Monday, 3 October 2011

Colour of my eyes

Well this  Less is More challenge made me laugh!......."The colour of your eyes". I was stood staring into the mirror for ages ( something which I never do) trying to decide what colour me eyes were, and for the first time in years I noticed wrinkles, lines, and age spots that I didn't know where there. Oh well, we all get older don't we??

Anyway, I eventually realised that my eyes are still the same old colour that they've always been.........Hazel (a greeny brown)

With that decision made, I created one of my signature cards of stamping a scene through a faux aperture. Here it is



I started by putting a label nestabilities through the Big Shot with some scrap paper, and through this aperture I stamped the tree, and sponged around the shaped hole with the same colour.The sentiment was stamped underneath in the same colour.

Recipe: Card = White card from my stash
Stamps = Lovely as a Tree, and Verve
Inks = Soft Suede and Certainly Celery
Tools = Big Shot and Labels nestabilities

Tomorrow is our club workshop so hopefully I'll have a finished project to show you.

Today, a nurse came to show me what to do with my fortnightly injections. I can't tell you how worked up I was about injecting myself, but when the time came I did it with no trouble. I don't know what all the fuss is about!!??!! Still that's it now for 2 weeks, so I can now prepare myself for then.

Thanks for stopping by, and please come back soon.


 


8 comments:

  1. Terrific stamping Bev, super card
    Glad you are all sorted for your injections, it will be a breeze after a couple of times Im sure
    Thank you
    Mandi LIM

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  2. Bev, your card is amazing the image is lovely and you have done a fabulous job with the stamping through the aperture:) Sandra H

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  3. The two colours go so well together a really lovely card x

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  4. This is terrific Bev...superb stamping!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  5. Well done about the injecting Bev! I'm sure it won't be long before it will just be one of those routine things you just get on with.
    I love the card - that oak tree looks fabulous in the intricate shape.
    Thanks for your comment - I've always admired the photo of Monty in your profile. He's a lovely pale colour. Golden Retrievers are so smiley aren't they?! Vx

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  6. This is gorgeous. That tree is beautiful, and it looks wonderful with your sponging. This technique creates so much depth on a one-layer card. I need to try using my Nesties this way. Love it! :) Ann

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  7. Beautiful card Bev, such lovely stamping
    http://janetscraftycreations.blogspot.com/2011/10/crafting-weekend.html

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