Thursday, March 26, 2009

Kerry's Birthday Mojo Challenge

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I stumbled upon Kerry's blog where she is offering a nice little BG pad for playing her very own birthday challenge: a birthday card in the color purple, with glitter!  I had just been thinking how neglected my glitter stash had been, so I decided to give it a whirl:

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I incorporated the Mojo Monday 79 sketch into my card as well:

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I went back to Sage Shadow as my base with Almost Amethyst and black for the panel.  It's hard to see, but the AA is stamped with Linen.  For the glitter, I edged a Lovely Lilac mat with strips of Sticky Strip, then deluged it with some MS glitter!  My upline calls this the "marquis" technique--maybe it's too glam for this sedate image--but I thought it was pretty!  My base was also stamped with Tres Chic and the sentiment is an old Verve's Wonderful Wishes. 

  • Stamps:  Friends 24-7, Tres Chic, Linen, Wonderful Wishes, Verve
  • Paper:  Sage Shadow, Almost Amethyst, Basic Black, Lovely Lilac, Watercolor
  • Ink:  Stazon, Sage Shadow, Garden Green, Sahara Sand, Almost Amethyst, Lovely Lilac
  • Acc:  MS Eyelet Punch, MS glitter, Organdy & Grosgrain ribbons, Sticky Strip, Aquapainter

16 comments:

  1. This is so gorgeous! Love the soft colors. ~chris

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  2. So pretty! Love that fab purple glitter! I love sparkle! :)

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  3. oooooh! aaaaaaaaah! this is STUNNING! I am so glad that you stopped by and participated in this weeks 3 Clovers Challenge!

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  4. Gorgeous! Love the image and the sparkle you created is so pretty. Thanks for joining us in celebrating Kerry's birthday challenge this week.

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  5. Oh so lovely LeAnne! wonderful colors, sparkle and layout!

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  6. Gorgeous colors and FANTASTIC coloring!

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  7. I love ALL your cards! Thanks for the visiting and leaving the sweet comment on my card.

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  8. Lovely card...I love that pop of black you added! Thanks for joining in with us in wishing Kerry a Happy Birthday!

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  9. Great card, I like the color combination and the glitter :)

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  10. The only thing I do with my xtra fine glitter is tip the bottles and say "Oooooooh", and they are FIVE YEARS OLD.

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  11. This is beautiful, LeAnne! LOVE the colors and LOVE the glittered frame around the main image1

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  12. WOWZER!! Now this is so gorgeous!! I love the purple, but the touch of sparkle purple layer is beautiful!! ;) TFS!

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  13. Super Card LeAnne--love everything about it--esp. how you intertwined it with the MM challenge.
    Nola

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  14. This is beautiful LeAnne! I love the purples and the sparkles! You did a fantastic job with both challenges! :D

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  15. Wow ... beautiful card! And thanks for sharing how to make the glittery frame - I'm definately going to try this!

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