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Goodbye Mojo Monday

Mojo Monday, one of the first sketch challenges out there, is ending it’s run with Sketch 500. I was so very sad to read the news! I have followed this site from the beginning.

 

I decided to use their last sketch for my husband’s birthday card. I have this post scheduled to go live after I give him the card lol. This is also card #3 for my Craft from My Stash challenge.

 

 

The inside sentiment is what inspired me to use this MFT Make a Wish stamp set. It’s one long line that wouldn’t fit on the block so I bent it and selective inked each part to make it go on two lines.

 

 

The front of the card was a labor of love trying to ink each candle individually as it was all one stamp! The coordinating dies cut them out individually. I stamped the panel behind the candles with MFT Balloon Strings background and the bottom panel is the MFT Happy Birthday background.

 

Here is the sketch ~

 

 

Have a great night!

 

Supplies ~ all MFT except where noted

Stamps: Make a Wish, Balloon Strings background, Happy Birthday background

Ink: Persimmon, Orange Zest, Lemon Chiffon, Daffodil, Spearmint, Blueberry

CS: Summer Splash, Smooth White

PP: Sweet Sunshine 6×6 paper pad

Other: Make a Wish dienamics, SU dimensionals, SU enamel shapes

Masculine Christmas Cards, Part 1

I volunteered to make my husband some Christmas cards for his co-workers. I had one night to make 5 cards which turned into one night and a morning because I just couldn’t finish it all.

 

Here is a set of 3 cards using the same sketch – the very last Sweet Sunday Sketch 🙁   I’m so sad this site has closed. I have always loved Karen’s sketches!

 

I started by stamping the trees from Lawn Fawn’s Let It Snow stamp set using my MISTI with MFT Jellybean Green hybrid ink and then I used my MISTI again to stamp the sentiment over the trees with MFT Hot Fudge hybrid ink. I think this is the first time I’ve really felt the MISTI was useful for me. I’ll have to use it for more layered stamping in the future.  I stamped 5 altogether and then cut them out using MFT Stitched Circle Stax.

 

This is the first card using the sketch as is ~

2015 Card 129 - Lawn Fawn Let it Snow

 

The second card I rotated the sketch ~

2015 Card 130 - Lawn Fawn Let It Snow

 

This last one was using the sketch flipped ~

2015 Card 131 - Let It Snow

 

Here is the sketch~

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I’ll share the other two cards tomorrow!

 

Supplies~

Stamps: Lawn Fawn Let It Snow

Ink: MFT Jellybean Green hybrid, Hot Fudge hybrid

CS: MFT Kraft, Jellybean Green, Hot Fudge

PP: Carta Bella Have a Merry Christmas

Other: buttons from my stash, MFT Stitched Circle Stax