January 10, 2011

As promised happy Mojo Monday :), I have no idea how I was creative after a huge birthday meal and cake but here I am. Mind you I did not stray to far from Julee's sketch.

Wonderful sketch:

My card:

I brought one of those large packs of paper from Costco, the MemorySkor ones that smell funny but have a great carrying case. Anyway, there were some great doublesided pages in the pack but other ones were just bizarre to my eyes. I ended up donating a large portion of the paper but kept some of the tamer ones for my use. This is one of those papers. It worked out well I think.

I stamped the stars from the There She goes- Bit of Stardust clear stamp set, I cut them out and coated them with Versamark and embossed them with Stampin Stuff- Detailed Black. I tried the same with these little plastic stars but well, the tips started to curl a little so I had to be careful :). In the end it turned out.

I used this gorgeous ribbon that I found hidden in my ribbon drawer, from certain angles it looks brown from others black, so for this post it is black.


Supplies: Natural Ivory and black cardstock, Designer Paper-Double sided MemorySkor,Stampendous-Happy Birthday, There She Goes-Bit of Stardust, Spellbinders-Classic Oval Large, Pink Pebbles-Black Candy Dots, misc star stickers, misc ribbon.

Cheers,
Nina

6 comments:

  1. I am so taken by your distressed look and the faded color combo. Really draws attention to the dark accented elements. Your oval wordart almost looks beveled.

    Nice, Sis!

    Love ya,
    Sis

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  2. Very nice Nina!! It is so clean and simple looking. I tend to like these type of cards myself when i make mine.

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  3. I have to agree with these girls ..wow I love the look. I always forget to say what I used to make my cards ...I love that paper Nina ...I must go hunting for some. Have a great week.

    hugs

    (bet it was an awesome dinner and cake )

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  4. what a wonderful card
    so sweet - i love all the colors and papers you picked
    Hugs
    Claudia

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  5. Really well done. It turned out beautifully. The colours really work and the distressed look is perfect.

    Marianne

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  6. Good afternoon Nina :)
    Your cards are lovely!! I love stopping in to see what you have done.:)
    Thanks so much for stopping by again.LOVE your visits!!!!
    Yes..I made the card using the elements etc that I have collected from digi designers.Just print them out,cut and attach..add some glitter where needed etc.:)If I had stamps etc ..I used them too.I went card crazy this year for Christmas and will only have to do half the work this coming year because I have left overs.hehe So happy you like yours!!:)
    Oh..about my collection....the family knows what to get me for Birthday's,Mother's Day and Christmas!!..and anything in between.LOL Christy and I are the easiest to buy for.:)

    Huge hugs,
    Valinda

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