Monday, August 25, 2008

Mojo Monday Week #50

Happy Monday Everyone! It's already time for another Mojo Monday sketch. This week's sketch has a scalloped circle, but if you don't have scallops, feel free to just use a regular circle. If you don't have a small oval, feel free to substitute a rectangle.

I've decided to make a few changes to Mojo Monday, since I'm getting busier and busier all the time. Most everything will stay the same, but starting this week, I'll only be doing slide shows of all the entries on Mojo Madness Contest weeks. During regular Mojo Monday weeks, I'll just be providing a new sketch, but not a slideshow of the previous week's entries.

To play along, just make a card using the provided sketch and leave a comment on this post with a link to a photo of your creation. There is no time limit - you can play any week at any time. If you happen to upload to SCS, please use keyword Mojo50 so we can see everyone's mojoliciousness all in one happy place.

You still have until Noon Mountain time today to get in your entries for Mojo Madness #49. I'll have the contest slide show and my two top winners for you in tomorrow's post.

This week's sample card features two of the newly released Verve sets: Cupcake Affair and a sentiment from Artful Elegance. I stamped the cupcake top and bottom in Memento Chocolate Chip. I then stamped the solid frosting in Barely Banana, highlighted with a Buttercup Copic marker and then overstamped again with the Barely Banana to make the colors blend without having to do all that coloring. :) I painted a little Beeswax Shimmerz on the frosting and the flowers, then stamped the dotted frosting ring in Barely Banana and used it as a guide for my Liquid Pearls accents. This panel is cut and embossed with Classic Circle Nestabilities and matted on Chocolate Chip. The scallop circle is Barely Banana and I went around the edges with a Buttercup Copic marker for a little variation in color, then dotted each scallop with some liquid pearls.

The background is some Bojo We R Memory Keepers paper that's been in my stash forever and I embossed it with the distressed lines Cuttlebug folder. The dotted chocolate paper is from the Bella Rose Collection. The sentiment from Artful Elegance is stamped on Barely Banana and I lightly added a dotted border around the oval with a Copic marker. The hardware is We R Memory Keepers and the ribbon is vanilla taffeta.

53 comments:

  1. I've always wondered how you have time to put together a slideshow every week! I love them, but totally understand needing to pick and choose what is most important to get done every week. We'll all just have to look at Splitcoast or do some blog surfing from the comments. Maybe we'll meet more blog friends as we blurf! Thanks for another great sketch and Happy Monday!

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  2. Thanks for this great sketch--I can't wait to try it! Your colors are great! I know brown and blue is your favorite! :) Have a good Monday...

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  3. ohhhhhhhh I'm so glad I'm home and can play along again! Wow, didn't think missing one week would be a big deal...but it was ;)

    LOVE your cupcake sample Julee!! I can't wait to ink that set up...today hopefully!!!

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  4. Julee, thank you for another fantastic sketch! I know you work really hard and I totally understand why you need to scale down the mojo sketches a little bit, but I will continue to play!

    Here is mine for this week..
    http://dancerriley.blogspot.com/2008/08/always-pink.html

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  5. Awesome sketch (like always!) and your card is gorgeous! Girl, you are making me want the circle nesties more and more every day...

    Have a great week!

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  6. Gorgeous card, Julee! Your sketch looks wonderful and fun to play with!
    Have a great week. Hugs and smiles

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  7. This sketch was so much fun and easy to play with!

    Here is my card.....

    http://jennifersalgat.blogspot.com/2008/08/mojo-monday-sketch-challenge.html

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  8. Great card Julee! Here's my try at the sketch this week:

    http://basementstamper.blogspot.com/2008/08/mojo-monday-verve-project-paradepaper.html

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  9. I LOVE the details on your card!! So pretty!

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  10. I did one today, aren't cha proud of me?

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  11. Thanks for a great sketch again this week, Julee! You have certainly helped me get my "mojo" back!

    Here is the link to the card that I made this week.

    http://inkyrubber.typepad.com/inkyrubber/2008/08/mojo-mondayblog-candy-winner.html

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  12. fabulous sketch...
    I love your card...so gorgeous...
    here is my attempt
    Thanks for looking.xx

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  13. Really cool sketch, Julee - thanks so much - I love your blog and seeing all the wonderful cards that are created by everyone! Here's mine:

    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/1031556?cat=14084

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  14. What a fun sketch! Love your card! Everyone's cards are fabulous.
    Here's mine:
    Bloom!

    Blessings, Maria

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  15. LOVING that cupcake card! It looks good enough to eat! Hoping to play with the sketch this week!

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  16. jen del muro (iheart2stamp.com)August 26, 2008 at 8:21 AM

    Great sketch Julee!! Here' mine:

    http://iheart2stamp.com/2008/08/26/isnt-that-cute/

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  17. Here's my try at the sketch.

    http://momto2boys.blogspot.com/
    2008/08/mojo-monday-50.html

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  18. Julee, Here is my interp. It's a little different than the sketch--my new and uninked GinaK stamps were in need of some love, so I HAD to use them! Therefore, my circle was a little big, and I left the oval off to compensate.
    http://justfeenie.blogspot.com/2008/08/fall-is-in-air.html
    Thanks again for another great sketch. I haven't played for a while, and it felt good to participate again.
    Have an awesome week!!!!!!!!

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  19. Another great sketch. Thanks! Here's mine:

    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/1031858?cat=all&what=keywords&si=Mojo50

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  20. Thanks for a wonderful sketch, Julee! Here's mine.

    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/1032264?cat=500&ppuser=37504

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  21. Another Fabulous Sketch:

    Here's my take:
    http://ilovethemmoreeveryday.blogspot.com/

    :)

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  22. Thanks for the sketch Julee...it helped me to get motivated again!
    I've loaded mine to SCS for now and my blog post for tomorrow ;)
    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/1032334?cat=14532

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  23. Another great sketch Julee. Here is my card:

    http://rsalamon.blogspot.com/2008/08/jackpot-part-deux.html

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  24. I finally had time to play, it has been a while. Thanks for the great sketches! Here is mine for this week

    http://technostamper.blogspot.com/2008/08/4-in-1-challenges-that-is.html

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  25. Julee, I love your sketches. They're always fun, interesting, and balanced. They're a great resource...thanks! Here's my card http://stampupwithwendy.wordpress.com/2008/08/27/mojo-50/
    Have a great week!

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  26. I'm so glad you're back Julee. I missed your sketch last week. Here is my card for this week.

    http://inkedx2.blogspot.com/2008/08/mojo-50-on-tuesday.html

    Robbie

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  27. Fab sketch so glad i found time to play along this week mine can be found Here

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  28. Awesome card and great sketch!

    Here is my card.
    Thanks for looking!

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  29. heey julee,

    again a very good sketch to work with. I liked it so much that I made two cards. you can find them here

    greetings femke

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  30. Hi Julee! Here is my first try! Thanks for all your inspiration. You can see my card at:

    www.billsfavoritestamper.blogspot.com

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  31. Your card is so pretty and I love that cupcake stamp. I'm seeing them everywhere and having to fight myself not to get them yet. *is trying not to buy so many supplies this year....keyword:trying*

    Here's my card. Enjoy and thank you for the challenge!

    http://whimsicalinterludes.blogspot.com/2008/08/mojo-monday-week-50-for-poetic-artisty.html

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  32. shame about the slideshow, but totally understandable. Thanks for the great sketch, loved working with it.

    You can see my card here.

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  33. Ma carte est ici : http://scrapdebo.canalblog.com/archives/2008/08/29/10388945.html#comments

    Merci j'adore ce que vous faites

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  34. A wonderful sketch!
    Here is my idea:
    http://moonlightscrapsandstamps.blogspot.com/

    Hugs
    Tina

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  35. Here's my card for the challenge. It's been a while since I've been able to play along and this was a great sketch to get my mojo going again. Thanks! ~Dannie

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  36. Okay, I was done earlier this week, but I just found the time to post my card, so here goes:

    http://cindymajor.typepad.com/encre_papier_ciseaux/2008/08/early-christmas-cards-premi%C3%A8res-cartes-de-n%C3%B2%C3%ABl.html

    Your sketches are always so fabulous! They're really fun to use :D
    Thanks for the inspiration!

    Cindy

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  37. Finally - I got one done ON TIME! :D

    Thanks for the inspiration; I always LOVE your creations!!

    whimsicalcreations.blogspot.com

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  38. on time - hooray!! hi julee - here's mine:
    http://pezadoodle.blogspot.com/2008/08/technostamper-and-mojo-monday.html

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  39. Love the sketch and your sample--the cupcake looks so yummy! Here's my version: Verve Meets Amy Butler

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  40. Thanks for the super sketch Julee.

    Here's my take on it.

    Hello! Scarecrow

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  41. Hello, Here's mine : http://agathe2502.canalblog.com/archives/2008/08/31/10408083.html. Have a nice day, iSa

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  42. I am already a long time wanting to play along with mojo monday. I think the sketches always look great!! Finally I made it this time, on the last minute of the week.... Here is my card. I turned the sketch a little.
    Love,
    Jacqueline

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  43. This is my card for this week's sketch. I am sorry the slideshow has to go but I understand you are really busy and we can all go hunting if we want to! Thanks
    http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/1037848?cat=500&ppuser=132530

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  44. Hey Julee.... I added my Mojo#50 to SCS this afternoon... and it will be on my blog in the morning!

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  45. oh, I think I will participate in this! =)

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  46. Hello,

    a wonderfull sketch. This is my card.

    http://nadellskreativseite.blogspot.com/2008/09/wieder-montag-neuer-sketch.html

    Bye bye
    Nadell

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  47. Looks like I forgot to leave a link! Here's my card! http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/1031846?cat=500&ppuser=108659

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  48. I know I'm very late with this one but I haven't had a chance to upload it before now. Great skecth for my new stamp set!! http://saffiresstamping.blogspot.com/2008/09/mojos-50-and-51.html

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