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Thursday, July 5, 2012

Mojo Monday and July 4th via Instagram

Hello!  Just popping in with a quick birthday card I made for a co-worker.  I'm a little behind on production of personal cards with all my design team commitments and orders.  My apologies to any friends and family who are waiting patiently for me to get my act together!  I appreciate your patience!  

This card features a gorgeous stamp and die from Stampin' Up!  I just had to have both when I attended a demo a few months ago, but of course this is the first time I've had a chance to use them!  The stamp set is called Apothecary Art and the dies are the Labels Collection Framelits.  When I saw the Mojo Monday sketch (#248) this week I knew it was a perfect opportunity to christen them both!  I used Momento Tuxedo Black ink to stamp my image and Baja Breeze for the sentiment.  The flowers and leaves are colored with Copics and Prismacolor Markers.  Papers are My Mind's Eye - Lost & Found Two: Sunshine.  My embellishments consist of a Martha Stewart border punch, a few flowers from my stash, and Baja Breeze seam binding.  I also popped the sentiment up with some foam squares for a little dimension.

It's a bit different from my norm, but I like the result.  There was no crafting yesterday due to the holiday and now I have some catching up to do.  We had an amazing day, though, so it was worth it!  I had a little fun with my droid and Instagram.  Here is a bit from our day:

Happy 4th of July
Beauty blooms in adversity



Hop Scotch


Sidewalk Art

Tiger Lily
And I even got to see fireworks out my window tonight.  A fabulous finale to a fantastic day!  Wish I had snapped a few photos of that!

Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful Thursday!  I will be back tomorrow with a new Sassy Studio Designs Fabulous Freebie Friday!



JoAnn said...

Very pretty. Love the colors.

Kathy said...

Love this, it's so pretty and elegant. The colors are beautiful too. Such pretty pics, too. Looks like a fun 4th!

Jasmine said...

I really like this, Regan. It is a definite departure for you :-) Very pretty stamp, and I love the orange and blue together. Nicely done!

Jasmine said...

P.S. Love your instagrams too! Kayne looks like he had a wonderful 4th!

knitmachinequeen (KMQ) said...

Love the colors. Although it is different from your usual I still like it a lot. Kayne is growing so much. He is going to be a real heart breaker! TFS

Katie said...

Oh Regan this is just gorgeous! I love seeing what happens when people switch it up- it always inspires me to push myself :) The photos from the 4th are awesome- your little guy is just the cutest thing ever! Hugs, Katie

Linda Palmer said...

Your son is so cute. Looks like you had a fun day and glad you and your son had some good times together. Great card and you did a beautiful job on it.

Imke said...

Hello Reagan, first your card is aweseome. I like the colors together and it´s absolutely my style ;-)
Thanks for sharing the pics. Kayne looks so cute and it seems he had a great day ! HUGS

Rebecca/Sydney's Sentiments said...

I almost bought that stamp. Now I am sorry I didn't. Great job and I love the pictures.


Unknown said...

The card may not be your norm but it's still gorgeous! Love the pics ... your son is adorable! ;o)