30 November 2011

Less is More - Week 43 Recipe - A bit of Bling

Hi everyone

Well this weeks challenge over at Less is More is a bit of


Well how could I possibly pass up an opportunity like this.... bling and sparkle are right up my street! woohoo!!  And again there are so many absolutely stunning entries this week, including from our wonderful blog hosts Mandi and Chrissie!

So here is my little entry:-


The swirly tree is a Memory Box die that I don't own myself (yet) but I had a crafting day with my two crafting buddies Shirley and Beryl on Monday and we had a "die cutting day" and this particular die belongs to Beryl (thanks Beryl).  Actually I have got a similar tree to this on my Cricut but sometimes dies are quicker and easier to do aren't they!!  The "Merry Christmas" is a peel off - SHOCK, HORROR and GASP!!!  But actually I think it goes particularly well on this card - what do you think??

I'm so pleased with how this card looks and think it would look equally stunning on black too (which was going to be my first choice but changed my mind!!!)

I would also like to enter my card into these:-

http://stamptacularsundaychallenge.blogspot.com/ Challenge 140 - Anything goes Christmas
http://ppp-makeitmonday.blogspot.com/ Challenge # 65 Always anything goes

Right thats me done then.  Will be back later to come and leave some comments on my fellow LIMettes blogs.  So until then...

Happy Crafting


Tina
XXX

23 comments:

Mandi said...

I love it too Tina
That pink card base is a real hit!
I agree about the peel off... perfect! There's nothing wrong with using them, I say!

the bling looks perfect too
thank you so much
mandi LIM

Heleen said...

Great card! 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

Rene said...

WOW! I love this...how pretty and delightful!
Thank you so much for joining us at MIM! Don't forget to leave a comment for another entry and mention you saw them on MIM...the more comments left, the greater your chance of winning this week's fabulous prize! Good luck!
Rene :D

CinnamonSally said...

Great card Tina, I love that tree die and your sentiment is perfect!!

Chrissy said...

Nothing wrong with peel offs, I think they are a fabulous quick way, and very effective, to make a sentiment, especially with a tree as gorgeous as this...fabulous card. love it.
Thanks for sharing with us at ‘Make it Monday’

Luv CHRISSYxx

Don’t forget. .if you leave a comment on another entrant, mention that you saw their card on ‘Make it Monday’ for a chance at second prize.. the more you comment on and mention MIM, the more chances at winning second prize.

Brigitte said...

wow, so beautiful!!!

Jenny said...

Absolutely love your card Tina, such a lovely change to see pink! I have that die and not used it yet but I can see it blings up nicely :) The peel off looks great and really matches the swirly tree.
Jenny x

GinaA said...

Great tree and the pink is so gorgeous.

Roma said...

Wow i love this memory box die its gorgeous & the peel offs go great ,smashing card love the bling bling
Saw this on make it monday

SYLVIA-ANNE said...

Fabulous card Tina - the tree die is gorgeous - what a great idea to share crafty goodies with friends. The peel-off fits in brilliantly and I love the pink cardstock.
Hugs, Sylvia x

Chrissie said...

Usually Peel Offs look like.... well ... Peel Offs, but this one looks terrific. I love the die too, although I haven't used mine too much as yet!
The pink base really make it pop too!
Thanks so much
Chrissie
"Less is More"

Pauline said...

What's beautiful card, love this die cut, and yes the peel off sentiment looks great! Matches the tree perfectly!

Posh Cat Crafts said...

That's a lovely die just so elegant..
Hugs
Tamara

Cheryl said...

oh hun this is brilliant oh that pink is just so so effective and those peel offs work,beautifully too,hugs cherylxxxxxx

Vicky Hayes said...

Hi Tina

I love the intricate die cut tree on your lovely pink card base - and I agree with you that the peel off works perfectly with it! (Perhaps because it's similar in design)

Vicky x

Julie said...

Stunning colour and sweet bling! Great card.

Karen said...

Oh this is so gorgeous, it would work on so many different colour block backgrounds. Very stylish and another card that would sell in a posh boutique Karen x

Michelle B. said...

Oh my gosh, this is an amazing card! LOVE it! Thanks for playing at Stamptacular Sunday this week!

Debs M said...

great card, fab die cut and the sentiment matches perfectly, saw it on mim x

Sally H said...

Wow! That is stunning! I love it. I agree that the peel-off works perfectly.

Mandy said...

Stunning....I love the Christmas tree,will have to look out for the die...I think the peel off is perfect with it...
Mandy x

Kim said...

Such a stunning card - and I agree, the peel off just finishes it off perfectly :) xxx

Susan said...

I adore that memory box die and can't wait to get my hands on it! Beautiful card!

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