Monday, 30 January 2012

LIM a whole year:0)

Hi there crafty people, I hope today is a good one for you. I have been making cards over the weekend, nothing new there:0) I had to wait till today to take photographs though because the light here has been dire.
LIM is 1year old! Many congratulations and thanks to Chrissie and Mandi's hard work and dedication, I have loved taking part in nearly all of the challenges.
This week we have a sketch to follow and mustn't alter it!!

This card is  using a Paperbag studio stamp and Claudine Hellmuth's stamps Papertrey ink sentiment.
 The next card was a bit of an experiment using Tattered Angels mists, dribbling is something I gave up a while ago but it seems it's back LOL

I used Pardo Jewellery Clay for the heart and a Crafty individuals stamp. I added a large die cut sentiment here and can't really decide if I prefer it with or without mmmmm, what d'you think?











 It has a proper Swarovski gem, I love the intense sparkle they give and adhered with some Diamond glaze it has a little area of shine surrounding it. It's definitely the little things LOL










The consensus so far is split, some of you like the large sentiment and some aren't keen, LOL I appreciate all your help Thanks :0)





Thanks for visiting, Gay x

50 comments:

Cath Wilson said...

Ooh, excellent. Love the drippy drabby one x

Sandra (Stamping For Pleasure) said...

Well let me see . . . I really like all three cards. But if you're asking about the sentiments on the second two . . . I reckon you should leave the "FOREVER" one on(it's COOOL!) but remove the stamped "love"! I know that's impossible . . . unless you cover it with gesso, or another clay heart or something!!!!

xxx

Bonnie said...

Gay you have outdone yourself again! The first card would be so perfect for a teen and I love the dribbling!

Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

Fabulous cards, great design. Tracy x

craftattack said...

Beautiful work as always! Valerie

Gio said...

I love your messy card!

I prefer...without the big sentiment.

Zoƫ said...

These are both stunning Gay. The top one is my favourite.

Netty said...

To be honest Gay am not sure about card number 2, its difficult to tell in a photograph, but I adore the first one. Annette x

Suzi B said...

I like both cards but I especially like the heart cards and I prefer it without the large sentiment
I think....
I love the way you dribble! :D
Suz B x

Saks said...

Great cards again - I love the green & black combo.
Well done on your last showcase designs.
Angela

Lisa said...

Gorgeous cards, I prefer the second one without the die cut sentiment. Personally (and what the heck do I know...lol)I think it's a tad big and detracts from the lovely heart. xxx

Suze Bain said...

Love the colour in the first one but the second is Wow! (Prefer it without the big sentiment). xx

Jenni's Jems said...

Love both cards but the dribbled card is my favourite and i think the big sentiment ,feel it links the one word to the rest of the card-it doesn't look so lonely if you know what I Hee he x

Mandi said...

These are both terrific Gay
that second one is superb, I do like that kind of 'thrown together look' [lol] Im laughng, no offence

Thank you very much
mandi
"Less is More"

Susan said...

Gay, your cards are always so unique! love both of them!! The heart card is so "artsy"....but I think it has more of an impact without the large die cut. When I dribble ink like that it just looks like I made a mess...yours looks fab!

Jenny said...

I love how you experiment with different techniques and mediums Gay! Both cards are brilliant and I prefer the card without the large sentiment I think :0) yay for dribbling being back in vogue!
Jenny x

Vicky Hayes said...

Oh my goodness Gay - these are absolutely stunning! I love the black and green of the first and what an iconic image! The second is great with or without the 'forever' - not very helpful I know! Vicky x

Dotty Jo said...

Gorgeous cards as always Gay. Love that girl with the pops of green, and I'd leave the forever on cards no.2! Jo x

Dolly Daydreams said...

You can do no wrong in my book so if you put it on ( forever ) then it must be right ! cool cards and love the dribbling !!!

Marie

Scrapmate said...

The lime green & black card is fantastic. Of the 2 heart cards I prefer the card without the large sentiment.

Chrissie said...

I think your dribbling is fabulous Gay... both cards are cool but I love the second one!
Thanks so much
Chrissie
"Less is More"

Maureen said...

Lovely cards but I have to say I prefer it without the big sentiment. Well done.
You can view my card here.

Maureen……………x

Evil Edna said...

while it is less is more I say go huge.EE

Valerie said...

I love the messy one Gay and the big sentiment! I think it looks fab, love the colours:)
Val x

Christine said...

They are both great cards Gay! I really love the colours of the first one! Good job girl!!
Hug
Christine

Junie said...

You have done it again Gay your cards are amazing !!! not even sure which is my fav ... love the green and black I am a huge huge fan of Claudine Hellmuth and I just LOVE LOVE LOVE the heart you have created with the clay and your dribbles !!!

hazel said...

Stunning cards Gay, I love the second one.
xxx Hazel.

Faith A said...

Love love love the 3 cards, but LOVE the heart and it's large sentiment

Mrs.B said...

Two or shoud I say 3 great cards!My favourite is the middle on with the smaller sentiment, but thats just me!
Avril x

Karen said...

Oh wow Gay - these cards are glorious. So splendidly different but both gorgeous. Thanks so much for your kind comments on my blog.

kingstonmama said...

Fabulous cards, Gay. Love the green and black on the first one, and the second is so special. You've created such beautiful color and texture on it. I think I prefer the one without the large sentiment. :) Ann Y.

Jules said...

Hi Gay

Beautiful makes!!! Love the gorgeous colours of both of them.

As for the sentiment dilemma .. .. I love it both ways!! So I am no help at all!!! LOL!!!

That heart looks super scrummy!! Love it!!

Love Jules xx

Vicky said...

They're both fabulous cards Gay - inspired! :)x

Linda R said...

Hello my sweet friend. Your cards look fabulous as usual.. Love them both...

lin_ka1 said...

Both cards nice, but with a heart that is my favorite

SYLVIA-ANNE said...

OMWord Gay - you've done it again - yes, you've made some awesome cards!! Your design ideas are always stunning.
Congrats. too on being ShowCASed yet again - I am so in awe!!
Hugs, Sylvia xxx

Michelle said...

Oh Gay
I so LOVE it when you dribble! lol
I just need to sit next to you in class so I can be your best friend and copy. I LOVE ALL your work even if you do dribble a lot!
x Michelle

Kathyk said...

Two fabulous cards - I love the retro lime card but your dribbly heart is SUBLIME

Kathyk

Aileen said...

Love your first card, so trendy. The dribbling on the second is vert arty and I like the large sentiment. x

Di said...

No way could I choose Gay - love both of them. Used to be indecisive here but now I'm not so sure :) Di xxv

Karen said...

Like both cards but adore the drippy one without the large 'forever' fab use of colour and that clay looks fun hugs Karen x

Deborah Frings said...

Your take is totally unique! I absolutely LOVE the blue dribble ink card and I like the big forever! The green girl is super too!

dahlhouse-designs.com said...

lovely cards. I love the pop of green in the first one.

ding said...

Absolutely fab cards (by the way in this case... love the large sentiment)
Diane

Kim Dellow said...

Love them Gay! Great cards. Kim

Linby said...

Fab innovative cards as always. I am in the large sentiment camp!
Linbyx

Lynne said...

Brilliant cards Gay, all of them. I`m with the large sentiment brigade on this one.
Lynne xxx

Cynthia Schelzig said...

mmmmm fabulous design on both and your special effects are fantastic...very fresh and modern!
Have a great weekend!

lainey said...

this is inspiring!! love the single gem, effective!! lainey x

Emily Leiphart said...

These are fabulous CAS cards! I really love the green on the first one - so striking - and she looks a little like me. LOL The paint on the second is so cool and I prefer the small 'love' without the forever die. ;)