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Monday, March 24, 2014

Make it Monday #157 and a few Challenges

This weeks Make it Monday is the brainchild of the super talented Betsy Veldman who inspires us to make our own cover plates. This is really easy, if you have an unlimited supply of Papertrey products. However, if you don't it becomes quite tricky. I thought it would be easy, but no its not - at least not for me.....The problem with the older Papertrey dies is, that you can't break them apart - like the matching dies for my all time favorite set Happy Trails, which I first thought I'm going to use. So rummaging through my PTI box I found that the only dies I have are from the set Beautiful Blooms and that was that....

And here is the card:

Its a little tricky to do, since the dies are only minimally larger than the stamps - so you can't really stamp into the opening as Betsy showed us in her video. I laid the card stock with the negative die cuts onto the card and traced around with a pencil. I removed the negative die cut and stamped into the traced outlines. Added the leaves onto the negative die cut panel and glued it together. 

The sentiment is from the set Flower Fusion. Added Stickles in the center.

And now all those challenges that card will go into:
Simon Says - Glitter
Less is more - Rules of Three recipe - 3 flowers


Julie Gearinger said...

What a fun technique! Love all of the flowers against the crisp white background- thanks for playing along with us at the Dynamic Duos!!

Jacquie Southas said...

Wow, great card from limited supplies! Love that the stamped flowers are inset and the leaves are on the to panel.

Barb Kirkwood said...

Very sweet card. I like the way you stamped the leaves and cut the flowere.

Seepferdchen-Design said...

Just found you on Elisabeth's blog (auf's Papier gebracht) and really like your work!
Best regards,

Laura Sterckx said...

This card is pretty! The purple flowers look gorgeous! They pop on the white background! Thank you so much for joining us at the Simon Says Wednesday Challenge blog!

Anne said...

Cornelia what a pretty card!
Thanks so much for joining us at LIM
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Leigh said...

Love this card, the colours are great.

Darnell J Knauss said...

I think you did a great job with the technique working with what you have, Cornelia! Your flowers are really pretty nestled in the die cuts!! Hugs, Darnell

Susanne Vargas said...

Very pretty card! You are so good at making the challenge work for you and for what you have at hand!

Chrissie said...

I'm sorry I was MIA as far as commenting was concerned during my recent holiday in Australia, but hopefully I'll now be back up to speed once more!
This is a real sweetie! Love the colours!
Thanks so much
"Less is More"

Patti said...

Girl! you did a fantastic job with this challenge!! I was "die challenged" myself but you really created a perfect card! : )

Sherrie M. said...

Catching up on all your posts.....great stuff Cornelia!

Holly said...

Wow this came out great.. What a fun technique. Thanks for joining us at Dynamic Duos.

Anita in France said...

This is so fresh and crisp and gorgeous, Cornelia ... way to go making such a gorgeous card with limited supplies! I'm soooo die challenged I couldn't even attempt it! Anita :)