Monday, March 31, 2014

Merry Monday 102

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Happy Monday, peeps!  How was your weekend?  I am suffering from a wee bit of a cold or allergies…so I had a sniffly weekend to go along with lots of rain!  But I was not deterred from making a Christmas card for this week’s Merry Monday challenge, which is to use or make mistletoe:


I only have a couple of mistletoe stamps, so I went to my stash of vintage Christmas postcard digital images and came up with this one from Crafty Secrets of a little girl whispering in a mistletoe-and-holly-clad Santa’s ear:
LeAnne Pugliese WeeInklings Merry Monday 102 Vintage Santa Stampin Up

The image was pretty colorful, and I don’t usually use this many colors on a card, but I embraced them, LOL! All the papers are digital, also from CS, and  I did stamp a PTI mistletoe image in Versamark on the green panel and dabbed on some green chalk to give it a subtle look:

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I added a SU sentiment from Bells & Boughs, a little twill ribbon and a button.  I used the sketch from Lesley’s Challenge #3

I hope you’ll stop by the Merry Monday blog to see the other wonderful mistletoe creations, and to share yours as well!  Hope to see you there!

I was working on some projects for an upcoming class, and Cassidy wanted to make a card too!  Here she is cutting out some flowers with the Big Shot, and she knows exactly what to do:

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Sponging some color:

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And the final project:

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A pretty spring creation, don’t you think!! Enjoy your day!

21 comments:

  1. Charming vintage image LeAnne and the sentiment goes with it perfectly! Cassidy did a great job on her cute blooming card!

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  2. I love seeing the young'uns getting in on the act :-) Thanks for sharing. Her little creation is beautiful! Wendy K

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  3. Vintage loveliness! I didn't have any mistletoe stamps either :) Cassidy's card is fantastic - love all her flowers!

    Deanne :)

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  4. Oh, Cassie's creation is as beautiful as her mama's!!

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  5. You did a beautiful job embracing all those pretty colors, LeAnne! Love the vintage image and terrific sentiment! Hope you get to feeling better soon! Thinking of you!

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  6. Very pretty vintage card, LeAnne! Love it!!! Hope you feel better soon! Hugs!

    Cassidy's creation is beautiful!

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  7. Gorgeous card!!! Cassidy did an awesome job as well!!! ;)

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  8. Wow, what a unique image full of mistletoe. It's vintage gorgeousness, great card LeAnne!

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  9. Love this vintage card, LeAnne and Cassidy's card is adorable! She did great!! :)

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  10. What a pretty card LeAnne. The vintage tag looks fabulous. Your daughter has talent! Love those blooms. :)

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  11. What a beautiful Santa, LeAnne! And the blue mat makes this extra special! I'm glad you embraced the color! I think you have a budding artist there!

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  12. Gorgeous and you know I LOVE that vintage postcard!

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  13. Vintage loveliness LeAnne. I love the touch of gold and blue. All round perfect.

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  14. The pop of blue on the tag is so pretty, LeAnne! I love the way you used the sketch and as I type this, I am sneezing my head off! Ah allergies! Love that Cassidy is crafting! Where has the time gone!

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  15. Gorgeous image you've used, LeAnne and perfect for this challenge! Love that you've embraced the colors because your card looks fantastic!

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  16. Such pretty papers for your layers and the vintage look!

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  17. Fabulous card LeAnne, this blend of colours is wonderful and I love the vintage image.

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  18. Beautiful vintage looking card!

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  19. Great card, love that great vintage image too! Let me know if you want me to forward this months newsletter to you. ~Diane

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  20. I think that little sprite is whispering in Santa's ear telling him who has been naughty and who has been nice (or even naughtier). I love the greeting and the piece you put it on. It really kept with the vintage feel.

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  21. Another gorgeous card, LeAnne! Your mistletoe-laden Santa is fabulous! Love Cassidy's flowers too! Not surprised at all that she knows her way around the Big Shot!

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