Thursday, June 5, 2014

Gerde's June Digi goes Mojo

Yes, I'm still using the Mojo Monday Sketch.  I am determined to win this challenge and I'm also going to dust today (maybe in my dreams!)  Yesterday I received Gerde's June Digi and my first thought was 'the gingham dog and calico cat'.  I did a little research because I couldn't remember the poem about the two. It's not a very pleasant poem, as the dog and cat in the poem tear each other to shreds.   Rather than going to the dark side with my card, I decided to make it a happy card suitable for any number of occasions.  

I scalloped the bottom edge of the front card base to blend the embossing pattern,  rounded corner of the sketch and the scalloped square.  Then I also added a green scalloped edge to the inside of the card base so it would show at the bottom and to liven up the inside a bit.  The dog, cat, and heart(a CTMH stamp) are all paper pieced.  The front sentiment and bling are CTMH.  I added whiskers to the cat with a fine marker.  (All cats have whiskers, except one of my childhood pets who fell victim to my scissors.  I started crafting at an early age, not always successfully.)  My I'm feeling witty!  My apologies.

Here are the challenges I am entering today:
Sailing Pineapple Challenge #5 - All Creatures Great and Small 
Cutie Pie Challenge #70 - Emboss It, but keep it Cute
Digi Sketch Challenge- Sketch and/or Theme...Use a Stamp
Love to Scrap Challenge #31 - Mind Your Banners!


Perhaps dusting would bring me luck.  I could give it a try.  The worst that could happen is that I'd obliterate an important note or phone number written on one of the tables. 

OK so I dusted, vacuumed, and mopped the kitchen floor.  Then made fish for dinner so my house doesn't smell like Spic and Span.  Maybe tomorrow I'll make a few more Mojo cards to increase my odds of winning.  Nah, enough is enough.  Mom and I are headed to the mall!


15 comments:

  1. Oh this is just gorgeous! Love the layout and cute images! Thanks for joining our challenge at The Sailing Pineapple!

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  2. Oh Debi, this is a fabulous cute card, love the patchwork dog and spotty cat. hugs xxx

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  3. Oh Debi these two little guys are so cute!! Love that embossed background that you used.Thanks for stopping by my blog tonite.

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  4. This is so cute. Love the paper piece guys and you card would be happy mail for anyone.

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  5. What a fabulous job you've done with this one!

    Thanks for joining us at Digisketch Challenge and I hope we see you again soon!

    Hugz

    Laurian

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  6. Lovely card and fab layout, thanks for joining and sharing your work with us at Cutie Pie challenge cheers Sue N x

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  7. such a creative card!! love the paper piecings and the embossing!! great ideas the result is fabulous!! the image is very cute too!
    poor pet of yours, was it ok after you cut its whiskers ? do they grow back ?

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  8. sorry: forgot to thank you for entering your adorable project to Love to scrap! challenge blog!
    ^^

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  9. Lovely card , great paper piecing.
    Thank you for sharing at Cutie Pies 'Emboss It' Challenge and good luck x Susan x

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  10. love the paper pieced dog and cat really makes the card. Great card and thanks for joining us at Paper makeover for our atg challenge.

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  11. How darling! Thanks for playing along with Mojo Monday!

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  12. You trimmed kitty's whiskers and lived to tell about it? Are you scarred? O_o

    And thank you for not going to the dark side with the cute critters. I'd rather not even know about it. :)

    Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!

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  13. Love the polka dot cat and plaid pup, Debi! What a darling card. :-D

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