Sweet Scoops for Mojo Monday

Stampin up mojo monday sweet scoops

This week's Mojo Monday sketch (MOJO137) made my heart pump in technicolor.  I loved Julee's layout suggestion to create a vertical stack of blocked colors.  I'm never shy of color and Tempting Turquoise (the ultimate for Blue Moon ice cream), Pumpkin Pie and Not Quite Navy offer a bright and fun way to surprise my soon-to-be six year old grand nephew, Ashtin.

Mojo137Sketch

I used the reverse kissing technique to create texture for the ice cream cone.  I simply inked up the ice cream stamp from Sweet Scoops stamp set (now available for purchase from the Summer Mini Catalog) and then "kissed" it, directly to the rubber with the texture stamp.

Here's a little before and after.  See the delicious difference?

Stampin up mojo monday sweet scoops ice cream birthday card

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  • Stampin up mojo monday sweet scoops close up The background texture is absolutely luscious.  It was created using the Stampin' Up! Square Lattice Textured Impressions Embossing folder, new from the Summer Mini (a Stampin' Up! exclusive).  

  • I used a 1 1/4" Square Punch to create even blocks for the vertical row of color.  1 1/4" was too big at full size so I cropped them to 1" x 1 1/4".
  • For added pizzazz, I layered the smaller star over the larger with a Stampin' Dimensional.  I don't know if I ever create a card without my budget-friendly Stampin' Dimensionals.
  • Stampin up mojo monday sweet scoops sentiments Add a little splash to your sentiments by popping up one of the words in
    a contrasting color.

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Sweet scoops stampin pretty Stamp Set:  Sweet Scoops (Summer Mini Catalog:  Wood Mount 117078, Clear Mount 120078
Paper:  Tempting Turquoise (102067), Pumpkin Pie (105117), Not Quite Navy (101722), Whisper White (100730)
Ink:  Tempting Turquoise (100814), Close to Cocoa (101341), Pumpkin Pie (105117), Not Quite Navy (101722)
Cool Tools:  Stampin' Up! Square Lattice Textured Embossing Folder (Summer Mini Catalog, 119976), Big Shot-Die Cut Machine (113439), 1 1/4" Square Punch (104400), Large Star Punch (110710), Star Punch (109045), Ticket Corner Punch (107214)
The Perfect Touch:  Pumpkin Pie 1/4" Grosgrain Ribbon (109030), Silver Brads (104336), Stampin' Dimensionals (104430), Clips Assortment (112580)

Whisper White Medium Envelope (107289), Pawsitively Prints (Build-a-Bear, 118060)

9 Comments:

  1. This is TERRIFIC, Mary! Thanks for showing me that technique. I’ve never done it and now I can’t wait to give it a try. XO

  2. How cute, those colors are terrific together! I can wait to here about your Cruise!!! Hugs,

  3. Love the ice cream cone…may have to add that set to my collection. The colors are bright and cheery!

  4. Great card, Mary! I love the texture of the ice cream….yummy!

  5. I love when you set colors freeeee! This is fabulous! Thanks for the lesson as well – I have never done this – on my to do list for sure!

  6. Thanks so much for showing the reverse kissing technique! I’ve done the standard one but never the reverse, which will work GREAT with this set 🙂 Great card!

  7. So cute! Love the bright colours.

  8. Your cards are always so complete Mary. The balance is wonderful and the color combo perfect for a boy. I love the “little touches” like the brad and the clip with the ribbon.

  9. Hello and Congrats Mary! I am giving you the Sunshine Award for all your wonderful inspiration and creativity that you so kindly share with everyone. To see more of what I wrote about you and to find out what the Award is about please check out my blog at http://www.gettincrafty.com Thank you for being so wonderful
    Inky Hugs,
    Cristena

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