Brutus Monroe Inspiration Team Hop - Anything Goes!

Hi crafty friends! Thanks for stopping by my blog. The Brutus Monroe team is blog hopping today, and the theme is "Anything Goes!" I have been dying to work with the new foils and clear toner sheets that Brutus Monroe just released. It's also on purpose that I'm sharing a birthday card, because I'd like to say Happy Birthday to my amazing sister Melanie. I love her to pieces and today is her birthday! 

This card is technically very simple but packs a visual punch for the recipient! I chose to work with the Silver Sketch Foil and the Crosshatch clear toner sheet. I trimmed a piece of the clear toner sheet down and ran it through my laminator. I die cut the frame from Raven cardstock, and attached the foiled toner sheet to the back of the window. I cut a slightly larger piece of Raven cardstock and piled some black and silver sequins in the middle. I lined the back of the window with foam tape and attached it over the sequin pile. 

I stamped the sentiment onto Alabaster cardstock with Raven detail ink, and fussy cut around the shape with my detail scissors. I attached it to the card front, and ta-da! That was it! The new sketch foil is amazing! The silver sketch has a rainbow effect depending on how the light is hitting it. I like that this card could really be used for anyone, and I struggle sometimes to make cards that could go to male family members or friends. 

Have you tried the new foils yet? Post your creations on social media, and be sure to use the hashtags #BrutusMonroe and #CreateYourOwnEnding so we can see what you make! Next hop over to Luisana's blog and see what she made! 

LAUREN (you are here)

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