DO RE MI-ssing You

Hi everyone! I’m here today with a card for the CAS-ology Challenge. The CUE CARD for this week is MUSIC.

Week 146 - Music

I was trying to think of a way to interpret music and I had a “You Are My Sunshine” card at back of my head. But I definitely wanted to try and think outside the box. Then an idea hit me, and I think this could be one of my favorite card I’ve made. The card came out exactly how I imagined it which is rare for me. It may not be clean and simple with a lot of white space, but i think grey is pretty close. 🙂

Here is my card —

DO RE MIssing You

I die cut the letters / words DO, RE, MISSING, and YOU from different colors using the My Favorite Things Bright Lights Alphabet. I wanted to create a pun on words so I created a space between MI and ssing. For an accent image, I didn’t have any large music note stamp or die cut, so I found a clip art online and cut it. I emembellishedhe note with some Clear Wink of Stella pen and then layered with Glossy Accents.

For the card base, I used a standard size top folding card in Simon Says Stamp Smoke card stock. I stamped the music notes stamp from the Teeny Tiny Backdrops from Lawn Fawn is Hero Arts Soft Granite ink.

That’s it for this card.

For a complete list of all the tools and products I used, please check the supply list below.

Thanks for reading.


Thanks For Thinking Of Me

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Hi everyone! I’m here today with a card for the Pretty Pink Posh Cutting Edge blog hop hosted by the ever so sweet and awesome – Paulina. I enjoyed the shaker card blog hop and this one this definitely another fun one.

I have been recently enjoying die cuts, and my sister who is my most generous gift giver, has given me quite a few dies over the past few weeks and I was excited to use them. For this card, I used the Spellbinders Inspire – Birds On A Wire die. It’s a very elegant and versatile die.

Here is my card —

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I started this card with a panel of Tim Holtz distress watercolor paper cut to  5 1/4 by 4 inches. Using the Tim Holtz mini distress ink blending tool, I blended in the inks from top to bottom. I started with Fired Brick on top then blended in Spiced Marmalade and at the bottom I used Mustard Seed. To darken the colors a little bit, I went over the entire panel with some Antique Linen distress ink.

For the die cuts, I used the Birds on a Wire from Spellbinders and cut 3 rows of birds from some Bazzill Licorice Twist card stock. I used the Xyron sticker maker to adhere them diagonally on the top of the card leaving some space on the bottom left for my sentiment.

For the sentiment, I used the Thanks set from Simon Says Stamp and stamped it with black pigment ink from ColorBox and then I heat embossed it with clear embossing powder. I have recently been loving the pigment ink + clear embossing powder combination.

To finish the card, I adhered the front panel to a top folding standard size made some Bazzill Licorice Twist card stock.

I am also entering this card for the current challenge at A Blog Named Hero. The theme for this challenge is Ombre.


For a list of the products I used, please check the supply list below. 

That’s it for this card. Thanks for reading!