Friday, September 23, 2011

A Masculine Birthday Wish - LIM#7




This will have to be my final entry for the this weeks Less is More challenge. My mom is here for a visit and I've been sneaking into the craft room for three days to make cards whenever she gets distracted. Not a very good way for me to spend time with her. I'll make it up to her over the rest of the week. :)

Anyway, this lovely card came together so nicely and quite by accident. I was tossing about in the scrap bin and put the center oval to the side to see if I could make use of it. A bit later I tossed the die-cut to the side (where it landed on top of the oval) and thats when I saw that the two together looked rather nice. The center oval is a scrap of some unknown DP (wish I did know because it is lovely); the black die-cut is by Memory Box. The sentiment panel was cut from a piece of scrap using Old Olive along the inner edge before I removed the Spellbinder die to give it some depth. The sentiment is from SU! called Sincere Salutations and it is popped up on dimensionals.

So I guess since this one is scraps, I can submit this for Jules Sunday Snippets as well.

I've decided this is a nice masculine card, good colors and not too fancy but with just enough flare to keep it from being too plain.

So good luck to Mandi and Chrissie; I'll try and check back in before I head out tonight and hopefully the 1000 mark will be met.

8 comments:

  1. This is fabulous Carole

    Enjoy your time with your Mum

    BIG Thank you!
    Mandi LIM

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  2. That die cut is simply tremendous!
    Love to mum!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  3. This is fabulous - love the background paper, and that diecut is stunning! Perfect card!

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  4. Fabulous card - that die cut is beautiful

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  5. Hi Carole

    How fabulous is this?!?!?!

    I love the swirly die on top of that gorgeous oval snippet.

    I was a bit worried you were going to be trying to do the whole 1,000 entries for Chrissie and Mandi yourself !!!!

    Hope you are having a good time with your Mum and thank you for sharing so many lovely makes this week.

    Love Jules xx

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  6. Three wonderful snippet makes Carole but I think this is my favourite, love the ornate die cut it works so well with everything else. Carol x

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  7. Now that is simply elegant and gorgeous too! Where are you when I need ideas for something simple and lovely!!!

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