December 13, 2013

Merry Monday #87

Hi Everyone,

Just popping in quickly to share a card I made for this week's Merry Monday Challenge.  We were asked to create a card with a mitten(s).


My card:



For my card, I wanted to create a snowy scene, keeping it soft and on the clean side.  I began with Whisper White card stock, and a second layer of the same.  The branch was die-cut with the Memory Box Woodland Branch, and the tree trunk was hand drawn.  I printed the mittens on X-Press It Blended Card and colored them with Copic markers.  I thought it would be fun to hang the mittens from one of the branches, so with some black floss, I looped it over and adhered it to the mittens.  Using Memento Summer Sky ink, I created snowy slopes.  To complete the winter scene, I sprinkled some fuzzy flock on the branches and on the ground.

Here is a close-up:







The sentiment is from Inspired by Stamping Elegant Christmas Sentiments, and was stamped in Memento Tuxedo ink. 

I am also adding my card to the following challenges:

Inspired by Stamping - December Customer Gallery Contest
CAS On Sunday  - Christmas!
Simon Says... - Let it Snow
CAS-ual Fridays - Let it Snow


Thanks for taking a peek,

11 comments:

  1. Wow, Martha - this card really pops! Your mittens are so beautifully colored and the CAS scene you've created is gorgeous. Thanks so much for joining us at Merry Monday.

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  2. Be still my heart, Martha! This is CAS perfection. Just my style. Love the scene you created. Thank you so much for joining us at Merry Monday!

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  3. Perfection, love your CAS design with it's cute mittens and snow scene.

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  4. Martha, how very original to create a scene for the challenge.It's just perfect and so beautifully done. Thank you so much for joining us at Merry Monday!

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  5. Love your card Martha, this little scene is fabulous and I love the pattern on the mittens. Thank you for joining us for Merry Monday.

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  6. Beautiful mittens! I love how you've hung them on the tree branch and the snowdrifts! A CAS masterpiece! thanks for sharing it with us at Merry Monday!

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  7. super joli, une très belle simplicité, excellente idée, biz

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  8. Fabulous card...love that you hung them on a branch..clever! Congratulations on your win!

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  9. I absolutely love your card Martha it's beautiful :)
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    hugs
    Mandy xx

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  10. I love your snowy branch! Very pretty card! Thanks so much for playing along with us over at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  11. What a sweet little winter scene. Love the mittens over the tree branch and where you placed your sentiment. Thanks for joining us at IBS!

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