Wednesday, May 14, 2014

"Music is a Gift"

Paola is the hostes this month and said:
“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.”
~ Plato~

My partner Judy and I decided on a music theme
for this round of duels and this is our challenge to you all :
If you could dedicate a song to someone in your life ,
what would your song choice be , and to whom will you dedicate it and why? ♥

Kit Contents:

Stamps : Gift Of Music /D.Morgan 
by: Stamps Happens INc ;
Violin/Music scroll & Angel w/Instrument : UNknown
Sentiments by : Cling Stamps Co. # 557133

Accessories : 
Designer Papers : * Up,Up & Away (Doodle Bug Design); *Bella Boutique Stack (DCWV) ; * SU Double D/P x 2 ; *Elementary Pianoforte Music Examination (from a real Conservatory of Music book)

*Ribbon : barely banana grosgrain from SU
*Virtuoso Music Die in black and in white 
(Memory Box ; *Viviene Butterfly (Music Box) ;
*Assorted gems and pearls in a variety of shape/sizes

A very fun kit, which I didn't do justice to!  I couldn't seem to wrap my head around a color palette that would coexist with the beautiful DP's.  So, I copped out and made this:

At a later point, I have lots of leftovers to create another project, which is floating around in my 

And, to follow through on the rest of the challenge, here is my song:

It is (once again) dedicated to my wonderful husband!!



seeasmith36 said...


kadie said...

Another fab clean and simple LO, April! Love it! Love ya!

:: BlueInks :: said...

I like the colors you worked with. The die cut with the music note fussy cut, looks really good!

Terry Ladwig said...

I love the pop of yellow on your card! I used the same papers you did, but couldn't figure out how to use the did it well!

I like that song, and haven't heard it in a long time. Thanks for sharing it!

~Paola~ said...

woww I like this CAS card!! I wouldn't know what to do w/ just the couple things you used...but ,clearly, this is a card I could case...perfect for thank yous or for doing a few as a present for amusic teacher...Love it! TXS for partecipating in the musical challenge duel! ;o)

Barb said...

April-I really like your cute, little card. Great design and so sweet!

I am so happy to be a Darling with you and that we get to duel each month!

Darlene said...

Great job here, April. Love the contrasts of the black, blue/grey & yellow! Such a classy, smart look to this card.

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

April, your card is so pretty. I love all the details - even the way you used the sentiment. Very nice!

MiamiKel said...

So sweet! Simple but elegant and music of the heart shines right through! ♥

Carol W said...

Great card April....simple and straight to the point. I love that...

dweatter said...

Oh it is so cool how you used the big note over the die cut of the black notes. Love the pop of yellow on the big note.

Judy McMullen said...

Hi April! Today is the last day of May and I'm finally getting around to checking out the DD's creations. Your card hits the right tone for the music theme! Love the simplicity of it, the grey, black and yellow color scheme and the perfect coordinating sentiment!!
Thanks for sharing your song!! Love being a Dueling Darling with you!!!