Thursday 14 April 2011


OK Mr Blogger -  what have you done with my Lovely Followers - I miss them and want them back NOW!!
Update - HERE COME THE GIRLS! My Followers are back home after a 2-day holiday - I'm so happy to see them! 
Hope everyone is having a great week - I am popping by to share a couple of things with you, firstly a card for
Chrissie and Mandi's
Less is More Challenge which this week is to make a
ONE LAYER CARD with the SENTIMENT AS THE MAIN FOCUS. Mmmmm - not as easy as I first thought!!!
After seeing Chrissie's fab. tutorial on Nestie embossing, I so wanted to try it out.  Of course, my design is nowhere near as intricate as Chrissie's but I did eventually manage to achieve the embossed outline, using a Nestie Labels #4. 
The Sentiment stamp is from PSX.  I  punched out a tiny heart in the bottom corner, and added pink organza ribbon to finish.
If you haven't yet seen the LIM challenge site, do pop over and join in the fun - I'm sure you will love it.
Finally, I have some great news to share.
I have been offered a DT spot at Moving Along With The Times, and will be working alongside the mega-talented Team as from next week, and I'm over the moon!
Please pop over, join in the fun, and leave some lurve!


Denise said...

1. Love your card
2. Congrats on the new DT post - totally deserved.
3. Your followers are back - at least they are while I'm writing this!!

Hugs Denise xx

lisa said...

You'll be pleased to know your followers have all returned from the party they were all having!!
Your card is gorgeous. I love the embossing, must check oout that tutorial.
Congrats on your DT, that's great news and so well deserved.
Hope all is good with you.
Hugs Lisax

CraftinGranny said...

Love the CAS card Sylvia. A huge congrats on the new DT spot and it is well deserved. Your followers are Now I'll have to check out that new challenge blog to follow along. "Hugs" Carol

Hazel (Didos) said...

Hiya, Welcome onto the team at MAWTT So happy to have you on board.
Love the card its super, I love Less is More its brilliant, Hazelxo

Chrissie said...

Your followers appear to me to be right where they're supposed to be!
Lovely card... simple yet so pretty. I just love organza ribbons!
Thanks for joining us and see you next time! Chrissie
"Less is More"


Thanks ladies for all the sitings of my followers, however I still can't see them!! They do re-appear for a few seconds now and again, and then float off into the blogasphere!! How weird - all part of the blogging fun I suppose!
Sylvia x

Squirrel x said...

All your followers are there hunny, I promise! Mine do that too occasionally, I'm sure it's just so we appreciate them more when they come back, lol! Super card (wasn't that a tough one this week?), love the embossing, you did a grand job. And huge CONGRATS on your DT spot, will be looking out for your work. Hugs, Sxx

chris said...

Hi Sylvia this is simply beautiful.
Congrats on your dt spot. hugs chris xx

Lynn said...

Congratulations on your DT post. Your card is elegant, and I love the heart punch - nice touch. Lynn x

Suze Bain said...

Beautiful card Sylvia and congratulations! x

Andrea said...

Your card is gorgeous - must give embossing a card a go myself.
Congratulations on your new DT position.
I see all your followers too!
Love, Andrea xx

Brenda Brown said...

Hi Sylvia
Your card is stunning, I love the less is more look but can't achieve it cos I always want to add more!!!!
I am so pleased you are part of the team at MAWTT and I am really looking forward to 'working' with you.
By the way your followers are all on parade and I added to them.
Take care.
luv and hugs {brenda} xoxox

Lisa Jane said...

what a beautiful card - love the embossing and that gorgeous ribbon .. and welcome to our little gang .. i am sure you will fit right in lol
Lisa x

Lynne K said...

A very pretty card, Sylvia. The nestie embossing looks gorgeous.

Congratulations on your new DT post, very well deserved!
Lynne x

Babs said...

Fabulous card Sylvia...

Babs x

Aileen said...

This is very pretty. Congrats on your DT. x

Larissa said...

Hi Sylvia!

Sorry for being such a bad blogger! Your card is so pretty! Great take on this weeks challenge from Less is more. I have been thinking about a card but cannot find the inspiration yet.

I hope all is weel with you!


Larissa said...

Oops totally forgot to say: Congrats on your new DT position. :)


Lynne said...

This is stunning Silvia. Love the organza ribbon and the embossing.
Lynne xxx

Berry said...

Gorgeous card Sylvia and well done on yur new DT position! Don't worry my followers had dissapeared today too (and yesterday) but they are back now, hope they don't go again lol! Hugs Rebekah xx

Mandi said...

Fantastic Sylvia
I have a similar font to that stamp its lush!
Lovely to see you
Less is more

DesignerDiva said...

Really elegant and stunning card Sylvia. Welcome on board at MAWTT
Hugs Laurie x

Dolly Daydreams said...

Congrats on your DT post enjoy ! Your card is simply gorgeous very very stylish.


Pami said...

Wonderful elegant card Sylvia, and welcome to MAWTT!! Its great to have you as part of the team! Pami x

RefRacBe said...

Congratulations on your new DT spot. Another elegant card as always, Sylvia.
I can see your followers.

G Peplow said...

Hi Sylvia, fantastic card, love that sentiment and the ribbon is the perfect finish, love it:0)

Congratulations on your DT post, how exciting for you, wonderful news and well deserved. I'm looking forward to seeing all your new creations, big hugs:0) xxx

fatmonica said...

It's a beautiful card-love the embossing.

Anonymous said...

I see your followers right now, so hopefully they are back! Yay, so glad to have you at MAWTT x

cheryl said...

oh hun well done on your DT post so well deserved too hun this is one,gorgeous card hun,so beautiful hugs cheryl xxxxxxx

Christine L said...

Hi Sylvia....
Your card is classically elegant.... so simple yet so lovely! And I would love to know how to do the nestie embossing without cutting. Do you have a link to Chrissie's tutorial? I'd be grateful if you could email it to me - you can find an 'email me' button on my blog!
Thanks in advance!
Christine x
PS congrats of your DT post!

Pauline said...

Very elegant card, that ribbon is lush!

Unknown said...

Hi Sylvia this card is so Elegant just gorgeous I do love the CAS look love the embossing with Nestie thanks for the link to tutorial.
Huge Congrats on your new DT post too' great news, have a super weekend Hugs
Sarah x

Sue said...

Just a lovely simple card Luv Sue x

Deborah Frings said...

Such an elegant and beautiful card. I love the flourished sentiment, embossed border and bright ribbon - it's fab!!

Duendes said...

Hi Friend,

Just dropping by to wish you a wonderful Friday, and a very Happy Weekend.


Nannieflash said...

Hi Sylvia that is stunning, I love the simplicity of the design. With hugs Shirleyxxxx

HappyCrafter said...

So elegant and congrats on the new team!

Mrs.B said...

Congrats on the DT post Sylvia.
This card is so elegant. I love the way you have added the heart at the bottom.
Avril x

Lauren Hatwell said...

Perfection! Lx

Claire Phillips said...

Beautiful card Sylvia - less is more but never as easy as we feel it should be - yours is perfect! We had a fabulous break - great house, fab food and lots of fun.....Cheers Claire x

Unknown said...

Hi Sylvia, what a truly beautiful card, love the embossing idea - will take a look at the tutorial. Congrats on your DT chance! Can't wait to see what you create. Hugs to you, Ellie Maggie x

Mina said...

huge congratulations on your new DT post Sylvia, Im not surprised though they obviously spot talent well...Im so pleased your wanderers returned...your card is lush, suits the challenge just perfectly
Mina xxx

Cheryl said...

Oh wow! Your card is soooo gorgeous! Clean, simple and oh so elegant!

Gini said...

Oooooooh new design team - congratulations Sylvia!
Excellent interpretation of the theme, these appear easy and effortless , but they really are not. They take loads of time as I'm sure this one did for the perfect placement and WOW factor, clever you :-)