Monday, January 31, 2011

Mojo Monday 176

Happy Mojo Monday!  For the last week of the month, we like to mix things up and focus on non-traditional sized cards.  So since it's Round or Square week try a round card, a square card or both if you're feeling really inspired!!  {If you're not sure how to make a round card, I described my process in the 2nd paragraph of this post on my blog a few months ago.}  As always, feel free to substitute if you don't have a specific shape - just make the sketch work for you!

To play along, make a project using the provided sketch and upload it to your blog or online gallery. Then leave a link to your project using the linky widget at the bottom of this post.  There is no time limit - you can always play any week at any time, but the linky form is scheduled to close at 8:00pm (Mountain) on Sunday night. That way there's no confusion which linky is the current one. If you upload to online galleries, please use keyword/tag MOJO176.

Julee's SampleThis week's sketch was designed by Mary Fish! I thought the little curve provided so many options for dividing the space, so adapted her concept for a round or square sketch. Whether you use punches, embellishments or ribbon to create your curve, it's sure to be a blast! For my sample card, I used a jar on my desk to trace a curve, then hand cut it, layered onto a full circle of the other paper and embellished over the top. After my card was finished I had another idea to just mask off the top curve and use a background stamp to make an easy one layer version. Maybe I'll give that a go later this week! See? Lots of possibilities!

As always, we hope you'll play along with us and link up your cards using this week's sketch. Make the curve as big or small as you want - just have fun!  And to get your mojo wheels a turnin' this week, here's a little inspiration from the Mojo Makers:
Debbie's Sample Maria's Sample Mary's Sample
Debbie Carriere
Scrappin' My Heart Out
Maria Gurnsey
Scraps by M
Mary Fish
Stampin' Pretty
Sarah's Sample Stephanie's Sample Teresa's Sample
Sarah Bigelow
Sarah's Creations
Stephanie Kraft
Hand Krafted by Stephanie
Teresa Kline
Enjoy the VA Sunshine

Have fun!

Click the link at the bottom of this post for the entry form.  Please type your name or screen name in the Caption or Title field, then choose the link and photo you'd like to enter.  Please link directly to your specific blog post with your card in it, and not your general blog url.

Note: If you're having problems linking (especially to SCS), try entering the link to your card, then choosing From File instead of From Web. Then just browse to where your picture is saved on your computer to get your thumbnail.


  1. Love the sketches! First thought was buttons for the wave but love all the ideas you girls used! Fabulous samples! Hope to play along tonight after work!

  2. Dearest Julee!
    This is an awesome sketch!!
    Love it!!!

  3. Great ideas by the design team using this fabulous sketch. I may give it a go.
    Huggies ~

  4. Hey Ladies

    Lovely sketch this week, I really enjoyed it and fitted in perfect with a thank you card i needed to do.

    Great DT cards as well

    Donna xx

  5. unique design! love all the diff takes on it too!!

  6. ive been trying to link my card but it wont let me
    here is myne:

  7. Great sketch, Mary! Thanks so much for the inspiration, ladies!

  8. Thanks for the great sketch! Nice cards, DT! :)

  9. Thanks for this sketch, love it :)

  10. I do my first card with the sketch... you can see it on my blog!!!

  11. Sooo cool =) Love the sketch =)

    Hugs from Lilli =)
    l.a.nikolaisen at gmail dot com

  12. It would not let me upload my pic. Here is the link to my project

    bhoward at kci dot net

  13. So glad I participated in this sketch challenge. I have never made a round card before... but LOVED the result. Will make more non-traditional shaped cards in the future thanks to this sketch!!

  14. Super fab idea! Got to use up some forgotten stash items! Love the diversity of DT ideas!

  15. I have tried to load up my card. But I didn't succed. You can look at my card here:

  16. Could only get my mind around the square on this week, but you girls had some beauties for us.

  17. This is my absolute favorite sketch so far. I would never have thought to arrange the card this way. So much fun! Thanks for the inspiration!

  18. Great DT cards and lovely challenge x

  19. I made it just in the nick of time. I really enjoyed this sketch.

  20. Awwh, sorry I missed your deadline! I finally managed a card for this awesome sketch last night :]