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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Hello with Spruce and Sprigs


Hello, how are you today?

I'm doing pretty well, I have a card to share with you! 

I got inspired by the Make It Monday Challenge at Papertrey Ink to use ribbon and twine on a card. Sounds simple, right? That's what I thought! NOT. 
Here's the beautiful card by Stephanie Gold. 



It took way too long to make my card. I was bent on weaving twine through the holes of the die cut panel. Unfortunately I had to stamp the random background and die cut the panel three times until I was happy with it. That's a LOT of tiny little holes to poke out. 




After completing the panel with images from the Spruce and Sprigs set, I did weave Linen Thread onto the top left corner of the card and topped it with a bow. Underneath the sentiment banner I added a green ribbon. I tucked the die cut berries in as a focal point, covering them with clear Nuvo Gloss Drops. 

I ended up with a warm country feel to my card that I really like. Hope you do too. 

Thanks for visiting!


Be yourself
     Delight in your craft 
        Make something beautiful!




Supplies used:
Stamps: Papertrey Ink - Spruce and Sprigs stamps and dies, Scripted
Paper and Inks: PTI - Berry Sorbet, Green Parakeet
Accessories: PTI - Mix and Mat Flourishes Die, Banners Die; SU - ribbon, Linen Thread

I'm linking this card to the Tic Tac Toe Challenge where I decided to go with the middle row across; pink, free, ribbon.





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14 comments:

  1. fabulous take on the MIM technique!! love your stamped background!!

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  2. Love your creative weaving of the twine. Nice job.

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  3. Clever idea with the weaving and a really lovely card. Cheers.

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  4. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Tic, Tac, Toe, good luck!!! Amy DT

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  5. Your perseverance paid off Cindy...lovely, lovely card! :0)

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  6. Cindy,
    What a lovely card and I have to give it to you trying to weave the twine through all of those holes. Thank you so much for joining us over at Tic Tac Toe challenge.

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  7. Beautiful card Cindy! I can tell that lots of love went into this card. Thank you for sharing your talent with us at Tic Tac Toe Challenges!

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  8. Like how you used this holiday stamp set and made it an everyday card. I'll have to remember this! And weaving the twine through just a portion of the holes is eye catching. What a lovely design!

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  9. Some cards just give you fits (ask me how I know), but it turned out fabulous in the end. Love that twine woven through the holes, and your card does have a warm and wonderful fall feel that I absolutely love!

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  10. Haha you are too funny. Yes, there can definitely be a bit of tediousness that comes with the twine wraps. And I LOVE that you were wrapping them through the holes!!! Great idea and you made it look beautiful the way you finished it off too. :)

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  11. haha...Looks like you did just enough weaving on this beautiful card , Cindy! I ended up doing something simple too but had big plans:)

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  12. Hard work paid off.....results are gorgeous!

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  13. Had to chuckle reading your post as it sounds so much like my life. Just when I think I have a great idea that should be quick and easy, I realize it wasn't. Your card is beautiful though...love the subtle color scheme!

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