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Hi friends!  Happy Monday!  It's time for another Mojo sketch to jumpstart your week and since it's the first Monday of the month it's CONTEST time!  Woohoo!  We've got some Verve prizes up for grab, so be sure to sneak a little stamping time in this week to play along with our challenge!


I just love this Lost & Found Christmas paper and decided to go with an elegant feel for this traditional Christmas card.  A little gold embossing always seems to up the elegance factor, so I embossed both the sentiment from Richly Blessed and the Curvy Cross plain jane in gold detail embossing powder.  The cross is cut out with the Cross Die Set and I added some layers of shimmer gold cardstock cut with scallop Nestabilities for even more shimmery goodness.  The background is embossed with a Snowflakes embossing folder and I finished off with a seam binding bow and some shiny gold pearls.  All in all, it was a super quick card to make, and I know my parents (who I had in mind when I made it) will love it.

Hope you have a fabulous start to your week.  Be sure to check out the Mojo Monday blog to see what the rest of the design team came up with for the sketch, then play along for a chance to win some prizes!

Enabler's List:
Stamps: Richly Blessed, Curvy Cross Plain Jane (Verve Stamps)
Paper: Lost & Found Christmas (My Mind's Eye), Shimmer Gold Cardstock (Pizzazz Aplenty), Cream
Ink: VersaMark, Antique Linen (Ranger)
Accessories: Cross Die Set (A Cut Above by VERVE), Classic & Scallop Ovals & Rectangles Nestabilities (Spellbinders), Snowflakes Alterations embossing folder (Tim Holtz), Detail Gold embossing powder (Judikins), Dove seam binding ribbon (TCP), shiny gold flatback pearls (Pizzazz Aplenty)

12 comments

  1. Gorgeous! Love the colour combo. Totally elegant!

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  2. How pretty! I like the snowflakes edged with white across the bottom!

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  3. Fabulous card as always, Julee. Love the gold and burgundy together. Lovely touch with the embossing. I'm sure your parents will love receiving it :)

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  4. I think that curvy cross die just might be my very favorite item in the new release! I love it embossed in gold EP, it looks wonderful! Beautiful card with the true meaning of Christmas!

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  5. This is so gorgeous. Love the rich colors and the cross with the sentiment is just perfect. TFS

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  6. Wow! SO stunning and elegant, Julee! Love all the gold accents!

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  7. So elegant and very original. Best wishes Linda (UK)

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  8. So very elegant, Julee! Love the gold!!

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  9. What a gorgeous card Julee.

    Hugs Riet.xx

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  10. Fabulous card for your parents!!! I LOVE the cross dies and matchiness with other sets...gold is gorgeous!!

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  11. simply beautiful and well done.

    Visiting from Mojo Monday
    xo, Kristina
    Please stop by and say hello!
    www.pearlgateway.com

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