Feb 27, 2019

Going Mondo!



One of the best things about doing the Learning Through Inspiration series is that it focused my attention on my current stash.**  So once again I found myself looking though my supplies. I wanted a big bold design and remembered this fantastic image by Julie Ebersole -- Mondo Magnolia.

Looks "simple" doesn't it? Stamp the image with a nice dark black ink (Versafine Onyx did the trick) and add a gold glitter paper die cut (from Flora & Fauna) sentiment. I love how it turned out! But lest you think it's "simple" -- this is the 6th card I made with this set. The first 5 are works in progress or in the trash! HA

MOOD WHEN DONE:  Happy with the card!

It's cool and gray today. We've had a lot of gray days this winter. When the sun comes out I look around and soak it in. Every bit of sun enjoyed yesterday helps with the gray days today. There's a lesson there!

** oh that doesn't mean I've stopped looking or buying (but not too much).


9 comments:

  1. if at first...and you had great success - love it!

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  2. I love the graphic look of this card!

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  3. Wow! This is one of my favorites and, oh, my gosh, that black envelope. Striking! Beautiful photo, too. Funny how the simplest things can turn into such a challenge. Your image is so wonderfully crisp. You have some very nice stamps in your stash!

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  4. Stunning card Joan. Love the starkness of the black elevated by the gold diecut. Very elegant.

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  5. J.B. this is MONDO magnificent... and so simply gorgeous!
    =]

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  6. Stunning in its simplicity and contrast! I'd display it so you could see it every day. (At least that's what I'd do!)

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  7. I absolutely love this card!

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