Monday, April 4, 2016

Merry Monday #199

I had a nice surprise waiting for me when I came home from
my vacation. I found out that this card had recently been chosen
as a winner for the Merry Monday challenge #196. Because of
that I've been asked to be a guest designer this week so of
course I immediately said yes!!


Colleen is the host this week and she has chosen the challenge for
us. That challenge is to use a sentiment as the focal point on your
card. This is not the card I started out making - funny how that
happens sometimes. It's not even close. 

I added some texture with the snowflake embossing folder and some
white trees. I do love the look of white on white. A little bit of black
and some little hearts to finish it off.




After a slow start I had such fun with this card. I sure hope
you'll join in on the challenge.

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supplies:
from Stampin' Up! unless noted
card stock: whisper white, basic black
stamp set: Heart of Christmas (Stampin' Up!)
ink: watermelon wonder, lost lagoon
dsp: 

11 comments:

  1. Just love your sentiment strip framed by the striped paper, Susan - very striking!

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  2. Susan, love your beautiful and elegant card! Thrilled to have you as our Guest Designer this week at Merry Monday!

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  3. Love all this white space, Susan! The black stripes really pull out the colors in the sentiment! Awesome! Thanks so much for joining our team this week!

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  4. Congratulations on your win and being our guest designer!! This card is wonderful! I love all the white space, but how you added your sentiment is really stunning!! And I love that sentiment too! Thank you for joining as guest and inspiring us at Seize the Birthday!

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  5. Thanks for joining us this week as GD on Merry Monday. I love this sentiment. Great job making it your central focal point. Lovely card.

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  6. Hope you had a great vacation! Your card is lovely and thanks for being our Guest Designer this week!

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  7. A fun and simple card. I like the black and white stripes.

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  8. So pretty! I love the clean lines and the touches of red look so striking with the black and white!

    Kate
    Small Bits of Paper

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  9. Pretty card fits the challenge perfectly!

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  10. Fantastic card, I love the CAS design. So glad you could join us as Guest Designer.

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  11. Very beautiful! I love the touches of black!!

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