Aqua Sunshine

Hi friends! It's Monday again and time for a brand new Mojo Monday sketch from yours truly. I had a bit of fun playing with stencils and distress inks last week, and am continuing on this week. Here I used broken china and mermaid lagoon distress inks with a Donna Downey stencil and the stencil monoprint technique.


Both the background and the flowers from Button Best are done with this technique. I fussy cut the flowers and their centers, then added some white gel pen accents to each petal to lighten things up. The sentiment is the Psalm 94:18 verse and I stamped the larger flower from Button Best in the corner with so saffron, then again on so saffron paper for the yellow panel. A few leaves cut from black using the Sprightly Sprigs Die Set and a few little rhinestone flower centers finish things off.

That's all for me today! I hope you have a wonderfully creative start to your week. Thanks so much for stopping by!

Mojo Monday 394 Sketch
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Stamps: Button Best, Psalm 94:18 plain jane (Verve Stamps)
Paper: white, black, watercolor distress paper
Ink: mermaid lagoon, broken china distress inks, black archival ink (Ranger), so saffon (SU!), white gel pen
Accessories: Sprightly Sprigs Die Set (A Cut Above by VERVE), black glimmer ribbon, Poppy Collage stencil (Donna Downey), twinkle goosebumps (Queen & Co)

12 comments

  1. Love the color combo on your card Julee. Absolutely gorgeous.

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  2. Love this! Your verse, your colors, your design, everything is perfect!

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  3. This is stunning! And such beautiful colors.

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  4. I wanted to stop by and see what you did with the sketch. I must say the sketch seems a bit busy but you did a wonderful job pulling all the elements together! I just love your work and now I am your newest follower! Looking forward to seeing more of your work.

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  5. Gorgeous color combo and love the pops of black (we were on the same wave length). Another fabulous creation. Wishing you a great week ((hugs))!

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  6. Hello Julee,
    Wonderful background, and it is not lost with the overall design, your blooms are gorgeous.
    Smiles:)
    Sue

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  7. Absolutely stunning! I must try this monoprint technique. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  8. Beautiful card and a great background. Love the cheerful colors.

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  9. I loVe your background. I'm going to have to give it a try. Thanks for sharing and for the tutorial links.
    Crafty hugs,
    DesignsByDragonfly.blogspot

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