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Thursday, March 2, 2017

Merry for Merry Monday

Hi all - back with another card for this week's Merry Monday challenge to have shimmer and shine on your Christmas card. My previous MM card this week had a layered die cut over a fancy snowflake block. I mentioned that I'd probably try to do something simpler with stamping. So I did - this time I used the word Merry instead of Joy and tried another new Distress Oxide ink color - Fired Brick. I embossed it with some sparkly Stampin'Up powder I got in an auction basket a few years ago - the shimmer is very pretty in person but that powder can be a pain! It likes to stick to everything but hopefully I got most of the random specks brushed off! The flower was cut from a piece of the Penny Black patterned paper; I added a few Stickles.

Shimmery merry
Supplies: Paper - Hero Arts Pool Layering paper (darkest of the 3 shades), 
Penny Black Holiday Trimmings, the Paper Studio glitter paper
Stamps - Hero Arts DC170 Merry Stamp and Cut 
Dies - My Favorite Things Die-Namics Blueprints 20; Hero Arts DI198 Rectangle Infinity Dies 
Inks - Tim Holtz Distress Oxide Fired Brick Ink
Other - Christmas Red Stickles, Stampin'Up glitter embossing powder
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There's still time to play with shimmer and sparkle over at Merry Monday so be sure to check it out! And, by the way, it's Day 2 of Kathy's (The Daily Marker) latest 30-day Coloring Challenge and I'm on day 2 of trying to color something every day. Eventually these somethings will come together on some cards - LOL. Yesterday I colored a duck and today a pig from a fun new Hero Arts set. More to come on coloring... and be sure to check out Kathy's challenge - she is amazing!!

Thanks for stopping by and hope you're having a crafty day.

9 comments:

Lin said...

Love your pretty mix of subtle patterns here, Linda - lovely card!

Colleen said...

Oh YES! I love all your sparkly paper and the merry all glittery! Thank you for joining us at Merry Monday!

Linda said...

Such a sparkly, pretty card. Thanks for joining us this week at Merry Monday.

Karen L K said...

Very nice color combo! The sparkle looks great too!

Rosemary said...

another fantastic card for the merry Monday challenge, linda!

Notes by Nina said...

Beautiful card, I love your glittery frame. Thank you for joining us for Merry Monday.

Greta said...

Beautifully designed card, Linda--love the glitter frame & pretty printed paper!

Deborah Frings said...

Oh I do like these colours! The die cut frame is just lovely!

Melissa Miller said...

Love your card! The aqua and red look so lovely together.