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Sunday, February 6, 2011

"Less is More"

Hi Everybody!

I hope you are having a lovely weekend - I am as we have Cultural Day on Tuesday and most of us took off Monday so we have a 4 day long weekend! What fun! I did a bit of tidying up (hoovering, washing, ironing and all the rest of the boring housework), I am getting ready for a holiday which I will explain about in some other post, but the good thing is I found time to craft! I think this whole day will be dedicated to crafting! I have a pile of things I have to do and because of my recent "no mojo" situation there is quite a back log!
Anyways this first post of the day is for Chrissies and Mandies new challenge blog called "Less is More" . They want clean and simple cards, their first challenge is a color one - white, black and pink!!! 
The colors are not my problem but the clean and simple was as anyone who knows me knows I am  More then Less. I like rich colors, lots of embellishments, glitter punched edges etc, etc. (ha, ha also lots of good food, music and fun!)  So this was really a challenge for me....
Here is my card and this is as simple and clean as I can get.....
I looked at what others did and there was some lovely stamping on their cards....I only stamped part of the sentiment - love is handwritten....a punched heart a few stickers and a gem and some (not very perfect)doodled stitches.....various strips of paper and the nice ribbon I found in my ribbon box - it came as a sample from The Really Reasonable Ribbon shop where I bought some ribbon!
That is my clean and simple offering for today!
Have a lovely day - we have bright sunshine you can see all the mountains from my terrace as clear as a bell!
And believe it or not it is 16 deg C on my terrace on the 6th of February! A bit too warm for this time of the year but nice anyway!
Hugs to all


  1. This is SO pretty!I love all the strips and ribbons. The sentiment is fabulous.... I'm impressed with the handwritten bit and the hearts are really cute!
    Someone is going to be really pleased when they receive this!
    Thanks so much your support and for joining in our very first challenge at "Less is More!

  2. This is great - love the variety of ribbons. Your handwriting is fab - I wouldn't dare do that!! This is lovely.

  3. FANTASTIC card!
    Particularly love the love....most impressive!
    Thanks for joining us at "Less is More" It's such a delight looking at everyones creations

    See you again next week
    mandi xx

  4. Beautiful D, absolutely love it, you nailed the look completely! I've just cleared another 5" of snow off our driveway and I intend to spend the afternoon crafting, this challenge is on my list too! Have a wonderful long weekend.


  5. Your card is lovely and your handwritten sentiment is very impressive.
    Lynne xxx

  6. Cute, cute card! The handwritten part looks great!

  7. Fab card, perfectly CAS.

  8. preprosto..Čudovita...

    papa Kefa***