Ducky Mojo

Hi peeps!  My Mojo Monday card for this week is just a tad bit late.  I actually made the card this weekend, but multiple oopses and a whole lot of re-diamond glazing delayed the picture taking.  As in... oops I put my thumb in the diamond glaze.... oops the cat stepped in the diamond glaze.... oops the fan blew the card off the bookshelf face down and there's diamond glaze on the desk.... oops a pile of papers just fell and landed in the diamond glaze.  Ever have one of those days?  These poor balloons have been through the ringer, I tell ya!

This card is for my big brother who just had a birthday.  I thought he'd get a kick out of Dax the Duck, so I created a little party scene using the new Life of the Party collection from BasicGrey.  Following this week's Mojo 184 sketch, I went for the square option.  I added a die cut border below and adorned the top half of the stage with a Charming Oval Die cut in half lengthwise and embellished with orange frosted flatback pearls from Pizzazz Aplenty.  The balloons are cut from DP using the oval in the Charming Oval Die Set and I stamped the balloon string from Egg-stra Special directly on the middle panel.

Dax from Lucky Ducky is cut out and I tucked a Charming Banner Die under his arm and stamped a sentiment from Big Wish.  I finished off with some layered SU! star punches, Liquid Pearls and umpteen coats of Diamond Glaze sprinkled with glitter on the balloons.  :)

Enabler's List:
Stamps:  Lucky Ducky, Egg-stra Special, Big Wish (Verve)
Paper:  Life of the Party (BasicGrey), Night of Navy (SU!), white
Ink: Onyx Black (Versafine), Copic Markers
Accessories: Charming Oval Die Set, Charming Banner Die Set (A Cut Above by Verve), scallop border (MFT), star punches (SU!), orange frosted flatback pearls (Pizzazz Aplenty), Diamond Glaze, glitter, liquid pearls

10 comments

  1. Julee, this is fantastic!!! Those balloons look fantastic & were worth waiting for :) Love the papers & all the charming details you added!

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  2. Very cute!
    I had one of those days on Sunday.
    Spilled black paint all over my workspace, UGH!

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  3. Sorry about the Diamond Glaze mishaps! This card was worth all the problems! Awesome, Julee!

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  4. very cute!!! luv that it is sooo colorful...... don't even notice the oopsy

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  5. I was giggling at the thought of Katie with a balloon stuck to her paw and not being happy about it LOL! Glad the balloons (and you!) survived the experience! Card is adorable!!

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  6. Man Julee, I look at your card and think, why bother? This is absolute perfection! Love it!

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  7. What a gorgeous card Julee.

    Hugs Riet.xx

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  8. Love it! Don't worry we've all had one of these days. Glad to finished it, it's a great card. TFS :)

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  9. Thanks for the chuckle! I can relate to having similar "multiple" attempts with Crystal Effects! :-) It turned out great after all!

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  10. For as much trouble as they gave you, those balloons look fabulous! I love the glittery look you achieved!

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