Who's Got Mojo Monday?

Well, I've decided to start a Monday feature called Who's Got Mojo Monday? I'll feature a challenge each Monday and if you feel like you've got the mojo going on, email me or link me up in the comments, so I can check out your project by the following Sunday at 10PM Mountain (Midnight ET). I'll choose one winner each week to receive a special not-so-random RAK from me. The winner will always receive a card, sometimes a goody - just depends what strikes my fancy. The challenge I throw at you could be anything, but this week it's a sketch challenge. The sketch at right is one fresh from my brain - I haven't even made a card yet with this sketch. So you all are my guinea pigs! Wow me with your brilliance! :) LOL!

For today's card I have another project I made with Beate's Weekend Sketch #17. For this one I pulled out Mr. Birdy and some scraps of Tres Jolie paper I had sitting on my desk. I started by stamping the Hero Arts Bird with Long Legs on white paper in Timber Brown StazOn. Next I stamped him 4 other times on Tres Jolie paper and paper pieced him together. Next I colored his beak in with a Pumpkin Pie marker and stamped the specks from Itty Bitty Backgrounds in Chocolate chip all around him. The circles are cut with my Creative Memories circle cutting system in Ruby Red and Chocolate Chip. I sponged Close to Cocoa and Chocolate Chip around the white circle, then glued to the Ruby Red Circle and sewed around the edges. I then added dots with a White Glaze pen. For the horizontal strip I used the Textile Cuttlebug embossing folder with Ruby Red paper and then inked it lightly with Chestnut Roan Colorbox chalk ink. The top scallop is made with the slit punch and then I punched a 1/8" circle with my Cropadile in each scallop and highlighted with the white glaze pen. The sentiment is from the Papertrey Ink Faux Ribbon set and matted on a Super Jumbo Scallop Oval punch with holes pierced in each scallop and then highlighted with a white glaze pen.

Hope y'all have a happy and safe Labor Day. If you haven't already, be sure and take advantage of the sale going on at Verve Visual!

45 comments

  1. I love your card and the stitching on it!

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  2. I love your card! the colours are just great especially with the paper piecing that you did. Just beautiful!

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  3. Wow! You definitely got mojo!
    Love all the texture, the scallops, the paper piercing and the coloring of your bird.
    Awesome card!
    Thanks for another great sketch! LOVE it!

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  4. What an awesome card, Julee! LOVE that birdie! The colors are just wonderful! Love that sketch too! I'll have to give it a go!

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  5. Great card! I love the bird, and all of your special design elements make it oh-so-special!

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  6. You are amazing! Love that bird card! :) I am going to have to play with your sketch today since I am having another stamp marathon with my friend Dana. YEAH!! Anywho, hope you have a wonderful & relaxing Labor Day! :)

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  7. Fabulous card. Love that bird image. I really like how your shading on the circle makes this look 3-D.

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  8. Fantastic!
    Love the colors!!

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  9. VERY cool card...and that sketch is amazing! Going to have to try that one later!

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  10. What a cute birdie! Great card.
    Misty

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  11. Well, I don't know about the mojo....but I'll give it a go!! Awesome birdie card!! Love all the texture....makes me wanna reach out and touch it!!

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  12. Love that bird! That is a neat mojo idea too. Can't do it today though, just getting some blog hoppin' in. Getting the kiddies all ready for school tomorrow. Love your beaded beauty for the cardvarks site too!

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  13. Hi Julie! Check out my card for your sketch challenge contest! http://sweetiestamping.blogspot.com/2007/09/poetic-artistry-challenge.html

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  14. Love that Birdy card. I hope to try your sketch. I haven't stamped since my mom went in the hospital Wednesday. She went home today. So maybe things will get back to normal a bit more.

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  15. Here's mine:
    http://ingeniousinkling.typepad.com/ingenious_inkling/2007/09/poetic-artistry.html

    I had to do some slight modification to make it work out with my images. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  16. Wow...you've rocked Beate's sketch with this beauty! I love it!!

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  17. Here is my card: http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/658969?cat=500&ppuser=56264
    Thanks for the challenge!

    Heather

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  18. Beautiful card! LOVE that bird! :)

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  19. Your card for Beate's sketch is awesome! I love everything about it. Looks like a fun sketch too. Alas I was not able to get to your last sketch. I'd really like to do this one. We'll see...

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  20. Got one done...great sketch Julee!

    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/659107

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  21. i love this card!!! the colors, the bird, the layout, very well done.

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  22. Hey Julee, Here's mine
    http://myangelinspirations.blogspot.com/2007/09/julees-sketch.html

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  23. What a cute card!! Way to go on the mojo!! :)
    www.basementstamping.typepad.com

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  24. Here's mine!http://inkyfingersart.blogspot.com/2007/09/yet-another-butterfly-card.html
    Love this sketch!

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  25. Julee -- this might be the best card I have seen using this sketch. Wow! Everything about it is Quality. Fabulous, Gal.

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  26. Just love that new card, but then all your cards are so inspiring. You have made me look at all my toys in a different way.LOL

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  27. Love this sketch Julie. My card is on my blog. www.hoppycreations.blogspot.com

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  28. I absolutely loved the way you did this card. Your coloring around the edges, on the white with the bird, made it look like a bowl turned upside down. Gave it real dimension.

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  29. I just LOVE this sketch, Julee! I'll be your "guinea pig" anytime! LOL Here's my card using your sketch: http://oodabugalley.blogspot.com/2007/09/groovy-artichokes.html

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  30. I love love love this card - so beautiful Julee!!

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  31. What a great sketch. my take on it is at SCS in my gallery 'adisneyfreak' www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=661654&cat=500&ppuser=118582

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  32. Very cute card! Thanks for the sketch, here's my card for your mojo monday. http://amygdesigns.wordpress.com/2007/09/06/spring-flower/

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  33. Here's my card for your sketch! I started on Monday and was finally able to finish today. Fun!
    http://inkgenious.blogspot.com
    /2007/09/yee-haw.html

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  34. Love this sketch, my card is on my site.

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  35. Love this sketch Julee!! Here's mine: http://stampinwithjulie.blogspot.com/2007/09/2-quick-cards-oops-1-now-1-later.html

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  36. You come up with the best sketches! Here's mine!

    http://stampedinhisimage.blogspot.com/2007/09/mojobella.html

    On a personal note... Julee--- thank you SO much for my card and scalloped punch! Your card looks even better in person! I LOVE it! I can't wait to use my punch!!! Thanks again!

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  37. Looove this card, gorgeous! i'll have to see if i can find the time to play along with Monday Mojo... :)

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  38. Yay! I did one I like!

    http://kismetartlife.blogspot.com/2007/09/mojo-monday-onsaturday.html

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  39. Yay!!! I just got one done for your challenge last night!!! It was also my first chance to play with my new Fancy Florals!! Great sketch!!

    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/665069?cat=500&ppuser=38585

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  40. Thanks for the awesome sketch! This is what I came up with!
    http://militarywifestampinspot.blogspot.com/

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  41. I finally did your sketch, with a whole hour to spare. LOL! Here it is:
    http://bethanypaull.blogspot.com/2007/09/rolling-in-mojo.html
    Thanks for the sketch Julee. Can't wait to see tomorrow's mojo challenge.

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  42. Great card! You always have Mojo.
    I hope I am not too late but here is my card.
    I love the Fancy Florals set!!!

    http:/doodleedeestamper.blogspot.com

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  43. I know I'm super late, but I loved the sketch. Thanks for the wonderful inspiration.

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  44. Hi Julee, I realise I am 3 years behind, but i love your sketches so much and am trying to work my way through them all and thought i'd link them up too! It may take me another 3 years to catch up, but I'll be inspired along the way.

    Here's mine!

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  45. Hi Julee. You've probably seen my blog once or twice. I always participate with the Mojo Monday sketches, since a few months. But a few weeks ago I realised I want to play all the other sketches as well. I already printed the booklet from 2009 and pinned these sketches. Maybe you'd like to see them, it's possible by clicking on this link http://tiuriscreations.blogspot.nl/p/vrijdag-kaartendag.html
    I hope you like it. One last thing I want to say: thank you for starting this challenge and still carry on with it. Huge thanks from the Neterlands.
    Mirjam

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