Friday, December 7, 2012

shiny baubles (Moxie Fab, ATCAS, JayGees)

Remember those shiny baubles... in the wine... make me feel happy... make me feel fine... What was his name - the singer???  Anyhoo, this makes me happy:

Including this pretty little guy, aparently called a European Robin when translated (Rotkehlchen):

It's what I saw when I looked out my window while photographing today's card.  Happy winter!  Just in time for our Christmas tree cutting tomorrow.

Now back to our regular programming.  And the card on the chair in front of me.  Here she is.

Love of my life - negative die cutting with inlays.  Notice I didn't remove all the little pieces from the gold piece.  And I backed it with black (notice the black star in Jay Gee's inspiration photo).  A piece of washi, a piece of gold twine and a heat embossed sentiment with bling.  Voila.

Entering these challenges:

Tuesday Trigger - Shimmer and Shine
Addicted to CAS - Challenge #2

Jay Gee's Nook - Challenge #26

Happy weekend all!

Supplies for Celebrate the Season:
Paper: CS PTI, gold and black scrap
Stamps:  sentiment Hero Arts
Ink : Versamark
Tools: star Sizzix, Memory Box
Other: cord, washi, bling


shirley-bee said...

Love this card, it's CAS but there's so much detail in it! Must try negative die cutting.

Jay Gee said...

Fabulous Maria! The negative die cut looks stunning with the gold and black. Thanks so much for joining us at Jay Gee's :)

Happy Dance said...

How lovely! Wonderfully CAS. Very clever use of bling for the "o". Shirley-bee is right, must try that negative die cutting, especially after seeing your card. Bev

Patrice said...

Fabulous! Love your star bauble and particularly your use of washi tape - looks great.

Thanks for joining the challenge fun at ATCAS this fortnight. Hope to see you back again soon.

Geri said...

COOL!!! Love this design, creative and clever! (And, is a bummer about sorry there was not a farewell post! So happy to have met some sweet people there and to have 'hooked up' again with you!)

Ange Kelly said...

LOVE everything about the card Maria!

Kelly Griglione said...

Oh wow Maria!! Love so many things about your card, the gold pieces left in your die, the taped hanger to your card, the negative die, and especially how the bead from the ornament makes the "O". Super, super clever!!!

Kylie said...

WOW! This is amazing! Love the bling that is included for the sentiment and your negative die! Thanks so much for playing along at ATCAS! xx

Michelle said...

Beautiful, Maria! I love your shiny star. :-) said...

Hi Maria, love the beautiful Cas-nes of this card and how you left some of the gold paper in place. The washi is a fabulous touch and love how you placed your sentiment. Thank you so much for joining us Addicted to CAS and gfood luck.


Beate said...

Gorgeous card for the inspiration piece, Maria! Love it!
Hugs and smiles

Cath said...

Hey Maria! Thanks for linking this up to this week's Tuesday Trigger in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

Kristen said...

Hmmm can't say I've done that negative inlay die cutting before, i should try it just based off your card because it is fantastic!

Visiting from Trigger Tuesday challenge
xo, Kristina
I'd love if you popped over for a hello! said...

Congratulations Maria on being my Facebook winner with this fabulous card !!!


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