Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Cute as a Button

Here's an out of the ordinary card (for me!) that I made ages ago, but never shared here. It's much more involved and layered than my typical cards, but just wanted to try it. I love the look, but I don't have the time nor patience to pull it off all the time.

I do admire those who can put so many layers of just paper and make it look fabulous. I'm not talking about just multi-layers because I do that, too. But my layers usually have more visible elements, such a doily or a die cut. I'm talking about patterned paper mounted on cardstock and an image, mounted on card stock again. I can never get them straight every time! I blame it on my cutter..haha. Oh, and I'm too lazy and too cheap :).

The stamp is GinaK Designs, papers by October Afternoon, dies by Spellbinders and sentiment by SRM Stickers Baby.
Cute as a Button
Here's how involved this card is. I paper pieced the teddy (twice!) and mounted the pieces on different layers to give this 3D effect.
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  1. Every book is a quotation; and every house is a quotation out of all forests, and mines, and stone quarries; and every man is a quotation from all his ancestors
    Flats in Pallavaram

  2. wow - you really did do some "fussy" cutting...but it was well worth it! stunning cute card!

  3. Lovely card, Nina, but yes, it must have taken 'forever' :-) Worth it though!

  4. I know exactly what you mean! This card is SO sweet! And Gorgeous looking!

  5. What an adorable baby card Nina! I always think you do such an outstanding job on your cards and your amazing designs.


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