Friday, 6 December 2013

Last minute!

Quick post as I only realised this morning that I hadn't posted my Less is More card for this week - and after being Showcased' last week with my winter birdies card too! (It's here if you haven't seen it!)
I treated myself and went for a lovely massage this morning - hot stones and aromatherapy - just wonderfully relaxing - but am now so laid back can't get going to do anything LOL!
So here is this weeks card for the challenge which is 'Sparkle' -
 Black pearlised card for the background, matted onto silver pearl card.

The off cut from the silver pearl card just used to punch out lots of  leaves and stuck in a circle.(and as all the pressure made my hand sore my idea of making a batch was quickly laid to rest!!!).

A scrap of silver edged black ribbon in a tiny bow and a few very small (and very fiddly to glue!) gems finished the wreath.

Sentiment stamped and embossed in Silver EP.

I have another card to finish today so I can also get my entries into Pixies Playground - otherwise the Head Girl will send me to the naughty step!!! So this is the first of my 'snippets make' - and I need to get my skates on to get the other one done!

Other Challenges -
CRAFT - Christmas
Creative Knockouts - Christmas Splendour
Delightful Challenges - Add gems
Paper Crafting Journey - Christmastime

Thanks for looking - will be round to you all later to see what you've been creating. x

18 comments:

  1. Hello chilled-out one!

    Lovely festive wreath card you've got going on here. Punching is the idea way to use up snippets.

    Hugs
    Sarn xxx

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  2. Oooh it's fabulous Viv, thanks for the good wishes also :) Viv xx

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  3. A beautiful and elegant Christmas creation.
    Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

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  4. Just lovely Viv!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More

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  5. Wow Viv, this is gorgeous! Great use of little snippets and I do so love the silver and black. Mind you, I can see why you only made the one tons of work there :)

    Hugs, Di xx

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  6. Lovely card, thanks for joining us this week. How about applying for our DT? Our DT call still has a few days left on it!

    Jo and the CRAFT Team.

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  7. I really love your white wreath and blings on it! So lovely!

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  8. Love this one too Viv, it's beautiful.
    Wendy xx

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  9. Hi Viv...I think your hand made wreath looks much better than the die ones...heaps more body to it...
    Dot x

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  10. Wonderful card Viv, I love the elegant design.
    Well done on being showcased, it was so well deserved. I loved that card so much that I went and bought the image so you may be seeing it appear on my blog soon!
    Sue xx

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  11. Wow so dramatic, I love it!
    Gillian LIM GD

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  12. Fantastic wreath Viv, you come up with the best.xxx

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  13. Your massage sounds divine! Love your card the wreath and sentiment are fab! Susan x

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  14. Very elegant, and very nice! Thanks for sharing it with us at Delightful Challenges, "You're A Gem"! :)

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  15. I love the wreath, the silver pearl stands out beautifully against the black pearl, but I can see that it must have been a lot of punching.

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  16. This is one very elegant & sophisticated card, with the pearly dark background & your silver-y twig wreath. Stunning. TFS

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  17. so stunning viv.fabulous stylish design :D

    xx coops xx

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  18. Beautiful wreath, so perfect for the holidays. Gorgeous card! Thanks for joining us at Delightful Challenges. We look forward to seeing you again.
    Hugs
    Berni, DT
    delightfulsketches.

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