Monday, January 10, 2011

Mojo Motivator: Vintage Sage

Happy Monday People!  Did you hit the floor running?! 

Last night I happened to look at the Techniques Lover Challenge on SCS:  Mojo Motivator.  Hmmmm.  Sounded like a good kick in the pants for me!!  The challenge was to pick a challenge from a previous technique challenge, a color challenge and a sketch challenge that was presented over the last year.  I picked a couple that I thought I might be interested in and then put it all together this morning after walking the annoying pooch. 

Here is my Vintage Sage card:  TLC 263, Very Vintage, CC300 (pick a combination from the previous 299 challenges.....I chose CC168 of chocolate chip, very vanilla and sage shadow, and the sketch was SC227). 

I tried something new in photoshop.....quick fix.  Uhhhh.  I need to continue to work on that skill!!

Card base is a 5x5 Pure Luxury Vanilla.  Design paper is from Cosmo Cricket's Wanted mini deck.   The middle strip is a mat of SU's Sage Shadow that was distressed and a piece of Chocolate Chip that I stamped the smaller of Tim's Fabulous Flourishes on using chocolate chip craft ink and clear embossed.  The image panel is more Vanilla Pure Luxury that I did the wrinkle free distress technique on using Distress inks in Antique Linen and Old Paper.  Instead of misting with water, I added a slight shimmer to the panel by misting the inks with Tattered Angel's Glimmer Mist in Old Lace.  The main image is from Tim's Flights of Fancy stamp set.  I inked the image with SU's Sage Shadow then re stamped again, without reinking.  The edges were lightly sponged with Distress ink in Vintage Photo. 

The lace trimming was lightly died using a mix of Sage Shadow reinker in my small mister.  I sprayed, hit it with my heat gun, and spritzed again to get a bit more color.  Last but not least, I pulled out my forgotten Hodgepodge hardware from SU days gone by and attached a bit of chocolate ribbon. 

That's it for me!! I gotta kick it into high gear and get some major house cleaning done as I took longer than expected on this card!! 

I hope you will find something today that gets your Mojo Motivated!!  Till then..............


Melody (lacyquilter) said...

beautiful! Love the vintage look.

Sylvia said...

Starla, I have a digital camera, just not an slr either! It's the pitts! I love this card! You seem to be leeping more and more, not little by little! I love it! It's going to be a good year!

Carolyn King said...

beautiful. love the rich colors and the awesome rose ribbon. great touch!