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14 April 2011

Oh my, how time flies...

Hi folks -

Sorry it's been so long! I had a blast in Atlanta, and I've already started scrapping my trip...but we'll get to that soon enough. Today is all about a card -- a Moxie Fab World Tuesday Trigger card, to be (very) specific! You can read all about the challenge here.

The inspiration image was, well, extra-inspiring! Take a look:



I was so inspired, in fact, that I made the card right away, but had to wait for a little sunny-ish daylight to get a photo. Here you go:


Supplies: Papertrey Ink Love Lives Here die, Birds of a Feather and Gingham stamps, Vintage Cream cs; A Muse studio Ovalicious stamp, gingham cs, and papaya ribbon; SU Real Red, Garden Green, and Tempting Turquoise inks; glitter.

I just love the colors in the original image. So happy. I got to break out some of my newest goodies here: the PTI die and gingham stamp,  plus some very fab, even newer goodies from a muse studio -- I used Ovalicious for the oval (surprise!), plus some gingham cardstock and pretty papaya ribbon (thanks for that, Meg!).

I even broke out the glitter -- the real, makes-a-mess-that-lasts-forever kind. See?:


Happy little heart. Oh, by the way, that house? I die-cut it from coaster. Not the pay-for-it kind, but one from my favorite local watering hole. Seems to work fine for me, and it was free!

Well, Cath, you picked a great one this week -- I might even have to make another -- maybe something ruffly or ric-rac-y or flowery...hmm...wheels are turning!

Anyway, welcome back to the old blog -- I have a few more things to show you soon since I feel compelled to make up for lost time -- and I hope you're having a lovely day!

9 comments:

Meg said...

Saaaaah-weet! What a fabulous card for the trigger picture!! I love that gingham/glittered house and your use of ovalicious. The papaya ribbon for the sunrays is genius! Should have kept some for myself! ;)

Toni K said...

Adorable! Love that little house, and the glittery heart!

Emily Leiphart said...

Aw, Ang, I knew you'd love those colours! This is a great CAS. I love the ribbon rays and the sparkly heart in the little house!

Sue, a.k.a. midwestgirl said...

That inspiration image is fantastic and I love how you interpreted it in your card!

Liz Michaud said...

So cute! Love the inspiration image too. Missed your posts - glad your are back and had so much fun!!

Lindsey said...

I've been eying that inspiration pic, too -- but now you have made the perfect card! Great glittery heart house, beautiful scene. So friendly and cheery!

kasia c. said...

Bring on the fabulous creations! Can't wait to see them. :)

I love your take on the inspiration photo. There are so many things to be inspired by. The glittery heart is fabulous and worth the mess. ;)

Glad to hear you enjoyed Atlanta! Have a great weekend.

Cath said...

Hey Angela! What a fun approach to this week's Tuesday Trigger in the Moxie Fab World! Thanks so much for playing along! :)

mustavcoffee said...

Hi Angela, how'd I miss this cute post?
Great colours to use and you've managed an awesome card, love it to pieces. That little house is wonderful and you liberated it? so got it for free? that's my girl:0) xxx