Thursday, January 20, 2011

Moxie Fab & LRW64


I needed a get-well card for a friend from church; at 52 years old, she suffered a massive stroke.  Her symptoms and recovery are very similar to Gabrielle Giffords’, so it has been heart-wrenching yet encouraging to see the progress she’s made.

I used the colors from the Neutrals Color Challenge for Color Inspiration for Card Makers Week in the Moxie Fab World – what a mouthful!  Here are the colors:

Moxie Fab ColorComboN2

which in my case are Sahara Sand, Crumb Cake and Marina Mist.  Perhaps Baja Breeze would have been a better choice….I love these colors together, so I may just make another!  I also used the Little Red Wagon challenge 64, to make a one-layer card.  I love the technique that my friend Nance used on this card, where she inked up an acrylic block and used it as a background, so for my CAS card, that’s what I did:


Using a 4 1/4” square of Very Vanilla textured cardstock, I inked up my blocks in the three colors, then stamped the larger floral image from Vintage Vogue over top.  I added the sentiment and narrow ribbon, rounded the opposite corners and my card was done.  I REALLY wanted to add some bling and glitter and layers, but I resisted!  CAS all the way!

Thanks for visiting!

  • Stamps:  Vintage Vogue
  • Paper:  Textured Very Vanilla
  • Ink:  Sahara Sand, Crumb Cake, Marina Mist
  • Acc:  Narrow Grosgrain Ribbon, Corner Rounder, Square Acrylic Block


  1. Simple and beautiful! Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon:)
    Joanne xo

  2. This is so sweet. Prayers to her for a quick and full recovery.

  3. Very pretty, love the softness of this card and the colors. I also like how you did the ribbon...great idea :)

  4. love your card LeAnne ~ I still haven't mastered color challenges, usually find them difficult (hence, challenge) but I still like to give it a try....I do love these colors, might play with this one later ~ have a great day ~ TFS

  5. So beautiful card! Thanks for sharing :)

  6. I love how you cut out the flower petals and ran the ribbon behind the flower!

  7. Perfect sentiment for your is a lovely card LeAnne!

  8. I adore this! So sweet & simple!

  9. Oh, these colors are so perfect for a card like this! I adore that works perfectly for such an occasion. I hope your friend is able to make a full and speedy recovery.

  10. Oh WOW! This is fabulous LeAnne. I love how the blocks look on the textured cardstock and the flowers are gorgeous. You're so sweet to give me a shout-out! I'm honored...{{hugs}}

  11. Such a pretty card. Love the way you ran the ribbon behind the flower. Great idea.

  12. Hey LeAnne! Thanks for entering the Neutrals Challenge in the Color Inspiration for Card Makers Week suite of six challenges in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)


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