Thursday, March 10, 2011

Mojo Monday

Good evening! I came home from work today itching to get into my studio and get crafty. I was rather intimidated by this week's Mojo Monday sketch.... So many different panels, and a diagonal one, to boot! Eek! But then, waiting on my porch for me, was the answer to my problems.... New dp! I ordered the new Stella and Rose lines from MME and have been anxiously awaiting their arrival.

I stuck with a teal and mustard color scheme straight from the dp itself. The sketch called for some kind of embellishment in that upper corner, so I decided to mimic the flowers on the dp and create a little paper flower. I added a button in the middle with some twine so I could sneak a bow onto the card. ;)

I stamped the sentiment from Beautiful Kindness in More Mustard and then rock-n-rolled it in some Not Quite Navy for a bit of shading. I love the dramatic effect it created with the two opposite colors! I also happened to go a bit crazy with my sewing machine on this card. Lots and lots and lots of stitching. I just happened to have this golden color thread from a curtain sewing project a few weeks ago and it matched this dp amazingly. Love it when little gifts like that happen!

I'm so looking forward to Friday and the weekend. It's going to be one of those rare weekends where I have absolutely nothing planned. Well, other than getting an oil change, and my windshield repaired, I have nothing planned. I might need to sneak taxes in there as well. Sheesh! Scratch the nothing planned. But at least I get to be home for large chunks of time.

TGIF (almost!) everyone. Thanks for stopping by!

Stamps- Beautiful Kindness (Verve)
Paper- Whisper White, More Mustard, Stella and Rose Hattie (MME)
Ink- More Mustard, Not Quite Navy
Accessories- twine, buttons, tea dye stains, nestabilities, tacky glue, sewing machine


  1. oh, this new dp is fabulous!!! This is just stunning...I say a top 7 for sure! LOVE all the stitching and that little flower :) Reports were handed back and all go to go out next Friday :) It does feel sooooo good! Hey, now that you have the weekend free, come look at my sketch!! My first one!! Come play!!

  2. I saw the sketch and wimped out, or more like, turned and ran LOL! You have done a fabulous job on it and I love the DPs you used. Lovely flower and the variegated sentiment is stunning. You rocked this sketch big time :)

    Glad you have a semi-quiet weekend. Hoping there are no big tsunami waves coming your way after the earthquake in Japan.

    Jeff was amazing last Sunday! Wow...had me in tears and renewed my passion for prayer.

  3. good selection of color and your card is perfect for this challenge.

  4. This is fantastic!! Love those papers and the rock & roll is perfect here! I love it. Thanks for playing Mojo Monday:)

  5. Ooh, this card just makes me all sorts of happy. Love the papers and that fabulous rolled flower.

  6. Congrats on your MOJO Monday win!!! Enjoy selecting your new Verve - perfect timing with the release coming up :)

  7. Congrats on your MOJO win... a wonderful card!! Love how you used all the dp, the sentiment in different colors {sigh...perfect!!}, and the flower!!