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24.6.17

Less is More week #334 - Sketch 20


Hi LIMettes, welcome to a new clean and simple card making challenge with Less is More! This week we have a sketch for you to use.

17.6.17

Less is More week #333 - Personalise It


Hi LIMettes and happy Saturday! It's the start of a new clean and simple card making challenge with Less is More, and this week we want you to personalise your cards. There are lots of ways you can do this, so we're looking forward to seeing your ideas!

10.6.17

Less is More week #322 One Layer Cards - Sweet Things


Hi LIMettes, it's time to announce the new clean and simple card making challenge at Less is More. This week we want you to make ONE LAYER CARDS with a theme of "sweet things". How are you going to interpret that?

7.6.17

Art card with Zig pens and My Favorite Things




Hi everyone, I'm over on the Seven Hills Crafts blog today with an art card inspired by the gorgeous coloured lines on this beautiful heart by the talented Kassa Heyselden.

3.6.17

Less is More week #331 Neopolitan


Hi LIMettes and welcome to another clean and simple card making challenge with Less is More! This week it's a colour challenge and we want you to use Neapolitan colours - vanilla/cream, pink, and brown.

2.6.17

Published project: textile art tag album for Craft Stamper magazine


Hi everyone, today I'm excited to share a sneak peek of my textile art tag album "Hidden Messages" published in Craft Stamper magazine, as part of a feature about the awesome Seven Hills Crafts store.

31.5.17

Grey, pink and gold geometric card


Hi everyone, it's Esther here with a geometric card that uses really simple masking and ink blending to create a modern look.

27.5.17

Less is More week 330 - shimmer


Hi LIMettes and welcome to a new clean and simple card making challenge with Less is More! This week we want you to make cards featuring some shimmer.

20.5.17

Less is More week 329 - Geometric


Hi LIMettes! New week, new clean and simple card making challenge with Less is More! This week we want you to make cards featuring geometric shapes.

18.5.17

17.5.17

Altenew Extra Special floral card


Hi everyone, hope you're having a good week. I'm over on the Seven Hills Crafts blog today with a floral card using Altenew Extra Special. This is a lovely set that has a slightly vintage feel in the thick, sketched lines of the leaves and stems. The main image is a gorgeous floral spray, but I wanted to use it as a frame round a card rather than showing all of it.

13.5.17

Less is More week 328 - one layer card - spots and stripes


Hi LIMettes! It's a new clean and simple card making challenge with Less is More! This week we want you to make one layer cards featuring spots and stripes.

10.5.17

From Meow To You - cat card with a surprise!


Hi everyone, I'm over on the Seven Hills Crafts blog today to show you a cat card with a surprise using My Favorite Things Cool Cat

6.5.17

Less is More week 327 - Grey/Yellow


Hi LIMettes and welcome to a new clean and simple card making challenge with Less is More! This week we want you to make cards using the colours grey and yellow. What a fab combination!

3.5.17

Sea life card - have a "fintastic" birthday!


Hi everyone, I'm over on the Seven Hills Crafts blog today with a sea life card using Paper Smooches Briny Blue stamps. This is such a fun set with its cartoon feel and goggle-eyed fish!

29.4.17

Less is More week 326 - Shadow


Hi LIMettes! We've got a new clean and simple card making challenge at Less is More. This week we'd like you to make cards featuring a shadow or shadows.

22.4.17

Less is More week 325 - Stripe


Hi LIMettes and welcome to a new clean and simple card making challenge with Less is More! This week we want you to use a stripe or stripes in your cards.

20.4.17

Watercolour birthday card with Altenew Beautiful Day


Hi everyone, I'm back today on the Seven Hills Crafts blog with a watercolour birthday card to show you using Altenew Beautiful Day. This is such a gorgeous set, I just can't stop reaching for it! Last week I went vintage with it, and today I've gone for pretty lilac, blue and yellow-green.

19.4.17

Layered owl birthday card


Hi everyone, I'm over on the Seven Hills Crafts blog today with a card featuring lots of layers and die cuts. The starting point, though, was the absolutely gorgeous stamp set, Hero Arts Garden Flowers by Lia.

17.4.17

Seven Hills Crafts monthly challenge reminder April 2017


Hi everyone, I was over on the Seven Hills Crafts blog yesterday with a reminder to get your entries in for the April sketch challenge!

15.4.17

Less is More week 324 - Spring Walk


Hi LIMettes! Happy Saturday. It's a new clean and simple card making challenge over at Less is More, and this week we want you make cards with a theme of a "Spring Walk".

12.4.17

Vintage card with Altenew Beautiful Day


Hi everyone, I'm over on the Seven Hills Crafts blog today with a vintage card using the lovely peony stamp from Altenew Beautiful Day.

8.4.17

Less is More week 323 - one layer cards - Curve


Hi LIMettes and welcome to a new clean and simple card making challenge with Less is More! This week it's one layer cards and we want you to feature a curve. 

5.4.17

Make a wish watercoloured card with silhouette die cuts


Hi everyone, I'm over on the Seven Hills Crafts blog today with a watercoloured card inspired by Spring!

1.4.17

Less is More week 322 - three pastels


Hi LIMettes, and welcome to a new challenge with Less is More, the clean and simple challenge blog! This week we'd like you to make cards using three pastel colours.

29.3.17

Watercolour floral canvas


Hi everyone, I'm over on the Seven Hills Crafts blog today with a canvas featuring lots of layers and texture. I used watercolour, but, having run out of watercolour ground, I worked directly onto gesso.

27.3.17

Altenew butterflies and watercolour card for Mothers' Day


Hi everyone, I'm was over on the Seven Hills Crafts blog a week ago with a card for Mothers' Day featuring Altenew butterflies and watercolouring.

25.3.17

Less is More week 321 - Use a Frame


Hi LIMettes, we've got a fun clean and simple card making challenge for you this week over at Less is More! This time we want you to use a frame on your card.

21.3.17

Playing Tic-Tac-Toe with Seven Hills Crafts March challenge


Hi everyone, I'm over on the Seven Hills Crafts blog today with a reminder to play along in the March challenge. We've got a theme of Tic-Tac-Toe this month.

18.3.17

Less is More week 320 - Washi

 

Hi LIMettes! New week, new clean and simple card making challenge at Less is More. This time we'd like you to make cards that feature some washi tape.

11.3.17

Less is More week 319 - one layer cards with leaves


Hi LIMettes! It's time for our new clean and simple challenge at Less is More. This week, we'd like you to one layer cards featuring leaves.

8.3.17

Two ways with Avery Elle Burst Elle-ments and florals


Hi everyone, I'm over on the Seven Hills Crafts blog today with two cards showing the Avery Elle Burst Elle-ments die. I love how it frames a card and gives stability to more unstructured stamping such as florals that you can team with it. This is a die I'll be using a lot.

4.3.17

Less is More week 318 - Teal


Hi LIMettes! We've made it to the weekend and a new clean and simple card making challenge with Less is More. This week, we'd like you to use the simply beautiful colour of teal in your cards. 

1.3.17

Hero Arts Color Layering Orchid in a Pot


Hi everyone, I'm over on the Seven Hills Crafts blog today with a card inspired by the gorgeous new colour layering stamps that have been released by Hero Arts. 

25.2.17

Less is More week 317 - sketch challenge


Hi LIMettes! Happy Saturday. Today is the start of a new clean and simple card making challenge with Less is More. This week, it's a sketch challenge.

22.2.17

Watercolour birthday card with My Favorite Things and Zig pens


Hi everyone, I'm over on the Seven Hills Crafts blog today with a bright watercoloured birthday card using My Favorite Things and Zig Clean Color Real Brush Pens.

19.2.17

Seven Hills Crafts weekly challenge card - turquoise, lime and grey colour palette


Hi everyone, I'm sharing a quick card today that was posted over on the Seven Hills Crafts blog as part of the reminder to enter their monthly challenge for February! It's a colour challenge this time.

18.2.17

Less is More week 316 - Alphabet


Hi LIMettes and welcome to a new clean and simple card making challenge with Less is More! This week we'd like you to make cards that feature the alphabet.

15.2.17

11.2.17

Less is More week #315 - OLC Opposites


Hi LIMettes and happy Saturday! It's a new clean and simple card making challenge at Less is More, and this week we want you to make one layer cards (OLCs) featuring opposites

8.2.17

Shoot for the Stars galaxy card with My Favorite Things


Hi everyone, I'm over on the Seven Hills Crafts blog again today. The cards I'm sharing today were inspired by a recent visit to the National Space Centre in Leicester.

4.2.17

Less is More BIRTHDAY celebrations and week 314 - colour wheel


Hi LIMettes! It's Saturday and that means a new challenge over at Less is More, the clean and simple card making challenge blog. We're using three adjacent colours from the colour wheel.

This week is the start of our birthday month (woohoo!) and we launch our new look blog and logo. Do check it out and let us know what you think :) We've also got a treat for you. There will be one sponsor per week guest designing and offering a prize throughout February to celebrate our birthday! 

1.2.17

Ombre floral extravaganza with My Favorite Things


Hi everyone, I'm over on the Seven Hills Crafts blog today with a card that's filled with flowers! Yes, this was a labour of love to make but I think the finished effect is worth it.

28.1.17

Less is More week 313 - Balloons


Hi LIMettes! It's Saturday and that means a new challenge with Less is More, the clean and simple card making challenge blog. This week, we'd like you to make a card featuring one or more balloons!

25.1.17

Mama Elephant Botanic Hello - watercolour and black card


Hi everyone, hope you're having a good week! I'm over on the Seven Hills Crafts blog today with a card using Mama Elephant Botanic Hello. I fell in love with this stamp the first time I saw it, and I had a feeling it would look great in a whole range of styles.