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Mojo Monday 518

Hi friends! Can you believe it's already time for another Mojo Monday challenge? It seems like the weeks are going by faster and faster. A big thanks to all of you who have been playing along, it's so fun to peek in on your creations and see what loveliness you craft with these sketches. Hope you have fun with this one.

Mojo Monday Sketch 518 by Julee Tilman | poeticartistry.blogspot.com
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As always, you're free to play along with any papercrafting products your heart desires. Use the sketch as inspiration for your creation, then come link it up below so I can come take a look! The linky for this challenge will close on June 30, 2019. I have included dimensions on the graphic later in this post, but feel free to change them up to suit your needs.

Beachy masculine card by Julee Tilman using Hero Arts products.

Masculine cards are sometimes tough, but I love to create what I call beachy masculine cards. Lots of sand, surf and ruggedness always seems to fit the bill. On this card I made for my Dad, I've got all of that going on, courtesy of some new and old stamping goodies from Hero Arts.

I started out with the new Jungle Mist liquid watercolor. This color is fantastic! A bit aqua, a bit teal, a bit jungle green depending on how intense you paint it. Love it here as a backdrop on watercolor paper.

Beachy masculine card by Julee Tilman using Hero Arts products.

Once I was happy with the wash, I started stamping with the Color Layering Palm Tree set. This image is fantastic, and it was super easy to line up by die cutting first with the coordinating frame cuts and then stamping the solid fronds in lime green and then the detail fronds in emerald green using the MISTI stamping tool. I repeated the process with the tree trunk using soft brown and cup o' joe inks. I then die cut two more trees from cardstock to layer behind my stamped tree for thickness.

Next I moved on to the sentiment.  I pulled out the oldie but goodie, Happy Stamp & Cut set. I cut the happy die cut three times from brown cardstock, then stamped the father's day sentiment onto my watercolored panel in cup o' joe ink.

Beachy masculine card by Julee Tilman using Hero Arts products.

To finish the card, I splattered some art print brown and cocoa liquid watercolors on pebble cardstock and distressed the edges of the white and pebble panels.  I then wrapped some natural linen thread around the bottom under the tree, then glued everything together to finish things off.

Alrighty, now it's your turn! I hope you enjoy creating with this sketch!

Mojo Monday Sketch 518 by Julee Tilman | poeticartistry.blogspot.com

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Christine said...

I love your Father's Day card, and I bet your dad did, too! An outdoor scene is a great default for guys' cards, and this one made a wonderful sketch. Can't wait to play along.

Casandra Bennett said...

Great card and sketch. Love all the techniques you used. Hope you and your family had a nice Father's Day weekend.

kiwimeskreations said...

What a fabulous card Julee - love how you have adapted the sketch to your card, and the twine across the bottom adds some fabulous texture

Linda S. said...

I really lie all the layers and texture on this card. TFS.