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Sunday, September 9, 2012

Birthday Card

Hi Everyone,

I have managed to achieve getting the Mojo Monday sketch done again. Yay Yay. I’ve also managed to combine it with the colour selection this week from Dynamic Duo’s. I’m on a roll! I have used Stampin’ Up’ new Labels Collection Framelits around the sentiment, which is from the Memorable Moments Stamp set.

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Here is the sketch…

Mojo257Sketch and here is the colour scheme… DD#19

The colours this week I thought would be a bit of a challenge as I’m not really that 'into' them, however, I did have them and thought well, it’s an opportunity to use up the cardstock at the very least.
 I actually am quite pleased with how it turned out – although the colours really needed the Neutral Vanilla and Chocolate Chip to break down the bright Cajun Craze and lift the usually sombre Always Artichoke.

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Embossing folders were the ever useful Vintage Wallpaper and the smaller strip of hearts embossing that is part of the Adorning Accents collection. Boho Blossom punch made the flowers from designer paper (Berry Blossoms from last year) and cardstock, a pearl finished them off nicely and the Little Leaves sizzlit adds just the right touch.

I wanted a fairly large scallop to be showing on the Cajun Craze, so I cheated and used the 1/2” Circle punch, sticking them in a row on the back of the Chocolate Chip band to look like a scallop edge.

Hope my card has left you inspired to use some of the colours you are not so keen on, you just never know what you’ll come up with!

Have a great day!

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9 comments:

Jennifer

Well, for not being into these colours that much, you've created something wonderful! Love all the different die cuts you used!

Teresa Zuehls

Lovely card and take on the sketch! The colors look great together and I love all the texture from the embossing. TFS

Kim S

Beautifully done! The addition of the chocolate makes the colors even richer! Love the embossing and the sweet little flower/leaf combo! So glad to see you at Dynamic Duos!

Paige

Fun card with the texture and die cuts being used! Thanks for joining us at Dynamic Duos this week!

Michelle

This is so beautiful! I love the embossing folders and sweet flower you created! Thanks for sharing this card with us at Dynamic Duos!

Melissa

Wow! This is gorgeous! Love those tiny polka dots and the neutral you used along with this week's color duo is perfect!! Thanks so much for joining us at Dynamic Duos! :)

Tracey McNeely

Fantastic birthday card.

JD

Very pretty!

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