Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Merry Monday 39

Here's my card for the Merry Monday #39 sketch challenge. I used dsp from the MME Christmas paper pad, along with some cherry cobbler and white. The ornament was done with gold metallic paper, and a SU! ornament punch, and embossed with a CB ef. I tied a bow with some gold cording, and embossed the background with a SU! square lattice ef. The red panel was done with the SU! Petals A'Plenty ef, and I added some gold metallic ribbon for the horizontal panel. The sentiment is by Northwoods and was colored with markers.

Thanks for all of your well wishes during hurricane Sandy. We lost power for 29 hours, which is a minor inconvenience compared to the losses we've seen all around us. The complete destruction along the New Jersey coast is heartbreaking and I can't imagine what those folks are going through as they pick up the pieces and try to move on. We're so fortunate to have come through this with no property damage at all, so I'm very grateful! Those candlelight solitaire card games weren't too bad, but after 2 nights of that I'm ready to get back to modern-day technology again :)

Thanks for stopping by and I wish everyone a brighter day!



JD said...

Carol, it is so good to see your posting again. So happy that you didn't have any damage...we were quite fortunate too. I guess all that money we paid to have our trees trimmed was well worth it (smile)
we only lost our power for a short time.
Your card is many neat details and a great job with the sketch.

Loly Borda-Towery said...

Glad to know you are fine, Thanks God for that. Lovely card too.

Bonnie said...

I'm so glad you weathered the storm without any major problems. It has been and continues to be devastating for so many. I love your pretty ornament and the papers and sentiment are fantastic!

Donna Hanley said...

Lovely card, Carol. I love the gold and cherry cobbler with the white and touch of green. The ornament is just gorgeous. I also played solitaire by candlelight. I am so thankful that no one I know suffered any serious loss, just inconvenienced.

~ Kathy said...

Glad that you made it through ok. Do some extra crafty stuff for me, would you? {grin}

Love the design on the ornament!

Notes by Nina said...

Storms are scary stuff, glad you made it through ok. Lovely card, a wonderful blend of colours and papers. Thank you for joining us for Merry Monday this week.

Benzi said...

Beautiful card, Carol. The ornament is sooooo pretty.

I'm glad to see you crafting again. And, so glad you had no damage. The destruction from the storm is unbelievable.

Wendy said...

Such a beautiful card, Carol! There are so many eye catching things on your card but that ornament punched with the shiny paper and embossed with an EF.....that's brilliant! Love all your pretty colors & papers!
Thanks for playing along with us this week over at Merry Mondays! :)
I was wondering how you made out with Hurricane Sandy going thru. Glad to hear it wasn't anything like our neighbors are going thru. So sad :(

Marie B. said...

A very Christmassy- looking card! I love how you created the ornament! :)

Lesley said...

Wow! 29 hours of no power! Unreal. Happy you are safe and ok. You have created a beautiful card Carol, I really love that embossed ornament, how clever! Thanks for playing along with us at Merry Monday!

Shannon White said...

Wow!! This is just Gorgeous Miss Carol!! LOVE all the Wonderful texture and sparkle in you BG and your Ornament is over the top Fabulous Lady!! Just Love it! 8-)