Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge - Winter Wonder Reminder

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We are half way through our first challenge of the year with Altenew is our sponsor and this fabulous inspiration photo to work from.  Just love this neutral pallet!

For my card I had to use this wonderful circular thank you sentiment from Altenew's Many Thanks set.  I layered it to make it bigger and used last week's MFT sketch for my layout.  Added some woodgrain to pick up the wood element using  Hero Arts background stamp, and added cream and grey from the colour pallet on the photo.  A touch of twine for a little something along with some clear sequins for a bit of sparkle. 

Still lots of time to play along and we would love to have you join us!  A randomly selected participant will win a set of their choice from Altenew and the LEAD (aka winner) will be a featured Guest Designer in a future challenge so lots of reasons to play along :)

Early morning rise number two was still tough and tomorrow will be even tougher as I have to get up even earlier for work.  The only downside of being able to sleep in during Christmas vacation is having to adjust to early wake up times again LOL!  Thanks for popping by today and wishing you a fabulous day.


What's In It?
Stamps:   Many Thanks (Altenew) 
Paper:  Cream Linen, Going Grey, Vellum, White (Stampin' Up)  
Ink:   Going Grey (Stampin' Up) 
Accessories:   Scalloped Circle and Circle Nestabilities (Spellbinders), Stiched Circles (Lil' Inkers), Border Punch (Martha Stewart), Twine (My Favorite Things), Clear Sequins (Verve Stamps), Glue Dots, Dimensionals


Lynn said...

We've been having lots of chats about not being grumpy in the morning this week! Love this tone on tone card Marisa!

Monika/Buzsy said...

Very pretty Marisa. Love the gray/cream colors. The sequins are lovely.

joy said...

Very soft and delicate card!

Sheri Gilson said...

Beautiful card, Marisa! Love the woodgrain background!

Unknown said...

Grey and white, a total delight. OOH! I'm a poet. LOL
I'm so glad getting up for work is well behind me Marisa. Don't miss 'em one bit! xxx

Brenda Lee said...

What an elegant card. I love the colors you used and how the sequins are so vibrant!!

Kim S said...

Beautiful and truly elegant use of the inspiration! I love the mix of woodgrain and the lacy border.

cm said...

Class and elegance, Marisa! Every element here has me oohing and ahhing in delight! Gorgeous. I hear you about the challenge of re-adjusting to early morning risings. I've been trying to keep my 'usual' schedule here at my mom's, and faring reasonably well. The challenge for me is that I'm staying up later than I'm used to because my mom's a wee bit of a night owl. That's okay, though, because I'll do whatever it takes to ensure my mom's okay (including tucking her and wishing her nighty-night ..*grin*)

nwilliams6 said...

Very elegant and pretty Marisa. I love the papers you used and the bling. Wonderfully done. Getting up after a nice vacation is super hard! I even have a hard time on Mondays! Hugz

Darlene Gabriel said...

I know I'm very late with a comment here but I just had to tell you how soft and beautiful this card is Marisa. The addition of the diecut border and the sequins in the corner is just perfect.

Bonnie said...

I love this soft gray and white and the peaceful feel of it! And what a great little bow!