Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Mojo Monday 405

Hi everyone another week and another Mojo Monday challenge. I thought this was an interesting sketch to try my hand at.  Alas I messed up cutting my embossed panel and so it is narrower than I wanted but still I think I stayed pretty close to following the sketch. This is another great sketch to use those scraps. I did have to cut from a full sheet my card base as I don't have any scraps big enough anymore to cut for an A 2 card. The netting I bought on clearance yesterday otherwise I used scraps and things from my stash.
Here is the sketch:
And here is my take on it:
I cut my scraps to size and then took a scrap of white card stock to emboss. I bought a frame to use with embossing folders but it didn't totally work right.  Still I did have a flat place for stamping. The embossing folder is by Darice. Oh the shame while putting embossing folders in an organizer I found some folders which never had been used and this is one of them.  Since a personal challengenthis week is to use gelatos I played. I scribbled two different metallic ge/latos on my embossed piece. Then sprayed with water and used a foam brush to move the liquid gelato around. A simple technique but I think stunning results using metallic gelatos. The sentiment is from Verve's Sparkly dream set. It was the case of finding the sentiment which worked the best size wise. I cut the netting down to size to fit the card stock. I used gel glue since it dries clear to adhere the netting. I had the flower petal in my stash so instead of cutting out circles I went with that. The petals were previously used as a mask with my homemade glimmer mist. The circle was in my stash and I colored with gelatos. The butterfly element is a sticker from Dollar Tree. I love these bubble stickers.

I encourage you to join in this challenge and this one you ave the chance to win Verve stamps. Go to http://mojomonday.blogspot.com for more details.

O.k. that is all for now. I'm getting ready to go on vacation but may do some crafting before I leave. Do come back because you never know what I'm up with. In the meantime wishing you Happy Frugal Crafting till we meet again!




3 comments:

  1. Love your take on the sketch (am tempted to play along with this amazing sketch). Your butterfly is lovely as is the flower surrounding it. Enjoy your vacation!

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  2. Such a fun card. Love the look of the gelatos over the embossing. Thanks for playing along with Mojo Monday!

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