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Tuesday, 27 September 2011

Another one that sold

Hello lovely bloggers,

I sure have been having a busy week... sold 62 cards so far considering it was a bit slow because I did not take up a table in school. Am planning to take up a stall in one of the Christmas bazaars in town. So I better get moving since I don't have many cards ready.

Here is a card that sold off a few weeks ago but I did not post the picture because I thought it was rather simple... 




Supplies:
Base card - off white
Stamp - Hero Arts (I think) touched up with my Sakura gold metallic pen
Distress around the sides - Tim Holtz rusty hinge
Dull gold embossed paper for layering at the bottom - fancy gift wrap
Corners -  from a wall paper sample


Am going to enter this for the following challenges:
http://ppp-makeitmonday.blogspot.com/ - anything goes
http://www.cardcupids.org/blog/ - fall
http://www.gettingcricky.com/ - fall, autumn
http://www.gingerloftchallenge.blogspot.com/ - vintage, distressed
http://sparklesforumchallenges.blogspot.com/ - something that sparkles

I will surely come and visit your blogs soon.

Hugs,

Monica





34 comments:

Sasha said...

Well done! with your card sales, Monica.

There's nothing 'simple' about your card. It looks gorgeous with the flittering of gold. Love the fern leaf. Your card would be perfect for any occasion:)

Helen said...

I love what you did with the fern. So rich!

ursula Uphof said...

Monica it is a lovely card, very elegant and can be used for any occasion. You certainly have been busy, and I guess will be so for the next few weeks at least. Good luck with the card sales.

Dr Sonia S V said...

Those tiny leaves are amazing- do share how you made them

Cheers
Sonia
http://cardsandschoolprojects.blogspot.com

Sue said...

Well done on your card sales Monica,this card is lovely.
Sue :)

Judy said...

Fabulous Card! I love how the gold leaves look! This card is so nice looking!

Judie said...

Very lovely card, simple but elegant. TFS.
I'm happy that you are doing so well with your sales. You go girl.

Judie

Elizabeth, The Shepherdess said...

Oh, Monica! Sometimes simple is the perfect thing! And I say this card was one of those times. It's lovley! Congrats on all the sales. I hope the Christmas table goes well for you!

Rose Petal said...

How beautiful and such wonderful colours Monica. I love how you have created this. Happy crafting.
Love Sandra xxx

McCrafty's Cards said...

Well done on the card sales, you are doing really well, this card is gorgeous, I love the gold leaf.
Kevin xx

jimlynn said...

Simplicity is just beauty in this card Monica! LOVELY!
Lynn

Rene said...

Congratulations on your success! This card is just lovely!
Thank you so much for joining us at MIM! To win, just leave a comment for another entry. Be sure to mention you saw them on Make It Monday. The more entries you comment on the more chances you have of winning!
Rene :D

Janis said...

Beautiful glittery leaf. Love it.
:) Janis
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Crafty Cre8tions said...

Wow - that fern stamp is gorgeous! Love how you touched it up with the gold sakura pen!!

Gorgeous shading too!!

Good luck w/ a table at the xmas bazaar! You'll do great!!
Maria

scrappingmamma said...

what a FABULOUS card! love it
Happy Fall my friend, Thanks for joining us & playing along with the Getting Cricky's Simply Sunday Challenge! Good luck on the suprise blog winner :-)
Scrappingmamma ~ gcdt

Terri said...

Very beautiful card, Monica! Good luck with the challenge and your booth at the bazaar!
Cricut Hugs,
Terri
http://memorycatchers-terri.blogspot.com

Merry said...

This fern image is stunning and what a beautiful card you have created. Congrats on your sale.

Kathy said...

Such a pretty card. Great job on the challenge. Good luck!
Thank you for playing our Simply Sunday Challenge at Getting Cricky.
Hugs :),
Kathy - Getting Cricky DTM
http://the3esblog.blogspot.com

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Oh this is gorgeous, just love it!

Thank you for sharing with us at Sparkles FC, good luck!
Hugs Shell xx

Gaynor said...

What a lovely card, thanks for sharing with us at Gingerloft, good luck and hope to see you again, Gaynor DT :)

Karin said...

So funny that you think this is simple...This might be one of my all time favorites of yours. Stunning color with that gold embossing!

Linby said...

This is just lovely.
Linbyx

cindy said...

62 cards sold?! Wow that is fabulous. I sell mine at a local scrapbook store and on Etsy. I don't think I have sold that many yet. You rock!!

Tejal said...

This is anything but simple..this is simply gorgeous!! love it !!
Love the gold colors on it!

Dorcas said...

How pRETTY! I saw your project on MIM and came for another look.
Ps) I have some ‘no strings attached’ blog candy up if you’d like to have a peek.
Hugs,
Dorcas

Ildi-The craftin mama said...

This card is sooo great because it is simple and I love it!! Thanks for playing along with us at Getting Cricky's Simply Sunday Challenge!
Happy Craftin :)

Ildi-Getting Cricky DTM
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Nubia said...

beautiful! thanks for joining us at card cupids!

Tonya said...

What a nice card. I'm stopping by from Getting Cricky where I'm playing along too.

Tonya
ittybittyladybugs.blogspot.com

Shawn Mosch said...

I love it! Sometimes the projects that I think are "simple" turn out to be some of my best.

Shawn ~ Getting Cricky Design Team Member
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scrapperbecka said...

Super awesome card. I love how the fern glitters.
Thank you for playing with us this week
Becka
Getting Cricky DTM
Creations With Becka

S.Bayles said...

Well done and good luck on the challenge.
Blog: http://lovethatexpressions.blogspot.com/

Amanda said...

Great job! Simple is wonderful! :)

Jamie said...

I love the gold on your leaf! Beautiful card!

Jamie
Http://oohlalapaperie.blogspot.com

Naturally Me Creations said...

Gorgeous...! I love the gold leaf...and how you coloured the edges around the leaf. All the colours are beautiful.