Mojo Monday Week #37

Happy Monday Everyone! Sorry for the delay this morning, peeps. Looks like I'll be buying a new printer due to my shipping label mishap. :( Some weeks just start off on the wrong foot, ya know? Well, I'm determined that this is going to be a great week, regardless of the printer. We've got four new Verve sets releasing this Friday and I'm back with another Mojo Monday sketch! Hope this one jump starts your week and gets you creating some rockin' cards! :)

As always, you're free to use any stamps you like and use the sketch as inspiration to challenge your inner mojo. Here's the drill... if you make a card with the sketch, just link me up in the comments of this post so I can come check out your creation. If you've got your link to me by Sunday at 8 PM Mountain time (6 PM ET), I'll include it in the slide show next Monday. If you happen to upload to SCS, please use keyword Mojo37 so we can see everyone's mojoliciousness all in one happy place.

I decided to do the sketch this week TCP style, using the It's a Mod, Mod World set and some of my favorite TCP pirate stamps. Isn't Errol just a cutie? I started by stamping the white tv on two pieces of white cardstock and one piece of Storm Grey cardstock then stamping Errol so he would be in the center of the picture on one of the white pieces. I then colored him in with Copic markers and a Spica glitter pen and then trimmed out just the picture portion of the TV. Next I cut out the main portion of the TV from the gray cardstock and then pieced my two cutouts onto the tv stamped on the white cardstock.

I then decided my TV needed a rug under it, so I took the large spaceship stamp from It's a Mod, Mod World, turned it upside down and stamped underneath the TV. I then just took a black pen and went over the white lightning bolt for a little interest to the rug. The image is framed with Nestabilities Rectangle cut outs. The Ahoy There sentiment is stamped on aqua paper and then cut and attached to the side of the main image panel. The ric rac was actually ivory, and I dyed it with a Copic marker to match my color combo. I think this sketch is simple and clean, but has a lot of possibilities. Can't wait to see what you all come up with.

Be sure to check back tomorrow for the start of the sneak peeks for the Verve sets releasing this Friday! These are some of my favorite sets so far, so you won't want to miss them! Oh, and the Star-Studded Sale ends on Thursday, so if you're wanting to stock up on the star sets, you best be skedaddling. ;)

58 comments

  1. I am in awe of your MOD rug! Too cute! Hope to play along this week, thanks for the sketch:)
    Cyndi

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  2. Julee, I LOVE this card! It is so playful and fun! Sorry about your printer... glad you still have a positive attitude for this week. Can't wait to see your new stamps. I finally put in my first order yesterday and cannot WAIT to stamp with them! Wahoo! Will try the sketch later...

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  3. This is fabulous Julee! So cute! I'm excited to do your sketch again this week but I'm more excited to see what new stamps you will be releasing!! Just in time for a friends 40th birthday gift too! Perfect timing!

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  4. I'm so sorry to hear of your printer. Computer issues are never fun. I love the rug under your TV. How creative.

    I had a chance to play with your sketch. I moved my back panel a bit - http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/912280?cat=7227

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  5. This is wonderful! I feel like its Saturday morning and I'm watching cartoons.

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  6. I got my card done on the first day! Loved the sketch...thanks for the inspiration!

    jillmacd.wordpress.com

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  7. Oops...forgot my link!
    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/912390?cat=500&ppuser=96089

    jillmacd.wordpress.com

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  8. Darling card and sketch Julee, I hope to catch up and stamp a little later tonight.

    Thanks so much for your sweet comments on my cards every week, it really means a lot!

    Stamping hugs,
    Jennifer :)

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  9. Here is mine, thanks for another wonderful sketch!

    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/912428?cat=10365

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  10. Oh HI!!!! I'm soooooooo behind the times and late jumping in here......but I keep seeing everyone's fabulous cards on some of my most favorite friends' blogs and your AMAZING sketches..........so I'm here now!!!! LOL You're going on my Google Reader and I'll get to start playing next Monday after we move and I get my very own craft room!!

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  11. Totally cute! Great sketch, I will see if I can get some stamping time in! Stacy Twinshappy SCS

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  12. I'm trying your sketch for the first time! Thanks for the inspiration!
    http://tanyastampsnthings.blogspot.com/2008/05/mojo-monday.html
    I love your tv card- what a cute idea!

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  13. Love your sketch and card! It is helpful to me to see your take on it! I hope I can play! TFS- Deb

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  14. Cute sketch...even cuter card! Love the TV, your colours and the sentiment on the edge!

    Yikes about the printer printing label issue!

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  15. Another great sketch and I got it made early this week, woohoo.
    Here is my card;
    MoJO37

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  16. posting mine on my blog right now.

    http://www.debiscrazylife.blogspot.com/

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  17. Grace (Scrappigramma2 on SCS)May 13, 2008 at 10:36 AM

    Sorry you had a bad start to the week, but hopefully it will get better and better!

    Here is my attempt at the Mojo sketch for this week. I combined it with the SCS color challenge. Whew! Took me to places I haven't been in a long time! LOL!

    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/913109?cat=500&ppuser=134563

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  18. i go to make ma card!!

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  19. Love this sketch! It was just what I needed today. Thanks so much! Here's my card:
    http://inkgenious.blogspot.com/2008/05/
    whooo-birthday-is-coming-up.html

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  20. Julee, I had a great time with this week's sketch. Thanks for posting another wonderful challenge and I hope your week is looking up!

    http://divastamper.blogspot.com/2008/05/this-is-why-i-love-doing-challenges.html

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  21. Hi, Julee! I've been stalking your blog for quite a while, and I finally purchased some of the sets I've been coveting! So glad I did, too! Here's my first Verve Visual card!! :)

    http://flowersandink.blogspot.com/2008/05/i-finally-got-myverve-on.html

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  22. Hi.....first I want to thank you for posting these sketches each week...I often don't get to them right away, but I print them out for future use.....today I actually used the current one so decided to link it here....

    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/913298?cat=500&ppuser=48584

    Again....thanks for posting these challenges. I do eventually use them and enjoy them

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  23. I'm on a roll, playing along 2 weeks in a row, woohoo! Here's mine:
    http://stampinlibby.blogspot.com/

    Love your card!!!

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  24. Love this sketch . . . Julee, you're amazing. You make my projects a breeze!

    Here's mine for Mojo #37. http://www.stampinpretty.com/2008/05/wild-about-whee.html

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  25. What a great sketch and your card was such fun. Here is mine http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/913426?cat=500&ppuser=132530. Thank you

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  26. I love your blog!

    Here's my take on your challenge:

    http://addictedtostampsandscraps.blogspot.com/

    Thanks for looking!

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  27. Hi There! New player to your Mojo Monday and I love the sketch. Your card is groovy! Here's my submission: http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/913796?cat=500&ppuser=156170
    Thanks!

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  28. Love this sketch and your card is super cute!! Here's mine!

    http://oodabugalley.blogspot.com/

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  29. Awesome sketch! Here's my card : http://www.granitestatestamper.com/2008/05/dont-be-afraid.html
    Michelle

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  30. Julee, I love your card this week! Not in love with mine, but here it is anyway... Have a great day!

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  31. here is my card!

    http://stampinmommyof4.blogspot.com/2008/05/two-challenges-in-one.html

    It was my 1st time doing one of your sketches!!

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  32. Hi Julee!! This was my first time playing with one of your sketches. I'm trying to get back into stamping and between your challenge and those on SCS I'm getting great inspiration!!! Here's my first card and I'm hoping for time to play some more to make others with this great sketch. Thanks for the sketch!!!

    http://bootstostamps.blogspot.com/2008/05/mojo-monday-week-37-layout.html

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  33. It's not a good week unless I can get to the Mojo sketch! :D
    http://stampinlibrarygirl.blogspot.com/2008/05/twinkle-brightly-shining-star.html

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  34. First time playing with your sketches....looks like a fun one.

    Here is my card:

    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/914374?cat=500&ppuser=79674

    Thanks for the inspirational sketch!

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  35. This is so cute Julee! I'm hoping that I'll have time this week to give your sketch a try (as your sketches always inspire me)! Love how you chopped up the words in the sentiment for your card.

    Linda

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  36. GREAT Sketch. Here's mine...
    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/914770?cat=500&ppuser=172201

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  37. This is too cute, Julee! I have looked at this set for a while now. Maybe it's time to get it!

    My Mojo 37

    Thanks for another great sketch!

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  38. I have a card for you over at www.ericasartisticattic.blogspot.com. Your card is adorable!

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  39. I made two more with your sketch. I'm really liking it a lot!!! They're the same card though, just different colors. Here's the post they're in:

    http://bootstostamps.blogspot.com/2008/05/more-of-mojo-monday-week-37-layout.html

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  40. Here's my take on your latest...second card in the post:

    http://stampspaperscissors.typepad.com/stamps_paper_scissors/2008/05/and-the-wackine.html

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  41. another great sketch ... here's my card:

    http://stampowl.blogspot.com/2008/05/once-upon-time.html

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  42. Here's my card for this week.
    http://lizslovelies.blogspot.com/2008/05/mojo-monday-week-37.html
    You do such lovely cards Julee.
    Liz

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  43. Mojo37 great design as always. Thanks for the inspiration!

    Card is on a clear transparency, hence the glare at the top of the picture.

    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/915460

    Beth Mak

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  44. Hey Julee, Thanks for ally our great sketches...here's mine for this week:
    http://craftingcreatively.blogspot.com/2008/05/droppin-you-line.html
    and in my SCS gallery:
    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/916491?cat=500&ppuser=55849
    Kelly

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  45. Wow Julee you are really working hard on the Verve! great new stamps and cards!!

    Here is my card made with your sketch.
    http://dragonmagicscrapkaarten.blogspot.com/

    hugs Ria

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  46. Here is mine. I made it for my neighbor, who lost her sister this week. http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/916692?cat=500&ppuser=96479

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  47. Thank you for this beautiful sketch.

    Here is my first entry for this challenge-blog :)

    http://tigger-dr.blogspot.com/2008/05/mojo-monday-nr-37.html

    Greetings, DANA

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  48. Hi Julee, thanks for the great sketch this week...I found it really easy to work with! This is my card for the week! bx

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  49. Awesome sketch, Julee! Hope you don't mind that I used it for my Fluttering By release card! : ) Here's a link...http://motherslittlehelper.typepad.com/mothers_little_helper/2008/05/resistance-is-f.html

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  50. I couldn't help it! Made another one! http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/916933?cat=500&ppuser=96479

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  51. I made another one. My girlie version of this is here. Thanks so much!

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  52. I have discovered the site yesterday, and CONGRATULATIONS!, It's very nice. Here is my card : http://agathe2502.canalblog.com/archives/2008/05/18/9223452.html. See you soon, iSa

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  53. Congrats on the Release and your new furniture!!! Hope you got some sleep. :)

    Love this sketch...and the new sets!!!

    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/917678?cat=500&ppuser=44266

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  54. Great sketch! My card is on my blog! TFL x

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  55. Angela (SCS monkeymama)May 18, 2008 at 5:30 PM

    Hey, Julee! I placed my first order order with Verve yesterday; I can't wait to get my new goodies! My card is uploaded to SCS: http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/918028?cat=500&ppuser=45344 Thanks for a fun sketch!

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  56. I know I am late for the slideshow, but I thought I would share my card using your sketch anyway. Here it is:
    http://craftyengineering.blogspot.com/2008/05/whoa-nelly-late-mojo-sketch.html

    Thanks for the sketch as always!

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  57. Hello, j'ai fini ma carte : http://scrapdebo.canalblog.com/
    merci pour ces super sketch et bravo pour tes réalisations qui sont magnifiques

    BYE

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  58. Bonsoir, voici ma premiere participation http://labergeredesfees.canalblog.com/

    a bientot

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