Sunday, April 12, 2020

Let's Get Messy - Take 9


Happy Easter!

Not only is today Easter, it is also the 12th, which means it's the day that Barb, Kelly, Terry and I get messy. The idea behind this series is we can do pretty much whatever we want to do when making the card... as long as there's a messy element to it; hence the name Hot Mess Success.




I will admit two things. 

1.) I don't like making messes so this is almost always a challenge for me. That's okay. Challenging me to step out of my comfort zone is a good thing.

2.) I didn't get very messy this month. In fact, I used four different colors of Ranger Distress Inks, my Taylored Expressions Blender Brushes and the  My Favorite Things Sun Rays stencil to create  a the messy element on my card.



I added a sentiment (from The Project Bin's Spring Zen stamp set) and die cut the piece out with the My Favorite Things Wonky Stitch Rectangle Die. 



Then it was just a matter of putting the card together and adding some Eyelet Outlet Enamel Dots.



There is an Easter greeting inside the card from the same stamp set I used on the front.



I hope Barb, Kelly, and Terry like my card.

Now let's head over to their blogs to see their messiness, too...


Thanks for stopping by my blog today!


Stamp Set: The Project Bin Spring Zen stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink

Cardstock: Recollections 110# Black and 110# White

Stencil: MFT Sun Rays blended with Ranger Distress Inks (Dried Marigold, Scattered Straw, Squeezed Lemonade, and Worn Lipstick)

Die: MFT Wonky Stitch Rectangles

Embellishments: Eyelet Outlet Enamel Dots

3 comments:

  1. Oh Jeanette - a stunning result, but were you really messy enough? Love the sentiment - bold, but not too much, and the enamel dots are the perfect embellishment
    Stay safe
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  2. Your card is so pretty--I think you did get messy enough!

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  3. What a beautiful Easter sunrise design, Jeanette!! I missed attending the Easter sunrise service at my son's museum which is the "usual".

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