Listen to Your Soul

Hi friends!  It's Monday again and time for a brand new Mojo Monday sketch.  This week is tall and skinny, which always makes me giddy with the possibilities of hanging something off the edge of a card and still fitting it in an envelope.  {grin}


As I was flipping through paper pads to find something to work with, I came across this paper that says listen to your soul.  I absolutely felt inspired, as this is something I need to remind myself often. I find myself listening to all the voices running through my head about what other people might think of what I do or say, instead of following that soul fire inside of me that I should know by now will guide me true.  As I was thinking of soul fire, it made me think of that awesome steam Chaitali illustrated for the Coffee set, so in an instant I knew I had to make a coffee card.  {grin}


So I started by cutting that strip of paper for my horizontal strip, then adding some pumpkin pie butterflies from the  Get Together set.  I then stamped the cup from  Get Together on white, paper pieced with some aqua star paper and then stamped the steam from the Coffee set over the top and colored with Copics.  My layers are all sponged with pumice stone, then I matted with smoky slate and added some platinum liquid pearls.  The butterfly is cut with the new Butterfly Dreams Die Set and I added a few aqua rhinestones for the body.  My finished card size is 3.5" x 5.5" (plus a touch of an overhanging butterfly).

Thanks so much for stopping by today.  I hope you have a chance to listen to your soul and enjoy this coming week.

Mojo Monday 404 Sketch
Enabler's List
Stamps: Get Together, Coffee (Verve Stamps)
Paper: Be Amazing (MME), smoky slate (SU!), white (neenah)
Ink: pumpkin pie (SU!), pumice stone distress, black archival (Ranger), Copic markers
Accessories:  Butterfly Dreams Die Set (A Cut Above by VERVE), classic circles nestabilities (Spellbinders), platinum liquid pearls (Ranger), rhinestones, bracket border punch (Fiskars)

13 comments

  1. Julee- This card is stunning! The colors are so soothing. The butterfly and pearls around the circle make it a piece of art. Thanks for a great sketch AND a great card

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  2. WOW!!! Julee you have so much going on in this card you are such an enabler I always want every stamp set you use. I love how you added the butterflies and that coffee steam is amazing I really never noticed it that much on the stamp set when it first came out, but now that I see it on your card, it makes me appreciate Chaitali's illustration even more. I need to pull out my liquid pearls to. Have a blessed day

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  3. wow is right Julee, this is stunning.

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  4. OMG Julee, this card is simply gorgeous! I love the overall colors and the focal image (can't go wrong with coffee!) but the liquid pearls are the icing on the cake!

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  5. Beautiul. Love the layered butterfly and the colors of your card.

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  6. Awesome card as always!!! The colors are soothing and I love the layered butterfly and liquid pearl details.

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  7. Wow suxch an awesome card love the papers you have used and those liquid Pearls are awesome. I Always struggle with them.

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  8. Sigh, absolutely beautiful!

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  9. OMGosh this is gorgeous. I loVe your liquid pearls. Thanks for sharing.
    Crafty hugs,
    Dawn
    DesignsByDragonfly.blogspot

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  10. Jaw drop gorgeous!!!!!!!!!!!!! I can't put enough emphasis on how awesome this card is!! WOW!!

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  11. This is soft and pretty in this color combination. I love the way you did the sentiment!!

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  12. love the papers you chose to work with. beautiful! and creative!

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