Wednesday, December 16, 2015

LAISSEZ LES BONS TEMPS ROULER!

hello all, 
welcome to my last project for joy clair
today i am showcasing the mardi gras stamp set.
ironically the sentiment i chose for my card is: 
let the good times roll. 
i haven't have a good time for a while now and for the same reasons i won't be able to stay.
  it is so funny that unconsciously i chose this phrase. i sure will have to 
"laissez les bons temps rouler" 
for real. 
lol.

these masks are so pretty. i used its digi dies to cut the masks. i then used an embossing pad to add gold embossing powder and glitter.

i used a pearlized cardstock for the card layers. the golden splashes were done with a gold acrylic paint and a cheap watercolor brush.
the black ink i used smeared a bit on the slick surface and it took a while to dry. 
the tiny fleur de lis are also from the same stamp set. the stitched border was done with a fiskars paper punch.


i cut these pennants from a cricut cart and the tiny fleur de lis here are from a g-studio paper punch. i covered them with stickles.
the gold tone cs is from dcwv. 
the other masks were not glued to the pennants and that is why the middle mask is crooked. 
normally, i can't photograph purple well for whatever reason but today i did. lol. i couldn't chance to wait for another day. hehe.

the stamp set is so pretty. 
Joy Clair Mardi Gras Clear Stamp Packaging  Mardi Gras Digital Die

here is some history info on mardi gras in case you are as curious as i am. i wish one day i could visit new orleans too, i have some friends who visit it often and they love it.

well, and this is it for today.

you guys take care and,

thanks for stopping by!














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