Saturday 27 August 2011

LIM Take another 3

This week over at Less is More, Chrissie and Mandi want us to pick any 3 of the last 29 challenges and combine them into this weeks card - and with that many to choose from, it was obvious I would be doing more than one (although for me there were only 28 to choose from as there was no way I was revisiting acetate voluntarily!!!)

I opted for:

Week 2 - Flowers or Trees
Week 6 - Off the Edge
Week 14 - White on White
Week 15 - Embossing

I started with a 12cm white card, and cut a lot of smaller squares (6, 3, 2, 1.5 and 1cm) and corresponding layers half a cm smaller for each.  I embossed the larger squares with a snakeskin embossing folder and stuck those to the card (some embossed up, some debossed up).  I stamped 3 different branches from an elzybels set in embossing ink, "off the edge" of the smaller squares, for the two larger branches I stamped them across two squares each so the image goes off the edge of one, and onto the edge of the other, and embossed all with white tinsel ep.  This ep does has a little silver glitter in it - hope it still counts as WoW.  I added clear square crystals to the 1cm squares and finished with a sentiment from the same set in silver (sorry didn't show up in white!)

That's it for me today - need to go and box up all the cards ready for tomorrow.

Thanks for stopping by.
Craftilicious x


  1. Wowser - this is a lovely card for the challenge set by Chrissie and Mandi


  2. That embossing looks fabulous for the mounting of these squares... really funky.
    It's a pretty card Tara!
    Thanks again.
    "Less is More"

  3. Really innovative layout Tara
    Very effective
    Like the sparkle, although Im not a fan of glitter embossing, looks great on the white on white
    Thank you for entering
    Mandi Diva LIM
    "Less is More"

  4. Super card Tara
    Margaret x

  5. I think the square gems on the layered squares look great, may just try that idea.

  6. Pretty card, love the white on white look, so many of us did that this week, great minds eh :O) Viv xx

  7. Beautiful, love the different sized squares and all the lovely shimmer!

  8. Lovely WOW card, love all the squares and the embossing. Carol x

  9. Lovely card Tara....just love white on white.


  10. Fab card Tara, love the mosiac design in white especially :)
    Can't wait to get home and play with my crafty stash too :)
    Jenny x

  11. really lovely and love the glittery effect x

  12. Very original layout, I love it!

  13. Hi Tara
    Fabby card love it ....gorgeous
    hugs sylvie

  14. Wow Tara, another fabulous card. Love the glitter embossing.
    Lynne xxx

  15. This is just gorgeous
    Beryl x

  16. Gorgeous white on white card, Tara! I love the layout of your squares, too.

  17. Love the white on white - very effective card.

  18. Hi Tara! This is so effective! Such a clever idea! I just wanna keep looking at it to see how you've put it together!

    Hope the crafty sale went well this weekend!

    M xxx

  19. Very pretty! Love the white on white. This would be a great wedding card!


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