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Sunday, July 31, 2011

Lucky Dip... feeling fruity

It's been ages since I've been able to play along with the Less is More blog challenges. This week, it's Feeling Fruity. I don't have many stamps with fruit on them, but I have (and have been getting a lot of mileage) out of a House Mouse stamp. I've made a couple of cards with this stamp over the past couple of months, but I have finally been able to colour the lemon so it looks like a lemon, and not a yellow blob.


It took me a while to actually get this stamp onto paper. I was in a cleaning mode yesterday, and that transferred onto the stamp, as well. I had it inked twice and cleaned it off twice before it hit paper. I stamped onto Strathmore Bristol paper and coloured with Copics. I used a border punch to punch the holes and overlaid the card onto some orange stock that picks up the orange from the flower. Wasn't sure what I am going to use this card for, so I didn't put a sentiment onto the card. I like it just the way it is, and will put the sentiment on the inside instead, I think.

I seem to be on the roll again with postings... hope I can keep it up with at least one post per week in August!

18 comments:

  1. Cute card. I like your coloring. I used a lemon for my card this week too.

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  2. I'm a sucker for House Mouse designs. This one is adorably executed.

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  3. Brilliant card Andrea, think it would work on it's own too without the border at the bottom
    Looks like a brill G&T to me
    Chrissie will want one now lol
    Thanks so much, have a good week
    Mandi
    Diva LIM
    "Less is More

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  4. I love the border and I love the image but I think it would work equally well without the border

    Kathyk

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  5. She knows me so well!
    A G&T would sound good except it's only 10.45 am!
    Super card,I like that holy border punch, I've not seen one of those!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    Lady LIM
    "Less is More"

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  6. Fab colouring and I like the border punch. A super card. xx

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  7. Not having a sentiment on the front is something I often do Your card here is just right as it is. XOXO Zoe

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  8. Great card - fabulous image, I love it
    Beryl x

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  9. Really cute image, and great colouring! A lovely card!

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  10. Love House Mouse! So cute. A very lovely card :-)

    Linda
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  11. Love your image it's so cute. x

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  12. The image would make a fab party invite, he's a cute little mouse and he's certainly landed in the drink...hic !
    Lovely card and the bubble border looks great :)
    Jenny x

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  13. Great card, I like the bubbles at the bottom

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  14. This is ADORABLE....too sweet!!!

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  15. LOL! What a cute, cute card!! LOVE that image!

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