Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Papertrey Ink Make It Monday #284

I was gone for a few days to a wedding and it is always hard for me to get back in the swing of work when I take a few days off.  So today I made something that didn't take much time at all. I wanted to use some elements that I had already stamped and were ready to go and combine them with Melissa's technique from this week, Background Stamping With Sentiment Stamps, Make it Monday #284.

I wanted to use one of the colors from the tulips I had already stamped using Tulip Time Stamps and Dies to help incorporate more of that color into the background panel. I chose the Brilliance Pearlescent Coral Ink. You may remember that I used Pearlescent Coral, Berry Sorbet and Pure Poppy for stamping these earlier and you can read more about it at my post here. The background sentiment, "sending paper hugs since I can't be there to deliver the real thing" is from the Pen & Ink Stamp Set set designed by Nichole Heady and was released last month.

The banner is from the Paper Clippings: Happy Birthday Detail Dies and like a few other banner dies I have, is one that is pretty much always out and sitting in my magnetic dish near my die cutting machine. It's great for cards like this where I am using a larger die cutting sentiment. The "miss you" sentiment is an exclusive die from Simon Says Stamp and cut from gold foiled cardstock. I stamped the sentiment I used for the background as my inside sentiment also, stamping it only a single time on the inside. I only get to see my best friend once or twice a year but I send her cards often and they always contain hugs.  *Ü*

I hope you will have time to participate in the challenge.  Be sure and stop by the Papertrey Ink Blog to watch Melissa's video if you haven't yet seen it.  Have a great day my friends!


  1. What a stunning card! I love the scripty background and those sweet tulips.

  2. This is a gorgeous card. Love the sentiment in the background, your beautiful tulips and the gold die cut!

  3. Stunning, Vicki! I absolutely love how well that sentiment worked for your background!

  4. Beautiful background and beautiful tulips, Vicki! Love how the banner script matches the bg script too!

  5. Love the tulips, banner & background stamping on your fabulous card.

  6. You did an EXCELLENT JOB in getting this sentiment NICE & CLOSE to each other to cover your background. I tried with the same stamp & it didn't come out as well as yours! LOL I used another background for my card instead. LOOOOOVE what you've done & glad you made it home safely from your trip! ;)


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