Thursday, October 7, 2010

Mojo Monday and Utah Divas

Oh I really am liking this card! It's all lovely and sparkly! I stamped this using the Utah Divas International Color Challenge #4 this week - More Mustard, Riding Hood Red, Pear Pizazz, Basic Black - and used the Mojo Monday #159 Sketch, too. The large sentiment on here is from the Stampin' Up! All Holidays set. The little tag is from Tiny Tags stamp set.

There are lots of fun things on this card - the Satin Ribbon and the glitter from the Shimmer Spray, the Vintage Trinket hanging those Jewelry Punch tags, the Heated Satin Flower, the distressed edges from one of the tools of the Cutter Kit.

I punched Jewelry tags of all my cardstock colors - More Mustard, Pear Pizazz and Riding Hood Red and adhered them together to the back of the 'hello' tag, so they look dangley and don't clump together. Then I strung them onto the tiny safety pin and stuck that through the knot of the ribbon bow.
Can you see the sparkle? No? How about a closer look? Can you see it now?! I used the Champagne Shimmer Paint mixed with some Rubbing Alcohol in a small spray bottle. I sprayed all the layers of the card with this Shimmer Spray. The large sentiment is embossed with Clear Embossing Powder, which gives it a great shine, and it doesn't blur with the spritz of Shimmer Spray. (Hehe - I used a re-purposed spray bottle today. It was formerly the spritzer of my daughter's body mist, so it smelled great in my stamp room after I finished this card!)

Also, here's a closer look at that flower I added. It's a Heated Satin Flower that I made from the smaller circles on the Circles #2 Die for the Big Shot. I made a lot of these red satin flowers, mostly in a larger size, for a quilt block swap that I'm in. I may not use them for the quilt swap after all - it's postponed until after the holidays - but these gorgeous flowers have been calling my name every time I'm in my stamp room! You can read how I made the Heated Satin Flowers in a blog post from last April by clicking on the link. They're so easy and so gorgeous every time!

{Inside}
Recipe:
Stamps: Tiny Tags, All Holidays
Cardstock: Pear Pizazz, Basic Black, More Mustard, Riding Hood Red, Naturals Ivory
Ink: VersaMark, Riding Hood Red, More Mustard
Accessories: Jewelry Tag Punch, Vintage Trinkets, Circles #2 Die, Cutter Kit, Certainly Celery Satin Ribbon, Champagne Shimmer Paint





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Mary Rindal is an Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator in Greenwood Village, Colorado.

13 comments:

Tinkerin In Ink said...

Gorgeous cards! I agree, the flowers were dying to be used :)

Elizabeth (Beth) Moore said...

Hope you don't mind me stopping by to tell you about Papercraft Star (just in case you don't already know!) We'd love to have you enter some of your inspired projects in our challenges there. We're also having a DT call soon and want to tell papercrafters like you about the call! There is still time to enter our PTI gift certificate drawing too! http://papercraftstar.blogspot.com/2010/09/another-gift-certificate-give-away-at.html

Dawn said...

Love your card; I totally bombed mine for UDI this week! I was embaresed to even post it! LOL! Thanks for commenting on my blog; we both clearly love satin flowers!
Dawn
http://theinkedstamper.blogspot.com/

Keva said...

What a beautiful card! Great job on the sketch.

Julee (Vervegirl) said...

This is so beautiful! Love the rich colors. Thanks for playing Mojo Monday!

Vera said...

Simply stunning! Congratulations on your win!

Melisa Hunter said...

A gorgeous card! Congratulations on your win!

Stamp with Frenchie said...

You Rock MAry R. Congrats!!!!!!!!!

Marisa said...

Congrats on your mojo win. Lovely card :D

Melissa said...

Such a gorgeous card! Congrats on your Mojo win! :)

Monika/Buzsy said...

Gorgeous card Mary. Love that sating flower... great colors. :o) Congratulations on winning!

Krystal (skdeleeuw) said...

Congrats Mary on being so mojo-liscious!! Of course we already knew how super talented you were. Your card is gorgeous. SO many fabulous details and that flower is amazing. Enjoy your new stardom! :)

Alberta said...

Gorgeous!

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