Monday, July 4, 2011

Jingle Belles Rock #27 - Stars OR Stripes

This week's Jingle Belles Rock challenge asks us to use stars or stripes. I've been pondering this challenge the past few days, and when I saw today's Mojo Monday sketch:
I knew I had a something that would kick-start me into motion. I turned the sketch sideways and made this:

Yeah, totally not a Leslie card. The papers are from my Basic Grey wassail 6x6 pack, and I used a lot of different papers for the layers and punched parts. The doily is from my pack of Martha Stewart tags, and it was very white, so I "dirtied" it up with some Sahara Sand ink. I would have used Crumb Cake, but someone stole it. Or it's lost under the heaplet. Maybe.

Here's a detail shot of all those parts-is-parts:

Yeah, I know. I made a fussy card. One of my customers stopped by, saw it, and wanted it, so I've also sold this fussy card. :)

By the way, I made that card instead of washing the kitchen floor, so I guess I need to go wash the kitchen floor now. Or not. Company doesn't arrive until Friday night, so I have lots of time. I think I'll go stamp some more. :)

Thanks for stopping by!


  1. This card is pure gorgeousness! Stunning! This is a card I would have trouble letting go of. Congrats on the sale!

  2. Leslie- beautiful card! I love it! All the fussiness is perfect! ;)

  3. Oooo, great minds! I combined MM & JB too!!! Your card is gorgeous. I love how you rotated the sketch, and your papers & embellies. Excellent card :)

  4. Beautiful!! I am going to copy this card!!

  5. Crafts over floor washing any day :) Love the cut outs you've used - I wouldn't have the patience to attempt this though! Thank you for your kind comments last week xx

  6. Card-making always trumps floor-cleaning ... love how you flipped the sketch with those fun stars ... so glad you joined our jingle belles fun.

  7. ooooooooooooooh-kay missus: just WHO ARE YOU and what've you done with leslie, eh??!?!?! cause this is a layery "fussy" collagey type of card and it's a well know fact (normy) that leslie doesn't HAVE the fussy gene!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    (having played the above "joke" for all it's worth i must say--as i'm sure others have pointed out before me-- this is one ♥HUM-DINGER♥ of a gorgeous & fabbbbbbbbbulous card!!! i love everything about it!)

    ps: i stole the crumb cake. imagine my chagrin when i discovered it was INK and not a tasty treat!!! i shall be returning your "hot chocolate" records for the same reason. :) :) :)

  8. It may be fussy but I like it a lot. Maybe you should try more fussiness from time to time.

  9. this is an adorable card and I love it! the choice of papers is great and the design is just perfect

    ps. who needs clean kitchen floors? not me!

  10. This is one fantastic card!! Love all the layers ...
    and WV ... never heard of it but it sounds scary ... something I could try ... maybe? ... maybe not ... but I am 132 years old so Pilates must be doing me some good?

  11. HOW DARE YOU?!?! How dare you say you don't have the fussy gene when this is one amazingly gorgeous, beautiful, stunning, and YES...**FUSSY** card!! Hmmph. I think you've been holding out on me.

    Now come over and clean MY kitchen floors. ;)

    GORGEOUS CARD!!!!! ♥ ♥ ♥

  12. Fantastic card Leslie! You did a great job turning the Mojo sketch around and then nailing the Jingle Belles challenge! I love that big button in the middle of everything!

    And personally, I think crafting is much more fun than cleaning floors. :)

  13. You've heaped together a lot of wonderful pieces with stunning results. Bravo!

  14. Leslie so sad you sold your quilling stuff.Do start again.Your creations are so beautiful anasal discharge will look all the more lovely with a bot of quilling.
    Thank You for dropping by my blog earlier

  15. Visiting from Mojo Monday Blog.
    Your card is gorgeous!
    New follower here.

  16. Oh how fabulous! All the details just flow beautifully. Thanks for playing Mojo Monday!


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