Saturday 30 May 2015

Less is More #226

Morning all, hope you're ready to be challenged at Less is More!
It's a 5-Saturday month which means we have a 
'Lucky Dip' Challenge - Two or Four legs

...what's more we've a guest designer too this week
Rebecca (MellyMoo) so I do hope you'll pop across 
to her blog and check out her wonderful creations.

Here's my cards and first up I'm using the Eiffel Tower AGAIN - 
The die was still on my desk from last week and I looked 
around for something with 2 or 4 legs ... and there it was!!! 

Card Recipe:
Clearly Besotted: Je T'aime, Basic Numbers & Superstar
Artplorations: Bubble Stencil inked with Tumbled Glass DI
MFT Die-Namics: Stitched border and rectangle dies

I'd like to link this card up at the STAMPlorations - Anything Goes challenge

Edit: thanks to Julie B air suggesting I also link up at

Next up a very obvious 4 legged animal and I'd also
like to link this card up at Freshly Made Sketches and Addicted To CAS,
where Animals is the codeword this week.

Card Recipe:
Paper Smooches: Chubby Chumbs
Hero Arts: Happy stamp & die set
Clearly Besotted: Grass die
MFT Die-Namics: Stitched Square Dies & Sentiment strip
Tumbled Glass distress ink over a home-made stencil for the sky
using Mama Elephant stitched landscape die


And the last one is to link up at Muse Christmas Visions although I'm not sure
 if I've taken this Muse a step too far this time; turning Tracey's card upside down and 
using penguins instead of trees - will see whether it's deleted from the gallery.
Truth is I was late to the Arctic penguin party and can't miss an opportunity to use them!!!

Card Recipe:
Sheena Douglas: Falling Snow Embossing folder
Mama Elephant: Arctic Penguins
Clearly Besotted: Signature Christmas
Distress inks in Tumbled Glass & Broken China

Here's Tracey's gorgeous Christmas card

I'd also like to link up at 
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge - where it's Anything Goes

Ok I'm handing over to you now and looking forward to 
some super clever ideas this week as always. 
Have some crafty fun and don't forget to check out the fabulous cards 
from my LIM teamies over on the main blog here

Thanks for stopping by and catch up with you again soon.



  1. Three amazing cards, Sarah! Great 'out of the box' thinking with your first card and I love the design and colours. Great interpretation of Tracey's card too, love those penguins, I wish I'd bought these #addtowishlist lol xx

  2. Three fabulous cards. Using the four-legged Eiffel tower stamp was inspired! I love the stencilling. The cow and penguins are so cute! xx

  3. What an amazing array of sumptuousness yet again Sarah, these are all fabulous makes..each one so vibrant!
    Chrissie xx

  4. I know it is a Saturday morning when I can log in and enjoy your cards, Sarah! These are just fabulous - love the soft stencilling behind the Eiffel tower, and your take on Tracey's card for Muse Christmas Visions is inspired! Have a great weekend x

  5. Oh, love ALL your cards Sarah! The cow is adorable standing in the grass and your penguin card is so lovely! Thanks for sharing with us over at ATCAS!

  6. Oh the Eiffek Tower is such a clever idea and the card amazing...I hope Imget chance to play along with this and I may have to CASE this idea x

  7. The Eiffel Tower card is soft and sweet and that cow card is hilarious, Sarah. The penguins are darling and I think they fit fine with the challenge.

  8. At least you got your crafty mits on those penguins, every time I go to buy them they are sold out!
    Three fab cards by the way. :)

  9. Sorry back to say thanks for sharing at STAMPlorations. You could also add it to the flash linky stencil party over there as well. :)

  10. Amazing cards Sarah, love the eifel tower looks great.
    Enjoy the weekend, hugs

  11. Lovely cards, Sarah! I love how you've interpreted Tracey's Muse - fun and festive! So glad you joined us at MCV this week!

  12. Wonderful interpretation of "legs" on all four cards. :-) Eiffel Tower and sweet penguins are my favourites. :-))

  13. Thank you for so much inspiration Sarah! Love all your cards - very innovative!

  14. These are great cards, Sarah! Genius to use the Eiffel Tower for LIM.

  15. Fabulous cards Sarah! Clever idea using the Eiffel Tower for LIM and I love the little penguins .... so cute!! xx

  16. Love your cards, Sarah. The Eiffel Tower idea is so creative, just love it :)

  17. Clever idea Sarah to use the eiffel tower for your one with legs! and I must get that cow it is sooo cute ...more for the wish list! and I love your penguins one... I do have this one but haven't inked it up yet but after seeing that one can't wait too,thank you for the inspiration! x

  18. Fabulous ideas/designs, Sarah!!! I'm betting Tracey will love having her design tipped and deforested!
    =] M

  19. TOTALLY LOVE the pig! He is awesome~Thanks for joining in at ATCAS!

  20. Sarah three fantastic card, as always. I love how you interpreted MCV using penguins. Thank you for sharing with us this week at the Muse Christmas Visions challenge!

  21. Amazing cards!! Wonderfully designed!!

    Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!


  22. Your Muse penguins are adorable. Love the cut out framing them.

  23. It's always a pleasure to visit your blog, Sarah! I love your Eiffel Tower and your soft blue stenciling is just perfect! Such a cute CAS design and color combo on your cow, and I am totally in love with your Muse Christmas card! I don't think you ever have to worry about someone deleting one of your gorgeous cards from their gallery...Your beautiful work always shines, my friend!
    Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at Addicted to CAS!

  24. Tremendous bunch of cards as always Sarah, but how clever to use the Eiffel Tower - love it!

  25. Hi Sarah, just found your wonderful blog and I am now a all these cards , brilliant inspiration...thank you for sharing...hugs..x

  26. Oh my goodness Sarah - I so love all of these this week! The Eiffel tower is truly inspired - that definitely wins a prize for working creatively with the theme, not to mention the fact that the card is amazing too!

  27. Wow again Sarah ! just love all of these fab cards. The first blue one is fabulous, I love that colour card we go again ! You just get better and better with your lovely cards !!!!! Viv xx


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