Saturday, March 29, 2014

MM #101 and MIM #157

Hi, all!
I don't know why Ms. Mojo is so moody but she's been on a roll the last couple of days so I have two cards to show you tonight. The first is for Merry Monday.  I love being able to get some of my Christmas cards done although I sure don't need as many as some of you do.  I may be able to skip some if old Ms M doesn't come through. The challenge is to use only gray, red and white.



The photo makes it look like there's a kraft border around the card but that just the background.  I used CASual Fri-Dies to cut the branches in dark gray, adding some berries (?) with white enamel accents.  I keep thinking it needs something else but I don't know what.  It sat on my desk for a couple of days until something hit me, but nothing did.

The next card I'm a little more satisfied with.  It's for Capture the Moment's Make it Monday - DIY Cover Plate.


I left the Building Blocks dies in sets of two and lined them up diagonally across the card.  A piece of patterned paper that had a wash of color looked great behind the openings that are stamped with a phrase from the set.  To emphasis the "sparkle" I embossed the word with sparkle powder and added a few sequins - a first for me.  Yes, you heard me.  I was a sequin virgin.  I'm still not totally into this trend but they worked great on this card.

Thanks for stopping by.  I'll have a couple more cards tomorrow so please come back.

10 comments:

  1. This is just fantastic! How ingenious to use the Building Blocks in his manner. Congrats on the Facebook shoutout!

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  2. Love both of these. The background of that first card is so striking, and your home made cover plate is great. Can't believe this is the first time you are using sequins. I'm sure it won't be your last.

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  3. I love the delicate die you used on your Christmas card and your MIM card is fabulous...love the soft colors and the touch of sequins Bobby.

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  4. Bobby, just saw your shout out and had to take a closer look. so glad I did! Clever and classy girl! BTW, love the sequins!

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  5. I don't think your Christmas card is missing anything - I think it's perfect just the way it is!! I love that die you used and the simple little berries on it are fantastic! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Merry Monday.

    Deanne :)

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  6. I love the background and the berry sprigs on your Christmas card! And the second card is amazing with the cutouts and the pretty paper showing through! Love the sequins! Thanks for sharing with us at Merry Monday!

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  7. Both of your cards are great! I love the background on the first card and your home made cover plate is awesome!

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  8. Both cards are lovely. Thank you for playing along with Merry Monday.

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  9. Love that image, and it's just perfect with the banner senitment over top! So glad you joined us at Merry Monday!

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