Wednesday, April 3, 2013

PTI ~ Make It Monday Challenge

Today's challenge over at Nichole Heady's blog focused on creating a collage background. Dawn McVey gave an awesome video tutorial on how to build your collage background. All I can say is.... I'M ADDICTED!!!

I've always liked the look of a collage background and have tried it myself once, maybe twice. But, today's tutorial really helped me think outside the box! I couldn't wait to get to my craft room, still in my pj's and slippers and start creating. Here's my take on the collage background.

As you can see, I didn't deviate much from Dawn's design.
Here is the inside of the card:

Since the card base was made using Winter Wisteria, I opted to add a white writing space and dress it up a little.
All supplies used are from PaperTrey Ink.
*Ink Colors ~ Fine Linen, Winter Wisteria, Lemon Tart, Limeade Ice, Spring Moss, Dark Chocolate & black (embossed)
*Stamp sets used ~ Background Basics Text Style & Tin Type, Think Big Favorites #13, Postmarks, Rosie Posie & Birthday Basics
*Cardstock used ~ Winter Wisteria & Soft Stone

Thanks for visiting! Blessings~ Birgit

8 comments:

  1. I love both of your MIM cards! Awesome collages and beautiful colour choices!I love your profile write-up, by the way :)

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  2. really like the lemon & lime colors against the lavender which announce spring! you learned Dawn's technique lesson well!

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  3. So pretty! Love the colors you used with Rosie Posie.

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  4. You're my kind of gal, Birgit. I too craft in my jammers. Love the colors and your collage design. First class all the way!

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  5. Thanks for coming by my blog and leaving words of encouragement! Love the colors of this card and the "postal" theme!

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  6. Such a beautiful color scheme, and I love the stamps you paired together. THey make a fabulous collage!

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  7. Beautiful card inside and out - fab collage.

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  8. Both of your collage cards are wonderful, but this is my favorite. The mix of stamps and color is fabulous.

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