Saturday, February 14, 2015

Muse #104 + Papertrey Ink 8th Anniversary Day 8

Happy Valentine's Day!

I hope you are doing something special with loved ones today. We are repeating our steak & lobster family dinner. The first time I bought lobster for Valentine's Day I wasn't sure if the kids would like it and was sort of looking forward to leftover lobster for lunch the next day. My dear son inhaled his whole tail, took his plate and headed to the kitchen looking for more. He has since learned to take his time and savour each little piece drenched in garlic butter.

Before I start cooking, I thought I'd better quickly post these two cards as the deadlines are rapidly approaching. This first one is for another Papertrey Ink 8th Anniversary challenge Day 8: Blue Ombre Challenge.


This second card is inspired by Michele Ferguson's card for Muse Challenge #104.

I added a little color to my embossing paste and used a stencil to apply it to the panel. The neutral palette, chevron's and "hello" sentiment are all elements from Michele's card.

Thanks for stopping by,



  1. Gorgeous cards, Jacquie! That blue ocean you created - stunning! And your second card is just a perfect take on the Muse!

  2. Jacquie!! Loved it from the little photo on the Muse site, but LOve it up close and personal! Embossing paste? Fabulous... thanks for playing cards with me this week!!!!
    =] Michele

  3. Ohhh totally yummy and stunning take on the Muse card.
    Great work x

  4. great take on the musecard! I love it!

  5. I love how you've created that background for your Muse card - it's so neat (and I've got embossing paste making its way to me - can't wait!) I also love that wavy stencil on the other card - have to go find it so I can case your card. Thanks for joining us at Muse this week, Jacquie!

  6. These are both great cards, Jacquie! Love the embossing paste on the Muse card!

  7. Two great cards! I love your use of stencils!

  8. Fabulous cards Jacquie!
    LOVE your entry to the muse challenge!

  9. Jacquie these are both gorgeous!!!!!! You are so talented my dear!!!!!

  10. Your first card with the blue ombre bg is such a CAS beauty, Jacquie!! Love the simplicity of the whole design and how you have added the sentiment!! I keep on going back to have another look at your beautiful blue bg!!!! Love it!!!
    I love the beautiful card Michele has inspired you to make!!! The stencilled bg is stunning!!!
    Have a lovely day!!!

  11. Dang! I missed your lobster dinner, lol! Sounds absolutely wonderful!! And speaking of wonderful, your cards are just that! LOVE the blue ombre card. It's CAS and so elegant. Your take on Michele's card is pretty darn perfect. Love those chevrons. Bev

  12. Jacquie, I swear I can feel the movement of water with your blue ombré "thanks" card. It's beautiful. And, you rocked the Muse Challenge using Michele's card as inspiration. Gold chevrons-gah!


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