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Sunday, 27 September 2015

MCV21 and cas on Sunday



After the almighty struggle with the Muse card  last week, this one for Muse Christmas Visions sort of made itself and I think I have incorporated most of the same elements that our very, very talented Guest Designer Ingrid Blackburn has used !!

I started by using a SU roller to make the holly,then over - stamped that with some script using 'old paper' distress ink.I then mounted it on black card, made a banner and heat embossed my sentiment in gold and snipped the ends to make it flag tailed. Next I cut out a sprig of holly and adding some red sequins for berries
.Now I really like a simple panel in the middle -as you know! :) - but this time it seemed to lack something .So found a scrap of dotty embossed card (thanks Michele for reminding me about using my embossing folders! ) and mounted it on that.... And totally different from my usual style but think I actually like it !
Think this would also qualify for the CAS on Sunday challenge as they are asking  for polka dots as their theme.

Thanks for taking the time to look
xxx


10 comments:

  1. I remember that wheel - Used to have it myself! I LOVE LOVE LOVE the use of the sequins as the berries - will have to remember that one. :) What great simplicity and pop in your card. Thanks so much for playing along with MCV this week! :)

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  2. Oh, Jenni ... I believe this is a winner ... such a perfect take on the muse.

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  3. Lovely! I forgot about wheels - you've put this one to good use! So glad you joined us at MCV this week!

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  4. You can never go wrong with Swiss Dots, Jenni - this gorgeous card uses all the right elements to make a totally inspired version of Ingrid's card ... totally brilliant! WWCD!
    =] Michele

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  5. Jenni, you really ROCK these MUSE challenges, girl!! This is absolutely divine in every.single.way!! Hugs, Darnell

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  6. I agree...this is a winner! Absolutely perfect and I love it!

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  7. This is a beautifully subtle card! Love the ombre effect of your stencilling, the script over stamping and the soft look of the dotty embossing. Your design is lovely:)

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  8. Beautiful card, Jenni! Love the holly/text panel.

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  9. You rocked this challenge! LOVE your card, you've got my Xmas Muse vote! :)

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