Saturday, 22 March 2014

Mojometer



I was inspired to make this project by the 'Game Pieces' challenge at Artful Times  but looking back at their blog now, I'm not sure I 100% followed the brief - maybe I should have altered an existing game piece. 

Anyway, this is a 'mojometer' - you spin it when you lose your crafting mojo and then you have to follow what it  says :
Follow a sketch                 Copy a colour combo                  Try a new technique
Watch a video                    CASE someone’s card                 Play with a stamp set

Pick a patterned paper              Pimp an old projec

I made it using my elctronic die cutter and a cutting file from the Silhouette store  - I'm sure you could do this by hand if you had very good cutting skills (which I don't!). 

Although this looks multi-coloured, I only used four Distress ink pads plus black and white cardstock. I used a flower stamp by a different company for each segment. I printed the words onto Safmat clear film. 

As well as Artful Times  I'd like to enter:
Flonzcraft   just for you
Creative Cutting   anything goes 
Crafting for all seasons  no designer paper 
Little Red Wagon  rainbow of colours
4 Crafty Chicks  no patterned paper
Alphabet Challenge  country flowers 
Craftitude add a brad 
That's Crafty  Inky Antics - ooh excited to see this new challenge - I'm a customer of theirs 

17 comments:

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  2. I love this Marina it is such a great idea. Sorry it doesn't qualify for the prize at Artful Times as it is entered into more than 5 challenges and the theme was to use game pieces

    Love Chrissie xx

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  3. Brilliant idea Marina - I'm thinking we could use something similar for a challenge at the retreat. :)

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  4. Fantastic idea. And you've shown just how versatile distress inks are. Good luck in the That's Crafty! draw.

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  5. Thank you for entering your inky project in to the That's Crafty! Challenge. Good Luck with the draw!

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  6. What a fun creation! I love it that you made your own game piece. Thanks for joining us at Alphabet Challenges.

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  7. Love the idea of a mojo meter we can all use one of those at times :)
    Thank you for taking the time to join us at Artful Times
    Von x☺x

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  8. What a great idea! Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon :)
    Joanne xo

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  9. What a clever idea Marina and one I might have to steal! Such an original idea for the dreaded mojo block.
    Thanks for joining in with our That's Crafty Inky Antics challenge and wishing you good luck.
    Fliss x

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  10. Hi Marina - yes you are right, you were supposed to use an existing game piece - but not to worry it is a super idea and one I might copy if you don't mind. Great to get the juices going again after a missing mojo spell.
    Also remember we ask that you only enter four other challenges along with ours. Sorry but it is a brilliant make.
    Hugs, Neet xx

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  11. Oh I just love this, what a clever idea! ~Diane

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  12. Thanks for playing our No Paper challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks, lovely colors and pretty card!

    Leanne DT@4CC!

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  13. Such a fun and unique idea! I think we could all use one of these in our studios. Thanks for joining us at Creative Cutting Challenge. Hope to see you enter again!
    Cindy
    DT Leader

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  14. I love your Mojo meter!! What a fun and creative project.

    Thanks for joining us at Alphabet Challenge Blog.

    Mari

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  15. What a fabulous idea!
    Thank you so much for joining us for our No Design Papers Challenge at Crafting for All Seasons,

    Hugs,
    Milnie DT

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