Remember the song "Manic Monday" by the Bangles? That song popped into my head thinking about today's blog post title so I rolled with it. Hopefully, your Monday won't be "manic" and you'll find creative energy to stamp with this week's Mojo Monday Sketch Challenge (MOJO211) by Julee Tilman.
- The stunning flower was inspired by one on this drawer box by Katy McGloin, a member of my Stampin' Pretty Pals.
- To create the flower, pop out six 1 3/4" Scallop Circles. Crunch, mist with water and assemble on a brad. Simple.
- Worried about how to send a card with that pretty flower without it getting crushed? Consider mailing this card on a well-cushioned trip in one of the Stampin' Up! Padded Envelopes (116911). My mother is visiting this weekend so she will get this hand delivered (another alternative for "big" 3-D) in a clear envelope (102619).
- Note the tr?s chic embossing details on the sentiment layer–courtesy of my Stampin' Up! Simply Scored Scoring Tool.
- My inspiration for the flower and color scheme are from the Grandin Road home d?cor catalog. That fun pillow caught my eye!
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Stamp Set: Delightful Dozen (W122650, C122652)
Paper: 2010-2012 Patterns Designer Series Paper Stack (Poppy Parade, 117158), Basic Gray (121044), Very Vanilla (101650)
Ink: Basic Gray (109120)
Cool Tools: 1 3/8" Square Punch (119877), 1 3/4" Scallop Circle Punch (119854), Simply Scored Scoring Tool (122334)
The Perfect Touch: Antique Brads (117273), Pearls Basic Jewels (119247), Basic Gray 5/8" Satin Ribbon (124326), Stampin' Dimensionals (104430)