie, love them.


  3. Gorgeous cards and beautifully coloured.
    thanks for joining the challenge
    Less is More

  4. wow, what a striking card! Very well don

  5. These are both gorgeous and beautifully coloured!
    Thanks so much
    "Less is More"

  6. Beautiful take on our code word and CAS challenge. Love the colouring! Thanks so much for playing along at ATSM and ATCAS xx

  7. Stunning CAS cards Jules..what a gorgeous stamp and fabulous colouring and sentiments..
    Thanks for joining in with us at “Crafty Little Fairies..

    Luv CHRISSYxx

  8. woooowwww Julie...really stunning Flower card...I adore how you coloring them totally adorable...great card great did a very great your flower card..hope you like to hop and see my simple flower card...big hugs from Germany, Monika

  9. These are gorgeous, Julie. I just love how you have stamped them off the page, and your colouring is terrific. I am a big fan of fuchsias - they are about the only plant that I don't immediately kill off!!
    Caroline xxx

  10. Those are great cards! Amazing how different they look with different colors!

  11. Wow Julie! LOVE the way you used this big stamp off the edge and now I know I need to buy this stamp, had been eyeing it up for ages. Perfect colouring
    Thanks for joining us at Less is More
    Less is More Designer

  12. Simply stunning, Julie! Both of them. You remind me that I have a similar fuchsia stamp that looks so pretty, but I haven't really been able to make it look great on a card. Off the edge might be just the perfect answer, so I am very thankful for the inspiration!! Thank you, too, for joining the challenge at ATCAS! Hugs, Darnell

  13. Two beautiful cards Julie :) Viv xx

  14. Really pretty cards and lovely coloring! I love how you have them hanging off the edge of your cards. Thanks for joining us at ATCAS. :)

  15. What beautiful colors for those gorgeous fuchsias!! They hang so beautifully in the corner....
    Have a nice weekend...
    Rosi x

  16. Wow, your colouring on these is fantastic. Two beautiful cards. Thanks for coming to visit me! xx

  17. Great use of the stamp. and I love both color versions. Fabulous coloring, too! So glad you joined us at ATCAS and shared this gorgeous card

  18. So glad you found a reason to use this stamp as the result is so beautiful, the coloring is amazing and it is just so perfect for our off the edge challenge at ATCAS. Thanks so muc for playing along.


  19. Fabulously simple and elegant. Beautiful colour choice, and a gorgeous card.
    Annette - Netty's Cards
    Proud to design for :
    Crafty Little Fairies,
    Top Tip Tuesday,
    ABC Christmas,
    As You Like It and
    The Stamp Basket.


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