Tuesday, 10 January 2012

Less is More - predominantly purple

I didn't manage to join in with last week's challenge at Less is More, even though there were 2 weeks to play along - it's the first time I've missed one :o(  So I thought I'd combine this week's theme of 'predominantly purple' with last week's 'just one word'...



It had to be a very simple card today, because Dex's cough is making him a bit miserable and he doesn't want me to do anything - he sat on my feet in the craft room while I made this!

I've used a cute Elzybells bear - never used before even though I've probably had it a couple of years, so that's another one of my un-inked stamps I can stop feeling quite so guilty about.... I stamped it onto linen card and coloured it with promarkers and flexmarkers, and used a sakura clear stardust pen for the spots on her dress.  Added a gem on her flower (Dex told me to - he likes a bit of bling lol), a Personal Impressions sentiment and then mounted it on a lilac (or lavender? Light purple?...) card base.

Sorry this is a bit brief (you might think that's a good thing), hopefully I'll have a bit more time tomorrow!

49 comments:

  1. love this, great stamp, well done on using an uninked stamp! x

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  2. Gorgeous card Lisa, that is one of my fave Elzy images and I love the purple of course! Hope Dez feels better soon xx

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  3. Simply adorable and works so well with just the one word too

    Welcome to 2012

    Kathyk

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  4. This looks fabulous Lisa. Carol x

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  5. This is adorable. Such a cute image.
    Hope Dex gets rid of his cough soon.
    Hugs
    Denise xx

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  6. Wow Lisa,love it,sorry to hear Dex is still not feeling better hun!
    Hugs Heidy

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  7. This is a lovely card and a great idea to combine the two challenges.

    I hope that Dexter will soon be feeling better.

    Sharon x

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  8. Gorgeous LIM card Lisa. They are so hard to do but you have done a brilliant job, hugs Susan x

    PS I have candy if you are interested x

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  9. Now if my LIM cards looked like this I would be delighted, it's so gorgeous and I love the colour too....

    Do hope Dex is soon better Lisa, bless.xxxx

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  10. Soooooo cute!
    Hope Dexter feels better soon.
    Debs xx

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  11. Terrific card Lisa, your colouring is incredible.
    You are firgiven for missing our challenge, it wa's christmas after all...you were missed though!

    Thanks so much
    mandi
    "Less is More"

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  12. Oh bless him, and poorly just after his birthday too!
    Super adorable card Lisa, love the CAS design and the suitably proud face on the little bear :)
    Jenny x

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  13. Adorable,Lisa. The sweet image really stands out in the uncluttered layout. Fab! xx

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  14. Hi Lisa, Awww adorable card ... love this cute Elzybells bear :-) I have a few of these cuties uninked in one of my stamp drawers.

    Hope Dex feels better soon.

    Lisa x

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  15. OMG this is adorable. So simple, yet so beautiful. And love the purple. Annette xx

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  16. Gorgeous card, Lisa,fantastic colouring, you make LIM look so easy..........i just can't master it lol!Hope your little boy feels better.
    Jo x

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  17. Your card is amazing - as always!!! I love it
    Cathi

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  18. Oh sooo sweet, Lisa! Just adorable and love the colours. I used to look at the Elzybells images and think, nah not for me - wish I had now!!

    Hope Dex feels better soon (my Emily likes a bit of bling on the cards as well - she's always advising and it generally includes 'add sparkles mummy').

    Sarah

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  19. Hi hun
    fabulous card, super cute image,fab design, sue,x

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  20. Ooh Lisa....so simple but so perfect hun....you do the best CAS cards ever...!

    big hugs Vicky xx

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  21. Perfect card as always Lisa! Hope Dex feels better soon.
    xx

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  22. Cute card Lisa, just love purple. I am guilty of having a few elzybells stamps that are still unlinked, hoping to change that tomorrow on waste not wednesday. Hugs, Amanda x

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  23. Aaaawww this is adorable Lisa, love the cute little bear and the bit of bling :D
    Kelly.x

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  24. A gorgeous card, so cute! Hope Dex feels better soon!
    Helen x

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  25. Awwww - this is super-cute Lisa - I just LOVE that image! I'm hoping to join in again - just searching for my lost Mojo at the moment!
    Hugs, Sylvia xx

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  26. Just fab Lisa, she's a real cutie and no mistake!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  27. Aww this is just so sweet Lisa! I love it! :)
    Lizy x

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  28. This is perfect for the challenge and that bear is so cute! I don't usually use purple - so when I do, I have to totally scrounge for something to go with it, lol. I'm glad Dex had a fab birthday! Hope he feels better soon, though - poor thing!

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  29. I love your CAS cards, this one is no exception! I have such a limited range of "amount" I can put on a card: I can't do vintage-masses-of-flowers and I struggle with Clean and Simple as well!! Donna xx

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  30. Oh fabulous card Lisa, love the sweet image.
    luv
    Debby

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  31. Aww - I love the little bear - so sweet. Jxx

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  32. gorgeous card lisa.i love the sweet bear and your lilac/purple colours are lush :D

    xx coops xx

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  33. Oh wow, superb card :o)
    Jackie xx

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  34. Lovely clean card Lisa... that image is fab with just the single word too!

    Hope Dexter is a little bit better today - but I do love his liking of bling!! hehe - he obviously has taste!
    Hugs
    Christine x

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  35. Awww so cute! Such a sweet image :-) Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

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  36. This is just gorgeous! A really sweet image, and it looks fabulous in these purple tones!

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  37. Hi Lisa what a cute image and its such a stunning card design, I love the whole package its gorgeous. hugs Shirleyxxx

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  38. Oh my, so beautiful Lisa, the image and your coluring say it all! Go you, using up your unsed craft stash, very impressive hun :) Donna ♥ x

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  39. stunning. simple, perfect, professional and wow!!

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  40. Such a gorgeous card! Your image is soooo sweet:) I hope your little boy is feeling much better:)

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  41. Gorgeous Lisa, I love her purple dress :) I have that stamp too - still un-inked though...I should follow your example and start using mine! Sarah x

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  42. Gorgeous CAS card, love the colour. Hugs, Claire x

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  43. Cute card the little bear is adorable and I like the way you made a background for her. x

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  44. Oh my word Lisa this is so beautiful the colours you have used are gorgeous and I so love that image she looks a right little poser, lol. superb card.
    hugs
    Lorraine x

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  45. Oh my word Lisa this is so beautiful the colours you have used are gorgeous and I so love that image she looks a right little poser, lol. superb card.
    hugs
    Lorraine x

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  46. Another beautiful card Lisa :O) Viv xx

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  47. Such a beauty and charmingly coloured too. Sorry to hear Dex is not well - hope he's better soon. Vicky x

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  48. What a lovely layout and stamp! Hope your little boy is feeling better today.

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  49. Gorgeous card, fab colouring! Hope your little one feels much better soon - there are so many nasty colds and viruses going agound at the moment hugs Karen x

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