2/11 My First Mojo Monday Sketch

I've never participated in Mojo Monday before so why not try it out for the first time on a Wednesday? lol! I went to the Mojo Monday Blog and checked out the latest sketch. Wow . . . has this really been going on for 73 straight weeks? Where have I been? Now, that's not to say I didn't know about it. I certainly did . . . it's just that Mondays are kind of crazy days for me and there isn't always a whole lot of stampin' going on. I've printed several off in the past . . . always with good intentions and then nothing.

Today was different. I was cleaning my desk off, and I still have a ways to go in that, when I came across the sketch challenge that I'd printed off on Monday and never, as usual, got to. Then I thought, what the heck. Might as well give it a shot. So . . . I did and here it is!

Isn't it pretty?? I'm so pleased with how it turned out. I showcased our Sale-a-bration paper called Delicate Dots along with one of the ribbons in the ribbon bundle that is also a Sale-a-bration reward. The sentiment is from the stamp set called Dreams du Jour. I highlighted just the word Love with a marker and then punched it out with my 1 1/4" Circle Punch. The panel is popped up on Dimensionals. The ribbon is attached to the back of the left side of the DSP that is layered to the front of the card, then I used a craft knife to make a slit in my top panel so I could bring the ribbon out to the front of the card.

I wanted to play with Sticky Cuts. My fun SU friend, Mary, gave me some Sticky Cuts to try and I decided I would do a technique card with them for my March Clubs. Nothing like a good sketch to get rolling on something that I needed to do anyway.

I used some Chocolate Glitter on my sticky cut heart and I just LOVE how it looks. So pretty that I had to do a real close up shot to show you. Notice those awesome brads? Jumbe Size! and new in the Spring Summer Catalog. I don't always like poking them through stuff though so one of my favorite things to do is to cut those legs right off the brads and use glue dots to adhere them. I used two pop-up glue dots on each brad and it worked perfectly. Totally yummy!!

Here are the supplies for my card:

Stamps: Dreams du Jour
Paper: Certainly Celery, Chocolate Chip, Delicate Dots DSP
Ink: none
Accessories: Chocolate Chip marker, Jumbo Brads, Pop Up Glue Dots, Dimensionals, 1" Double Stitched Grosgrain Ribbon in Chocolate Chip, Celery Ribbon from Sale-a-bration Ribbon Bundle, Craft Knife, Sticky Cuts, 1 1/4" Circle Punch, Chocolate Glitter from Fine Supernova


LeAnne said…
Oooh, this looks like a big chocolate glittery piece of candy! Yum! Great idea about the brads---I find the big ones very difficult, I cut mine off too! I love this DP--looks so good with this set! Glad you played--you'll be hooked now!
Olena said…
WoW!!! beautifyl card! Love it! ~Olena~
Norine said…
what a nice card so simple yet really pretty
Denise Clark said…
Love this sketch and you did a great job with it. Love that chocolatey heart!
You inspired me to throw together a card as I saw the sketch come across my googlereader. I had scraps laying all over. I was good and didn't peak at your creation until after I was finished. Love the colors you chose and the chocolate candy heart is adorable!
Mary said…
wow! completely gorgeous! I am in love with your brown glitter and those jumbo brads!