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Monday, February 2, 2009

Double sketch day with prizes

Happy Monday! Today I have 2 card samples for you using two different sketches and there is a prize associated with each. First up is the weekly mojo Monday sketch brought to you by Julee Tilman, owner of Verve stamps. Once a month there is a prize awarded to 2 people whose creations Julee finds to be the mojoest. This is a judged contest and you can find out all the details and see the other mojo makers samples on the mojo Monday blog. But first take a peek at the sketch and my sample:

As soon as I saw this newly released scripture stamp from Verve stamps I knew I had to have it. This is my favorite verse and one which I held onto when I was going through a difficult time 9 years ago. Anyway, I first stamped the cross image and then stamped the scripture on top of it with navy ink then sponged the edges with the saffron that the cross was stamped with and also edged it with gold glimmer blingz shimmerz. I used my favorite cryogen white paper available at Paper Temptress. I just love the subtle shimmer is has and it is even thick enough to use as a card base as well. I sponged the prima with navy and then used gold glimmer blinz to accent the flower and the button and pixie dust blingz on the leaves. I used a spica glitter pen to accent the dots on my dp and added tiny gold pearls to the scallops.

stamps- Verve stamps Jer 29:11
CS- navy, saffron, cryogen white, basic grey granola dp
accessories- gold pearls, corner rounder punch, gold glimmer blingz, pixie dust blingz, MS branch punch, gold edge organdy ribbon, saffron button, gold cold

The second sketch is from Card Positioning Systems and Sweet N Sassy stamps is one of the sponsers this week. A random participant of this week's challenge will be drawn to win the floral fourishes stamp set from SNSS. In order to be in the drawing you need to post a comment with a link to your project on the CPS blog post. Check out the sketch and my sample.

I have recently shown you some cards using one of my favorite sets from Sweet N Sassy stamps called Love Blooms. Those cards have been Valentines and lovey type cards but I wanted to show you that this set is much more versatile and can be used all year long not just for Valentines. I decided to use one of the sentiments that come in the set to create a birthday card. One of my favorite colors of roses is coral so that is what I did here coloring the image with copics. I added some crystal effects to the vase to make it look like glass and used my spica glitter pen on the roses. I also used an oval nestie die as a stencil to sponge some blush ink around my vase to create a vignette. Some tiny rhinestones were added to the points of the top note die.

stamps- Sweet N Sassy stamps Love Blooms
CS- sweet blush, sorbet, white from PTI
accessories- rhinestones, copics (R20, R22, R24, YG 63, YG66, C1, C3), crystal effects, sorbet satin ribbon, oval nesties, SU top note die, spica glitter pen, swiss dots cuttlebug folder

Thank you so much for stopping by today. I hope you will decide to play along with the challenges this week. I would love to see what you come up with! Have a wonderful, blessed day.



Silke said...

Double gorgeous card - Janette!!!
Love your take on both Sketches!!!

Have a great week!!! Hugs ~S~

Chrissy D said...

Girl, this is STUNNING!!!! WOW on both sketches. Can I ask for a tutorial on how you sponge that SOOO perfectly? LOL The way you do it, there is always such a perfect glow!!! Praying for you today!

Deb said...

BOTH of these are STUNNING! I love that verse too!

Lorie said...

Wow! Those are fantastic! :o)

Jeanette said...

Both cards are just gorgoeus Janette. They are stunning! Hugs Jeanette

Anonymous said...

i LOVE the gorgeous shimmer on your mojo card. makes my heart skip a beat :)

Julee (Vervegirl) said...

These are just so beautiful, Janette! I love how elegant the mojo card is and that shimmer is fabulous.

Christi said...

Both of your cards are amazing!!!

Teresa Kline aka va.sunshine said...

your mojo card is fabulous.....I luv it! the other card is awesome too, I am waiting on more SNSS stamps..can't wait....I also can't wait to load mine for this sketch, my first card as the SNSS guest DT....thanks for the fabulous inspiration! *~*

Heather said...

What a beautiful sample for the Mojo Monday sketch! I love the flower as your circle element for the sketch! Lovely inspiration!

Heather :)

mustangsarah said...

Beautiful cards Janette.
The mojo card is so elegant.

bsgstamps4fun: Barb Gault said...

Oh my these are both so beautiful, Janette! Excellent work on both.

Michelle (sf9erfan) said...

WOW! Both are lovely, but that Mojo card is amazing -so amazing!! Hugs,

Bunny-Zoe's Blog said...

Both your cards are breathtaking Janette and such gorgeous details, Big Hugs, Nikki x

Courtney said...

Oh my word. Gorgeous, I say! Gorgeous!!!

Helen said...

Beautiful cards! Lovely colouring!
Helen x

ribenaruby said...

Beautiful rose creation. Love the layout.