Monday, July 25, 2016
Mojo Monday 458-Sending You Happiness
Happy Monday! It's time for a new Mojo Monday sketch. I put together a sweet card based on this week's layout.
The panda with a box full of hearts from Mama Elephant's Incoming Mail stamp set is my focal image. I colored the image with Copic markers, then used the matching die to cut out the colored image. It doesn't show in the photo, but I gave the hearts a bit of sparkle with some glitter from a Spectrum Noir clear Sparkle pen. It's so pretty IRL! After attaching the image to a light blue panel with foam tape, I stamped the "sending happiness your way" sentiment from the Happy Mail set beneath it in black ink. I layered the image over a blue dotted panel with a contrasting solid red panel along the right side. All of the panels were matted on navy blue for a nice pop. The panels were adhered to a light blue cardstock panel set on a matching navy blue card base. I added a pair of fishtail flags extending down from the top of the card base, almost touching the image panel, and a triangle-like piece along the right side of the card. It's a good thing I kept my old photo corner punch--it was perfect for creating the triangle! Now that I look at the card again, I probably should have replaced the triangle with an arrow of some kind . . .
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Incoming Mail and Happy Mail stamp sets, Incoming Mail dies (Mama Elephant); Memento Tuxedo Black ink (Tsukineko/IMAGINE Crafts); markers (Copic); clear Sparkle pen (Spectrum Noir); Real Red, Night of Navy, and Bashful Blue cardstock, photo corner punch (Stampin' Up!); blue dotted patterned paper (Michaels); Die-namics Fishtail Flag STAX and Fishtail Flag Layers STAX dies (My Favorite Things); foam tape