Birthday Vase

Monday, September 9, 2013
Hi friends!  It was a super fast weekend and already time for another round of Mojo Monday.  This week, we've got a CAS sketch that can be dressed up or down to fit your mood.

I've been loving this Thankful paper pad I've had out on my desk, so I reached for it again, in combination with Abundant Blessings  an old fall favorite.  The vase is paper pieced onto crumb cake cardstock, then I just added soft sky and black in for accents.  The soft sky piece is lightly stamped with some of the foliage from the set and I distressed the edges of everything with Frayed Burlap ink.  The sentiment is from Birthday Phrases and I just masked off each word to rearrange them to fit my banner strip.  A button and three little aqua rhinestones finish things off.

Thanks so much for stopping by!  Hope you have a fantastic start to your week!

If you haven't had a chance to hop along with the Diva Inspirations Hop, there's still time to get your comments in!  And the September Diva Dare kicked off on Friday, so be sure to check that out, too!

Enabler's List
Stamps: Abundant BlessingsBirthday Phrases (Verve Stamps)
Paper: Thankful (Authentique), soft sky, crumb cake, basic black (SU!)
Ink: soft sky (SU!), Frayed Burlap (Ranger Distress), black
Accessories:  button, rhinestones


Mrs. GraceWorks said...

This is gorgeous! I like the paper piecing and the accents on the flag strip. I hope I can find time to play along!

Cathy Parlitsis said...

Ah, Julee! I am such a fan! Another great card! Love the colors!

Wanda Cullen said...

Fabulous color combo! Love how you varied the sentiment by masking and used it vertically! This is gorgeous!

Marisa said...

Love the paper pieced vase!! Gorgeous use of that set and the sketch.

Elizabeth Sarkisyan said...

Wow!! Beautiful card and love the way you paper pieced the vase along with the layout and color combo.

Stacey Schafer said...

gorgeous! love the rich color with the soft aqua!

Sarah Gough said...

Oh this is so warm, just gorgeous Julee!

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Basement Stamper said...

added right to my favorites folder. I always have a hard time using this set and love what you did with it!

Monika/Buzsy said...

So pretty Julee. Love the paper-pieced vase and the paper itself.

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