Tuesday, 29 November 2011

Second post this week and it's only Tuesday!

Well, my Less is More mojo is on overdrive and I haven't made a mess of anything yet, so I made a few more bling cards. These were all very very quick too, which doesn't always go hand in hand with LIM!
My first uses a previously uninked stamp that I got last year. It is a Hero Arts cling stamp called Wreath of leaves. I just added a few gems and a little Hero Arts sentiment.
After that I remembered some other stamps I bought last year, and didn't really get round to using. These are called Joyful Bubbles by Paula Pascual and were an absolute snip at £4.99. I stamped both cards with versafine (Royal purple and majestic blue) then embossed with Kaleidoscope embossing powder, adding a couple of gems too. The first is the blue one...

...with a close up of the sparkle...
The second is the purple one...
...and another close up...
I am thinking this kaleidoscope embossing powder is seriously addictive!
Challenges:
Thanks for looking!

30 comments:

  1. These are lovely Sally, I think that the first one is my favourite!
    Thanks again.
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  2. And they're great cards, too, Sally. Love them all but I love the blues, as I would, lol. Just what we need at Christmas - simple, quick designs - people don't appreciate much more anyway, if we're honest. Brilliant and glad you found time to stamp x

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  3. Beautiful CAS cards Sally! Love them all. I have never seen kaleidascope ep before but I sure do LOVE it - the effect looks awesome!

    {{hugs}}
    Jocelyn

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  4. Wow you're on a roll Sally! Love these cards and that fab EP. I really like the swirling wreath it reminds me of the weather today, very windy!
    I'll let you know if someone posts a link to our singing, there is nothing so far. There are quite a few of us over the past 3 years just put Hampstead Rock choir into youtube and up we come:) I'm usually the tall red head on the back row.
    Val x

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  5. That wreath looks fabulous with the red bling, and the embossing on the others has great shimmer and sparkle. Lovely. Ann Y.

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  6. What a beautiful set of cards!!! LOVE that kaleidoscope embossing powder--it turned out gorgeously! :) Found you via Crafty Cardmakers. :)

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  7. Beautifully simple cards Sally, lovely to pop over here and see what wonderful creations there are, Hope all's well in your world
    x Michelle

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  8. Beautiful! Love the wreath, looks fab
    Anne
    x

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  9. Hi Sal

    Gosh you have been busy!!

    Loving the first card very much. Such a beautiful wreath with just the right amount of sparkle. Really lovely!!

    Love Jules xx

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  10. These are FAB Sally
    I have this set but not used tut tut!

    Thanks so much
    mandi LIM

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  11. These are all fab Sally-can't choose between them. I love the glittery emboss effect and that Joy stamp is great.
    Lynn x

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  12. oh i love that wreath.. really simple but so pretty
    The sparkly /shimmemry JOY is pretty too
    Lisa x

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  13. Great cards! Thanks for joining us at stamptacular sunday and I wish you luck on the challenge. Hope we see you soon again at stamptacular.

    Hugs,
    Heleen

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  14. I like both designs - both really festive. I think my favourite is the Christmas Wreath - simply gorgeous!

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  15. 3 fabulous cards and seeing the glitter one up close shows just how fabulous they are, but I also like the wreath card best.
    Thanks for your comments.

    Kath x

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  16. Gosh you've been busy, these are gorgeous I love that embossing powder, I can see why it would be addictive :)

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  17. Great cards Sally...all beautiful but I love the first one with the wreath on....so stylish.
    Debbie x

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  18. Thats a beautiful wreath and I love the gems. The shimmer on the other cards is fab. x

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  19. Just stunning and very clever Luv Sue x

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  20. All lovely again but the first one really stands out for me. Love that wreath and those perfectly placed gems! Vx

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  21. Sally they are all great cards but that wreath is my absolute favourite, very elegant and stylish Karen x

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  22. Two great looking designs but the first one is my fave.
    Sally M x

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  23. I love your cards, especially the wreath-card! It's stunning!

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  24. Perfectly simple and beautiful with just the right touches! Thanks for playing at Stamptacular Sunday this week!

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  25. Gorgeous cards Sally. That wreath of leaves stamp is stunning.
    x

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  26. Beautiful cards Sally - I love the wreath with the red bling - gorgeous! You certainly have been busy - I almost missed the two beauties in the previous Post - the Stamporious Holly stamp is stunning.
    Have a happy weekend - Hugs, Sylvia xx

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  27. oooo, I love your wreath card very much but then I'm a sucker for Christmas greenery! They're all fabulous CAS cards Sally :)
    Jenny x

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  28. Great embossed card! Its so simple but really looks effective and very sophisticated :)
    Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers.
    Fiona x

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  29. Beautifully stamped - I too am tempted by the holographic powder! Thank you for sharing your cards with us at crafty cardmakers.

    Jackie

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