Saturday, May 7, 2011

Put Your Sunglasses On...

This is a very bright card; definitely not for those who like subtle colors!

I put it together following this week's Mojo Monday card, and I actually completed it before the deadline!

I am very thankful for the Mojo Monday blog. It gives me endless ideas for putting cards together.


Thursday, May 5, 2011

Past Due Mojo

Every card I have made recently has been a sympathy card. Making sympathy cards is a new thing for me, but I guess I will be getting better at it. I've come to an age where people I know are losing parents. I have 2 friends who have lost parents to lung cancer in the last 5 months as well as others I know who are losing parents and other loved ones.

So here's my card:

I followed a Mojo Monday sketch for this card, but didn't get it done until after the deadline. Oh well, I like the card anyway.


Eembroidery Floss

I thought I would try some challenges beyond Mojo Monday so went to Our Creative Corner for ideas. Their challenge this week is to use embroidery floss - something I happen to have quite a lot of since I also embroider. Looking at the samples from their divas I can see I can and should get much more creative than I did - perhaps I will try again. But in the meantime, I cased this card from Sleepy in Seattle.

I had a lot of fun making this. I used water color pencils and the bleach stamping technique as well as my sewing machine and Xyron Creative Station (to laminate the bookmark).