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Mojo Monday #76

This is my take on the Mojo Monday #76 sketch:

Mojo Monday #76

Mojo Monday #76

Here is a 5″ x 7″ birthday card that I made for my cousin Jana who I will get to see in Las Vegas this weekend, YAY! I’ve used CTMH papers called “Let’s Get Together”. The stamp image is from Magnolia and it’s a Tilda stamp I think — I just can’t remember the name of it… I love her little hat. I just colored her in with regular colored pencils. Ribbons and button are from my stash; the corner punch and slot punch are both from Stampin Up! and the sentiments are also from CTMH. Thanks for looking!

mojo76card

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A Sketch Challenge — my first Magnolia card

I recently gave away my first born child for a couple of Magnolia stamps from overseas (kidding) and used one for the first time. My inspiration came from this blog, http://tessa78.blogspot.com/2008/10/card-challenge-27.html, which I believe is mostly written in Finnish, but it was Kismet that I even found it! I was just clicking “Next blog” on Blogspot, which can bring up all sorts of interesting but non-papercrafting blogs, and there this one was. She has cute Magnolia cards and when I saw the challenge I had to jump on it.

I’ve stamped the angel in brown Stazon, and then colored her in with watercolor pencils and a waterpen. Then I’ve stippled and distressed in Desert Sand and Chocolate ink from CTMH. The file tag punch is from McGill and the corner punch is from SU. Ribbons are from my stash, and then the “I miss you” stamp, Sasparilla papers, Bitty Brads and Edge Anchors are all from CTMH. I’ve also added some Prisma Glitter to the wings, and Sparkles to a few snowflakes – also from CTMH. This was a fun card to make! Thanks to Tessa78 and her fun blog — I hope you will visit it!

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Filed under Autumn, Cards, Close To My Heart, Magnolia, Sketches