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Wednesday, August 5, 2009

It's Mojo Contest Week again!

Hello all! I am here again with a card for Julee's Mojo Monday Sketch Challenge. It's the beginning of the month and that means Contest week. Go on over to the MojoMonday blog and join in on the fun.

After this weekend's blog hop with Verve Diva's and fans show extreme vervelicious cards and projects, I felt like I needed a crafting break. Don't misinterpret that to mean I'd had enough of the Verve-y goodness, it was just a case of carpal tunnel from all the mouse clicking and typing in comments. LOL. The crafting break lasted a whole 24 hours. LOL. I saw this week's sketch for MojoMonday and my finger's started fidgeting for ink and stamps. I refrained from starting anything for one more day until I talked to my mom Tuesday afternoon. She was discouraged about not finding a good greeting card for welcoming new clergy to the church (We need some Verve style Welcome stamps for any occasion.). She hinted that she wished she had some homemade cards from her daughter. I took the bait. The catch was that she needed it for this weekend and she lives two states away. I was up all night! LOL It is now in the mail and hopefully will reach her in time.

Okay. Now for the card.

My mother made up a money bouquet and added some silk flowers in Fuschia, Purple, and Gold. That was the inspiration for my card colors.

Hope you enjoy it. It was a blast to make it.

Card Ingredients:
Stamps: Floral Symphony, Petals and Stems, Kevinandamanda.com font
Ink: Prismacolor markers, Brilliance Tuxedo Black, Laser printer
Paper: Mohawk CC/98 Smooth White, LSS purple and gold, SU Cranberry Crisp, Basic Black
Accessories: Sissix Lattice texturz plate and Tags die, CB D'Vine Swirls EF, Glossy Accents, Nestabilities Circle and Labels 3, Offray Island Blue Grosgrain Ribbon, Yellow-Orange grosgrain ribbon, Black buttons and button thread, KaiserCrafts black rhinestones.


  1. Beautiful colors! I love what you've done with the challenge - great concept!!

  2. Your card is so pretty. Love all the vibrant colors and the dimensional flowers.

  3. First thank yo for your comment on my card. WOW, what a beautiful card you did. I love the colors and the way you cut all that out. I look forward to watching your blog.

  4. WOWEEEE Girl this is AMAZING!!! You rock!

  5. Your cards always cheer me up! I love all the colors you use! Very beautiful!

  6. This is gorgeous! Love all the colours and flowers...just beautiful!

  7. Gorgeous colours and cutting! I love how the flowers "frame" the window. I also really like the way you framed your sentiment. Beautiful card!


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