Thursday, March 19, 2009

Mojo Monday Week 78

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I am smitten on Mojo Monday's sketches. I love the clean lines and simplicity of them and the creations of the designers always amaze me. And yes, another Mother's Day card - I don't want to disappoint my colleagues. Last year I had 30 ordered so you can imagine how busy I was. This is one of my favourites - I like the colours and once again I experimented on making some flowers myself as its cheaper. This time I used stamping and cutting but read on to see how I made them.


Sugared - Basic Grey
Cream and Brown Cardstock
Ric Rac - Coffee Papermania
You inspire me - Debbi Moore
From the Garden -Fancy Pants
Pink and Brown Pigment Ink
Swirls - U mount


Sizzix Die Cutting Machine
Trixie Girl Alphabeth Set

How to:

  1. Cut three panels from two different patterned paper and a bookmark sized cream card stock for the front panel.
  2. Stick the patterned paper and hide the edges with ric rac.
  3. Die cut the word 'Mum' from brown cardstock and stick on top of the book mark.
  4. Stamp the sentiment and the swirls. Stamp the bigger flowers with pink ink on a separate card stock and then stamp the brown border flower on top of it. Stamp the smaller flowers and using a tweezer to help you ink the edges. Cut out.
  5. Stick the flowers on the bookmark with foam tape and assemble everything on card as shown.


Anonymous said...

Thanks for leaving such a lovely comment on my blog.
I love your cards, they have such style - and you've only been doing it for about 18 months! Fab.

Saskia said...

Beautiful card, lovely text!!


pinky said...

I love this, the sketch is great, and I love what you done with it.

Lorraine A said...

Very nice card, the papers are lovely and the flowers you made look fabulous :-)

Jacilynn said...

Love the dp and colors. Another great card!!!

Riet said...

what a beautiful card Josianne,l love the image and colours.

hugs Riet.x

~Christina~ said...

What a great card!!!

Emily said...

Great card! Love those adorable little flowers!

Bree/Reilly said...

very pretty and I am sure any mom would be happy receiving this

Stamp and Smile said...

You nailed the MoJo challenge a 100%... such rich colors and the flowers are done so well!! Smiles... :) Michelle

Karen said...

Stunning card.

Love Karen xxx

PS your blog is very inspiring and lovely.

Courtney Baker said...

Cute card. I love your flowers, such a great detail.

Thanks for your comment on my blog! And yes that is embossing on my card... I'm a texture girl!

Steph said...

Lovely card. I really like the saying on it. beautiful:)

SannaS said...

What a lovely card! Great work! Such a tender card.

Terri E. said...

Precious card. I am sure you will have very happy buyers. Nice job on the sketch.

It's a good life!
Terri E.

Regina (TheStampin'Bean) said...

Hi! Your are one of my first visitors to my blog and it was so nice to get such a lovely comment. Your cards are beautiful and I can't wait to see more of them. Thank you for visiting!

CrafteeCC said...

A beautiful card.
thank you for leaving a comment on my blog.