LIM Theme - Silhouette

Good afternoon blog friends!  How cheerful am I, considering I have raging toothache?!  I am going to have to phone the dentist as soon as I've done this, which is not something I'm looking forward to.  Maybe I'll linger in blogland a while first!
Anyway, I did say yesterday that I had a card to show you that was very quick to make.  As soon as you see it, you'll see why!

I was gazing lovingly at the Less Is More challenge this week, which is to use silhouettes, when I realised I had this stamp (from Little Claire Designs) and hadn't even used it yet.  I am so excited to be able to enter a card on my favourite challenge blog!
I've used the Labels 1 die from Nestabilities to cut the shape and stamp the image on it, then drew round the die on the red card to make the frame.  I do appreciate the irony of buying a set of dies only to draw round one and cut it out by hand, but it's a really easy shape to cut neatly and well worth the effort.  Although I promised not to over use my new Dot Dot Dot stamp I cannot promise the same with these dies as I have wanted them for ages and have seen so many cards I've had to pass up because I didn't have this set, that now I'm going to get my own back and use it for ever
From start to finish I think this card took less than five minutes to make.  Normally I'd feel a bit cheated at spending so little time at my desk, but with Christmas rapidly approaching I'm afraid I was delighted to be done and dusted in such a short time.  If ever you had to do a bulk make, this would be the way to go, wouldn't it?
Thanks for looking in today.  I appreciate each and every one of your comments.
Pop back again soon.
Jane xx


  1. Always good to find an excuse to ink up a new stamp isn't it? Your card's fabulous


  2. I'm delighted that you have managed to join our challenge with this super card. It's a great image and you have used it beautifully!
    Thanks so much and see you next time.
    "Less is More"

  3. this is lovely, Jane. I've only made the toppers for 15 cards so I need to get busy! Only got 1 order for Christmas cards, wanting the the grand total of 5 cards. Two of them are from husband to wife and the other from the wife to the husband. For some reason I always find these two cards difficult to make.
    Margaret xx

  4. Amazing how a simple silhouette can tell such a rich story. This is a wonderful Christmas card.

  5. Sincere apologies for being so late acknowledging your entry
    thank you so much
    Diva LIM

  6. Lovely card Jane, so simple and effective. Michelle x x

  7. But this is wonderful Jane - I'm a firm believer in CAS! Hope the toothache clears up soon. Vx

  8. That's a lovely CAS Christmas card. Love that die too x


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