Well, all of that snow that we were supposed to get yesterday didn’t happen! Woo hoo! We got a dusting and it’s so cold here that none of it went away but that’s ok! Yesterday wasn’t too bad for a Monday. I got some things done at work and we had to go to Canon for a copier demonstration, our one is a piece of junk. We got the entire history of all of Canon’s products, not sure if that was necessary! After work I had card class at Sandy’s, always a good time. I came home and made the card that you are about to see here today. Once again I was lucky and put it together in my head before I got home! Love when that happens!
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So, today’s card is for this week’s Mojo Monday sketch challenge and Julee Tilman has given us a fun one to work with this week…
I saw the element in the middle as a big frame! It was also funny the way the background is split, I just did something similar yesterday! The base of my card is Basic Black Card Stock. My background on the left is a piece of paper from the Sweet Sorbet Designer Series Paper pack, I also used a different piece for the inside of the frame. On the right is a piece of Pool Party that I embossed with the Decorative Dots Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. For the frame I used a piece of Sahara Sand and stamped it in Basic Black with the Dictionary Background Stamp. A piece of Summer Starfruit Twine from the Sweet Sorbet Accessory Pack is tied in a bow around the top. My greeting is from the A Dozen Thoughts Stamp Set and is stamped in Basic Back and the left side is flagged. The two flowers are from the Petal Parade Stamp Set and are stamped in Crisp Cantaloupe and Summer Starfruit, the smaller flower is punched out with the 1 1/2″ Circle Punch and the larger one with the 1 3/4″ Circle Punch. Both the frame and the flowers are adhered to the card with Stampin’ Dimensionals. I know I’ve said it before but I really do love the colors in the Sweet Sorbet Designer Series Paper and the Dictionary Stamp is still one of my all time favorites! And that is my card for this week’s Mojo Monday sketch challenge. Thanks so much for coming by to see it and I hope you all have a terrific Tuesday! 🙂
Stampin’ Up! products used:
Card Stock: Basic Black, Sahara Sand, Pool Party and Whisper White
Designer Series Paper: Sweet Sorbet
Ink: Basic Black, Crisp Cantaloupe and Summer Starfruit Classic Stampin’ Ink
Stamp Sets: A Dozen Thoughts, Petal Parade and Dictionary Background Clear Mount
Framelits: Squares Collection
Embossing Folder: Decorative Dots
Punches: 1 1/2″ Circle and 1 3/4″ Circle
Embellishments: Sweet Sorbet Accessory Pack
Tools: Big Shot, Stampin’ Dimensionals and SNAIL
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