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:

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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.

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

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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.

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

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

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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.”

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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.

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Thanks for buzzing by.


Comments

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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