Friday, March 25, 2011

March Papertrey Ink Blog Hop


Happy Blog Hop Day!

This month's challenge was to use embroidery floss in a fun way, go here to see all of the hoppers and play along!

I used embroidery floss to make my bird's nest and to stitch a border around my mat stack #5 die cut :)





Supplies: Everything's from Papertrey Ink unless otherwise noted
Cardstock: Rustic Cream & Sweet Blush
Stamps: Background Basics: Tin Types, Birds of a Feather, Out on a Limb Revised, Postmarks, Tag-its #1, & Tiny Tags
Ink: Coffee Archival Ink, Brown Sugar, Chewing Gum, Chicken Feed, Chili Powder, & Stick Candy Jenni Bowlin Inks, & Antique Linen Distress Ink
Copics
Dies: Parisian Lace, Mat Stack 4, Mat Stack 5, Jumbo Rickrack Border, & Tiny Tags
Sweet Blush Grosgrain Ribbon & Button Twine
Burlap & Clothespin
(whew, i *think* that's everything!)


Thank you so much for visiting! Please leave a comment and let me know what you think!!
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38 comments

  1. Very pretty! Love the vintage look of your card!

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  2. The bird's nest made with the embroidery floss is so fantastic. Gives it great texture and realism. Love it!

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  3. Beautiful
    Love the soft, vintage colors and feel!

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  4. Gorgeous! I love this, the bird is so lovely! And the colors in your card are amazing, wonderful card!!!

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  5. I love this with the burlap. I just love the little nest on the branch. Such soft and pretty colors you used too.

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  6. Great idea to use the floss for the bird's nest!

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  7. Love that bird's nest and the burlap behind the mat is perfect!

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  8. adorable! love the burlap and stitched nest!

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  9. OH MY, What a super, super sweet card! Love the soft colors and all the beautiful details!

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  10. BEAUTIFUL!!! What a gorgeous card!!!

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  11. Great job! I especially like the nest.Very clever.

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  12. Oh, what a gorgeous card! So beautiful and detailed and colorful - love it! ;-)

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  13. This card is exquisite! It has a gentle softness about it that compliments the bird, nest and egg. Beautiful composition, beautiful stitching!!

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  14. Amazing use of so many stamps and layering of elements. the rustic burlap and the soft colours of the nest/egg and flowers/leaves is very appealing.

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  15. I love this! The stitching around the mat stack die is beautiful, and the stitched nest couldn't be any cuter!

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  16. Pretty! I like that little bird's nest, so sweet!

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  17. Oh, wow! This is awesome. Love the stitched nest! Your card is so gorgeous!

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  18. How neat! Love all that die cut burlap, too!

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  19. Gorgeous! Love the soft colours and the image you created inside the frame.

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  20. Oh my, that nest is just perfect! What a great card!

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  21. So very creative, Becky! Love the bird nest and the pretty pastel colors you used. The burlap and lacy doily are fabulous together!

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  22. OMG, I LOVE the nest! The speckled egg and twine make it seem so real and I love how your little bird looks like a robin! Wonderful colors and design!!

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  23. Love the texture created by the burlap and the inventive way you made the bird's nest.

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  24. So soft and pretty! Lots of great details on this one!

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  25. Such a pretty card! Love the cute image, soft colors... the burlap is the perfect touch. :o)

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  26. I LOVE this card...what a wonderful idea for the floss...so pretty and Spring like...stunning piece of "art"!!

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  27. Wow, what a fabulous card. Stunning.

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  28. So pretty! I love the soft pink with the light brown colors together.

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  29. What a sweet creation! Love the nest in floss- I've used brown twine for a nest too- similar effect & so fun! your stitched border is pure sweetness!

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  30. So cute! Love the pastel tones!

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  31. I love this card!! So many wonderful elements, textures, and lovely colors. Loved the stitching also. You are a very talented artist!

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  32. Beautiful card. Sweet little embroidered nest and great stitched outline. So neat and precise!

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  33. Can you believe that I'm still making the rounds of the blog hop?! Your card is so impressive; everything about it works. The colors, burlap, used of embroidery, clothespin attached tag, and bird scene come together in a wonderful design. Fabulous.

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