Sunday, February 9, 2014

Curtain Call and Muse #53

Luckily I have been getting some cards made for challenges this week but once I get these posted, I need to get my valentines finished and in the mail.  In addition to my 7 grandchildren, 1 great grandson, my daughter and 2 daughters by another mother, I have 10 homebound people from the church that I'm sending valentines to.  Many are done because I have been making them over the last two weeks for challenges but I still have a few to finish and then address and mail.

Today's cards are not valentines.  This first one is for Curtain Call


I bet there has been a run on hot chocolate with the weather we have been having.


I've been having a little trouble with boo boos on my cards lately so it was fun to actually make a card that called for a mess.  And I didn't mess the mess.  Go figure.  I made the cocoa rings with an NBUS stencil from Tim Holtz and Walnut Distress Ink.  The cup is cut from A Child's World and the tag and sentiment are from My Craft Spot.  Can you read it?  It says "Chocolate helps" and I totally agree.  In fact our bell choir director gave each of us a giant candy bar when we played this morning for worship.  I think he thinks it will help us play better.  (wink wink)

My second card is for Muse.  I just HAD to play this one because the inspiration from Vicki Dutcher is just my style.  Here is her card.


And here is mine.


I love mixing papers and layering.  The scalloped circle is from Elegant Edges, the star is a die from PTI and the papers are from my scraps.  Well, not the background.  That's something I picked up when the local craft store closed down but I don't know who it's by. The sentiment is from PTI's Birthday Bash.

Thanks for stopping by.  I hope your week gets off to a good start.


10 comments:

  1. Love how you've used Vicki's layout, but punched it up to make it a happy birthday card! Thanks so much for joining us at Muse this week, Bobby!

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  2. Love the coffee card - the cup is great!

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  3. chocolate totally helps:)
    Love your cards!
    Thanks for joining us at Curtain Call!

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  4. Two great makes for two great challenges, Bobby! I hope you were able to make a dent in your Valentines yesterday. I finally finished mine up, but I think these last few will be late. It's the thought, right ...? Have a great week! Hugs, Darnell

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  5. Awesome inspired card! Thanks so much for joining in with Muse!

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  6. Wonderful, great take on the Muse challenge, good colors and TFS.

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  7. Two great cards, Bobby! Love the "messy" one...and yep, chocolate does indeed help! Love your take on the Muse too. Really happy card. Bev

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  8. Chocolate does help! Love the rings and the cup! And what a great job you did on the Muse card!

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