Monday, July 13, 2009

Woohoo!!! My New Design is Here! And it's Mojo Monday!



What do you think of the new design? I LOVE it!!! Many thanks go out to Veronica McCollum at VKDesignCo for creating this awesome design! I'm so excited to have my site look a bit more polished and fun!

Today just keeps getting better because it is Monday. Which means that my favorite sketch was released this morning-the Mojo sketch!

I used a variety of new products for this card including Thoroughly Modern DSP, Wood Sheets, and the Chic Boutique Stamp Set.

Here's a rundown for the card:
  • The card started with a Soft Suede base with a layer of Kraft Thoroughly Modern DSP.
  • A 1" piece of striped DSP was added next, in keeping with the sketch.
  • Using my Big Shot, I "texturized" a piece of Soft Suede using the new Perfect Details Texturz plate. It was then matted onto Bermuda Bay card stock.
  • A fine polka dotted Rose Red print was matted onto another piece of Bermuda Bay.
  • I grabbed my Big Shot again and the Beautiful Butterflies Bigz die. I first ran a Soft Suede print through on a medium sized butterfly.
  • Next I ran a Wood Sheet (new!) through over one of the small butterflies. This went through so smoothly-I was amazed!
  • I used my Bermuda Bay SU marker to stain the wood. The photo does not do this justice! It looks so cool!
  • A Rose Red felt flower was attached to the center using a silver brad.
  • Rose Red double-stitched ribbon was wrapped around the top layers of the card (adhered behind the Kraft piece).
  • The frame from Chic Boutique was inked up in Bermuda Bay and stamped onto Very Vanilla. Using a Stamp-a-ma-jig, I was able to center the sentiment (inked in Rose Red).

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Let me know what you think of the card and new design!





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Recipe:
Stamps: Chic Boutique (113744)
Ink: Bermuda Bay (115655), Rose Red (101778)
Paper: Very Vanilla (101650), Thoroughly Modern DSP (115673), Bermuda Bay (115317), Soft Suede (115318)
Accessories: Big Shot (113439), Perfect Details Texturz Plate (115962), Beautiful Butterflies Bigz Die (114507), Wood Sheets (116309), Accents and Elements Flower Fusion (110720), Rose Red 1" Double-stitched ribbon (111846), silver brads (104336), stamp-a-ma-jig (101049)





10 comments:

.Chanthou. said...

Loving the new in colour and DSP! Looks gorgeous :)

Christine said...

Your take on the challenge is great. Beautiful card!

Teresa Kline aka va.sunshine said...

and I didn't think I was going to like this years in colors....this is gorgeous...wow!

enjoy *~*

Holly's Stampin Ground said...

gorgeous - love the colours and dsp - looks fantastic!!

Veronica McCollum said...

I'm so glad you love the new look, Carrie! The fun design matches your personality PERFECTLY!

Kris Kilcoyne said...

Love your new site! The title is perfect and the colors are so welcoming!

Your card is beautiful too.

Gina Shaw said...

Wow! Your site is exquisite. I love it! And your Mojo Monday card is beautiful! Great job on both! Congratulations!

Denise said...

I spotted this on SCS and loved it... of course, it's yours! Lovely!

Carla Bazhenow said...

Love your new site design. It really is fabulous, as is your card. Love them both.

Amanda said...

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the new look! I really like the Holly Golightly looking character (you) in the top bar. And I really like the skyline for the titles. I'm going to have to consider changing mine as soon as the new name goes into effect. Thanks for all of your inspirations!