Monday, July 27, 2009

Hello Mojo!

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It is Monday, and you know what that means! Mojo Monday time! I didn't stick exactly to the sketch, I turned the card lengthwise and re-arranged a couple of elements: This sketch gave me the perfect opportunity to use my Circle Scissor Plus, a fantastic tool for making nested circles up to 6".
This tool is a little tricky to get used to at first, but I have all the insider tips for you to make perfect circles every time:
  • use a little dotto on your paper to hold it in place while you cut your circles
  • spin the wheel around over your paper before cutting to make sure your placement fits the size of circle you want to cut
  • the glass mat is an excellent surface to cut on

Today's card is for my cousin, I'm attending her baby shower on Thursday, and I'm so excited for her! It's always fun to have a new baby in the family. When I started to work on a card for her, Tall Tales DSP came to mind. I knew as soon as I saw the NEW Tall Tales Designer Series Paper it was going to be one of my favorite DSP packages. It's so versatile, from adorable animal prints, to cute florals, and masculine stripes, this paper really goes the extra mile!

The photo corners punch makes adding a subtle "something" to corners a snap. I added a chocolate chip photo corner in the upper left side of the card.

I also added some jumbo brads from the Vanilla Styled Hodgepodge Hardware set to the lower right corner of the card. I just love them! I'm not sure it shows in the photo, but they have engraved stars in the centers of the brads. So fun!

Want to give this project a try? All of the supplies I used are listed below. Just CLICK HERE to go to my Stampin' Up! website to order any of the supplies you need. Once you get there, click on "Shop Now" in the upper right hand corner, and use the item numbers listed below.

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Happy Stampin! ~Heather

Stampin' Supplies (and item numbers):

Stamps: Animal Stories (116716), Teeny Tiny Wishes (115370)
Ink: Chocolate Chip (100908)
Paper: Tall Tales DSP (115678), Chocolate Chip (102128), Close to Cocoa (101341), So Saffron (105118), Old Olive (100702), Very Vanilla (101650)
Tools: Circle Scissor Plus (112530), Glass Mat (112531), Paper Piercing Tool (116631), Mat Pack (105826), Dimensionals (104430), Photo Corners Punch (109042)
Embellishments: Vanilla Styled Hodgepodge Hardware (112454), 1/4" Old Olive Ribbon (111368)

4 comments:

Tasia D. said...

How CUTE!! Great job on the sketch!!

Amy said...

I love how this turned out! Great use of the HP hardware too!

Patti said...

Very cute!

Jacinta said...

Adorable baby card! Love the fact that you used earth tones instead of the traditional blue.

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