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Old 11-11-2019, 06:51 PM   #1
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Challenge Title: Double Backgrounds
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Date: November 11, 2019


Hi Everyone! I hope you all enjoyed the weekend! It was a 3-day weekend for a lot of us, but I'm still on my two weeks recovery from surgery. I'm doing really well! Thank you all for the well wishes!


I made a couple cards this month to send to friends, just to say hello. I had recently got a new cover die from The Stamp Market that covers the whole front of an A2 card. After cutting it out and trying to think of a way to add something else to it, I thought it would be neat to use an embossing folder underneath the cover die, peaking through.


I got out a Stampin'Up! embossing folder I'd had for awhile, particularly to use on a wedding card, that I'd not used yet. After I made my card, I was so happy with how it turned out. I made a bunch!


Here is my card. While I didn't use my MISTI for stamping on the front, I used it to help line up the leaf and the frame perfectly on the card front and then I used it to stamp my inside sentiment.

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Your challenge this month is to create a background using two textures/techniques. Mine were an embossing folder and cover plate die. The possibilities are endless. I loved the subtle leaves behind the cover die. It added so much interest!


Good luck! December will be here before you know it! I was able to get out of the house today with my mom and sister. I actually bought two gifts for Christmas! They were playing Christmas music everywhere! I'm having a Friendsgiving this year and it was hard to find any Thanksgiving stuff....it has all turned to Christmas.

I hope you enjoy this challenge!

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1. All MISTI Monday Challenge Entries must be uploaded to your member gallery, with the specific challenge keyword, no later than, Friday, November 29th, 2019 at Midnight, Central Time to be eligible to win a $50 gift certificate to My Sweet Petunia! The winner will be announced in the evening on Sunday, December 1st.


2. You may combine this challenge with other challenges, and also have multiple entries. Please use a full description on either how you used your MISTI or, if you don't own a MISTI, how you would have loved to incorporate its help!


3. Please remember to put in the correct keyword when uploading your image. Copying and pasting the challenge keyword is recommended to avoid typos.
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Old 11-20-2019, 06:41 PM   #2
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I guess everybody is busy with Falliday Fest.
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HAPPY HELLO DAY!


Greet strangers today, maybe you will make a new friend.


For me I don't plan to leave the house but if I do I will make a point of greeting people.


This morning I remembered that I had not looked for this challenge so here I am. Only a few days late. I would like to be in the stamp room today and this looks like something I can do.
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There has been thoughts to this challenge since it was posted. I am still thinking and have my daughter thinking on this. She was gifted her MISTI with a winning from this challenge, so between the two of us, hopefully we will come up with something soon.
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November and December are such busy months. Thank you to all who participate and hello to those who come to visit, but just don't have the time to join in. Anyone have any Thanksgiving plans they're super excited about? I will get to see my daughters and son, whom I don't get to see much. Plus, food. Always the food.

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I would LOVE to have plans for the holidays, unfortunately, I am married to an unsocial man and neither of us has family anywhere near. So, for me, all the big holidays are "Pat cooks a big holiday meal, John eats happily". He doesn't celebrate. When I was single, I used to bum invites to friends who had big family- I loved celebrating with a bunch of people.
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I made these very different cards with this challenge.
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Here is a double texture background card:

MSP27 Tropical Birthday by lovinpaper - at Splitcoaststampers

Took me out of my comfort zone. Usually I would only use an embossing folder and call it good for added texture. It was a nice change, though. Thanks for a great challenge.
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November and December are such busy months. Thank you to all who participate and hello to those who come to visit, but just don't have the time to join in. Anyone have any Thanksgiving plans they're super excited about? I will get to see my daughters and son, whom I don't get to see much. Plus, food. Always the food.

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Mahalo Fairy Much Sis for have all these fun challenges and techniques and the many different ways how useful and amazing The Misti is and with that a chance to win some amazing tools as well as the wonderful Misti itself!
But most of all the Friendship we have made with you and our other Ohana members of SCS!! This thread is a blessing especially for many who wants the amazing Misti and can't afford one to be blessed with it and more.

Good to hear your healing well Sis and ready for all our fun ventures and journey to come!!

It definitely been a busy month heading into the holidays and the closing of another Year !! So much so I only now have found my way into checking this months challenge and realized I do have a entry this month that is fitting
For this fun challenge and more swirling around in my minds eye lol so hope I can manage to overcome my maddening migraines and get them down on paper.

Here's 1 and she is my head of all my Fairies!!

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Here's mine!

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Used my MISTI to line up the dies!
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I was finally able to make a couple of cards for the challenge! Thanks for the challenge! I had to think about this one for a while, but I think I came up with cards that will qualify.
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Forgot to say that I used my MISTI to line up my sentiments!
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I have an old commercial jingle running through my head- "Double your pleasure, double your fun, with Doublemint, Doublemint, Doublemint Gum!"

(Don't chew me out for that)

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And, to double MY pleasure:

Two Technique Tree by contrapat - at Splitcoaststampers
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Yesterday morning my husband woke up with jingles in his brain...rather rather interesting conversation at 5:35 AM

When we had our twin sons 31 years ago my husband wrote a twin jingle to Doublemint and we gave gum out with the announcements!
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Happy Thanksgiving to everyone in the USA! I am in Canada, so we celebrated last month.
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Cool challenge! My mom (Lisa, Lovinpaper) showed me it and it was just the challenge I needed to actually make stuff. Here's what I made:Silver Snowflakes by Moonlit-Arrow - at Splitcoaststampers
Game Over. Play Again? by Moonlit-Arrow - at Splitcoaststampers
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Here is another for this fun challenge....

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I really got caught up in this challenge- here's another card:

Brilliant Baubles by contrapat - at Splitcoaststampers
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And another:

What A Pear! by contrapat - at Splitcoaststampers
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And one more, for good measure:

Two Hearts For Christmas by contrapat - at Splitcoaststampers
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So, is everybody out shopping Small Business Saturday?
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If grocery shopping counts, my husband has been out. I am behaving and am not shopping, either in person, or online. Too many sales. Now, if I were a good Misti user, I would be shopping on My Sweet Petunia.
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This year we had no shopping plans. Both my husband and i have made purchases throughout the year when we wanted something (its a wonderful place to be in life with no dependent children in the home) and I had great fun recently purchasing from MSP.

The other day I was making a card which he photographed for me and he asked...Did you use this MISTI on this card?

I think he enjoys seeing me use my tools just as much as he enjoys using his own tools in his wood shop!

We have had much snow this past week...but the skies are to be sunny next week!
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Congratulations to ContraPat's Two Hearts for Christmas card! You have won the November challenge! I was a little worried that with everyone so busy, there wouldn't be very many entries, but you guys never disappoint. Thank you so much for checking in monthly to look at the new challenge and for playing along.

I hope you all are having a good weekend! My daughter got proposed to on Thanksgiving Day, so I've had a lot to be thankful for this month!

December is upon us.….and that means another challenge! See you tomorrow evening! I'm going Christmas Shopping with my mom after my post surgical doctor appointment. My surgery recovery was really great. I'm loving my new life.

Good night and I hope to see you next month!

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Congratulations, Contrapat! Your cards are so pretty!
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Woohoo! What a good way to wind up the Thanksgiving weekend! I see a Cut Align in my near future. Thank you so much for running this monthly challenge. I really got into this month's.

Wow! Yesterday, DH was saying it was only December 1st, and we got the Christmas tree up, he {finally} put up my big old fashioned Christmas lights outside (it's been several years since he put those up), and then I got the message that I won the Misti challenge for November. I'm on a roll!
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Congratulations on your win Contrapat! Happy shopping!
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OK, that was QUICK! Got my prize loaded to my account, shopped, and order placed! What an excellent time to win- the sale for Black Friday is still on!!!

Now to wait {impatiently} for the package to arrive. That's the hard part.
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Congrats...contrapat...I too enjoy this challenge. Doesn't matter win or not, I just enjoy the style of most of the challenges and that there is usually a month to create...

I have a card to make for Dec. 7th and I hope I can incorporate the December challenge.

MISTI Monday was a month early as I saw that the new month is called DIEcember...
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