Mojo396 and PPA250 Plus a Sneak Peek

Today is one of those days!  I’m so excited and I don’t know whether to show you what I created for the challenges I played this morning or the video I shot giving you a peek at the products I was able to preorder from the 2015-16 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog.

This time of year is always exciting.  There are the many programs to attend that finish out the year’s participation in a variety of activities.  The retirement list, registering for convention and the preorder.  I expedited my order as I wanted to not only get my hands on the new products but I wanted my complimentary copy of the new catalog in my hot little hands.

Let’s start with sharing today’s creation for Mojo396 and PPA250.  Mojo provided the sketch and PPA the color combination.

Mojo296 and PPA250 card from

The color combination called for is Baked Brown Sugar, Coastal Cabana and Hello Honey.

I was disappointed to find that I was out of the Lullaby designer paper.  The colors would have been perfect.

So, I stepped back and thought and came up with plan “B”.

After cutting my layer of Coastal Cabana at an angle, I embossed Dotty Angles in white.  Dotty Angles was repeated on the Whisper White layer but this time inked with Hello Honey.  Notice the light wash of Coastal Cabana behind the Hello Honey dots.

Mojo296 and PPA250 card detail from

The dots are repeated on the angled Baked Brown Sugar layer using the Decorative Dots embossing folder.

For the sentiment, I started with flowers from Painted Petals inked in Coastal Cabana and stamped off first; then added the sentiment inked in Baked Brown Sugar.

I thought I was done until I took my first photo.  The card was missing something.

Tip:  Taking a photo of a completed or almost completed card, scrapbook page, mixed media, etc. is a good way to really see what it looks like.  You’ll find things look different through the lens.

Adding a triple wrap of Coastal Cabana thick bakers twine was just the thing.  It turns out that without it, there was too much Hello Honey and the bakers twine helps to tame that layer.

If you’ve hung with me this far, congratulations!  I applaud your patience.

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  • Reply
    Sandra Conner
    May 12, 2015 at 8:46 am

    Adorable card, love all of the details! Thanks for having fun with the PALS this week!

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    May 12, 2015 at 4:46 am

    I love polka dots. They add whimsey and fun to every card. Sweet!

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    Michelle Quinno
    May 11, 2015 at 4:16 pm

    Such an awesome card! Love the layers of color. Thanks for joining the Pals this week!

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    Patti MacLeith
    May 9, 2015 at 10:13 am

    Delightful card. Thank you for playing at Pals Paper Arts this week. Come back soon!

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