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.


  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!

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

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

  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

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

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

  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

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