Mojo Monday #531


I just got my hands on the game controller die from MFT!  I was thrilled to see this set make a comeback. It is perfect for the gamers in my life! My controller is much more life like in person.  I mimicked my son's controller, which is basically a mix of dull and shiny black. My card was super simple to create, with help from the sketch at Mojo Monday-


My fun papers are from the Boy Oh! Boy Collection by Carta Bella, layered with Close To My Heart cardstock.  I used a variety of dies with black glitter cardstock for the Happy 13th Birthday sentiment. I popped up the controller with 3-D foam tape for added dimension.

All supplies by Close To My Heart, except where noted:
Boy Oh! Boy Papers by Carta Bella
1385 White Daisy Cardstock
Crystal Blue Cardstock-Retired
X5961 Saffron Cardstock
X6047 Black Cardstock
Z3236 Black Glitter Paper
Z4159 Block Number Thin Cuts
Controller, Happy Birthday and th dies-MFT

I have entered my card in the following challenges:
A Place to Start-Masculine
Fab 'n' Funky Challenges-For a Child
Heart 2 Heart-Celebrate Good Times
Simon Says Stamp-Add a Sentiment
The Paper Shelter-For the Boys
Watercooler Wednesday-Anything Goes w/Masculine Twist

Thanks so much for stopping by!

8 comments

  1. Such a cool card! So glad you could join me for Mojo Monday!

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  2. Great card. Perfect masculine card. Thanks for joining us at Watercooler Wednesday this week.

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  3. Hi Allisa, what a great card you've created for your son's 13th birthday! I love the combination of die-cuts. The game controller, especially, really grabs one's attention. It's perfect, as you say, for the gamers in your life. Love those background patterns and colours, too. Thanks so much for sharing with us for our Watercooler Wednesday Challenge this week.

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  4. A super fun card, Allisa! So clever and bound to be huge success with many of the boys/ men I know!!! Well done!! Thanks so much for joining us at Watercooler Wednesday Challenge this week!

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  5. Great card, I made one similar for a 13th birthday this last weekend too....the game controller is awesome! Thanks for playing along with Heart 2 Heart Challenges (H2H).

    Brandi R.
    DT member H2H
    crzy4scrapbooking.blogspot.ca

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  6. This is such a great card for a male, I know many males that would love this, Thanks for joining us at The Paper Shelter, hugs Pops x

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  7. Allisa: This is a great teen guys' bday card! Great interpretation of the sketch you've shown. We appreciate you participating in this month's APTS blog challenge! Becca/DT

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  8. What a great card for my gamer friends! Thank you for sharing your creation with us at the Heart2Heart challenge blog. We would love for you to come back this month and join our new challenges.

    I can't wait to see what you create!
    ☕💙 Miss. Carrie's Creations

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