Monday, March 26, 2012

Sew Lovely cards

I had fun de-hoarding supplies over the weekend and made several cards using strips of patterned papers. I'm showing you two today that use my Spellbinders Sewing Elements dies and The Craft's Meow Sew Lovely stamps.
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I glued several strips of My Mind's Eye papers in a 6x6 cardstock (actually the back of the paper pad). I then cut them into 4 3x3 squares. I die cut the center with the sewing machine that you see here.
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I embossed the blue panel with the Regal M-Bossabilities folder. I then swiped my white ink on the embossed parts to show the patterns.
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Here is the negative part of the die cut. To enhance the sewing machine shape, I embossed (without cutting) the die on white card stock and inked the raised parts. I then mounted the negative frame over that with foam dots.
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The pretty border is the Classic Edgeabilities One with the Decorative Inserts #1.
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I added some stitching, buttons and twine. I love that I used up my scraps for these cards and more. I'm sure I will do this over and over again. I'm entering this to the Moxie Fab Paper Scraps Challenge.
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11 comments:

  1. Love how you got two cards for the price of one by using all the positive and negative cuts! These look great!

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  2. These are so lovely! Thanks for sharing.

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  3. WOW - what great use of your Dies - I love the way you have used the negative Dies - gorgeous!! LOve the papers and the twine - beautiful!! What an inspiartion you are Nina! {{{hugs}}}

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  4. Love these and the idea to use both parts, especially with the embossed only image in the second one! Awesome!

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  5. Great work Nina and stunning cards.
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  6. Love your sewing machine cards, especially the paper pieced one!

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  7. I love how you used both the positive and the negative die cut part to create two gorgeous cards.
    Hugs and smiles

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  8. Great use of die cuts. You have two very beautiful cards.

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  9. Now those are some very pretty scraps!

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  10. Hey Nina! Thanks for linking this up to the Paper Scraps Challenge in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

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Thank you for your kind comments.

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