CREATIVE JUICE – Week #37
I struggle with masculine cards so today I pulled out a stamp set that I ordered awhile back but never got ink on it. It’s called Enjoy Life. What drew me to this set was the guy on the bike (Mr. Awesome loves to cycle) and the fonts and sentiments are amazing too. This stamp set was created by my friend, Connie F., who reached the Million Dollar sales mark last year.
Each week I serve up a big glass of CREATIVE JUICE to get your creative juices flowing. Let me share this week’s card inspiration.
- Get creative with your color combinations.
- The torn edge could also be done with a decorative border edgelit.
- The strip could be a stamped image, embossed cardstock or Designer Paper.
You can print out the sketches each week OR you can save them to your computer. By doing this you will have sketch ideas at your fingertips, whenever you need them. Just click the pic to download or print it. Remember, you can always find them here if you go to the ‘Categories’ (located on the right side bar) and click on Creative Juice.
Here is what I came up with for today’s CREATIVE JUICE sketch…
I actually used the Festive Farmhouse Designer Series paper. That paid pattern was perfect for a masculine card!
Had to stamp inside, of course.
I love this sentiment so much!
- Early Espresso – 8 ½” x 5 ½”, score and fold at 4 ¼”
- Crumb Cake – 2″ x 2″, 1 ½” x 5″, and 3 ¾” x 5″ (inside)
- Festive Farmhouse Designer Paper – 2 ½” x 4″
- Striped Burlap Ribbon – 2 ½”
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We have a fun weekend planned for the family. Sunday, we are driving to Tulsa to see the musical “Wicked“. I think this is my 5th or 6th time to see this show but it’s one of my favorites. If you’re not familiar with it, it’s the story of the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good Witch of the North in “Wizard of Oz” only this is the story of everything that happens before Dorothy showed up. It’s a wonderful story that reflects on how to see people. Was the Wicked Witch really wicked? Why does being green make her so hated by the world? And was Glinda really as “good” as she made herself out to be? What I love most about the story is that anyone who sees it, has a change of heart about how they perceive people. It’s absolutely beautiful.
Did you enjoy the sketch today? I hope you did and I hope you are inspired to go create something amazing.
Make this weekend the BEST weekend ever! Relax, enjoy, and most of all, be kind to one another. See you all next week!
QUOTE OF THE DAY – “We become what we think about.” — Earl Nightingale
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