October 22, 2011

Make it Monday - Layered Mats & Frames

Hello!

Today i have a card for PTI's Make It Monday. This week challenge is to use dies to make layered mats or frames. Since Christmas is getting ever closer, i made a Christmas card! :)

I started with the button card die and cut rustic cream and some red from my scrap bin. I used the square die from the button die set. Next i stamped  the cute little Santa in the window. Then i colored him with watercolors and added glitter to his had and stars.


Above the window i added some patten paper tape. I adhered the red layer over the Santa with pop up dots and added ribbon at the top.


For my card base i drew diagonal lines with a pencil, then went over the lines with red Stickles. Then i used the half and half die and stamped ho ho ho in red ink, i also inked the edges with red ink. I adhered this strip over the glitter lines and adhered my tag on pop up dots.

Have a great weekend!!

Dana

Supplies:
Stamps: Papertrey Ink: Tiny Treats: Christmas
Dies: Papertrey Ink: Button Card, Half & Half
Glitter glue: Stickles
Ink: Ranger: Distress Red Brick. Studio G: Black
Paper Tape & Kraft Cardstock: The Paper Studio
Cardstock: Papertrey Ink: Rustic Cream and misc. scraps

4 comments:

  1. ADORABLENESS! love this card...your coloring is perfect and that glittery striped background is just enough to stand out from the kraft. lovely!

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  2. Now isn't that just adorable! Your coloring is great, the details with the glitter are fantastic and the patterned paper is a perfect match!

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  3. Adorable, but who wouldn't love a leaping Santa? The background glitter is a special touch too, I'll be trying that one!

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