Happy Monday

April 26, 2010 at 9:13 pm 3 comments

I’m in a wonderful mood! I accomplished more at work today than I expected to and I’m all caught up with my report writing. I’ll be out of the office for the next 3 days and won’t get a chance to do much work, so this feels amaziing! I’m TOTALY in love with the new SU colors coming out in July. I received a sample of the 5 new colors last week and I wanted to hang on to them until I could pre-order full packages, but I just couldn’t wait any longer. It didn’t help that every piece of patterned paper I picked up matched the new colors perfectly! After trying 3 times to use a current color, I gave in. I made this card for today’s Mojo Monday sketch challenge (MOJO136). Given the option, I will always choose a square card. I used Taylored Expression Choice Buttercream for my card base (5.25 x 5.25) and added a panel of Early Espresso (LOVE IT!!). I added a panel of My Mind’s Eye patterned paper. Tucked behind that is a little panel of Buttercream and behind those I tucked some punched pieces of coordinating patterned paper. I added some brown self-adhesive pearls to the Buttercream panel. I stamped the sentiment from Verve in Momento Rich Cocoa and cut it and layered it with my nesties circle and scallop circle dies. I sponged some Valnut Distress ink around the edge to give it a little dimension. I popped this up with dimensionals. I added some SU Vanilla satin ribbon and tied the bow with a brown button from my stash using embroidery floss. Thanks for a great sketch and thanks for having a look.

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Entry filed under: Cards, Cuttlebug, Flourishes, Mojo Monday Sketch Challenge, Nesties, Stampin Up, Uncategorized, Verve.

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3 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Julee  |  April 27, 2010 at 11:44 am

    Such a beautiful card! Love that paper! Thanks for playing Mojo!

    Reply
  • 2. Sue  |  April 27, 2010 at 9:54 pm

    I’m loving the cards you’re making these days!

    Reply
  • 3. KristinaH  |  April 29, 2010 at 10:05 pm

    I really like the pattern paper you used! Very pretty.

    Thanks for sharing!
    ~KristinaH

    Reply

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