Monday, April 9, 2012

Cherish Mojo

The Paper Players have this awesome colour combo this week - Certainly Celery, Not Quite Navy and Pool Party - LOVE IT!  I was even able to use up some pieces that had already been embossed and set aside from other projects - yippee!!!
The sketch is the Mojo Monday Sketch - quick and easy!

The other project I have for you today, is the card I created yesterday for my daughter's 21st birthday - which is today.  I guess it can go along with the Friday MashUp! too - the fancy fold...but not for anything on the tic tac toe board.

We created a card with this design at our last Extravaganza.  It was one that Tamye got as a swap....I knew when I saw it's unique-ness that I wanted to use it for Allison's card.
For the white section, I used Heat and Stick powder, for the first time in ages, to make the glitter adhere to the stamped image and coloured in the sections with Wisteria Wonder. For the bottom section, I used Irridescent Ice to create the sparkle. The little sections are coloured in with a Versa Mark Pen.  And....because I had the lid of that pen off and on a number of times yesterday, I realized - for the first time- that the Versa Mark Pen has two different ends.  Just like our other markers.  It's so exciting to learn something new!  Duh!!!!!

The card is standard, except for the little accordion fold section on the front which is tied together with ribbon.

That section folds out for 6 available panels.
I coloured the stamp with the two different markers and huffed before stamping.
Two Way Glue and Dazzling Diamonds added the bling to the crown.
For the dress, I added some Crystal Effects to the dress, and then added the glitter on top of it.

I still have a couple containers of this Liquid Applique - I wish we still carried it!  It can be so much fun.  The cherries on top of each cup cake are done with the Cherry Cobbler Dazzling Detail.

It's been a beautiful day here!  Baby Elliot is coming over for a visit again this evening!  WooHoo!
Hope you have something to look forward to too!
Thanks for stopping by
Joan







13 comments:

Ann Schach said...

What an adorable baby card, Joan! I love the texture and the effective use of the ribbon. Your second card is absolutely fabulous! WOW! Thanks for playing with The Paper Players!

LeAnne said...

The baby card is so sweet..love the embossing. It is simple but adorable....but your daughter's card is over the top! How cool! Thanks so much for playing with my Paper Players colors this week!

Kasey ~ in Oz said...

Sensational fancy fold!

Thanks for playing along with us Joan.

Cheers,
Kasey ~ in Oz
Friday Mashup DT

Nance Leedy said...

I came for the baby card but am astonished at the card for your daughter, WOW! Seriously, the baby card is adorable. The sketch really makes those sweet footprints pop. Your daughter's card is fantastic--love the fancy fold with the two tag die. Great projects, Joan and so glad you played along with us!

Playwriter said...

Wow! Joan, both of the cards are amazing. I was attracted to the baby card because I just got that stamp set and I have a new grandbaby due in June, but I was blown away by your second card. I'm going to have to save that one to CASE for a special occasion! Thanks for sharing.

Shirley Pumpkin said...

Fabulous Baby Card! I love how you used the stamp set with the baby feet in the circle. Thanks for joining us at Paper Players!!

Hugs
Shirley

Anne Marie Hile said...

Love that sweet baby card, Joan! You showcased the colors beautifully with the sketch and the stamps. That card you created for your daughter is gorgeous, too! Love the glittered dress and the fluffy "frosting" on those cupcakes. I bet she love it! So glad you joined us this week at the Paper Players! :)

Lisa said...

That fold is so neat Joan, what a great card for your daughter!

Thanks for playing along with us at The Friday Mashup!

Aileen said...

Two super cards. Love your choice of colours on the baby card and your wonderful fold on your second.

Thanks for playing along with us at The Friday Mashup. x

Rita said...

Great cards! I don't think I've seen that fold before...too cool! So glad you joined us at The Friday Mashup this week!

Lili said...

What a great card, Joan! and super cool fold. Thanks for playing along with us at The Friday Mashup. Great Job!

Jenn Picard said...

Oh I love the sweet baby card! Great use of the challenge colours and those tiny foot prints fit perfecty in that circle. The pool party ruffled ribbon adds just the right touch. Thanks for joining us at The Paper Players!

(and the card you made for your daughter is amazing!)

Gloria Shirr (purpleglo) said...

What a cute baby card Joan. I love the other one too. The colors are awesome!!! Gloria

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