Friday, May 5, 2017

Mojo 495c

Here's the last poppy card for this week, now I will have to make a little stationary box to put them in, well maybe not little, they are all 5x7.  I wonder what next week's inspiration will be?

I love using black as a base, it just makes color pop.  The first mat is a sweet pastel pink but it doesn't show up that way in the pic, the fuchsia sure does!  The pinks are both from Coordinations, the poppies from Hunkydory's Little Book of Poppies, the butterfly is Bo Bunny, the diecut on the bottom is Tattered Lace and the sentiment stamp is by Verve.  I would have posted yesterday but I had to wait for the Nuvo Crystal Drops to dry before I could prop it up for a picture.

Thanks for looking, have a great weekend.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017


Here's the next poppie card, one more to go.

I thought I would do a black and white card to make the picture really pop but it didn't quite work out that way.  I have to tell you, I am not a fan of's the new rage and all but I'm just not a big fan but after going through my stash of black and white paper, I discovered that I am sadly lacking in black and white patterned paper (Heavy sigh...I have enough different papers to open up a store - I have so much I've run out of places to put it all - I've seen pictures of other crafter's rooms and although I'm not as bad as some, I'm just as bad as most.  Why do we think we don't have enough?  I'll tell you why....because you go to find something you're thinking you want to use and YOU DON'T HAVE IT!)  Anyway, I did find a pad I've been meaning to use called "The Black Currant" and after perusing in it I found all the black patterned paper would have totally eclipsed my poppies so I settled on some charcoal grey for the base, had a piece of black with a glitter design in my scraps and went from there...the striped paper is from the pad.  So, I thought white would look good in the background..not so good... so I threw it in an Anna Griffin embossing folder and distressed it with some black soot distressing ink from Ranger.  Added a little interest with a Tattered Lace die and the Martha Stewart Butterfly punch.  I am still missing my other butterfly dies....I guess I will discover them eventually.  The tag is from Verve (Sweet Tiny Tag) and so is the sentiment stamp.

That's 5 Poppy cards down, one more to go.  I should get it done tomorrow.

Thanks for stopping by....

Tuesday, May 2, 2017


I cannot believe I haven't posted since last August.  Wow, I was not able to craft at all since January due to massive snow amounts this year which caused a leak in the roof.  I had to pack everything up and move it out so the Disaster Clean-up Crew could get in and do the work.  It took 3 months to get everything done and put back.  I still can't find some of my stuff!  I used last weeks sketch to start on some cards featuring art work with Poppies from Hunkydory's Little Book of Poppies that I bought last fall and had not yet used.  First up is the card I made last night with this weeks sketch....still with the poppies.  I had cut out 6 different scenes and I intend to do 6 different cards all together.  I think I will make a folder and put them all in to give away.  I think this week's sketch card is my favorite so far.

These are the cards in made from last weeks sketch.  I didn't get the pictures taken in time to post them so I am doing it now.

Hope you like them.
With happy thoughts....stay crafty and sane!