Monday, July 20, 2009

It's Mojo Monday time!


I am back after taking an extended weekend break with my hubby and little boy. We took some time to hit one of the water splash pads here in town and I also worked on some projects for our sons 2nd birthday and my Sister-in-laws upcoming baby shower. Its been a busy summer around our house!

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Here are some specific's on today's Mojo Monday Card (see sketch below):
  • The card started with a 5.5"x5.5" Soft Suede Base. A slightly smaller square of Old Olive was layered next.
  • Rich Razzleberry Patterns Designer Series Paper was cut into 5.25"x2.25" strips and attached to the Old Olive.
  • Soft Suede Polka Dot grosgrain ribbon was wrapped around the Old Olive.
  • Using my Circle Scissor Plus, I cut out two circles: a 3.5" Whisper White one, and a 4" Soft Suede one. TIP: The dial feature makes layering and measuring a breeze.
  • I colored directly onto the bird and branch stamp using SU markers in Soft Suede, Rich Razzleberry, and Old Olive. TIP: "Huff" on the stamp to moisten the ink.
  • The sentiment was inked up using Soft Suede and Rich Razzleberry markers and stamped onto Whisper White. It was then layered onto Rich Razzleberry.
  • A Clips Assortment paper clip and ribbon were added to the sentiment rectangle.
  • My favorite tool, the Big Shot, came out next. I used the Cherry Blossom embosslit with Rich Razzleberry to pop out the pretty flower. The 5-Petal Flower punch was used with Old Olive to create the look of leaves.
  • An Old Olive Playground button was attached in the center of the flower using a mini-glue dot. TIP: A tiny sliver of Soft Suede card stock makes for a cool matching "thread" for the button.

Now I am off to create another card for my sister who is also expecting!



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Recipe:
Stamps: Wings of Friendship (114308)
Ink: Old Olive (100079), Rich Razzleberry (116329), Soft Suede (116329)
Paper: Soft Suede (115318), Old Olive (100702), Rich Razzleberry (115316), Whisper White (100730), Rich Razzleberry Patterns Designer Series Paper (115685)
Accessories: Big Shot (113439), Cherry Blossom Embosslit (114516), Playground Buttons (116313), 5-Petal Flower Punch (109041), Clips Assortment (112580), Soft Suede Polka Dot Grosgrain ribbon (115612), Circle Scissor Plus (112530), Glass Cutting Mat (112531)

8 comments:

Patti said...

Absolutely beautiful!

nelia said...

I love this stamp set...definitely on my wish list...

Patti said...

Carrie, this is soooo beautiful!

Melissa said...

Gorgeous! I love it! Love the colors you chose....love your new look too!

Mary Fish said...

Stunning. I just mounted this set and can't wait to use it. The layout is perfection! Hugs, Mary

oh4theloveof said...

beautiful card

Carla Bazhenow said...

Your card is beautiful... love the colors.

Ann Schach said...

So very pretty, Carrie! I love it!