Saturday, 6 June 2015

Less is More #227

Morning all are we ready for a new challenge from
Less is More - I hope so ...

it's Colour week and we are looking for Sunset 
so lots of yummy colours to play with.

Here's my examples and for more inspiration please
check out the fabulous creations from my teamies on the LIM Blog

Card Recipe:
I've gone with a sunset-type coloured skyline although I'm no artist so 
I've no doubt got the colours all the wrong way around!
Using blended distress ink: Mustard Seed, Spiced Marmalade,
Festive Berries and Picked Raspberry
Clearly Besotted: Life's a Circus stamp;
 sentiment from the Design a Tree set both heat-embossed

I'd like to enter this card over at Virginia's View Challenge 
as I've used an Ombre style to my night sky

It was hubby's birthday this week and I made this card 
for him for a laugh ... he's not really into the soppy cards;
the more silly and insulting the better in his opinion!

Card Recipe:
Mama Elephant: Pandamonium image & sentiment
Cheery Lynn: Picket fence die
Distress Inks: Mustard Seed, Wild Honey & Spiced Marmalade
I was hoping to limit the inking to the semi-circle of sunset but thanks
to a 'smudge' on the outer edge of the card I ended up going all round the 
edge of the card base too but I think it gives it some fun detail.

There's a 'Masculine' theme over at Simon Says Stamp this 
week and as this card was made for a guy I'm heading over there with it.
I'd also like to try my luck in the Happy Little Stampers Sketch Challenge

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog   

Ok crafters over to you and as ever, I'm excited to see where your inspiration 
takes you this week. I'll be dropping in to check out your creations soon.
Thanks for calling by and have a fun day.
I'll be back tomorrow with a fun new challenge over at AAA Cards.


  1. Awwww, how cute are your little pandas...I bet he secretly loves soppy, who doesn't?! ;)
    And your bright sunset against the black looks awesome, fab cards yet again Sarah! xx

  2. Just seen your comment on my post....and I've not got the circus set either! I think if we got together we would have the entire CBS store! lol xx

  3. These are two stunning cards Sarah... but then your cards are never anything else!
    Those colours are so warm and cheery!
    Chrissie x

  4. These are both wonderful, Sarah - love your stunning sunset skyline with the fab fairground wheel and the pandas are too cute!

  5. again, perfect stamping and blending. I expect your hubby loved his card-adorable x

  6. Wow. Both cards are awesome! I love the fairground wheel one, the black card with the white at the bottom. Simply stunning! :) the pandas are super cute too

  7. Two stunning cards. Love the inking on the first one.

  8. Fabulous Sarah.....
    Love all your cards....
    Hugs Sylvie xx

  9. Gorgeous colours for your sunsets Sarah. And adorable little pandas. :) xx

  10. Wow both stunning ink blending them - most especially the silhouette one.

  11. I so love this Lim card Sarah, stunning.
    Hugs Veerle

  12. What a fun card for your OH Sarah, the ferris wheel is on such an amazing background, makes a really stunning card

  13. Your LIM card is spectacular, Sarah. The colours are awesome!! I also love your take on the sketch at HLS! Gorgeous little pandas! Thanks so much for playing along at Happy Little Stampers xx

  14. Love these cards Sarah ...... the little pandas are soooo cute, and your sunset card is simply stunning ..... the colours are so vibrant xxx

  15. Playing catch up (as usual) Sarah. love the sunset one it really caught my eye on my blog roll.Sorry for not commenting on all posts this week - just not enough hours in the day! x

  16. Seriously AWESOME color blending - those colors together are just stunning~

  17. Wonderful sunset colours on your fabulous card, dear Sarah.
    I have to agree with your hubby. :-)) This sweet and funny penguins are a perfect choice for a birthday card.

  18. Wonderful cards! Such great designs!!

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


  19. Hi Sarah - Love the Ferris wheel, sunset card. The design and the vibrant colors are so pretty :)

  20. Oh that sunset! You picked the perfect image to go with it!

  21. I really love this card, Sarah! Your ombre inking/blending is so pretty and the silhouette of the carousel is the perfect image to make it pop!

  22. Gorgeous cards Sarah :-) I love the sunset on the big wheel, the background is stunning and the little panda's are adorable, I am sure your hubby loves it :-)

    Lols x x x

  23. Hi Sarah
    I love your big wheel card - who says the colours are the wrong way round - artistic licence says it can be anyway you want!!


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