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Sunday, 6 November 2011

Simon Says have a Truly Scrumptious Paperplay with One Stop

Too many stamps and too little time!
And yet I can never seem to stop myself from buying more!  Does anyone else have this problem?
I have quite a number of Lili of the Valley stamps that have only been inked one time and still more that have never seen ink at all.  It must be a crime!  And one that I rectified with this make for a dear blog buddy's birthday.
I decided on this very unusual colour combo of chartreuse, aqua and burgundy because that was the colour of my lovely floral paper (by Prima I think) and coloured up LOTV's "Time for a Cuppa" with my Copics and Promarkers.  The sentiment is LOTV too and I added some buttons, brads, ribbons and flowers from my stash to give it some dimension.
I always like my tea out of glazed fine bone china and so does this little missy - thanks to my glossy accents!

I am entering my card into the following challenges:
Truly Scrumptious have a bingo challenge from which I have chosen the line "brads, flowers, buttons" and Paperplay and Simon Says both want us to use "buttons".  One Stop Craft is celebrating it's 3rd Blogaversary with a "3 is a magic number" theme.  Happy Birthday One Stop - I hope you like my three brads, 3 ribbon loops and three roses.
Hope all my matey's visiting the NEC this weekend have a wonderful time!  So sorry I couldn't make it!


Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Lesley :-) such a cute image and the papers and embellies are fab :-)

I dare say most of us have unused stuff in our drawers Lesley ,, we are all collectors !! :-)

thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge :-)
Lols x x x

Debbie said...

This is absolutely adorable, I love the way you did the buttons on the side like that.


Marianne Reijgersberg said...

Lovely card Lesley. And I think we all have to many stamps to ink up. I recognize this so. There are so many stamps and they are all so beautiful to work with. You made with this one a very pretty card.Love how you put the buttons next to your image.
Hugs Marianne

Anonymous said...

Such a sweet image! A cup of tea sounds just lovely! Delightful card
Hugs Julie P

Heather said...

Hi Lesley, your card is gorgeous - I love the combination
of stunning papers, I've always wished I can do mixed like this!!!
Your image is adorable and wonderful details.
Thank you so much for joining our Simon Says Stamp challenge
Heather xx

Val said...

Oh Lesley - I know what you mean about too many stamps!! Fab card.

I love this image - one of my faves, and she has been inked several times.


CraftyC said...

A gorgeous card Lesley, love the colours. And dont worry, I have a draw full of LOTV and hundreds of others that have still to be inked up, Think I'm more of a collector though always have good intentions lol

Annie said...

what a fabulous card Lesley, and I love the colours and those cute little buttons with the adorable LOTV image. thanks for your kind words on my blog, and the tip about the diabetic ice cream - I'll certainly look out for it in the supermarkets.
hugs, annie x

Mina said...

yes I have the same problem Lesley except mine is papers I love this lush colour combo with the stamp...gorgeous
Mina xxx

Delphine said...

Gorgeous card, Lesley! Lovely image , fantastic colours and such pretty embellishments... I love it! Actually I wanted to thank you for following me and also say that every time I come to your site, I always think your cards are gorgeous and I love your Grenouille Greetings name:-) And I do have the same problem as you, too many stamps, too little time! Lots of reasons for following you too:-)! Hugs Delphine xx

bente_me said...

Beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at Truly Scrumptious:)
Hugs Bente

An Occasional Genius said...

It's not that we have a surplus of stamps, it's a shortage of time that is the problem! I have the same problem.

I love the colour combination, it makes a gorgeous card Lesley x

debby4000 said...

Oh this is beautiful Lesley and so cute.

Turtle In The Sand said...

I am in the naughty line with you Lesley. I love the LOTV stamps. I don't own a one though. Every time I go to order them, I can't narrow my choice down to match my checkbook and end up with nothing. If they were digital, I know my file would be full. This is one I wanted for my daughter too! You did her justice with this beautiful card.

Marianne Reijgersberg said...

Stunning card Lesley. Love your adorable image and the combination with the Design papers is beautiful.
And yes, I recognize your story about the stamps.I don't wanna know how many I have and the number of stamps I only inked one time.
Hugs Marianne