Monday, May 2, 2011

Less Is More Challenge - My First Time Around

Hello, friends!  I was cruisin' around some of my favorite blogs and I came across Brenda's card for the current Less Is More blog challenge.  The theme for their Lucky Dip this week is...

THANK YOU or CONGRATULATIONS

So, knowing that I love clean and simple cards, I decided to check it out and play along for the first time.  WOW!  What a cool blog and a great challenge! 

Anyway, I created one of my all-time favorite clean and simple go-to "Congratulations" wedding cards using my favorite wedding stamp set by Hero Arts: (LL731) Wedding Celebration.  I think this was one of the first stamp sets I purchased many years ago, and I still use that sweet bride and groom whenever I need a wedding card!  I try to keep the stamping simple, just the image and the sentiment.  On this card, I embossed the card base and some dots on the black matte, then I distressed them with white ink so they would show...

Materials Used:  Hero Arts (LL731) Wedding Celebration; Anna Griffin (2483R) sentiment; Cuttlebug & embossing folders; Nestabilities Labels One; Crop-a-Dile Corner Chomper; ultra fine glitter


 I especially love to add ultra fine glitter to the bride's veil and dress...


I hope to post a few more cards I made for this challenge in the next few days...right now I'm off to get the kiddies to bed.

Thanks for stopping by...take care!
Judy





 

16 comments:

  1. Hi Judy and welcome to the most amazing challenge site. I'm sure you'll be as addicted as the rest of us once you get going.

    A fantastic card for your first entry. Very cute bride and groom stamp and i love that cuttlebug Swirls embossing Folder. A great start:-)

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  2. Hi Judy! If you love CAS cards, this is definitely the challenge you want to participate in! (of course, I might warn you that it can become a bit addictive! LOL!) Love your card...so elegant and a perfect wedding card!

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  3. Perfect card for that challenge, Judy! What an adorable image and love the pretty glitter!

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  4. Hi Judy and welcome to "Less is More".
    I see you're sporting our banner on your blog already, thanks so much for that!
    I hope that you'll enjoy joining in our challenges each week and leaving a few words in comment on some of the other participants' blogs.
    Your card is great... I love the twinkle on her dress... did you see our BIG wedding on Friday?... it was wonderful!
    See you next time.
    Chrissie
    Lady LIM
    "Less is More"
    If you could possibly remove Word Verification that would help enormously with our commenting. Thanks.

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  5. A lovely card Judy, love the clean & simple design. Welcome to the Limettes community :)
    Jenny x

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  6. Love the simple elegance of this card ... that and the embossing!

    Kathyk

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  7. Welcome to the most friendly blog community in cyberland. Your card is lovely, I love your embossing.
    Lynne xxx

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  8. What a fabulous card Judy. The bride and groom is quite traditional but the matting and embossing brings your card right up to date!

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  9. Super card Judy, love her sparkly dress. x

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  10. Beautiful card. Hugs Rita xxx

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  11. So very classy and lovely! You always do such an awesome job for the wedding cards! Good luck with the challenge, Judy!!

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  12. hi judy!! so great to see you joining the fun at Less is More... your card is so pretty!

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  13. Love the added sparkly to the brides dress and the texture from your embossing folder. x

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  14. Lovely card Judy and a warm welcome to Less is More
    Love the sparkly dress, very effetcive
    Hope to see you again, new challenges start every Saturday
    mandi Diva LIM
    Less is More

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Thanks for taking the time to comment...I do appreciate it!
Judy