Tuesday, 15 November 2011

Less is More - Week 41 - One Layer - Leaves

First of all I must apologise for the lack of posts over the last week or so but things have been pretty hectic as I was getting ready for our craft club night last Wednesday; then our lovely cat Fern went suddenly blind on Wednesday evening so it was panic stations and visits to the vets on Thursday where they said both her retinas had detached due to sky-high blood pressure.  They gave us tablets to give her and we are keeping our fingers crossed that she may possibly get her sight back as this morning you can actually see her pupils which you couldn't before - just a grey blank which was awful.  Then with all that going on my sister and brother-in-law, Val & Jim arrived on Friday ready for our Stampin Up Extravaganza on Saturday (which was thoroughly enjoyed by all).  On Sunday we went to the Taunton Craft Show and they left yesterday.  So hopefully back to normal now!

This week's challenge over at Less is More is One Layer - Leaves.  For this card I have used my Stampin Up French Foliage stamp set.  I took a blank cream square card and stamped the French text using Distress Inks.  I then sponged Flitter onto the leaf stamps and let them dry slightly before covering with gilding flakes.  I then stamped the Paris postmark and added some pearls.

Thanks for looking.


  1. This is a lovely one layer card and after thinking this stamp set wasn't up to much from the catalogue picture I've gone on to love it - so versatile and the gilding is a great effect here.

  2. Hi KAren
    This is absolutely stunning!
    Love everything about it
    Thank you
    Mandi LIM

  3. Hi there Karen, Gorgeous card, love the gilding too:0) I hope your cat continues to improve, Gay xx

  4. Gorgeous card Karen, really enjoyed last Saturday, thanks again.

  5. Love this stamp set... love this card!
    I hope the pussy cat improves!!!
    Thanks so much
    "Less is More"

  6. Stunning! Absolutely love this one. Hope your little cat is okay - they do tear at our heart strings, don't they, our little pets?

  7. I love this stamps, and you made a very beautiful card with them.
    Sorry to hear about you cat. Hope he will improve soon.

  8. Wonderful card, Love how you've used this stamp set in it's natural form and made a gorgeous CAS collage :)
    Jenny x

  9. Such a lovely card Karen
    Margaret x

  10. Love this fab collage-y card



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