Friday, 22 February 2013

Oh, Hello - Mojo Monday #281

Hey Stampers,

Happy Friday !! I am working tomorrow, but even though I don't have a real "weekend" off, there is always something special about Fridays, isn't there ?? I was off yesterday, so i got to do some fun stamping projects !! I am trying to do some more challenges, so my card today was inspired by this weeks Mojo Monday sketch !! I really like this fun layout ... won't you play along too !? I decided to use my Oh, Hello stamp set and the Tea For Two DSP; both from the Spring Catalogue. I haven't got the chance to play with these two items nearly enough yet ! I like how my card turned out though !! What do you think !?!

Cute right ?? Here is the original sketch from Mojo Monday that I used as inspiration ... It was designed by one of my FAV EVER bloggers, Mary Fish !!

Its a beautiful clean and simple sketch, really easy to use !! I used my 2-1/2" Circle Punch to crop out 3 circles, all from the Tea For Two DSP. I stuck to a color combo of Calypso Coral, Lucky Limeade, So Saffron and Very Vanilla for this card, so I chose the Calypso Coral polka dots and Lucky Limeade diamonds patterns for 2 of my DSP's, and I also used the newspaper print pattern, so I could stamp on it. I took the sweet rose stamp, and inked it up with my Calypso Coral and Lucky Limeade markers and stamped 2 flowers on it. Looks great ! I just love the look of stamping images on printed paper like that !! Next I took a scrap of Very Vanilla and stamped the big zig-zag oval stamp in So Saffron. The "Oh Hello" sentiment in Early Espresso was stamped on top of that and then punched out with the 1-3/4" Circle. I also embossed a 1-3/4" Circle of Lucky Limeade with the Honeycomb embossing folder. A couple of DSP Small Heart punches fit in those little hexagons perfectly !

My main Very Vanilla layer was stamped with the stitched chevron stamp in Early Espresso ink. I used my Stamp-a-ma-jig to line these this image up, its not necessary but I just couldn't get my eyes to work right to line it up manually LOL. I then arranged all of my circles onto it, using dimensionals to adhere the "oh hello" circle and one of the Small Hearts. Some 3/8" So Saffron Taffeta Ribbon was the perfect touch to complete the sketch, the stamps and papers I used just screamed out for a bow !! Hahaha. Then I adhered my layer onto a Lucky Limeade car base. I really think this card turned out nicely ! And the Oh Hello sentiment lends itself to so many different occasions, just change the sentiment on the inside. Great for a birthday ... thinking of you ... thank you ... lots of things !! 

I hope you liked my card today !! Why don't you join us over on the Mojo Monday challenge !! Thanks a lot for coming by today and Happy Stamping !!


Stamp Set: Oh, Hello (wood #130730, clear #130733)

Ink: Early Espresso Classic Stampin' Pad #126974, So Saffron Classic Stampin' Pad #126957, Calypso Coral and Lucky Limeade Markers (2011-2013 On Color Stampin' Write Markers Collection #123002)

Paper: Lucky Limeade #122926, Very Vanilla #101650, Tea For Two DSP #129311

Accessories: 2-1/2" Circle Punch #120906, 1-3/4" Circle Punch #119850, Small Heart Punch #117193, Honeycomb Embossing Folder #129378, Stamp-a-ma-jig #101049, 3/8" So Saffron Taffeta Ribbon #122982


  1. I love this layout too catherine!! So saffron is one of my favorite colors too.

    1. Thanks Barb !! You should totally look into some of the challenge blogs then !! They are a great way to get a fun idea. And yes, So Saffron is beautiful ... I don't use it nearly enough !!

  2. You've done a great job on this card, Catherine. It's such a spring-like, happy card, too. The colours work beautifully together.

  3. I like your version. Great job!

    1. Thank you Dale !! And thanks for coming by !