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Merry Monday 254:

Happy Monday all!  I hope the weekend was good to you!  I am SO ready to get my nose packing gauze removed tomorrow.  I cannot wait!!!!!!

This week at Merry Monday, Lori would like us to create a MOOSE on our Christmas card.  Please also note that this is our last challenge for the summer, although you should check out our blog as we have a fun little 'side' challenge going on.

For this challenge I knew I wanted to go with a traditional ceramic moose mug theme.  It's funny what the brain can come up with =)  

I heat embossed my moose, coloured them with Zig markers, and then die cut my little cups out.  With the mugs being so soft coloured, I didn't want my background to be overpowering, so I found some soft watercolour pattern paper.  

After my card was all put together I realized there wasn't too much "Christmas" about my card.  Oh well - Christmas does not always have to been green and red =)

Stamps:  SugarPea Designs Merry Christmoose 
Die cuts: My Favorite Things Hot Cocoa CupsMy Favorite Things Blueprints 21, My Favorite Things Blueprints 13
Wow Embossing Powder White, Tim Holtz WaterbrushCanson XL Watercolor paperTsukineko Versafine Onyx Black, Zig Clean Color Real Brushes

As always, do not forget to check out the rest of my teamies' fantastic creations at Merry Monday and come play along too!!!

Looking for more Christmas inspiration??  Come visit our Pinterest page:  Merry Monday Design Team Christmas Card Creations


Adorable moose mugs, Deanne, and I love your soft colors!! Have a great summer off!
Linda said…
Adorable mugs with the sweet moose. Have a great week and summer.
Deanne this card is gorgeous! I love the soft watercolouring and those moose mugs are adorable! I think it makes a lovely Christmas card.
Marcia Hill said…
Your card definitely looks Christmas-y to me Deanne! Those moose mugs are just adorable and so beautifully colored too! Hope you're having a great week and enjoy these next 2 months off!! :0)
I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this mouse cups! I think this is fabulous! I love non-traditional Christmas cards! I would love to receive this! SO FUN! XX
Notes by Nina said…
So cute Deanne, I love your moose cups. The soft colours are fantastic. Have a great summer
Margaret said…
Moose mugs?! Does it get any more Christmasy than that?! This is a brilliant idea and I personally like the softer colors!
Susan Joyce said…
Awesome take on the challenge Deanne, love the mugs. Hope you have a wonderful break.
Juls said…
Just too cute xx