Jul 29 2009

2Sketches4You Fun Monogram

This week JustRite Stampers is sponsoring the 2Sketches4You Challenge with a fabulous, HUGE prize giveaway.  You can read all about it at the 2Sketches 4You Blog.  I wanted to play along as it was a FUN sketch, and I decided I wanted to make a monogram card, but vary my style a bit.  I LOVE to do monogram projects, and when I do they typically lend themselves to more traditional or elegant styles, as in the project here.  Well, today took a different turn and it’s a fun-loving monogram for the younger set:


As you can see I also made an envelope to match, all using an older set of Crate Paper, Carnival I believe — I better go check on that to be sure.  This was rather easy because I used punchouts from the Crate Paper pack.


This is a standard 5.5 x 4.25″ card, but I cut my base card only 3.75″ wide so that I’d have room to adhere on my scalloped edges that were punchouts from the Crate paper.  They stick out 1/4″ on each side beyond the card edge.  My fun ribbon is from the Stamp Simply Ribbon Store by May Arts (links at end of post).


I used the Curlz Monogram Kit for my monogram, and I’m very pleased to tell you all that I am now carrying the full line of JustRite Monogram Kits in the Stamp Simply Ribbon Store, Page 3.  I love them, use them often and thought they’d be a great addition!  The Curlz font included in the Curlz Kit is so whimsical, I just love it with this Crate Paper — very light hearted and fun!  The Monogram is Nestie cut, the scallop behind it is a SU Scallop Punch, the pink/blue layer behind that is a Crate punchout and the bottom scallop layer is a Nestie cut.  Buttons are attached with the 100% Jute String.


And here’s my coordinating envelope made in a few minutes with the Envelope-It by Scor-It.  Again, for a step-by-step how-to,  read this post. And no, I would not mail this envelope.  It is something I would hand deliver to a birthday party, or some such event.  However, minus the ribbon and popped up monogram, it is most definitely a mailable envelope!


Stamps:  Curlz Monogram Kit by JustRite

Paper:  White, Crate Carnival DP

Ink:  VersaFine Onyx Black

Accessories:  Gingham Ribbon and Jute String by May Arts, SU Scallop Punch, Petite Circle Nestabilities by Spellbinders, Buttons, Piercer and Mat, Velcro Dot, Envelope-It, Scor-It


JustRite Stampers for the full line of JustRite Products

Stamp Simply Ribbon Store carries these products to make this card:  Curlz Monogram Kit, VersaFine Onyx  Black Ink, 1.5″ MayArts Gingham Ribbon, 100% May Arts Jute String, Envelope-It, Scor-It


Thanks so much for checking in — hoping your week is going well.  Mine is busy, but that’s a good thing — no worries over what to do next — LOL!!!  Isn’t that just the way it goes!!  See you all real soon!

19 responses so far

19 Responses to “2Sketches4You Fun Monogram”

  1. Shaha says:

    Lovely monograms.. xD

  2. Latisha says:

    Totally totally gorgeous Sharon!!!

  3. DeeDee says:

    These are just beautiful…love the fresh colors

  4. ~amy~ says:

    Both of your cards are sooooo fun & fresh! Love them!!

  5. Jerri Kay says:

    Love these cards and envelope Sharon! Fabulous paper from Crate, so fun!

  6. Amazingly beautiful! and so cheery! Bravo!

  7. Linda Bizjak says:

    Love your choice of colors…..this is just so pretty.

  8. Cheryl N says:

    perfectly perfect cards! love them both!

  9. OMGosh, my FAVORITE Crate Paper EVER (that I have NO more of except teeny scraps!) and my FAVORITE color in that gorgeous gingham ribbon! This is so gorgeous, Sharon! I wish the monogram was TKH, instead! LOL

  10. Curt O'Brien says:

    These are just beautiful! I love the use of ribbon on the one. It is awesome! Best, Curt

  11. So bright & beautiful Sharon!!! Love that awesome gingham ribbon (I do believe I have a bit of it, YEAH!!) and your monogramming is always perfect!! Hope you have a great time in the U.P.

  12. anja says:

    Beautiful, beautiful love your take on the sketch thank’s for playing at 2sketches4you.

  13. Sheila says:

    Hi Sharon,
    In my opinion you are the queen of all things monogrammed. This little duo is so whimsical and the blue & orange go so well together. TFS! Sheila

  14. Charlene says:

    Love the bright happy colors…another winner.

  15. Elisa K says:

    Wow your cards are just stunning. Love your color combos also. Thanks for sharing

  16. Laura Davis says:

    Oh I am smitten! These are perfection! Thanks for playing at 2S4Y!

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