Saturday 14 May 2011

LIM Take 2

Thank you so much for all your hints and tips! I quite agree…I think my first card in the Less is More challenge (One Layer Embossed) was a little too more and not enough less…so I’ve had another go. 
I’ve kept the same principle (although I now know it’s not resist embossing) and have black embossed the image.  This time, I took the advice of Lady LIM and masked off an area to give it its “Less is More” feel.  I also reduced the amount of foliage and didn’t bother with the Wasabi green this time.  I cut a smaller circle out of another piece of card and used the hole to inked the sun with Pumpkin Pie, Tangerine Tango and a little bit of Real Red around the edge.  I then used the circle I cut out to mask the sun while I lightly inked the sky using Marina Mist.  I’ve added a smaller, ‘more appropriate for the card’ image too.
Oh…fab tip about the talc too, Chrissie.  I used to keep some in my kit for when I’d accidentally got glue on something….and after a quick hunt I found it again and it worked a treat!
I’m a lot happier with this version Smile.
Thanks again for all your comments.


  1. I'm so glad that you submitted this super revised version of your card. I certainly prefer it to your previous one and I makes me so pleased to read that you are more satisfied with it too! The fact that there is more white space around the image gives it much greater focus and actually leads the eye to look more closely at it.
    Wonderful... well done you!
    Super Linda!
    Thank you so much.
    Lady Lim
    "Less is more"

  2. A much more CAS card Linda and a beautifully balanced image. Fab. xx

  3. Oh yes this is fab! I liked your first submission but do prefer this one. Jo

  4. Great rework of your original idea. I love the space around the image it really makes it pop.

  5. Yes!! It's so nice to see the revised version of your card - it still has the essence of your first card, but is more balanced and you can really "see" the image! Beautiful!

  6. What a stunner!
    your card is absolutely perfect
    Love it Linda
    Thank you
    Diva LIM mandi
    Less is More

  7. This is beautiful, stunning and subtle
    Kate x

  8. Thus proving that Less really IS more!! FAB


  9. Totally worth this second go - it's wonderful.

    Hugs, Sandra My card is HERE!

  10. Perfect CAS, LIM card, just lovely, you created a great scene and now it can shine in all that space!

  11. wow! This is much cleaner than the previous attempt. Absolutely perfect!

  12. What a beautiful and stylish card!

  13. This is wonderful too, you have been a busy lady:0) xxx

  14. This is stunning! What stamps did you use? I have been on the lookout for stamps like these.

  15. Liked your first one... Love this one.
    Lynne xxx

  16. Stunning card, better than your original one.
    Much more vibrant
    Beryl x

  17. Absolutely stunning!!!!!

  18. Oh YES! This is fabulous! Very CAS...and perfect!

  19. This is perfect. I love the way you've modified your card. All that white space really highlights the beautiful scene you've created. It's stunning!

  20. beautiful colouring! This card is gorgeous!

  21. This is fab, everything works well together. x

  22. Beautiful card, well done ! :O) Viv xx

  23. Wow, how fab does your card look. Make me want to re-do mine now! I'll have to try the masking technique.

    Julie x


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