Saturday, 4 February 2017

Less is More - Celebrating a 6th Birthday!

Hello long and faithful LIMettes, fellow bloggers and friends!

Yes that's right we are celebrating Birthday Number:

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You have arrived at the right place but more on that in a moment!

There is so much to squeeze in to this post this morning that you'll 
want to grab a comfy seat, a brew and maybe even a slice of cake!

We're delighted to be celebrating this birthday with you all and we are
overwhelmed and truly thankful each week by your loyalty, 
continuous support and sheer brilliant talent in anything 
we throw at you week after week.

Ok let's get to it! 
... and we are celebrating in style today!

Behind the scenes we've been working away, these last few months 
to give our old challenge blog a face lift with a 
little nip and tuck here and there! 

Sharon in particular has been doing a lot more of the blog
 'nipping and tucking' than the rest of us with her 
A* technical knowledge and talents!

Sharon you're fabulous and here's a massive 
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from all the team!

Onto this week's challenge and Birthday or not it's 
the first week of a brand new month which means

Hey! What about a fancy little cue-card to announce the challenge!
We'd love you to include it in your post when you enter the challenge.

Here's a colour wheel example for you and we'd like to see

3 adjacent colours used on your cards

and there's more ... we've decided we'll be making our birthday
last all month this year! So we have 4 birthday weeks, 
4 beautiful birthday sponsors, 4 talented Guest Designers &
 4 generous birthday prizes to hand out to our wonderful LIMettes! 

You don't have to play every week but we'd love it if you do!

We'll be announcing our sponsor / Guest Designer in our
Saturday mornings throughout February so we hope you'll
visit each week to find out who's in the hot seat!

All prize winners will be announced at the end of February's
4 challenges, in early March.

So who is on the Guest Designer Hot Spot and sponsoring
this week's challenge ......

Drum roll please for the wonderful Kylie of 


Let's see how she and team have used their choice of 
adjacent colours to inspire you for this one...



(This is simply to say how I feel about the awesome bunch of girls who are taking over the challenge which I started with Mandi 6 years ago!  GO girls, you are fabulous!)

Phew! We hope you managed to stay with us until the end! 

Our rules and guidelines are still the same despite the new look so ...

Please keep your designs Clean and Simple with lots of 'white / blank space' 
Do check our Challenge Guidelines at the top right of the blog along with our page 'How to Play'.

We hope you feel inspired to play along and have some fun.

Don't forget to check out our NEW LOOK Facebook Page slideshows, throughout the week HERE especially on Wednesday, when we showcase our random selection of early entries to the challenge and Fridays, when we'll be revealing our favourites from the previous week's challenge.



  1. Oh my goodness!
    Congratulations on this big day and big occasion!
    LOVE the new look. Fresh and fabulous! Thanks for 6 years of incredible inspiration!

  2. Happy 6th birthday! Here's to many more, with even more inspiration from the fabulous and talented DT. Love the new and fresh look of the blog! I've been meaning to participate more this year, so this may be a good month to start.

  3. Wow! Fabulous new look ... Happy Birthday!

  4. Wow - the new blog design looks fab! Happy 6th birthday LIM Ladies xx

  5. Happy 6th birthday LIM! The new blog looks gorgeous. Here's to many more ❤🎂🎈🎁

  6. Happy 6th birthday ! Thank you for six years of inspiration. Love the new look simply fabulous and simply Less is More.


  7. Happy birthday! :)) Great inspirations! :)

  8. Many congratulations. I really hope to join in this month xx

  9. Loving the new blog! Thanks for all the inspiration...always have a peek even if I don't have the time to play along each week!

  10. Love, love the new look and a very Happy Birthday x

  11. Wow! I absolutely love the bright new look! Congratulations on your 6th birthday. I don't always get to play along, but this is one of my favourite challenges. I do like the new little graphics too! xxx

  12. Congratulations ladies! Happy 6th Birthday to my favourite blog challenge (although I haven't played along recently ..... must try to correct that!)
    Love the new look blog .... beautifully CAS. Thanks for all your inspiration and the fun challenges each week. Enjoy your birthday month xx

  13. Congrats and Happy 6th birthday! I love the new look blog and fun challenge. Thank you to the DT and Kylie for the gorgeous inspiration.

  14. Congrats on the 6th birthday, lovely cards by the DT, and love the new look.

  15. Congratulations on 6 year. Love the new look. Fabulous challenge.

  16. happy birthday, sorry I've been missing in action, busy busy busy. i like the new logo and colors and i will try to make a card this week, but no promises;-)

  17. New look blog is triffik, today's DT makes are fabulous and CONGRATULATIONS on six years of this tremendous challenge - here's to the next six!


  18. Congrats to you all! My 6th Birthday; a real milestone! Love the fresh look And great inspirationcards! Have a colourful weekend!

  19. Happy birthday to one of my favorite challenge blogs! I love the dedication of this design team, always making amazing DT samples and leaving so encouraging comments. Great new look too, very CAS! Love it!

  20. Happy 6th birthday! I love the new fresh look. Beautiful creations by the Kylie and the DT. Another fun challenge.

  21. Congratulations! 6 is amazing!!!

  22. Congratulations! Doesn't time fly... I've been with you from the early days and still enjoy my visits so much. Jo x

  23. Congrats on a wonderful milestone! Love the new look!

  24. Happy Birthday and congrats for 6 years of fabulous challenges! Superb projects from the DT - so clean and fresh, just like the new look of your blog! Thanks for so much wonderful inspirations!
    Rosi x

  25. Congrats on your six year anniversary! Love the new revamped look...

  26. Congrats on your 6th "Birthday". Looking forward to playing in the celebration challenges.

  27. Happy Birthday LIM! love the new look blog too. Here's to the next 6 years now ;) Viv xx

  28. Happy Birthday! Loving the new clean look of the blog x

  29. Many Happy Returns - here's to many more years of fabulous challenges!
    Helen x

  30. congrats on your 6th birthday :) awesome, inspirational cards and great challenge!

  31. Happy Birthday. I really love this challenge Theme. Gorgeous DT work xxx

  32. Congratulations to Chrissie and all the Design Team for six incredible years of fun and challenging challenges! I wish you many, many more! Love the new look and your awesome DT inspiration! Hugs, Darnell

  33. Hi there. I just wondered if I can enter this challange as a complete newbie? If so can you tell me how to enter please x

    1. Angie, please can you email our less is more email to allow us to respond properly to you. Unfortunately we don't have access to your email address. Thank you. Sarah

    2. There are instructions under the help tab at the top of the blog!
      If you still have probs just email!

  34. Congratulations on your 6th birthday! Month long celebration? Only fabulous! Going to try my best to play along!


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