Monday, November 21, 2011

PTI Make It Monday #42:Layered Background with Sentiment Stamps

It's Monday again and that means another Make It Monday challenge. After watching the video that Betsy provided for this weeks MIM, I decided to the plunge and make one of my own.  I decided to continue on with the holiday theme and ink up my set of PTI Holiday Lights stamp set.  This set has so many possibilities and I am really looking forward to using it for Valentine's Day cards as well. 
This card uses a few different techniques that were fun to do.  First I inked the edges in spring moss and then stamped off twice before stamping the sentiments on the fillable frames to give a subtle look.  I stamped the Merry Christmas sentiment in red and centered it on a beautiful snowflake die that my friend Joyce from Cards-by-the-Sea was sweet enough to share with me.
Thanks for taking a peek!


Ingredients
Solid Card Stock: PTI - Pure Poppy, White and Simply Chartreuse
Stamps: PTI - Holiday Lights
Dies: Fillable Frames #3 and Damask Snowflakes
Ink: PTI - Spring Moss, SU Real Red and VersaFine Black

12 comments :

  1. This is so great. I love how you have made those backgrounds on three fillable frames. How clever. I love that Holiday Lights set--and you have used all those wonderful sentiments so well.

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  2. Nicely done Kim. Your card is so pretty. Love the lights.

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  3. love this. very good take on the challenge.

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  4. Great job on the technique! Your card is so fun and festive! Have a blessed Thanksgiving :)

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  5. Very cute card Kim. Great job.

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  6. This is super smart! I don't know how you thought of using those lights on this one, but they were such a good choice. I love the sentiments you chose to use with this technique, great job on the MIM challenge.

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  7. What great background stamping, love the design too, a brilliantly festive card.

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  8. So bright and festive...
    love that background stamping!
    And the snowflake is just the perfect touch!
    Fabby card!

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  9. Oh, I love how you filled the diecuts with holiday lights and the sentiments! What a fabulous idea!!

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  10. Terrific Card! I love the three frames forming the background and the stamping is outstanding. I love the tag with the lights peeking from the edge! Just love it! :-)

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