Be Strong

Hi friends!  It's the final Monday of the month and that means it's time for a round or square sketch over on the Mojo Monday blog.  This week's another CAS inspired layout that can be dressed up or down to your heart's content.

For my card I pulled out the newly released Each Day set and went with the square version of the sketch. The butterfly from the set is embossed with white onto black cardstock and then hand trimmed and glued down onto some ruffled ribbon strips using the brand new Autumn Elements Ribbon Collection  seam binding.  I embossed just a portion of the crumb cake panel with a hearts embossing folder for a little interest, then stamped the Psalm 31:24 and the little heart (both from Each Day) in the non-embossed section and colored the heart with a Copic marker.

I added a little flair with a single rounded corner and a wavy edge punch for the bottom of the card.  Easy peasy and done during a VERY short nap time!  {grin}

All of the new releases from Verve, including Each Day, are 10% off right now, or the September Stamp Collection and the Accessories Pack are marked 20% off!

Thanks so much for stopping by today!  I'm scheduled for shipping duties, so I'll be glitterfied from packing orders in sparkly tissue paper today!  {grin}  Hope you have a fantastic start to your week!

Enabler's List
Stamps: Each Day (Verve Stamps)
Paper: crumb cake, basic black (SU!)
Ink: crumb cake (SU!), embossing ink (Ranger), Black (TPC Studios), Copic marker
Accessories:  Autumn Elements Ribbon Collection (Verve), heart embossing folder (Sizzix), dotted wave border punch (EK Success), flatback pearls (Pizzazz Aplenty)


  1. This is stunning Julee! I love the partial embossing and the deep red and kraft go together perfectly!

  2. Love the partially embossed panel and love that EF!! have to go hunting for it LOL! Great butterflies too. Gorgeous as always :)

  3. Always beautiful, Julee! I love the texture of the embossing and the ribbon. Well done, my friend!

  4. Love your card! Your rich red ribbon against the kraft look fabulous!

  5. Beautiful...just so beautiful, Julee.
    xxx Asha Sunny Summer Crafts

  6. Gorgeous. Love the dark red and kraft color combo. The butterflies are perfect embellishments, plus the fantastic ribbon treatment.

  7. Oh, this is beautiful! The crumb cake and burgundy ribbon together, and the stark white butterflies are so classy. And, I LOVE the curved corner and scalloped border.

  8. Julee, you can put colors together like no one else! Your selections always pop! I love that. Wonderful card and the ribbon is fabulous!

  9. Super cute!! Love how you partially embossed on one side and scrunched up the ribbon with the butterflies in white. It really pops!!

  10. Love those embossed perfect to pair up with the sentiment! This is gorgeous!


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