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For today’s projects I am channeling every ounce of Moxiness and every stitch of Fabulousness I have in me!
Moxie Fab always has the greatest challenges, and I have finally decided to throw my hat (or better yet – my cards!) in the ring!
First up, is my entry into the In My Beautiful Balloon challenge.
I just love the hot air balloon trend in papercrafting – and I especially love the vintage look that can be achieved with hot air balloon images. My style is not so vintagey though –  so I wanted to give a modern look to this air balloon card.
I used my Papertrey Ink Take Three die, which has been sadly neglected for far too long.  I think it was pretty excited to get a little attention. I layered the card with purple vellum and I love the soft look it gives – almost suggesting a purple sky behind the air balloons!
 How fun are those die cut balloons?!!? I just love the colors and the clean lines of the card!
Now for my entries for Moxie Fab’s Trigger Tuesday.
How beautiful is this inspiration image?
In the spirit of giving a modern look to vintage inspired images – I decided to do just that with this inspiration!
I love the combination of orange and teal – it’s probably one of my favorites.
This first card puts a modern spin on the color combination – with a little chocolate brown thrown into the mix. I also used clear cardstock – a look which I jut love. The entire front of the card in completely clear, with an “inner card” adding a pop of teal to the project.
My second Tuesday Trigger project uses the same color combination and a similar layout – but, of course with a modern spin. I added some grey for an interesting neutral.
The floral shapes from PTI’s Sending You set  provided a great modern shape to replace the beautiful doily shapes from the original inspiration image!
So, how’s that for a Moxie Fab start to your Tuesday!  I hope you have a great day and thanks for stopping by for some Damask Love!

Supplies (All PTI unless otherwise noted):
Modern Air Balloons:
Stamps: Up, Up & Away
Paper: Stamper’s Select, Berry Sorbet, Hawaiian Shores, Simply Chartreuse
Ink: Versamark Watermark Ink, Stampin Up Elegant Eggplant
Other: vellum (source unknown), Up, Up & Away dies, Take Three die
Damask Sympathy:
Stamps: Mega Mixed Messages
Paper: Hambly Screen Prints Brocade, PTI (Dark Chocolate, Vintage Cream, Hawaiian Shores)
Ink: Vivid Dye Ink (Brown)
Other: Circle Punch, Orange Zest satin ribbon, Clearly Cardstock
Modern Hello:
Stamps: Fillable Frames #1, Sending You, Background Basics: Retro
Paper: Stamper’s Select, Stampin Up (Basic Grey)
Ink: Stampin Up (Pumpkin Pie, Basic Grey)
Other: Fillable Frames #7 die, vintage buttons

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18 thoughts on “A Moxie Fab Kind of Day

  1. Oh my goodness, these are all amazing!! The first one is complete genius! Then the 2nd fabulously gorgeous (too bad it’s a “sad” card) and the third brilliant! Loved your masking and the colors you picked out of the trigger.
    Keep ’em coming, I love your work!!

  2. Wow – you’ve got some gorgeous work here, and although it’s hard to pick a fave, I’d have to say mine is the sympathy card!!

  3. Wow! Three great cards! Love you framed the three balloons on the first one, and both takes on the Tuesday Trigger are awesome!

  4. Hey Amber! Thanks for linking this up to the In My Beautiful Balloon Challenge in the Moxie Fab World! I’m so glad you joined in on all the fun! 🙂

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