Friday, November 9, 2018

A holly Jolly ornament with Joy Clair

Hello and here is quick peek at my card for Joy Clair today!


To see all the details on the projects visit my post on the Joy Clair blog. I want to let you know about the Joy Clair sale going on until the end of the month! Many stamps are half off, just follow this link here to check them out.  

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Thanks for stopping by, please leave a comment or follow me for blog updates! Have a great day!

Monica 

Friday, November 2, 2018

Christmas Showcase with Joy Clair


Today is a special post at the Joy Clair blog ... it's all about Christmas and we are all showcasing newer Christmas products from Joy Clair. For my card I used Penguin Tropical Christmas and Christmas Lights Background.


I started by stamping the lights on one layer and my tree with some lights on it on my main panel. I then stamped the palms and coconuts on a scrap piece before coloring them copics..


I then colored the tree on my main panel and used a pen to darken my light strings. Then stamped the penguin and his shorts. I did color the lights red although I don't show it in this picture. Once everything was colored I then fussy cut all the palms and coconuts from the scrap.


After I stamped my sentiment I began layering all the palm on my tree. I used liquid glue at the base and foam tape towards the top to create some dimension on the tree. For the coconuts I glued the first on flat while popping the last two on with foam tape.



After I adhered the light background to the cardbase I used some stickles to add some sparkle, once they were dry I added the rest of my layers. I didn't feel the background lights gave it enough Christmas Sparkle so added some red stickles to the lights on the front of my card and called it done!


Be sure to check out what my teammates have made for the event at the blog here. Thanks as always for stopping by and have a great day!

Monica

Supplies:
Copics
Ranger- Stickles
Recollections- Red, Black and white Cardstock

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Merry Little Christmas #4


This card is for the Merry Little Christmas challenge blog. I mix and matched companies on todays card, I just love it when I use older products from my stash with newer.




I really wanted to use the new embossing folder from Stampin' Up, so I had grabbed a scrap just to see how it looked, then decided to use it on my card. I paired it with some Stitched snowflakes, plaid paper and an older die from Stampin' Up.
 


If you like Christmas cards my first post of the day here is also along the same theme, and I will have another Christmas card posted tomorrow if you would like to come back by for a visit! Thanks for stopping by! Have a great day!
Monica

Supplies:
Stampin' UP
LawFawn

NOV JC challenge

 It's time for a new challenge over at Joy Clair blog! Love this months inspiration. I was drawn to the mug on the bottom right with the white on white look and the peppermints! I love to add a little candy cane to my hot cocoa so that is what I decided to base my card of off to fit the theme.

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I picked some pattern papers that would fit the theme I was going for and used a sketch I found flipping through an old magazine that I have. I used an older Joy Clair set called Christmas Cocoa. I stamped my mug, snowflakes (with some masking) and marshmallows with Versamark and heat embossed it with Pearl embossing powder. I then stamped the candy cane with Rockin' Red and embossed with the same embossing powder.


I cut out the marshmallow and candy cane. I adhered all of my layers, adding the twine and attaching my cut elements to finish my card. 


I hope you stop by the Joy Clair blog to see what my teammates created based on the inspiration photo and to play along for your chance to win! Thanks for stopping by, please leave a comment or follow me for blog updates! Have a great day!

Monica 


Supplies:
Joy Clair- Christmas Cocoa
VersaMark Ink
Catherine Pooler ink- Rockin Red
Hero Arts- Pearl embossing powder
Twine
Cardstock
Pattern Paper

Thursday, October 25, 2018

New home with Joy Clair

Hello everyone, today I'm poppin' in with a card and planner spread using some new items from Joy Clair! First up is the card I made for my parents using Dwelling Place.


Next up is a planner layout where I used both the Dwelling Place and Light Bulb Moments.


To see all the details on the projects visit my post on the Joy Clair blog.Thanks for stopping by, please leave a comment or follow me for blog updates! Have a great day!

Monica 



Supplies:
Joy Clair- Dwelling Place and Light Bulb Moment
MFT- Hybrid black ink
Copics
VersaClair Ink- Medieval Blue
Catherine Pooler Ink- Polished

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

ATSM #315- photo inspiration

Today I have a post for Addicted to Stamps and More and its time for our Photo Inspired Challenge.



I mostly chose the colors as a starting point for my inspired card. I like the look of yellow black and white together. I made a Halloween theme since I'm in the mood for it and its only a week away!



Here is a closer look at my glittered house and the dimension of the layered die cuts that I stacked slightly of center.


Don't forget to stop by the blog and play with this weeks Photo Inspired challenge, I can't wait to see what you share with us. Thanks as always for stopping by! Feel free to leave a comment and follow the blog for updates with new posts! 


Monica

Linking to the following:
SimonSaysStamp Monday- Halloween/ spooky
Die Cut Divas- Autumn/ Halloween
Dies R Us- #107 Anything Fall



Supplies:
Ranger- Fossilized Amber distress oxide
Recollections- Halloween die and stamp set as well as black cardstock
Stampin' Up- Ribbon

Monday, October 22, 2018

SID Oct. Sketch- Trick or treat


I'm popping in today with a card for Stick It Downs October sketch.

This sketch is perfect for me to break out some pattern paper. I used new stuff from Stampin' Up, I adore this collection they have the seasonal catalog for Halloween.


I added some of my scraps of paper from the front of the card to the inside to finish it up!


Don't forget to stop by the SID blog and play along with the sketches. If cards aren't your thing there are two scrapbooking sketches to play with as well! Thanks for stopping by and have a great day.

Monica

Adding to the following challenges:
Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge- Halloween/Spooky
Die Cut Divas- Autumn/Halloween

Supplies:

Stampin Up- Cauldron Bubble Bundle, Toil and Trouble DSP and Cardstock, Gorgeous Grape and Gray Granite. I also used a circle for Stitched label Framelets