Tuesday, 19 November 2013

LIM week 146 - use DP in a CAS way

I haven't played at Less Is More for a few weeks as I have been travelling a lot with work and been too tired too craft at the weekend. This weekend we went for a special treat - a stay at The Savoy Hotel in London. I won a red letter day experience and decided to spend it on a stay at The Savoy.

It was a truly memorable experience, even checking in was like something out of The Wedding Planner, with the guy discreetly asking for my reservation as soon as we walked through the door, by using his concealed earpiece! Then showing us around the hotel and then to our room, no waiting in a queue! We had afternoon tea in the Thames Foyer and then in the evening we went to see the Beatles musical "Let It Be" - just next door! which was a wonderful experience too. Sunday we went to Somerset House and then we went on for a tour of the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel - where we were told there is a suite at £8,000 a night!!!!!!  I was lucky enough to tour in 2004 before it was renovated, to see the difference was amazing.

Anyway, onto my card. I fell in love with the SU punch and bought the embossing folder and stamps too. For this card I used the embossing folder and punched from some SU Christmas papers. I mounted every other ornament on foam pads, so some are flat and some raised up.  Adding some SU twine and a freebie stamped sentiment.
Edited to add I totally forgot I wanted to take this card to Pixies crafty snippets playground #99 as I used snippets for the punched shapes.


Jane Willis said...

This is really stunning! Very jealous of your trip to London, especially seeing Let it Be.

Faith A said...

WOW Linby for the card -

and your experience, what a wonderful trip.

Chrissie said...

Sounds like you had an amazing time Linby ... not that I'm jealous you understand...and your card is fab!
Thanks so much
"Less is More"

Craft-E-Place said...

Beautiful card. I love this stamp collection.

scrappymo! said...

What a wonderful event that must have been We saw the Savoy when in London this summer...it looked ever so posh and wonderful!

Lovely card...Love how you have cut this out a few times to get those reverse images to fill in with!

Di said...

Ooooh, lucky you Linby! How fabulous!

And what a gorgeous card too - a perfect way to use up snippets and such a lovely design.

Hugs, Di xx

Jose said...

Brilliant use of designer papers

susiestacey said...

Lovely card and photos and nice to 'see you' too x Susan x

Jean Straw said...

A fabulous card, I love the colourful baubles and CAS style.
Jean x

Sandra (Stamping For Pleasure) said...

Very pretty card Linby.

And WOW - what a lovely experience you had in London . . .congrats on winning such a lovely prize.

Sarn xxx