Thursday, 17 March 2011

Less is More Challenge - week 6 - "Off The Edge"

Phew !!!, well thats my card finished for my first ever entry to any challenge, and I have chosen :-
'Less is More' week 6 - Off the edge, as my baptism of fire lol.

Silly me thought how difficult can it be, I spent a whole day going through my stamps trying to find one
I could use, then I spent the next day stamping it and trying to make it work. On the third day I realised
it wouldn't, so back to the drawing board ( or should I say stamp drawers) and then bingo !
I came across my creative expressions large Butterfly stamp.
So finally after many attempts (wrong card stock, wrong type of ink, should the butterfly be at the top ?
bottom ? left ? right ? smudges !!! ) Ahrrrrrrr !

Finally this is my Less is More entry Stamped on Whisper White card, with Versafine Onyx black ink,
the  sentiment stamp is from Dimension Fourth, colour on the butterfly wings is from a Violet Signo
pen, and lastly the bit of bling that I couldn't resist, and might get my fingers smacked for. Sorry ladies it is my
first attempt I will try harder next time.  lol x

 Yay..... managed it, a big thank you to Chrissie for  helping me in creating the direct link
hugs lottie x


  1. Loretta, this is simply beautiful... worth all that aggro with ink and stamps and card and smudges and everything else.
    What a wonderful beginning to your challenge blogging. I feel very honoured that you chose our challenge as your first!
    Really gorgeous card. I hope this will be the first submission of many!
    "Less is More"

  2. Welcome to the blog scene and what a beatiful card to start it off with Loretta. Good Luck

  3. Hi Lottie and welcome to our challenge blog
    Your card is perfect! The placement of everything is wonderful
    i love it!
    Thanks so much, see you again
    "LEss is More"

  4. Beautiful card... know where you're coming from with all the "agro" in the production!
    Sue x

  5. Gorgeous card Lottie, the butterfly is fabulous. Welcome to the challenge. x

  6. Beautiful Card, the butterfly is so pretty xx

  7. Oh, well done . . . this is a very striking card. Just LOVELY.
    Hugs, Sandra

  8. my fave sentiment.Nice CAS card

  9. Gorgeous card, a striking image.

  10. This is so striking it really stands out in the challenge - its lovely!

  11. Super card Loretta, love it!

    Ali x


Thank you for paying me a visit today and leaving your comment and a little crafty happiness. Hugs Lottie x