Thursday, 12 June 2014

Muse #71

Good morning peeps, just!
My daughter text me on the way home last night, could I make her a card for her friend who is moving house this weekend. Well I had been mulling the challenge over at Muse this week and thought I could have a go incorporating the two. 

I love'd this weeks Muse's card, it's by Therese Calvird.


I loved the bright colours and the repeated sentiment that was layered to be above the background but still be in the pattern. Now I have a slight problem here. I only have some old Ellison alphabet dies that have 2 letters on a die and no electronic cutting machine so I had to think laterally. So this is what I came up with.


The letters are Block Party and the paper NitWits Summer Splash, left over from the last project!
I cut a little house freehand and embellished it with a pearl. The background was embossed using a DoCrafts folder as I thought plain was too much of a contrast to the stripey paper.

I shall also enter the following challenges:-

ATSM - CAS
Creative Inspirations - Bright Colours

Thanks for popping by and leaving a comment if you can.



15 comments:

  1. What a great interpretation Jules. Love the embossing, you are quite right, it suits the wonderful striped sentiment perfectly xx

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  2. Love this bright cheery card! So glad you joined us at Muse this week!

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  3. Love this background embossing and up and down stiriped patterned letters with your little house. Adorable pearl handle too!

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  4. Ooo I love it, thank you!

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  5. These cards are great! I like the popped up letters in the first card and the embossing on the second. What great, fresh designs! Thanks for playing with us at Inkspirational!
    - Shauna

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  6. Came out great! Love that bright PP that you used for the letters!

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  7. Love the bold letters and embossed background!

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  8. How wonderful, love that you were able to use the dies that you have, aren't they just the best font!

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  9. Like the new home card too!! Very well done and such a great reason to craft a card!!

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  10. I love the blue stripes against your pretty embossed background. Very striking!

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  11. two lovely cards, both are perfect! I love the embossing on the new home card. thank you for joining us at creative inspirations this week.
    Suzanne x

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  12. Great card! I love the bright colors on the white and your embossed background is so much fun! Thanks for playing along at ATSM. :-)

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  13. Hey Jules, I love your textured background!! Your die cut looks great on top of it because it looks textured too. The plaid colors are great.

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  14. Wonderful card! Love the texture and the colours you used. Thanks for playing along with us at Inkspirational! :-)

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  15. Beautiful card, wonderful colour combo. Thanks for joining us at Wednesday's Creative Inspirations. I hope you get to join us again for our next challenge. Agnieszka

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