Sunday, December 6, 2009

Two for One! A WSB DT & Mojo Monday Challenge Combo

I am posting a day early for the Whimsical Scraps & Bugs DT challenge, but I wanted to make sure I got my card linked up to Mojo Monday since their sketch this week inspired my card as well! The latest challenge coming up over at WSB is to use your Cricut to create a wreath for a card. I challenged myself to paper piece a wreath and ended up using my Mini Monograms cart and its awesome scallop circle feature. I have to say that this is probably my fav cart and fav feature hands down. I turn to it time and again for so many projects!

The paper I used for the card included The Paper Studio, Provo Craft & Autumn Leaves. The leaf paper I made using a SU Stampin' Round roller and Old Olive SU ink. The bling is by Studio 18, the ribbon is from a Christmas present I received last year ( i totally save all my packaging every year and upcycle it any way i can!), and the buttons are some vintage ones from my stash. I also used some Autumn Leaves ink in topaz to distress the edges of all the papers. I also used pop dots on each level of the wreath to give it some dimension. I used an SU sentiment inside the card and stamped "warm wishes" with SU Riding Hood Red ink. (don't you just love the cute names SU always comes up with for its ink?!)

Make sure you hop on over to WSB and check out what some of the other DT members came up with! And, check out Mojo Monday too if you get a chance...they always have great projects to inspire you! I also want to say that I am sorry for not posting so regularly lately. Things have been hectic. However, I promise to do a better job keeping up with my crafty postings even though it is one of the most busy times of the year due to the holidays. I am working on several projects and may even have another post to put up later today...or at least tomorrow! So make sure to check back! Happy Scrapping!



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10 comments:

coldwaters2 said...

Oh I love this it is so inspirational I love how you have done the circles great work.

Hugs
Lorraine x

Sandra Farrell said...

I love your card. Great job with the colours. Please check out my blog for blog candy. http://stamperontheshore.blogspot.com/

Enfys said...

What a fabulous take on the challenge Crystal, so original.
big hugs
En x

Sandy said...

this is lovely...I adore the pop to the card and the colors are fab...i am a big fan of sheet music and love how you used it on this card...just beautiful!!!!!

Leah said...

So pretty, love all the bling and the ribbon:)

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Crystal just dropping by to say that I am so looking forward to working with you at the prairie Fairy just seen the DT list it is fabulous news.

Hugs
Lorraine x

Kelly Schelske said...

Love this card Crystal!

I look forward to working with you on the Prairie Fairy DT!!

Hugs, Kelly

Heike said...

Hi Chrystal, i want to say you that i'm so excited, to be on the Praire Fairy DT with you....I'm looking forward to work with you :-)))...

Big Hugs
Heike

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

holy moly! this card is gorgeous!!!! wow!

hi. i'm stef a/k/a glitterbabe and i'll be working with you on prairie fairy's dt. nice to meet you. and boy, am i ever gonna enjoy your work - if this is an indication - LOL. absolutely gorgeous!

Margreet said...

Fab card Crystal!
Wanna thank you for your kind words on my blog concerning my entry as GDT member of Prairie Fairy!
Look forward working with you and wish you all the best for 2010!
xxx Margreet

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