Make it Monday – Papertrey Ink

As you all know I love learning new techniques.  I found this great tutorial on Nicole Heady’s blog for Make it Monday’s project this week and I definitely wanted to share it.   It calls for using cover plate dies in a different way.  Her recommendation was to offset the same die to create a shadow.  Instead of doing that, I took the Center State Die cover plate and turned it upside down.  I used Basic Grey’s “What’s Up” 6 x 6 pack and selected one solid and one with a design.  The sentiment is “lots of love” from Paper Smooches cut on a Simon Says Stamp flag die.  I colored it with copic markers in R05, R24 and R27, then covered it with wink of stella and ended it with diamond glaze from Judikins.

I like the way it came out – what do you think?

PTI Monday Challenge 2-2-15

 

Entered in:

PaperTrey Ink: MIM

Simon Says Stamp: ATG

Crafty Gals; Try Something New (Dies used new way)

CAS-ual: Friday: C&S

House of Cards: Love

Paper Smooches: ATG

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About urrn4u

Hi! I'm Kathy, a Southern Californian native who has lived in the west coast, midwest, northeast and now the southeast. I'm a Registered Nurse who lives for the creation of Art. I am currently on the Design Teams of Cards in Envy, From The Heart Stamps, and Technique Junkies with previous design credits for A Blog Named Hero, A Day For Daisies, Creative Vision, From the Heart Stamps, Open-Minded Crafting, Repeat Impressions Stamps, Sketch Saturday, Send a Smile 4 Kids and Try Stampin' On Tuesday. I've also guest designed for Crafting By Design, Kenny K, The Alley Way, and Simon Says Stamp. I am married 25+ years to a wonderful man and have two very special grown sons, Dan and Matt.

Posted on February 2, 2015, in Make it Monday and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 15 Comments.

  1. I love the design! Looks pretty cool!
    Thanks for playing along this week at Crafty Gals Corner!
    -Samantha
    Crafty Gals Corner – DT Coordinator
    Crafty Gals Corner

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  2. Gorgeous, beautiful card
    Thank you for joining us at Simon says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.
    Luv
    Debby

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  3. so sweet! what a great card! thanks for playing along at love to scrap challenge blog!

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  4. What a sweet way to layer those cover plates. Love the colors and everything about this!

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  5. very pretty and so unique.

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  6. Great card, love the colour combo and the technique is fab! Thanks for joining us at House of Cards.
    Lorry :o) xx

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  7. So much fun with all the covers! Looks like a warm cozy quilt. Love the text on the sentiment too!

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  8. This is super fun! LOVE that background and I adore the patterned papers you used, too! Thanks for joining us at House of Cards! HUGS! 🙂 Mynn xx

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  9. Hi Kathy
    A super card. Great background and love the colours. Thank you for joining in at House of Cards.
    Best wishes.
    Ang.

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  10. What a great design and color combo! Thanks for joining us at House of Cards. Donna

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  11. Really striking design! Thanks for playing along with us at CAS-ual Fridays, Rebecca x

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  12. I love the background you’ve created, clever. It’s a great card. Thank you for joining us at TMR.

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  13. What a cool look! I love finding new ways of using products. Thanks for sharing with us on House of cards!

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  14. Great card! Thanks for playing with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  15. Great idea! Thanks so much for joining us for our watercolour challenge at CASual Fridays 🙂

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