Monday, 1 August 2011

Very quick one...

Oh I know, it's a bit rubbish!  I have also made a DT card today but I can't show it yet... that took me about 5hrs what with running up and down the stairs to break up arguments, provide whatever the boys were pestering for, sweep sand off the kitchen floor (sent hubby out for a water table and he came back with a sand & water one instead... kids love it but agh at the state of the floor!)... well, you get the idea!  Last week hubby was off work, so it wasn't too stressful getting things done, but I'm on my own with the little darlings this week... let's just say I'm not having much fun so far!


I'll stop moaning now, I promise!  Here's the quickest card ever... using a Stampendous 'agapanthus cluster' cling stamp and a background stamp from IndigoBlu, stamped in Memento inks.  The sentiment is Stampin' Up, and should have been stamped a bit further away from the flowers I think.  Added a pearl from my stash.

Back with two slightly better cards tomorrow... apologies again for being so behind with comments, I'm slowly catching up!

18 comments:

  1. Hi Lisa, lovely card, these colours together are really stunning

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  2. It`s a super card Lisa. I have that stamp and I love it, it`s so versatile.
    Lynne xxx

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  3. Very beautiful stamp Lisa! Love it is in any cards - it looks fantastic always! Great job!
    I wish I had the same stamp at me too...
    ))

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  4. lovely card, good luck with the table and kids x

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  5. Hi hun
    the joys of the school holidays,luv this image hun, fab card, luv ya less is more card, stunning card, sue,x

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  6. lovely, simpel card !!! great !
    greetings, martina
    x

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  7. So stylish and elegant Lisa, I love it! xx

    I looked after Molly and Lucy yesterday and today and I'd forgotten how much bickering a 6 year old and a 2 year old can do!! I was glad to say 'bye, bye', lol!! xx

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  8. A lovely card Lisa very pretty hugs maxine x

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  9. Simply stunning card Lisa. I love the little touch of the pearl, perfect.

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  10. This is so beautiful Lisa...and I so love the colour you have used too hun..

    hugs Vicky xx

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  11. I really don't know why you don't like this card Lisa - its fab! Lovely image and great use of colour. Hugs, Claire x

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  12. Ooh! this is so lovely, love the greens and fab flowers. The background stamp is great. It all goes together perfectly. Sounds like you have your hands full hun.

    Donna x

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  13. Well I think its a very elegant card! Love the colours and the stamps. Know what you mean about getting distracted from cards while trying to deal with small people. Thankfully no-one for her to argue with in our house (apart from us!) but it does mean I have been keeping her entertained a lot! Imagine me being a frog bouncing around the kitchen and you get the picture! Sarah

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  14. Beautiful card Lisa the colours, the background stamp and flowers look truly lovely.
    Hugs
    Lorraine x

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  15. I'm sure it gets better as they grow older...or is it just a different set of problems!!!
    A gorgeous card Lisa. Hang in there anyone with kids will understand what your going through...like me :)
    Jenny x

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  16. What a beautiful card, I love it. I have, and love, the agapanthus stamp but I love that background one too :o)
    Jackie xx

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  17. stunning card lisa.the stamp and colours are beautiful :D
    ah the joy of the school holidays, after a few days they are bored.luckily mine has noone to fall out with but he still pushes his luck ;D

    xx coops xx

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  18. This is very stunning Lisa!! You have no idea how hard it is for me to do these type of cards!! I always end up hating mine!! I do not have a knack for this!! I have to do complex!! LOL!! :)

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