Friday, September 5, 2014

Monday Monday...

I combined two challenges for this one card. The Mojo Monday sketch 
challenge and the Merry Monday Christmas  card theme challenge. This
week the theme is to include a gift or present on your card.
I instantly thought of the song by the Mamas and the Papas called
Monday Monday and I've been singing it ALL night - I do like that song.




I'm not a fan of this card and I wasn't going to show it but in the end I decided to.
There are things I would change about it but the reason I do these challenges
is to take myself out of my comfort zone and this one did just that. It's all
that dsp - and those bows - they don't work for me - I probably will change it
up some but for now - here it is. 



supplies:
card stock: whisper white, early espresso
dsp: season of style
stamp set: Christmas Messages
big shot: circle framelits
embellishments: cherry cobbler baker's twine,
     cherry cobber quilted satin ribbon


Happy Stampin'
and thanks so much for visiting!

5 comments:

  1. Thanks for your comment. I agree about creating outside our comfort zone but my style has now changed since doing challenges, especially CAS. I like that you used a sketch and I think it works well with your choice of paper.

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  2. Cute packages!! I like the fun Christmas sentiment too!!

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  3. This sketch works perfectly for gifts! Great use of DSP too! Thanks for sharing with us at Merry Monday!

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  4. Great job combining challenges! As Bonnie says, the sketch makes for perfect gifts. I think you've done a great job on this card, so don't be too hard on yourself. Thanks so much for joining us at Merry Monday

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  5. Great card Susan, I love how you were so creative with the gifts. I have Monday Monday spinning round in my head now :).Thank you for joining us for Merry Monday.

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