Moody Cube

It’s a five Sunday month which can only mean one thing – it’s time for another fun “5” mini challenge over at Anything But A Card. Create anything you like, except a card, that links to the theme of five. Here’s my DT piece:


Yes, a cube does have six faces but, craftily, as an artist’s trading block, only five are on display. And each face is decorated with a …er.. different face.


These moody looking misses with attitude are from a stamp set by AHA and I’ve coloured them with Polychromos.


I used some white coated grey board to make the cube itself. The white coating meant I was able to colour it with distress inks – Ripe Persimmon, Picked Raspberry and Worn Lipstick. I then used the ghosting technique with a stencil to create circles.


I used the other stamps in the set plus some background stamps and a white gel pen to create the rest of the background.


Once the girls were stamped and coloured, I added them to each face of the bloc. I created the words on my computer.


Mardy, is a word used a lot in my part of the world, and means sulky. If you are a fan of the Arctic Monkeys, who come from Sheffield, you will be familiar with their song “Mardy Bum.”


Be sure to buzz over to Anything But A Card and see what the rest of the DT have created and hope you will have time to join in with the fun this week.


Thanks for buzzing by.


Moody Cube — 8 Comments

  1. WOW! I am about ready to come back from my break and I have finally had a chance to check in on the Anything but a Card site – this cube is adorable!! Did you use a pattern, or just whip it up by yourself?? Lovely work!! xx

    • Hey back Christi 🙂 The cube used the Eileen Hull Sizzix die – a very sound investment. Thanks for buzzing by.

  2. Wow, this lot certainly look like they have been sucking lemons, I would not have thought it possible to find so many sulky girls in one place. Your cube is an inspired way of showing them off and I adore the background you have created here.

    Dionne xx

  3. Lisette… loving your cube and the images are adorable…. I had never heard the word ‘mardy” before, so thank you for the definition. xoxo

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