Friday, 29 August 2008

Mojo Monday #50

Hi All

I'm really enjoying my time off work this week. Which means I'm making good ground on the challenges. This time I've tackled the Mojo Monday one over at Poetic Artistry. I thought I would try something different this time, amd move away from all the cute images and colours for a change. I've had this stamp for an absolute age, and never used it, so I dusted it off, and what a great image.
I'm really pleased with the way it turned out. I did a little gold embossing around one layer if the scalloped circle, and down the one edge of the card. It was fun doing this challenge, and making a more classic, subdued look.

My mum would have liked this card if she'd been alive today. It is the tenth anniversary of her death on 31st August, so she's in my thoughts constantly at the moment. God bless her.
  • Stamps: Paper Artsy, Dovecraft
  • Papers: Basic Grey Scarlets Letter
  • Flowers: Prima Essentials
  • Other: All other embelisments HOTP



Christine (Craftling) said...

Aww, sweetie.. Maybe the more sombre look is reflective of your mood?

Is the stamped image Frida Kahlo?

Thinking of you and sending hugs..

Chris xx

Julee from Verve said...

What a neat image and lovely earthy papers. Love the gold embossing. Thanks for playing my challenge! :)

Christine (Craftling) said...

Aaaarrgghh!! In the absence of any NEW posts to comment on, will you HURRY UP???!!! You KNOW what I mean!! Want to hear your news, whatever it is!

Chris xx

Christine (Craftling) said...

Patience? Moi? No way! ;o)

So less chat, and more typing & clicking, please..

Chris xx

InkyArtitude said...

Love this new style.... very chic and arty. A fitting tribute to your Mum's memory too. May you have lots of lovely memories and recollections of beautiful times tomorrow.

Paula's ponderings said...

Its different to what I am used to seeing from you but I absolutely love kind of thing, I can just never achieve that classy looky that you have found.

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