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Mojo Monday Week #58

Happy Monday Everyone! Thanks to everyone who played along last week. I've been so incredibly busy I haven't had a chance to comment on everyone's cards yet, but I promise I'll get to them. I hope you're ready for another week of mojo. This week is a simpler layout, but I thought it was a lot of fun.

To play along, just make a card using the provided sketch and leave a comment on this post with a link to a photo of your creation. There is no time limit - you can play any week at any time. If you happen to upload to SCS, please use keyword Mojo58 so we can see everyone's mojoliciousness all in one happy place.

My sample card uses the new Fright Night set from The Cat's Pajamas as well as a sentiment and flame from Havin' a Pow Wow. I started by stamping the cauldron and coloring the flames with Copic markers. Next I stamped the owl, colored with Copics and cut him out to perch him on the cauldron. I used my paper piercer to pierce a little border around the panel and then matted on black cardstock. The patterned paper is from the BasicGrey Ambrosia Collection, which I matted on black and adhered to the the white card base, piercing a line above and below the panel. Next I cut a circle with my Classic Circle Nestabilities, stamped the Sentiment in Versafine Onyx Black and then stamped just the tip of the campfire from the same Havin' a Pow Wow set. I finished with some Stickles on the flames, some Diamond Glaze on the owl's eyes and a black grosgrain knotted bow.

Just a couple things to mention going on at Verve this week. There's still time to do the Vintage Verve challenge over on the OCC. There's your choice of any Verve stamp set up for grabs, and you have until Friday to get your cards in, so be sure and give it a go. Also, the Think Pink Sale is in full swing. All Verve stamps are 10% off through October 31, plus we're donating 10% of all sales to the Susan G Komen for the Cure foundation in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.


Anonymous said...

Very nice sketch. Im asist in first time this challenge. Here is my card.

Liz Williams said...

Great sketch, Julee, and here's my wintery card:

Stef H said...

Hi Julee & happy Monday to everyone! Your card is great!
Here's my submission: http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/1107222?cat=500&ppuser=159439

Stef H

Pat (mspfd) said...

Great sketch and I love the "lite my fire card"! It is adorable.

Neva said...

Julee this sketch looks fun. love your sample for this too. such a cute image and great sentiment.

Frenchy said...

Great sketch - here's my card:

Anonymous said...

oh no!!!! now i'm going to be singing that song ALL DAY!!!!!!!!! I guess there are worse ones to be stuck in your head!!!

Rach said...

a fabulous sketch Julee, and i love your card. awesome.

here is my card.
Thanks again for the sketch. hugs rachxx

Jennifer Meyer said...

Cute card and sketch Julee!! I posted another fun card on my blog today using the Vintage Values techniuqe, if you have some time to stop by, this was the card I almost posted... :)

Have a wonderful week Julee,
Jennifer :)

Michelle Woerner said...

Great sketch! I need simple today!! LOVE your card -you are rockin the white space. I am totally inspired to do as well. Hugs, michelle

Dawn Easton said...

Great sketch Julee! Love that sentiment on your card...so cute!

I've done two this morning

Thanks for looking!

Diane.W. said...

Luvly sketch,thanx! Mine is HERE TFL :O)X

thimbles bobbins paper and ink said...

Thanks for the sketch challenge, Julee! This was perfect for my new SU set, Happy Blessings, that I've been wanting to ink up.

Here is my card: http://thimblesbobbinspaperandink.blogspot.com/2008/10/happy-blessings.html

Anonymous said...

What a great sketch! I had so much fun with it. Thanks!!

Here's mine:http://stampwithjenna.blogspot.com/2008/10/card-sketch-monday_27.html

Heather D. ~ Fresh Brewed Designs said...

I loved this sketch, it was very fun to work with. Thanks.


Sharlene Meyer said...

Loving this simple sketch - the kind of 'go-to' sketch that could be used again and again!

Here is my take: http://magpiecreates.blogspot.com/2008/10/its-boy.html

Crystal said...

Wow, I haven't played in a long time. Here is my card: http://stampbirr.typepad.com/stamper/2008/10/10-minute-card.html

Ria Zonnestraaltje said...

Love this sketch Julee :)
Here is my card
hugs Ria

Unknown said...

another awesome sketch, julee! here's what i came up with:

MJ said...

Great sketch as usual. Here is mine


dasimonds said...

Great sketch...
Cute Card.

Betty J Schaub said...

Julee I loved this sketch and had fun playing along. You can see my take on it at

Also I received my Verve stamps in Monday's mail. I LOVE them!!!

Thanks so much!

Charmaine (CharmWarm) said...

Oh how adorable, Julee!

Tammy Hershberger said...

Well, it's not quite the same but I did loosely base my card here on the sketch for this week! It was just the inspiration I needed to use these new Nestabilities! Thanks Julee!


dpkennedy said...

Wow, what a cute card! I love the combination of sets...that sentiment is perfect!

Anonymous said...

Great sketch, Julee! Your card is so cute! Here is mine:
Have a great day!

Pat (mspfd) said...

I just love this sketch! It is so easy to work with. Here's my take on the sketch:
Thanks, Julee!

Dolce Deb's Designs said...

Great job on the challenge this card is just to cute. TFS.

Debbie/Phx AZ

LeAnne said...

Nice sketch, it was fun to play as I haven't been able to do it in a long time!
(first card)

Jamie Martin said...

Another great sketch challenge. Here is my card :)


The Crafty Blonde said...

Great Sketch, loved the circle element as it meant I could use my new message design.
my entry

Lyndsey xx

Myrt said...

....great sketch Julee - this is my first time ever on this challenge. It was fun and you can see my card at http://cardsinthemaking.blogspot.com/

Karen Giron said...

Hi Julee - this sketch was really fun to work with. Thanks so much!


aardvarkpest said...

Great sketch for my first ever challenge.

My card is here

amanda stokes said...

hi this is my first attempt at a sketch challenge so i thought i'd have a go at this nice simple layout to start me off lol.here is my card.http://amandaspaperpalace.blogspot.com/2008/10/mojo-monday-wk-58.html

Maria Matter said...

Great sketch!
Here's mine:
Puppy Love
Blessings, Maria

Anonymous said...

Your card is so darn cute!!! Love that sentiment combined with the image :D

Always a pleasure doing your sketches. Here's the result this week:


Jessica Diedrich said...

Here's my card for this week's sketch:


Thanks Julee!

Helen said...

Lovely sketch! This is the first time I've joined in this challenge.
Here is my card.
Helen x

Bethany Paull said...

Nice sketch. Hope I find some time for it. LOVE your sentiment/ image combo. Too cute. Esp with that flame by the sentiment.

Tanya said...

Love this sketch! Here's my card: http://tanyastampsnthings.blogspot.com/2008/10/catching-up.html

Anonymous said...

I love your card, it´s so beautiful =) I´m joining first time to this challenge.

Here´s my card:


Take a look, hope evebody likes it!

inkedx2 said...

Wow there are some great cards with this sketch! Here is my creation.



Anonymous said...

My first card to this Challenge blog is here

Helen said...

Ooops, posted my link in the wrong place - sorry!
Great sketch!
Here's my card.
Helen x

A lil' bit about me said...

Thanks for the great sketch!


Anonymous said...


There's mine. I really loved this sketch and it left me with a lot of glitter on my hands which is always a good thing! TFL!

Valerie said...

Oh liking the new sketch...I WILL get it done tomorrow!!! I need to start creating if it wasn't 12 am I'd do it now haha!

btw I love your card!

Anonymous said...

here's my card with this great sketch

Anonymous said...

Great sketch!
Here is my card:



Kelly said...

I've watched your blog for quite some time now and really enjoy all your sketches...finally decided to try one this week. Love this sketch, and I'm really happy with the card I made for it!
Here's the link: http://whatchastamping.blogspot.com/2008/10/mojo-monday-let-it-snow.html

Michelle Woerner said...

Here is mine Julee... as I mentioned earlier, I was inspired by your card to use the white space!!


Andrea said...

Wonderful sketch, here is my card:



Kristie W. said...

Great sketch! Here is my take: http://kreativekristie.blogspot.com/2008/10/happy-halloween.html

Valerie said...

here is my take on the challenge #57 & #58http://pixiedreamdesigns.blogspot.com/2008/10/mojo-monday-challenges.html

thanks so much!

Joy said...


heres mine!

Kelly Schelske said...

Fabulous sketch Julee!!

Here's my card:
Crafting Creatively: Hoppy Birthday~Mojo 56


Unknown said...

Here's my mojo58 card...GREAT inspiration!


Anonymous said...

Julee, I really enjoy your sketches. I print them off and use them again and again. Thank you for sharing your talents! Here's my card: http://stampupwithwendy.wordpress.com/2008/10/30/mojo-58/

Unknown said...

Great sketch, Julee! Here's mine:
Mojo 58

BLJ Graves Studio said...

Great sketch... love your card too. Here is my card.

Here's my card

Murielle said...

Thank you, Julee for marvellous sketch.
Here is my card.

Cindy Haffner said...

Fun, fun. fun Julee here is mine. http://cindyhaffnerscorner.blogspot.com/2008/11/occ-challenge.html

Lesley said...

Hi huni...I love the card that u made its sooo fab...i hope that u like my entry... u can view it at
thanx 4 looking...lesley xx

Rebecca said...
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Rebecca said...

I just had to have a go at this sketch !Mojo Monday Sketch #58 Card

Laurel said...

I love this sketch and was finally able to play. Here is my card:


Kathryn said...

WOW -- Great card and GREAT sketch!

Here is mine for the week:

Susannah Iredale said...

This is my first Mojo Monday Challenge and I am very excited about it, looking forward to the next one.

femke said...

heey julee,

thanks for the great sketch. you can find my card here. it's the second card.

greetings femke

Carol D said...

super sketch, My Card is here.


Anonymous said...

Voici ma carte :

bises et merci

Jane (Carroll's Creations) said...

lovely sketch

Here’s mine.

Hugs Jane x

CraftyC said...

Just in time!!! Have done my card, you can See it here. I really enjoyed this sketch

Janine said...

I lost my way slightly but I hope you like the card anyway!

amanda stokes said...

Here is another card not sure if it counts?

Stampin'Piper said...

Wonderful Sketch. Here is my Card!

TFL! Hugs Tanja

Oliva Ohlson said...

Thank Julee for another great sketch!
Here is mine


Tammy said...

This was a fun sketch.
Here's my card:


Maren said...

Hope you had a great weekend! Here is my take on the fabulous sketch: http://zanynotcrazy.blogspot.com/2008/11/fancy-pants-sketches.html

Danielle L. said...

What a fun sketch! Love it and your sample! I was able to play for the first time and here is my card: http://fatcatstamper.blogspot.com/2008/11/snowman-sunday-2.html

Thanks for posting such great sketches!

Anonymous said...

I thought I was late but see there isn't a deadline. Thanks for another amazing sketch. You save all of us from inventing the wheel each time we start a project!

Here's my Winter Post contribution:


Hugs, Mary

Unknown said...

Hi Julee. I am a new visitor today to your blog. I found you through Jennifer Muraoka at Kiyomi Krafts. She posted a fabulous card in response to you Monday Mojo sketch 12. That led me to your site and I love all the fantastic sketches you have produced and your amazing cards. So of course I had to have a go and choose sketch number 58 as my first attempt. Thanks for the inspiration, I cant wait to re create more of your sketches. Take care x Natasha


Stacey said...

Sorry it is a bit late - thought I'd share anyway!

You can find my card here.

Anonymous said...

Here's my little try for #59..it was a good sketch: