Thursday, October 11, 2007

A Mojo Sketch Challenge (#6) & A Happy Anniversary

Well, my wonderful husband and I have hit our 9th wedding anniversary! I say "hit" because we haven't had a chance to celebrate yet. He actually had to travel to California for work on our anniversary. But since we never celebrate on the actual day of anything, no biggie!

I used Julee's Mojo Monday Sketch Challenge that she posts on her blog Poetic Artistry. Julee also is the designer behind the Verve Visual stamps, which by the way I love the two just released! I am trying to figure out if I can get one or both!!

Anyway, I used the couple in the Summer by the Sea...embossed them in Crystal Clear and then bleached the image. I love bleaching these sketch images! I also embossed the canvas background on the bottom part of the card. The You & Me saying comes from the hostess stamp set "So Many Sayings"...which I am becoming very tempted to unmount and cut it so all of the sayings are separate. I like the addition of the Hodgepodge Hardware and the melted organdy ribbon tied to the spiral clip. Ever done that before? It is real easy...just heat the tied ribbon and watch it curl! Nothing too crazy, but I like it.

The Engineering Details: Stamps - Summer by the Sea, Canvas, So Many Sayings; Paper - Night of Navy, Very Vanilla; Ink - Versamark, Night of Navy, Night of Navy Marker; Accessories - Navy Wide Organdy Ribbon, Hodgepodge Hardware-Pewter, Crystal Clear Embossing Powder; Supplies - Ticket Corner Punch, 1-3/8" Circle Punch, 1/16" Circle Punch, Sponge, Heat Gun


Chris Scrappin and Stampin in Texas said...

This is so gorgeous. I love bleaching, and it really stands out in this. I found you through the mojo 6 challenges. Great job.

Shannon McGann said...

Happy anniversary! Congratulations on 9 years. This is a stunning card. Very simple and understated, but just gorgeous!

Sara Frawley said...

Happy Anniversary! I love this card... in fact, I love it so much that I'm off to use that set and try bleaching for the first time! Thanks for inspiration! :)

Julee (Vervegirl) said...

So pretty. Love that swirl clip and the embossed canvas gives such an awesome texture to the card.

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