Monday, September 24, 2007

Mojo Monday Week #4

Mirror, mirror on the wall - who's the mojo-est of them all?
SmilynStef of Ingenious Inkling! This card just jumps off the screen, with eye-popping colors and a great design. Congrats Stef! Please email me your snail mail address and I'll get your goodies in the mail! :) What a tough choice it was, with so many fantastic entries. You all seemed to turn the mojo on full blast this week! It's so fun to see what y'all are creating! Peek in at the slide show at the end of this post to see all the entries. :)

Are you ready for another Mojo challenge? The majority of votes for the Mojo Monday poll were for more sketches, so I'll do another sketch this week and next week I'll work on a good treat project challenge. How does that sound? This sketch is designed for a card with a large image. I just HAD to have this Flying Stars Penny Black image the minute I saw it - regardless of how big it was! So today's sketch is a fairly simple one using a square card base. My finished card size is 5.25", but any square will do. :) Okay, you know what to do --- go forth and create! If you upload your cards to SCS, use keyword Mojo4 so we can all easily view the gallery throughout the week. :)
I started by stamping Flying Stars in Ancient Page Coal Black on Pearlized White Paper Accents cardstock. Then I colored with Old Olive, Pumpkin Pie and Ruby Red markers. I then went over all the lines with Prismacolor pencils and Gamsol. I sketched a little border around the image and then used an Old Olive watercolor crayon and an aquapainter to color the border. Next I matted the image on Old Olive and added three ribbon tabs with brads.

The dp is from the Basic Grey Mellow line. I wrapped some Wide Satin Rust ribbon from May Arts around the DP and over the top of the image. The sentiment is from a Michael's $1 clear set and is inked in Versafine Vintage Sepia, and layered on a Chocolate Chip Extra Jumbo scallop circle punch. The card base is Really Rust. For the finishing touch I added Diamond Stickles to all the little little flowers.

Okay, here's the slideshow of the Week Three entries! Enjoy!



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37 comments:

  1. What an awesome card! I love the stamp that you used! The fall colors and rich ribbon are so yummy! Thanks for the sketch!

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  2. Woohoo ... thanks for the great challenges ... snail mail address is on the way.

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  3. That slideshow is wonderful! You're inspiring some great work Julee. Moving on...OH MY GOSH! Your card today is awesome! That huge image on white really looks great with the darker bg. Hope to play this week.

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  4. Great choice on the card, Julee! LOVE your newest creation! WOW! I have to do this challenge before the week flies by. . .like last week!

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  5. Great cards! I love the card you made from the sketch. I am honestly going to try and do the Mojo Monday sketch real soon.

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  6. Hey, Julee, I love your Mojo Challenges. Here's my entry for this week:
    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/678118?cat=500&ppuser=78713

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  7. Congrats Step...Wow there were some awesome entries last week. Great work by all!! Thanks for giving us such wonderful sketches...Off to play some more tonight!Chris

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  8. What a great card, stef!!
    And Julee...WOWEE!! Your card is amazing!!

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  9. Hi Girlie! I'm back and ready to play! You sure had a bunch of gorgeous cards for last weeks Mojo Monday. Thanks for posting all of these. I love today's card...so pretty - the colors are rich and deep. Love that image too!

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  10. LOVE this layout. Your card is gorgeous!!

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  11. I am all over this sketch like a fly on fly paper! You ROCK GF!! Ü

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  12. This is such a fun sketch that I am already planning my next card. Thanks for the challenge.

    http://igotstamps.blogspot.com/2007/09/hair-gel-and-cardstock.html

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  13. I love the Penny Black (stars) card so beautiful. I love it a lot.

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  14. Awesome challenge and beautiful card. Thanks for the inspiration!!
    http://sunshinydayswithkim.blogspot.com/2007/09/mojo-monday-4.html

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  15. Thanks for the challenge. This is just great and my Mojo is finally back! Yeah. So here is mine: http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/678707?cat=500&ppuser=88452 And I adore your cards, Julee!!!

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  16. Beautiful card.

    Thanks for the slideshow...I love watching them!

    I love the MM sketches, so here's mine for this week:
    http://kismetartlife.blogspot.com/2007/09/long-time-no-mojo.html

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  17. love your sketches Julee! Here is mine for your mojo monday:
    http://sherrie-cardcreme.blogspot.com/2007/09/beautiful-friend.html

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  18. Fun, Fun, Fun!!! That's what this challenge was for me. Here's my entry www.pagesofpictures.com/2007/09/mojo-mondays.html TFL

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  19. Here's my entry, Julie!!

    http://sweetiestamping.blogspot.com/2007/09/whos-got-mojo-challenge_25.html

    -Melissa

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  20. Jen del Muro (iheart2stamp.com)September 25, 2007 at 2:52 PM

    With a sick kiddo, I never got to play last week's challenge. I am on it this week, tho!!!!

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  21. I finally got a chance to play. Here's my entry Julee.

    Birthday Cat

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  22. Awesome sketch, Julee!! This new Whipper Snapper stamp was perfect for this layout!! Here's mine:

    http://kraftinkimmieskorner.blogspot.com/2007/09/snowmans-best-friend.html

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  23. I worked so hard last night for this challenge

    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/679854?nocache=1

    I am going to show you, but I just realized you wanted squares...oh well, thought I would share anyhow. I will work on another square card..

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  24. Hi there

    Here is my card for your Mojo Monday # 4...
    Love your site...
    Janine
    www.2bKrafty.blogspot.com

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  25. This sketch is great !! Thanks for the work you put into this challenge !! Here's mine.
    http://stampingforgodsglory.blogspot.com/

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  26. That was so much fun !!! Thank you Julee !!

    Here is my card for the Mojo4...
    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/680390?cat=500&ppuser=138708

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  27. Girl...I love this layout. I already made two cards with it:

    http://beate.blogs.splitcoaststampers.com/2007/09/27/big-bold-birthday/

    http://beate.blogs.splitcoaststampers.com/2007/09/26/sparking-sunflowers/

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  28. Well I finally found my "mojo" for the week! You can check out my card here... http://militarywifestampinspot.blogspot.com/
    Thanks for the wonderful sketch!
    {smiles}

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  29. I always seem to have Mojo Thursdays. Here's my card:

    http://stampedinhisimage.blogspot.com/2007/09/im-craving-chocolate.html

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  30. Thanks for another awesome sketch!

    http://4somereason.blogspot.com/2007/09/hello.html

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  31. Here is my card for this week
    www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=681837&cat=500&ppuser=118582
    Thanks for a great sketch!!

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  32. chriss b (chriss58 on scs)September 28, 2007 at 5:34 PM

    Love your card. Colours, layout and stamped image! All are so beautiful and so well matched, even the DP. Thanks for the slideshow from #3. Here is my entry for #4
    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/681743?cat=500&ppuser=29368

    Thanks for these challenges!

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  33. Great sketch...here is my card...http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/682409?cat=500&ppuser=89838

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  34. Love your card. You will find my two attempts here.

    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/682545?cat=500&ppuser=132530
    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/682544&cat=500&ppuser=132530

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  35. Here's mine!

    http://stampspaperscissors.typepad.com/stamps_paper_scissors/2007/09/oh-the-power-of.html

    And it's up on SCS too!

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  36. Yay, I got to do it this week! Here's my card: http://oodabugalley.blogspot.com/2007/09/mojo-monday-week-4.html

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  37. Here is my card for the Mojo 4 challenge. I love your sample. Thanks for sharing!

    http://crystalsscrapshack.blogspot.com/2007/09/so-simple.html

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