Mojo #490

Capture d_écran 2017-03-27 à 13.28.45Another card for Mojo Monday Challenge #490.  Only pink on white for this beautiful design by Julee Tilman.  A Papersmooches flower die over a pink heat embossed rectangle with a scratches stamp.   A piece of thread to attach the blossom and a pink vellum butterfly to embellish.  This was matted over a pink vellum rectangle.  Before adhering to the card base, I die cut a pink frame to which I added a pink heat embossed butterfly border.  The flower and butterflies were also watercolored in pink 😉  A little pearlescent Liquid Pearls here and there and the card was done.  Hope you enjoy!

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Less is More #321

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The use of a FRAME is the Less is More 321 Challenge.  A quick and easy card, a green frame over floral card stock, over yellow vellum.  A flower die cut for one corner of my frame and a clear embossed grey word die “Bonne Fête” (Happy Birthday) as the focal point.  The white card base was white heat embossed with a background stamp.Capture d_écran 2017-03-26 à 17.26.24


I’m also entering my card in the CAS(E) this Sketch #214 !


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CASology #241

Capture d_écran 2017-03-21 à 17.13.31You know winter has finished when those tulips start popping up 😉  …even through the snow.  A Penny Black tulip stamp and watercoloured with Zig Clean Brushes, then some masking to add the snow.  A little glass beads for the blooms and Gossy Accents for the stems.  A “smile” word die, that’s what the tulips evoke once they show their beautiful colours.  That’s my take on CASology #241 “MELT!

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Mojo 489

Capture d_écran 2017-03-21 à 12.25.41A white & silver card for this week’s Mojo #489, all inspired by Julee’s sketch.  A lot of dry embossing done with a doily die and some scoring.  Two tag die cuts with some silver heat embossing.  A white felt flower with a coiled silver wire for the stem and a silver eyelet for the center adding some silver thread to tie it all together.  Hope you enjoy 😀

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CASology “foliage”

Capture d_écran 2017-03-15 à 16.10.52The cue card at CASology #240 is FOLIAGE 😀  Lots of heat embossing in this card starting with the Maple Leaf.  A coat of white, followed by champagne and finally by clear embossing powders were applied.  Using a crackle background stamp, I pressed it into the preheated leaf to get the motif.  The scalloped square was also white heat embossing with the same stamp.  Two white card stock Concord & 9th leaf dies were added to this square die cut.  Natural raphia and jewelry beads were wrapped around this panel before adhering this piece to another scalloped square with it’s edges heat embossed in champagne.  Glued onto a white card base, this card was ready 😉

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TIME OUT 3rd Birthday

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“CHEERS” to TIME OUT’s 3rd Birthday Celebration.  Here’s my card to their Friendship with the optional twist of ‘spotlight stamping’ 

I stamped an ART IMPRESSIONS of 3 DIVA’s (3rd birthday) onto Bristol paper twice with Memento London Fog.  Using Zig Clean Color Brushes, I coloured the wine glasses and the lady on the foreground. Did some fussy cutting and glued onto the stamped card base.  A Paper Smooches word die “cheers” was painted with the same colour palette.  Of course, these pieces were clear heat embossed to add to the spotlight.  Hope you enjoy, thanks for stopping by!  CHEERs JoannaIMG_1565

Less is More 319

Capture d_écran 2017-03-13 à 17.20.04A One Layer Card at Less is More Challenge #319.  Lots of masking for this card.  I sponged the card base with Memento Desert Sand through a homemade stencil.  Then I heat embossed the different leaves after masking once again.  “Merci” (Thank you) was also heat embossed to finish the card.

Thanks for stopping by, HUGz Joanna