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Monday, 20 June 2011

Make It Monday sponsored by Cupcake Cards & Crafts!

You know, I don't mind Mondays so much - I look forward to sharing my DT cards that are scheduled to post on Mondays!!  And this post is for the Make It Monday challenge where we just want you to share creativity, be it new or old!  I love seeing the entrant's creations - talk about inspiration!  For this week, we are being sponsored by one of my favourite stores that sells gorgeous and funky digital papers and kits!  This is my make using their gorgeous You Rock! design digi papers...

 
 


I thought the Tickled Pink Lil' Lolita 60's Hippie Willow (from Bunny Zoe's here) would be perfect for this funky and used some CC Designs sentiments (don't ask me which!).  As you can see from the photos, I used the same papers to create the smaller squares then the large background for the inside of the card - I simply did this using the printing options.  If you want more info on this, just ask!

Anyhoo, this week's prize will be the 'Polly Anna' Paper collection (which you can buy here), a bright colour palette with fabulous modern designs!



 

You can see what the rest of the design team made with this gorgeous paper collection here - I know you will love them!

And now for my choice from last week's MIM entrants!  This week I have chosen this stunning shabby chic tag by Einat!  It's easy to see why I love it but the most striking aspects are the colour combo and placement of the embellies - just came together perfectly!



Thanks for visiting and I'll be back later with my DT card for Quixotic Inspirations and some exciting news on my guest designer role for Pollycrafts Monday!


I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Paper/cardstock: Bazzill cardstock, Cupcake Cards & Crafts You Rock!
Stamps: Tickled Pink Lil' Lolita 60's Hippie Willow (from Bunny Zoe's here), CC Designs sentiments
Mediums: Copics
Accents: 4mm and 8mm flat backed pearls (from Quixotic Paperie here)

Tools: Fiskars border punch, My Favorite Things flower trio dies (from Dies to Die For here), Stampin Up embossing folder (from the Sticky Elf, you can order here), Nestabilities dies

22 comments:

DesignerDiva said...

This card rocks too! I just love these colours Mary really subtle but bright at the same time !! Does that make sense lol!
Hugs Laurie x

Kerrie said...

Great card!... wonderful dp!

Chrissy said...

Love your card hun! and the papers are gorgeous.Fabulous image.Love your pick this week too.
Luv CHRISSYxx

Katie said...

I LOVE this! One of my favorite stamps and you've colored her to perfection :) Those papers totally rock- this whole card is just awesome!
xx Katie

Cindy Haffner said...

PRETTY PRETTY!!~

Shirley-anne said...

Love your card , Mary J . Super cute image on a perfect layout . LOVE < LOVE the inside too .
hugs Shirley-Anne.
Well chosen DT pick too ,it's an interesting blog as a whole ...

Sue said...

Love the card you made Mary I don't mind Mondays either! AND I love that you chose a shabby chic as your fav from last week, well done to Einat.
Smiles:)

Fabiola said...

oh! encore une petite merveille, elle est super fun et tellement bien assorti dans les couleurs, trop chouette, biz

Pöydän kulmalla näpertelijä said...

Gorgeous card! The image and the papers go so well together and I love your idea on using the same dp on the inside as well.

Lisa Jane said...

ooh those papers are far out man! - love the colours and the embossed panel
Thanks for joining our song theme challenge at MAWTT and have a fab and groovy day baby!
Lisa x

coops said...

oooooo fantastic card mary.love the stuning papers and colours and the image is great.
your tag is really beautiful too, i love the soft vintage colours :D

xx coops xx

Amanda R said...

Awesome coloring Mary! She definitely looks hip and groovy! Hope you have a good week!

Michelle said...

Awesome card! The paper is just gorgeous!!

Love this image, your colouring is fab as always.

Great pick for your favourite too, I love the shabby chic look but am hopeless at trying to create it.

Michelle :-)

Whimsey said...

Great card; that DP is so cool - very groovy!!

Heather said...

cool card, just love those papers x

Cazza said...

Wow, groovy baby!! Fab image with perfect DP's :o)
Hugs,
Cazza
xxx

Kathleen said...

3 Totally different cards and all brilliantly done, sweet image, great papers.
Kath x

Molecraft said...

Love this one Mary, fabulous layout and funky colours, just perfect!
Helen x

DesignerDiva said...

Me again! that will teach me to read all the way to the end from now on!!

Thanks for sharing your lovely card with us at MAWTT this week for our sing song and good luck with the challenge
Hugs Laurie x

Hazel (Didos) said...

Great card, thanks for playing on MAWTT this week Hazelxox

CardArTart said...

I just love that embossing folder, I use mine all the time too :)

Antonella said...

What a 'groovy' card man - lol.... Love the 60's look, you captured it perfectly (but with more modern colors - lol). I linked over from Make It Monday where I've also linked, hope you'll drop in.
Hugs, antonella :-)
http://quilling.blogspot.com/2011/06/filigree-friday-summer-flowers-tutorial.html

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