Saturday, 18 June 2011

LIM Week 20 - Monogram

I really like the challenge at LIM this week - we have to create a card with a monogram which gives me the chance to use my favourite alphabet stamps from Anna Griffin.  I'm a huge Anna Griffin fan but don't often use her stuff as its not very LIM and I also find it VERY hard to cut her beautiful papers..........

Here is my first card for this week - I think there will be another before the day is out though :-)


I've gone for a very simple but striking layout using an "M" for Mother from one of Anna's wonderful alphabets, stamped in black onto gold pearl paper cut from one of my new spellbinders fancy tags.  I then drew around the outside of the same tag and cut it by hand to create a black frame to mount the die onto.  A little bit of stitched black and white ribbon behind was all that was needed to set it off.

Thanks for visiting - LIM is always where the majority of my blog traffic comes from which is why we all love it so much.  See you later with a different type of monogram.

Craftilicious x

33 comments:

  1. This is very striking Tara, the mount matches the style of letter perfectly!
    Thanks so much.
    Chrissie
    Lady LIM
    "Less is More"

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  2. Morning Tara... gosh we are early bird aren't we.
    Lovely monogram card and likes your stitched ribbon

    Anne

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  3. So elegant Tara
    Love it
    Perfect monogram!

    Thanks as always
    Diva LIM mandi
    "Less is More"

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  4. Elegant and striking Tara.

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  5. Stunning, stylish and elegant card, a real winner.
    Have a great weekend.

    Marie

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  6. Gorgeous Tara, love the matching nestie. Know exactly what you mean re Anna Griffin, I always buy her papers in multiples so that I can use some and keep some!!!
    Val x

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  7. Tara - this is so elegant! Just perfect!

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  8. It all goes together perfectly. x

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  9. Wow - this is striking! Love it!
    Stacex (19)

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  10. Gorgeous, elegant card, love the kraft.
    Cathy xx

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  11. Very elegant looking

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  12. Gorgeous die and love your letter M, very classy :)

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  13. Very classy and elegant!!

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  14. Very stylish and beautiful

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  15. Gorgeous Tara. That Spellbinders tag is perfect for the monogram.
    Lynne xxx

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  16. so elegant and classy!

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  17. Tara, what an elegant tag...and I love that you cut around it for a "frame"...really makes the tag pop! LOVE that the "M" is also elegant...goes perfect with the tag!
    My Card

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  18. Perfect, elegant, stylish, love the colours

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  19. Striking and elegant!!

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  20. Simple and yet very striking and stylish - well done.
    Linbyx

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  21. Lovely card, such elegant style and colours.

    Lynne x

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  22. Very elegant gorgeous stamp. XOXO Zoe

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  23. A lovely card and fits the monogram theme perfectly - great idea to mount the tag onto the black, LOL I must remember that one as I have that tag set.
    Good luck,
    Sandy

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  24. very elegant Tara, love the sumptuous gold and black tag :)
    Jenny x

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  25. Hi

    Gorgeous design am loving that fancy tag....

    Tina
    X

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  26. This is truly elegant - the ribbon sets it off perfectly! Vx

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  27. I love the cutout design that the monogram sits on, well done.
    X

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  28. This is stunning. I love the flouish cutout and the lettering is beautiful.

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