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Thursday, 13 August 2015

The Eyes...

Good morning all.

Well all the fruit has been dealt with...I think I'm all strawberried out for this year! The eyes last night were on the skies...the boys went off up the hills with their mates to get the best view. We had a good view of the space station from the back garden and I did see a little activity before my neck cricked!

I haven't played over at Less is More regularly for a while now with holidays and such but when I saw this weeks prompt I knew I had some NBUS stamps in my collection which were perfect.

This is a JOFY stamp from Paper Artsy, inked with versamark and heat embossed with white EP. I used a Spellbinders die to create a mask and using twisted citron, peacock feathers and mermaid lagoon DI's inked over the image...a quick dust and polish and Bob's your Uncle!

Challenges entered:
Less is More - the eyes have it
Happy Little Stampers CAS - masking
Addicted to Stamps - make your mark
Sweet Stamps - anything goes
Sweet Stampin - anything but birthday


  1. Beautiful one layer card, fabulous colours and stamping. Thanks for joining us at Sweet stampin' this week.

  2. Fantastic stamp and perfect for the challenge.
    Love your inking and such adorable colours.
    Thanks so much for sharing and taking part.
    Sarah xx
    Less is More

  3. This is gorgeous,fab colours and a great design.xxx

  4. that is so artistic Carol...love your colours,it's a great stamp.....xxxx

  5. You have used a super stamp on this great card Carol. Christine xx

  6. Love your colourway !! Great card !

  7. This is fabulous and I do love the stamp.
    Linda xxx

  8. Loving your CAS card Carol and the colours are just me too. Stunning.

    Hugs Erika. x

  9. Hi Carol, super card, love the wonderful colours and the image, hugs Kate x

  10. Brilliant card Carol, love the beautiful colours and design.
    Patricia x

  11. This is brilliant Carol, absolutely perfect for the LIM challenge.

  12. Really beautiful Carol. LOVE this colour combination for the inks. LOVE your new profile picture ... it may not be new, but I just noticed it. :) You are so beautiful, and this picture really shows it. xx

  13. Terrific card Carol, I love that backdrop!
    Thanks so much
    "Less is More"

    1. I meant to thank you for joining Happy Little Stampers too!
      Chrissie x

  14. Love the color blending and that punched edge on the card!
    Thank you for joining us at ATSM!
    The Leaf Studio

  15. Hi Carol this is ACE love the two colours and that stamp you have used to create this lovely CAS style card, I have admired these stamps that you use for some time now so I think it is time I check them out you always make something that I love to see.
    lorraine x

  16. This is fabulous! awesome masking and inking :)

  17. Beautiful! Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week. Sammy-x

  18. Fabulous card, those colours are yummy. And a great shape for your mask too.
    Thanks for playing along at Less is More, ATSM and Happy Little Stampers!
    Anita x

  19. Fabulous CAS card Carol. That stamp is gorgeous and your colours are perfect. We didn't see much of the "show" in the sky, down here they were not clear but I hear lots of people in Scotland saw them. Michelle x

  20. Wonderful colorful card- love the graduation of color! Thanks so much for joining us at Sweet Stamps for the AG challenge.

  21. Fab inking Carol!
    Thanks for joining us
    Less is More


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