Monday, September 5, 2011

Less Is More Challenge

Morning everyone..just a quickie today...I've gone from inky grungy and getting mega messy back to clean and simple all in the space of 24 hours...it's time to join in the fun with the lovely girls at Less Is More  and the challenge this week is....
METALLIC
A chance to have a rummage in the darkest recesses of the cubbyhole and have a play with lots of stuff that hasn't seen the light of day for years...it's been a long time since I delved into the embossing powder drawer or played with this golden oldie from the Hero Arts 2001 Shadow Collection...Square of Four Backgrounds... 
and where did this metal twirly thing come from....
But making the card was the easy bit...the challenge came trying to get a half decent pic with that light reflecting Silver Super Sparkle Powder.
See you all tomorrow
Hugs Kath xxx

33 comments:

Vikki said...

Great card!! Love the simplicity of it...

Chrissie said...

Great that you have joined us again Kath, with this lovely card, that background is just simple and stunning!
Thanks so much
Chrissie
"Less is More"

littlebee said...

Kath, that lovely swirly thing looks like one of the things my daughters had to decorate their hair. You just hold it onto your hair and turn and it will stay in your hair!!!

Card is lovely by the way, as always. Have a lovely day. Sue x

Carol D said...

Brilliant shiny card Kath, love the simplicity of it.

I have a box like that full of swirly things and such treasures, not seen light of day for ages.

Have a good week.

Big Hugs Carol xxx

maxine said...

Hi Kath this is beautiful hugs maxine x

Squirrel x said...

Stunning hun! Hugs Sxx

Julia Dunnit said...

It's lovely Kath. I must confess to barely using my 4 square shadow, although some of the others are still regulars n my desk.

kathleen said...

Morning Both.Love the card.
Have a good day.
Kathleen x

Shaz in Oz.CalligraphyCards said...

ah do love this Kath, and what a fab old stamp! am trying to have go at it myself, have three piece done which I like but no card made yet! rather typical but fun none the less... have ink on my fingers! Shaz in oz.x

nnalorac said...

Fab card Kath. Funny, we buy things and then they never see the light of day but then as we say, if you keep something long enough it will have a use one day. Carolxx

Stamping 4 Pleasure said...

What a result though Kath. Clean and simple and just, well, plain gorgeous!

Hugs, Sandra

Craftyanny said...

Fab card Kath
Anne x

Beryl K said...

Gorgwous card Kath
Beryl x

Fiona said...

Great card - love the embossed squares. x

Lynne said...

Simply stunning Kath.
Lynne xxx

Charlotte said...

Really love this LIM card!
Well done Kath!

Greetings,
Charlotte

Kat said...

Amazing card Kath, I love the simplicity of it. I'm sure I've got a box of metal bits somewhere, not sure what's in it though!

Kat xx

Dawn said...

What a lovely, quick and easy card - simple and elegant!

Emma (metalicbutterfly) said...

Fab card hun and I love the swirly metally thingy! lol

Emma xxx

Lin said...

PERFECT, Kath, I love it! I always associate that snowflake with you!

Anesha said...

Really elegant card Kath! Hugs to Buddy. :)

petra,s cards said...

hi kath what a clean and elegant card!!!!
xx petra

Christine B. said...

Simple and clean, love it.Hugs x ChrisB

Suze Bain said...

Love the embossed 'window'. A fab festive card. xx

Carol D said...

Hi Kath,
It's me again.
Just wanted to say.
Well done on your fiskers box article in Papercraft Essentials which came this morning.

I remember it was sitting on your desk when I visited in June.

Big Hugs Carol xxx

Terrie B x said...

This is flamin Fabulous Kath!!I love the metallic embossing and snowflake..
always a pleasure to catch up!!!Hope it`s not too cold and blowy there!!It`s brr frozen here:(
Have a lovely Evening;) x

Jenni's Jems said...

Simplicity at it's best - beautiful card x

Mandi said...

Wonderful card as ever Kath

Your boy's showcase pics look fabulous!

Thank you
Mandi
"Less is More"

Kathleen said...

Fabulous CAS card, and so precise with the stamping. Great idea for the centre of the snowflake.

Kath x

Paula (PEP) said...

My goodness this is quite striking - stylish simplicity!
Love the inked edges of the snowflake with the swirly bit & certainly metal LIM!! Have a good week. Thought of you & your garden as I did battle with the weeds & the trimming of unruly bushes between showers.
Paula (PEP)

SYLVIA-ANNE said...

A fabulous CAS Xmas card Kath - what a great way to use the shadow stamp - I also bought one of these years ago, and like yours, it hasn't seen the light of day for ages!
Sylvia x

Aileen said...

Love your glittery squares background with the snowflake in the corner. x

Viv said...

Such a pretty card, I see we have the same taste in snowflakes too :O) Viv xx

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