Where is my Mojo??

I am having trouble diving back in to scrapbooking and cardmaking after the Christmas and wedding and driving to Phoenix hiatus.  It sure isn’t that I have lost interest…….I have just lost my mojo.  I went shopping at three different stores today and came back with next to nothing.  I had to buy some mats for my cutter because I forgot to bring them from home and I had to buy some staples for my Tiny Attacher, but not much else jumped out at me.  I thought I would jump start my mojo, by just selecting a challenge from my usual stamp companies and get after it.  Each challenge I looked at seemed to have a reason why I couldn’t complete it.   Either the medium that would be perfect for it was one that I didn’t bring with me to Arizona or the stamp I wanted to use was also still back home.   I couldn’t justify buying something here  when I already own it at home, so on to the next challenge.

Enough whining already,  I settled on the Wednesday Challenge from Simon Says Stamp.  They are featuring Hero Arts this week and the theme is Ombre.  Ok, I know I said no more whining, but I just have to mention that all my Hero Arts Ombre pads are sitting in my craft room in Canada……………just saying.  Anyway, I managed to make up an ombre background with my Hero Arts inks that I had left here in Phoenix.  I rediscovered a Hero Arts wooden stamp that I must have bought at a garage sale and a card was created.  I made an ombre image with the stamp as well by using three shades of Hero Arts grey ink.

This card is not a showstopper but hopefully is a catalyst to getting my mojo back.


Supplies:  Hero Arts Three Smiles rubber stamp, Heo Arts CL582 sentiment stamp set,Hero Arts dye inks, Pico embellisher in Teal, Recollections cardstock, Scor tape

About DebSelby

I am a Mom to three great sons, a grandmother to seven great grandkids and a totally addicted scrapbooker, cardmaker now that I have retired from paid work.

Posted on January 17, 2016, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. I love your card! You did a great job improvising to achieve the ombré look, bravo!


  2. Love the ombre background. Great colour choice. Give the retro feel to the card. Love your card. Thanks for playing along Simon Says Stamp Ombre Challenge!
    Gayatri xxx


  3. Davenport, Joanne

    I love the card ☺ Glad to hear you made it to Phoenix safe and sound.


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