Thursday, 24 January 2013

LIM week 103 - Friends

This week's challenge at Less is More is a theme, and the theme is Friends. I really didn't think I had anything to make an entry with this week, until I saw Linby's beautiful creations and remembered that somewhere in a  drawer I had an Anna Griffin stamp that says "The best mirror is an old friend". I thought this would combine well with a mirror made from die cut ovals with metallic silver card for the glass and wood-effect card for the frame.

But oh dear, when I assembled the card, the result wasn't "clean and simple" it was "dull and boring" which is quite a different thing!

There was no  way I could submit that for the challenge, but rather than scrap it I decided to go for a more vintage look. The result is  no  use for Less is  More, but I think I've rescued what would otherwise have been a waste of card

So, back to the drawing board. A rummage through my stash produced a vellum "Best Friends" sentiment. Not being a dog person, I decided that a woman's  best friend is her cat! Here's my second-attempt card, totally different from the one above, not what I set out to make at all, but a much better candidate for Lass is More, and hence it is THIS card that I am entering into this week's  challenge.


  1. such sweet cards Jane.. love the one at the top

    Thanks for joining us
    Jen xx
    "Less Is More"

  2. It.'s great when you can make something you like from something that wasn't going right!
    Super cards.
    Less is More


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