Monday, January 3, 2011

21 & Fabulous: MPS Challenge for Design Team

Hello all and happy new year,

I'm so glad to be back and right on time.  I would have been sick if I missed this chance.  I'm not yet settled but I just can't pass up the chance to be a MPS Designer.  I, like thousands, am an admirer of Robyn.  She is just amazing, someone with 5 kids and all that energy is a hero to me.  It is wonderful watching her evolve.  I bet the almost 5 years ago Robyn never thought that a little old blog about stamping and using a little Cricut would have opened up so many opportunities.  I know, like most, we wish we had the drive and motivation to be so passionate with our desires.  Robyn is the first person you find when you buy a cricut and your hooked.  
While on the road moving from TN to CO I would use my husband's phone to get on the internet.  MPS was the first site I would go to after checking my mail.  I was so sad that I could not be a part of the challenges going on in the 12 days of Christmas and to know she was looking through for designers makes me sad.  I'm so glad I have one more chance for this first half.  This is a great opportunity and I'm so glad that Robyn looks for new and different talent. 
Thank you so much Robyn.
So, onto my card and the challenge.  The challenge is to make a card or layout using your favorite cart and her favorite colors; pink, green and brown.  You must have a blog, cricut or imagine to try out for the design team. Check it out MPS  
It is hard to pick a favorite cart with 200+ out and I only have 100, but if I had to pick one I would pick Doodlecharm.  I don't know why I just really love that cart. I didn't use, it I used 5 carts in my gypsy to make this card.   I was designing this cards in my gypsy for my husband's sister.  She just turned 21 and she is an AKA and their colors are Pink & Green, HOW PERFECT!  

 *A6 size card: 4 1/2 x 6 1/4
*Card base is a Kraft card stock by Recollections
*Frame is from; Just Because Cards, Large frame is 4.39 gypsy size in PTI dark chocolate card stock
small frame is 4.15 gypsy size pattern paper is from the paper studio Birthday extravaganza.
*The sentiment was welded together then each piece cut out twice for dimension.  
* 21 is cut at 3 inches on PTI  hibiscus burst cardstock from: Once upon a Princess
* & is cut at 1 inch on scrap cardstock from: StoryBook
* Shoes are cut at 2 inches, The paper studio Safari Untamed stack from: Wall Decor and More
*fabulous is cut at 1 inch on PTI new leaf cardstock from: Forever Young
I used fun foam to pop it up a tip from Pinky a MPS designer it is great.  I hope you enjoy my card.  Thanks for stopping "bye".


Adrian said...

Cute card! Good luck:)

girlia said...

Jovan this is really adorable. Love how this card turned out. You go girl!

Tami B. said...

I'm glad you're gonna get your chance, now Good Luck!

Staying Crafty said...

This is so cute! Those patterns are just too much fun :)

Raechel said...

This is FABULOUS! I love it!

Karen said...

Very Cute! TFS! Come on over to my I have 2 Cricut Cartridge giveaways going on until Friday! Leave comments for 2 chances to win! Bug Hugs!

Nicole said...

Very Cute Jovan! Good Luck!

Samantha J Designs (Wife2TJ) said...

So cute!!! Good Luck!!! -Sam :-)

p.s. I'm a new blog follower :-)

SweetSassyDiva said...

Good Luck! I hope you check out mine at

I am enjoying all the variety and creativity! Great way to start the year! I love to mix carts too! I don't know if I want to go back to 21 though! :) TFS!

We are doing a blog hop today for the three Kings day and there will be some yummy blog candy along the way! I hope you can stop by

Scrapper69 said...

Your card came out wonderful! I Like the glitter from the background paper... Nice touch! :o)

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