No Worries

Hi friends!  Happy Saturday!  I'm popping in rather late with this week's Mojo Monday sample, but better late than never, right?  It's contest week, and that means there are Verve prizes up for grabs.  So why not come play along?  And if you use some Verve on your card, and are on Facebook, link it up in the comments on my post on the Verve Stamps page on Facebook for a chance to win a $25 gift voucher to Verve!  I'll be picking a random winner from the Facebook linkups on Monday.



I got a box of goodies I had ordered yesterday, so had to pull out some new Distress inks for this one. Did the background strips by spraying some cracked pistachio and mermaid lagoon distress stain on my craft sheet, and then wiping it onto cream card stock with a baby wipe.  I then added a bit of gesso, scraped on with an old credit card, then sponged on some gathered twigs ink around the edges.  I used some of the excess from my piece to stamp the butterfly from Each Day in gathered twigs.  Then I totally forgot it was distress ink and used a water brush, effectively muddying the whole butterfly.  So I added some more mermaid lagoon and cracked pistachio, then once it was dry stamped the butterfly over it again. I hand cut the butterfly and finished off it's body and antennae with some cinnamon Stickles.

The do not worry sentiment is stamped onto a nestabilities circle, sponged with gathered twigs.  The card base is embossed with an Anna Griffin embossing folder and I finished off by tucking a bit of vintage lace trim behind my vertical panel.

That's all from me today.  Thanks so much for stopping by!  I hope you're having a super awesome start to your weekend!



Mojo Monday 392 Sketch
Enabler's List
Stamps: Each Day (Verve Stamps)
Paper: cream (Neenah)
Ink: cracked pistachio, mermaid lagoon, gathered twigs (Ranger Distress), gesso
Accessories:  Classic Circles Nestabilities (Spellbinders), vintage lace trim, cinnamon Stickles (Ranger), Anna Griffin Paisley Dance embossing folder (Cuttlebug)

5 comments

  1. I really like your distressed stain on your kraft paper, so pretty.

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  2. Oh my word, I LOVE your card. I would love to pin it to try later but can't! BooHoo! The colours you used are amazing!

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  3. Gorgeous mix of colours on the panels you created. Have a great weekend :)

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  4. Beautiful card and colors. Love that background strip you created.

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  5. Your card is beautiful. LoVe your colors and sweet butterfly. Thanks for sharing.
    Crafty hugs,
    Dawn
    DesignsByDragonfly {blogspot}

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