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Patchwork

February 3rd, 2012 · 1 Comment

Patchwork

It’s been such a mild winter so far here in Maryland that some days it already feels like spring. The warm temperatures have inspired me to create with spring-like colors. For Lori McAree’s January Release Party Challenge, I made a patchwork background by glueing 3/4″ squares of patterned paper on a 3″ x 4-1/2″ piece of white card stock, which was then cut with the largest Labels Fourteen Nestabilities die. I embossed the smaller label image in white on pink card stock and added the oval sentiment on top with dimensionals.

The card base was embossed with a Tim Holtz embossing folder, but it looked too dramatic so I softened it up a bit by adding the vellum paper layer. The organdy ribbon was adhered to the card with Scor-Tape behind the smaller pink label.

Thanks for stopping by!

Stamps: Lovely Labels 2 (Gina K. Designs)
Paper: Pure Luxury Wild Lilac, Bubblegum Pink, White, Patterned Paper (Gina K. Designs); Vellum Paper (SU!)
Ink: Memento Grape Jelly, VersaMark (Tsukineko)
Accessories: Big Shot, 3/4″ Square Punch, Large Oval Punch, White Stampin’ Emboss Powder, Heat Tool, Stampin’ Dimensionals (SU!); White Organdy Ribbon (Gina K. Designs); Labels Fourteen Nestabilities (Spellbinders); Tim Holtz Checkerboard Texture Fades Embossing Folder (Sizzix); Scor-Tape (Scor-Pal)

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  • 1 Pat (mspfd) // Feb 4, 2012 at 2:24 pm

    Your card is like a breath of spring. Very pretty, Vera.

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