Saturday 19 November 2011

LIM Silhouttes

This is my second post for today, so if you're looking for my Guest DT spot on Sundays with Chrissie, then please scroll down for the details of my two projects.

Today is Saturday which means Less is More's new weekly challenge which this week is Silhouttes.  I got a new inkadinkadoo set at Stamp Magic in Doncaster a few weeks ago and haven't had time to play with it yet so this was the perfect opportunity.  I decided to make 3 cards, one with each stamp from the set, and as our challenge at St Luke's Charity Card Challenge this month is Christmas, they are my "mid month reminder" for our challenge and will be going into the stash of cards for the Christmas Fair in aid of St Lukes next Sunday.   Our challenge can be found here and you have until the end of the month to play along and be in with the chance of winning some Lili of the Valley stamps.

For the first card the image is just simply stamped in the traditional silhouette black onto some snowflake DP and layered on a thin black mat before adding to a white base card.

The second image is the one that drew me to the stamp set - I embossed it with silver fine detail powder on black card and added a thin silver mat.  The base card is a lovely ice-blue and I finished it with a small Merry Christmas stamp from PTI embossed in black detail glitter powder over the top of Santa.

For the final card I embossed the image directly onto the small 3 inch green base card with vintage gold powder and finished with a simple thin gold ribbon.

Catch you all later



  1. Lots of silhouettes - they're great but I really love the first one x

  2. Wow - Tara, you really are on a roll. I think your silhouette stamps are just super. I adore the last card!

  3. Whoa, you have been busy. Three great cards - I can't decide which is my favourite. Sue.x

  4. You are on a roll today Tara.....3 lovely cards and all so different.


  5. Hola Tara what fantastic cards!!!!i love all them, the embossing of your cards is perfect Tara, good job, as always.
    A hug from Palma

  6. Fab batch of cards


  7. Gosh you have been busy today Tara
    All perfect silhouettes,brilliant

    Thank you so much

  8. Oh wow Tara...these are just perfect :) I love the St Nick image the best!
    Thanks so much for your tip about the magnetic sheet for using nesties in the bigshot, I'll give it a whirl :)
    Jenny x

  9. What fab silhouette stamps you have, first one is my fave. xx

  10. Not one but three!
    Great stuff Tara.
    Thanks so much
    "Less is More"

  11. They are all so wonderful Tara!

  12. WOW I struggled to make one, great stamps and embossing :)

  13. What a fabulous set of stamps Tara, love all your cards but think the St Nick one is my favourite. Carol x

  14. All of these are gorgeous Tara but that last one is my favourite. Those colours are just wonderful! Vx

  15. Love your pretty cards and the wonderful silhouette stamps you used!

  16. Lovely silhouette cards.

  17. Hi Tara
    Wow!!!!! Fabby cards .....
    Hugs ssylvie

  18. Tara, your embossing is fabulous! I can never get it to look right!! LOVE these perfect for Christmas...and I know some little ones that would LOVE to get cards like this!!

  19. Hi Tara

    Three little beauties!!

    Love the embossing very much.

    You have some gorgeous stamps.

    Love Jules xx

  20. Lots of gorgeous silhouettes. I like them all. x


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