Thursday, April 11, 2013

MC Apr/13 - Dreamweaver Singing in The Rain - Music

Dreamweaver's challenge this month is "rains, clouds, mists"... normally that would be a depressing subject and something to be avoided... but then all of a sudden this song came into my head - and I'm happy again. BIG GRIN

I stamped the background (Impression Obseesion CAC "Clouds") using Distress Stormy Sky & Salty Ocean. The card is larger than the stamp, so repeated in the bottom section. You can't see the join because I strategically put my fence along the join line. ROFL.

I seem to get good use out of this musical notes stencil (Dreamweaver LJ853) which I pasted with Dreamweaver's Glossy Black, masking off the words on the stencil that ran in the center. Used the same paste for the cats at the bottom (LM266) - love these cats, it's another stencil I use a lot... BIG GRIN. Let everything dry, then wrote in my lyrics by Gene Kelly, using a .02 Micron pen and my "Fickle Font" I created recently.

Die cut the fence and gate (Memory box) from black cardstock, adhered it to card, cutting away around the cats.

Now the cats needed something to be so engrossed in, so I punched out a little dragonfly from some yellowish decorated paper I had made. I added Glitter Ritz "Cool Highlights" on the wings and colored the body. Must admit it's a bit surrealistic with the cats sitting on the clouds... I guess I must be in a strange mood.

On the inside I stamped the quote (Quietfire Design) with Versafine Black Onyx and sponged Distress Black Soot through the cat stencil. I'm probably going to give this card to a friend for her birthday. She loves cats and since I'm not a wordy person... music says it all.

Click on either image to see a larger view. Enjoy.

And it fits for these challenges:
Dreamweaver  Monthly April - clouds, rain, mists
Card Maniac Challenges  #18 dies/punches
Cupcake Craft Challenge  #237 cats or dogs
Die Kreativen Stempel Freunde  #74 punches
MIM Challenge  #90 create your own background
TSG Clear Stamps  #202 blue, yellow & neutral
City Crafter  #154 BD
Creative Card Crew  #33 clouds
The House That Stamps Built  #329 CAS
Simon Says Stamp Challenge  April showers or spring flowers
The Sisterhood of Crafters Challenge  put an animal on it
One Stop Craft Challenge  #223 BD


Anonymous said...

What a wonderful card!! I love the cats ! Thanks so much for sharing in our Birthday celebration this week at CCCB :-)

Lisa B said...

Beautiful job on the masking! You put this together beautifully. Lots of hard work went into the crafty creation.
Thank you for sharing this with us over at the Sisterhood Of Crafters. Have a great day!

Louise said...

Darling card Yogi! I'm sure your friend will love it. Very creative.

Sarah J Moerman said...

Fabulous scene! I love how included the song! Thanks for joining us for the Simon Says Stamp Challenge!

Rossella said...

Beautiful card with lots of work, I particularly like the text.
Thanks for joining us at Make My Monday this week
Rosie x

Margaret said...

Fabulous card, love the use of the Dreamweaver stencils

Thanks for joining us at the Creative Card Crew clouds challenge

Margaret xx

Ros Crawford said...

Oh this is brilliant!! I love those cats!! Thanks so much for playing along at CCCB this week!

KraftyKoolKat said...

Lovely scene sweetie. Thank you so much for sharing it with us at Creative Card Crew.

Cathy DT

Darlene said...

WOW aren't you clever! This is fabulous Yogi! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood ‘Animal Antics’ challenge and please come back again soon!
one of the 'Sistahs'
The Sisterhood of Crafters

Shelley said...

Lovely card, thanks for joining in this weeks OSCC xx

Cherylynn said...

What a great card! Definitely an inspiration piece!

Patrice said...

Fantastic - I hope you'll link up at 52 Card Pickup this week!

Anja said...

Such a wonderful card ...

Thanks for joining us at creative stampfriends.


Anonymous said...

A fabulous card, love the design...thanks for joining us at Cupcake!
Helen x

AppleApricot Wen said...

Love your beautiful card, great job! Thank you so much for playing along with us at CCCB! Hugs, Wendy

Miss Emerald said...

Lovely card! Thanks for joining us at Card Mania Challenges. Good luck and hope you'll join us again.

Unknown said...

Oh my goodness! Only my favourite childhood movie of all time! This card brightened up my day! It's gorgeous, and I love the way you have razzled up a simple DSP. Thanks for joining us at Creative Card Crew this fortnight :)

Unknown said...

What a great card. I love it. Thanks so much for playing along with us over at CCCB!

Suzi B said...

Fabulous card it made me snile.
thank you for joining us at MMM
Suzi B x

Caroline D. said...

What a fantastic take on the Dreamweaver Challenge!! Gorgeous creative card!! I enjoyed reading your write-up too... hehe... yes, those cats needed something to be engrossed in. I really like your lettering for the song too! Thanks for playing along in our Dreamweaver Challenge this month!

Fliss said...

Absolutely gorgeous creation! Thanks for joining in with my DIY background challenge at MMM.
Fliss x

Lynell Harlow / Dreamweaver Stencils said...

Yogi...these cards are really great! You are amazingly creative and love love love when you join our challenges.

JD/ Jill said...

What a great scene you have posted here! I really like that "happy" song. Now I'll be humming that tune all no one can hear me singing it...)

Pam Hornschu said...

Such a fun card, Yogi! Did you hand-letter the words to the song? Very cool font. Love the kitties! Thanks for playing along with the Dream Team again!