Bountiful Border with Endless Thanks

It's Mojo Monday Challenge time! I love these sketches so much. This one this week got me so motivated that I made it right after I saw the sketch. I have decided that sketches are the best way for me to get me starting to create. If I have an idea of a layout - things tend to fall into place after that. Its a bit like a puzzle - put everything together where I think they should go and then move them around until I feel it is the right placement and things are balanced.

Here is the sketch this week created by the talented Julee Tilman -

And here is my interpretation of the sketch -

I changed things up by going a bit off centre just for something new. The flowers are from the new Bountiful Border Polymer set. I love those little crushed curry dots that decorate it. I can see the dots being used for lots of other things too.

The background stamp is the new writing notes stamp set and is a bit sneaky as a background stamp hiding on page 40 of the catalogue. Have you noticed it before? I love the look it gives this card its subtle yet elegant still.

Here are my colour combinations if you want to pin it for inspiration - I love this combo together and I adore the new Tip Top Taupe - it is fast becoming my "go to colour"


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Tips and Techniques:
(Australian measurements are in metric)

I am really happy with the crisp look of the Whisper White with this card - but it would work just as well with the Very Vanilla too.
  • I started with a piece of Whisper White A4 that I cut in half lengthways at 10.5cm.
  • The first layer of Tip Top Taupe is 10cm x 14.4cm
  • The rectangle shapes - Very Vanilla is 5.5cm x 8.5cm and the Tip Top Taupe is 5cm x 8cm
  • I cut a strip of Cherry Cobbler at 1.5cm and used the triple banner punch.
  • The circle is from the Circles Collection Framelits and I used the fifth largest circle including the largest scallop circle framelit, which I raised on dimensionals.
I sponged the outside of all of the pieces with the Tip Top Taupe.

I stamped the Bountiful Border stamp and then cut it out using the Circles Collection Framelits and made sure that it was off centre so I had room to add the Thank you sentiment from the Endless thanks stamp set.

Let me know what you think of my Mojo Monday card by commenting below.

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  1. Beautiful! Love that you moved things around a bit. Love the colors, too!

    1. Yes change is a good thing and I think it was time! Thanks Brian.

  2. STUNNING! I love the colour combo and Tip Top Taupe is a winner on this card. I adore the layering and the sponged edges. A gorgeous card Kylie...up there for one of my favs. xo

    1. Thanks Louise! So sweet of you to come by. So glad you like it. :-)

  3. This card is a real winner, Kylie! Love the color combo and the design is very crisp looking. The use of the notes background is inspired!

    1. Linda! My Pinterest friend! Thank you for coming to my blog and commenting. You are so sweet.

  4. Love the off-center panels and the colors on this! Gorgeous!!

    1. Thanks for your comment and for coming to my blog.

  5. So beautiful! I love these fabulous colors together. Thanks for playing along with Mojo Monday!


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