Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Create Along With Us: March 2016

hello! I've got a really pretty card (well I think it's pretty...) to share with you today!


I made this one for this month's Create Along With Us Challenge for Papertrey Ink. 
I loved this card by Betsy Veldman:
 and I thought it would be fun to try something similar with the Happy Day die cut!

I started out by die cutting the Oh Happy Day & it's frame (it's all one big pretty piece!) out of white cardstock and then coloring it with Copic Markers. Next I cut a piece of Aqua Mist cardstock to 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" and sponged some Aqua Mist ink on the bottom of it. I die cut the Happy Day out of the Aqua Mist piece, to use the negative background pieces. I loaded up a white card base with scor-tape and then carefully adhered the Aqua Mist background and the colored Happy Day pieces to it, putting all of the pieces together like a puzzle. I finished the card off with a few enamel dots in the center of the flowers! I'm super pleased with how it turned out, although i think i might have had better results with a less strong adhesive, I had to wiggle the pieces around to make them all fit right and the scor-tape is definitely not very forgiving or ready to let go of the cardstock :)

I can hear my daughter waking up, apparently nap time is over for the day! Have a great day!
(I'm going for a 3-D ultrasound tomorrow morning and get to find out if I'm having a girl or a boy!!! I'm so excited!)

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7 comments

  1. Oh happy colors and beautifully inlayed!

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  2. This is just lovely Beckynoelle! I love how bright and colorful this card is, and what a lot of work to inlay all those pieces so perfectly...I'd never have known you had trouble with the tape. Beautiful, beautiful card! :0)

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  3. Stunning card and great attention to detail. I love it!

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  4. It sure is pretty!! I love the coloring! beautiful!!

    Patti

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  5. WOW, all your hard work on this one was definitely worth it. Your card is gorgeous!

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  6. Beautifully inlayed! Love the colors you used, and the inking at the bottom. You really made Betsy's card your own. Just lovely!!! BTW, blessings as you find out what you're having!

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