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Another week has gone by and it's Mojo Monday time again!  This year, I decided to make the last sketch of the month a non-traditional size.  It might be square, round, skinny, a special fold.. anything that strikes my fancy.  For this first sketch I went with a square, which is my go-to quick card.  My size of choice for a square card is 4.25 x 4.25" so it still fits in a regular A2 envelope, but feel free to adapt it to whatever size you enjoy creating.

I pulled out the No Matter What set and some Authentique papers from my stash and got busy getting shabby.  The banners are distressed and I added some doodled edges, then I stamped the flowers and sentiment in archival black and colored with copics.  The background is embossed with a hearts embossing folder and I finished off with a trio of stamped hearts, fussy cut and accented with glassy glaze and glitter.  Super easy and so much fun!

Thanks so much for stopping by today!  I hope you have a little time to play along this week.  For more inspiration, be sure to check out the Mojo Monday 432 post for all the other designer makes!

Mojo Monday 432 Sketch
Enabler's List
Stamps: No Matter What (Verve Stamps)
Paper: Uncommon (Authentique), cream (Neenah)
Ink: black archival, antique linen distress ink (Ranger), black pen
Accessories: glassy glaze, glitter, embossing folder (Sizzix), paper distreser (Tonic)


Melanie Ann MacKenzie said...

Just beautiful Julee. Love the shabby chic style. Cheers.

Amy Rohl said...

I love this sketch and I puffy heart your card! Shabby perfection!

CherylQuilts said...

Oh, Julee, I just love square cards myself, and I love this sketch! What a sweet set and wonderful shabby chic look! Beautifully done! Warm hugs!

Maureen said...

so pretty! I love that hearts embossing folder! You've inspired me to get started on Tony's Valentine card :) ox

Lesley said...

Pretty stuff here, Julee!!! Love it! The square shape is a fun one and I like the long stripes of paper in the sketch! Happy Monday!

Wanda Cullen said...

LOVE this gorgeous Valentine! I had forgotten about that set, so you've inspired me to play with it again!

JoAnn said...

Beautiful. Love the distressing.

DIANA L. said...

Loveeeèeeee it .

Mimi said...

Your mixy-matchy banners are wonderful!

Marisa said...

Fabulous mix of banner papers and wonderful Julee touches all over this wonderful creation :)

D- said...

Your card is beautiful. Thanks for sharing.
Crafty hugs,