Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Merry Monday Challenge Card

Merry Monday 181 (Blue, White with Texture!)

I had fun with my card. I found the perfect DP scrap {don’t know where it came from} and built the rest of the card around it. 

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The DP itself features glittery snowflake with a bit of texture, and the plum swirls.  I stamped over the entire background using a Stampin’ Up Yule Bits & Borders.  Next I stamped this present (no identity on this stamp) using Buckaroo Blue classic ink pad by Stampin’ Up.

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I embossed the top and ribbon on the gift with sparkle embossing powder, added some gems to the pattern on the present, put on a few touches of plum using TomBow Markers and then I layered it all atop plum cardstock and finally some shimmery wide ribbon trimmed to size and a few loops of very fine silvery blue thread.

It’s a grey grey windy day here today – a nice day to snuggle up and be creative.  I hope whatever your day holds, that you embrace it with joy!  For me, watching the wind pushing the waves about, the birds wheeling and doing ecstatic loop-de-loops and dancing on it’s invisible ups and downs, reminds me that even a day like this is a reminder that it was created for me to enjoy!

 

The heavens are yours,

the world,

everything -

for YOU created them all.

Psalm 89:11 TLB

7 comments:

  1. Love it when DSP can do the work for you. Great card. Thank you for joining us at Merry Monday!

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  2. So pretty Barb, I love this CAS layout and the papers are gorgeous. So glad you could play along with us for Merry Monday.

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  3. Love that "wordy" background paper you used! Isn't it awesome when you find the perfect scrap to make an amazing card?

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  4. love your card...awesome take on the challenge ...makes me want to try it. Thanks for sharing.

    hugs

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  5. LOVE that paper! Your card is awesome!

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  6. Such a pretty background layer for your card! Thanks for playing Merry Monday!

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  7. What a beautiful card! You have such talent.

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