Sunday, June 12, 2011

MOJO194- Monday's Sketch Challenge


My husband gave me a wonderful anniversary gift this year, a new stamp set from my favorite place to shop, Verve Stamps, and I have used them to play along with the Mojo Monday Sketch Blog. I took one of the smallest flower and leaf sprig stamps and created my own paper with my still favorite colors, pink and green, from a VersaMagic Dew Drop Color Set. Then I cut them into four strips according to the sketch. For the scalloped bottom I used one of the largest flowers from my Verve Bloom and Grow Stamp Set, stamped the image four times and then I cut them out with the medium flower die from the Verve Floral Circle Die Set. They were glued in place and became the scalloped border. I think it is so cute like that. I punched the horizontal strip with the Deco Shells punch by Martha Stewart. Tied a pretty sparkle ribbon, by Offray, around the strip, and cut my badge tails too. I used Spellbinders Circle Dies for the focal point. I used the Verve Charming Oval Die for the bottom sentiment. That stamp is from Verve's Wordy Birds Set.


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  1. This is very pretty! Love your take on this sketch! Your work Is beautiful. :) I am your newest follower.
    Arlene
    http://waterdots.blogspot.com/

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  2. Your card is beautiful. I love how you made your own background paper. The colors you chose are magnificent.

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  3. wow, this is gorgeous...I luv the details...hope your week is fabby!

    enjoy *~*

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  4. This is so pretty! Love those background panels.

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  5. You should make cards more often, Jan--this one is delightful! Such lovely colors and bow.

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