LIM #8

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Yet another entry for LIM #33 – 1000 Entries – Anything CAS goes!

I was quite taken in with the Modern Basics set when Maile Belles designed it and this was another instance where I was right! The butterfly motif here makes a beautiful design and the possibilities of filling it all up is endless! ๐Ÿ™‚

This sort of represents what we in South India call a “kolam” or “rangoli”. (Guess you can google it!) It is usually made of rice flour and hand drawn outside all our houses every day at dawn and dusk. It is only rice flour as the story goes, because in the olden days, houses used to have mud walls and floors, which were applied with a coat of cow dung everyday, to make it firm and to keep insects out. Since there was no electricity then, the rice flour twice a day drew the insects and ants to outside the house plus small birds could get something to eat ๐Ÿ™‚ The principle behind this is also that to feed either a person or any living organism, is part of our duty as a human being. (Tried copying some pictures but could not ๐Ÿ˜ฆ )

So whaddaya think?? Any Modern Basics converts??? *wink*

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5 thoughts on “LIM #8

  1. Its simply amazing Shobhana…… I have always admired your clean and crisp cards….. Loved them all……………

  2. Lovely, love the polkadots
    Mandi
    LIM

  3. This must have taken ages!
    Just super.
    Thanks so much Shobana
    Chrissie
    “Less is More”

  4. Wow! I really admire this modern basic set. It has so many possibilities! And I love how perfect your placement is. Wonderful!

  5. So this was the one that I missed seeing yesterday. Ok…I’ll say this much. I like Modern Basics when I see your projects, but am not a complete convert yet. Howzzat? You are on a roll there. Bet you’ll have the most entries for LIM this time around.

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