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Friday, 9 March 2012

Where is my Mojo?


I love Mojo Monday sketches.  When ever I see them - and I look at them every week - I think - wow, I should do that.  But when I do them, I'm never entirely happy with what I've made.  This week they have a fabulous sketch and I'm not as happy with my card as I could have been.  I should have used more contrast on the wide ribbon but hey ho, I'll try again another day.   Papers used are Mariposa by DCWV.  Sentiments are Fiskars (Butterfly kisses) and one other (I can't remember the make) and I have used a number of butterfly punches including my large Martha Stewart one and a flower by Recollections.

And while I'm here, I may as well upload this card too.  It's another one I made for a fabulous Mojo Monday sketch last year using some of the same Mariposa papers but didn't enter the challenge.  This, too, is a Fiskar's sentiment.  I love these papers!  But I think I just don't like making rectangular cards.  I'm a bit more square to be honest.
In addition to Mojo Monday,
I am entering my card into the "things with wings" challenge at Crafts and Me

13 comments:

Dena said...

Lesley! Wow! These are both soooo pretty and very elegant looking!!! Such gorgeous papers!! I also love those sentiments! The go so well with the cards. Great work!
Hugs, Dena
P.S. I will have to get back with you on the colors of that hair, I don't exactly remember and will try to figure it out haha!

Danielle said...

Well I think you've done a wonderful job with this sketch ... and I just adore the colours and papers! That butterfly is gorgeous!
Hugs, Danielle

jojoscraps said...

Hi Lesley. Both of your cards are gorgeous, but the first is my fav. I love the blues!
Jo xx

Marianne said...

What a pretty cards and I like the colours too.
hugs, Maruanne

Loli said...

Hola Lesley, thank you for your comment, i'm glad to see you in my blog:D
Ooooh Lesley, great cards, you are a great cardmaker, i love the apron card so funny and perfect for my sister she made artistic cakes:D.
Well done Lesley.
A hug from Palma de Mallorca

CraftyC said...

These are both beautiful Lesley. the colours are gorgeous and I love the pretty embellishments
Clairexx

Marianne said...

Wauw, these are great. Just elegant and so beautiful. A different style than you normally use, but I like this a lot.
Have a nice weekend.
Hugs Marianne

lalkygirl said...

fabulous makes lesley ,gorgeous colour combo's and fabby butterflies
I have an award for you on my blog hun
have a great weekend
tracey x

coops said...

stunning cards lesley.your colours are fabulous and i love the fab designs and buterflies :D

xx coops xx

Desirée-ScrapDees said...

how really lovely, so beautiful, love it!

Alex said...

Both cards are very pretty but the more recent one is my favourite, as I love the colours, the paper and your choice of sentiments! Gorgeous!
Love, Alex

Deb said...

Both cards are absolutely beautiful Lesley, love the delicate colours of the papers!
Debxx

Rose said...

Lesley, your butterflies accent your sentiments beautifully on both cards. So glad to see your entry at the Crafts and Me Stamps digi team's Things with Wings challenge. Hugz, ~ Rose