Tuesday, February 24, 2015

PTI's MIM Challenge ~ Sweet Boy

Today's card was made for the PTI Make-it-Monday Challenge. The sweet and soft spoken Melissa Phillips challenged us to anchor our card using borders and / or banners dies.
Here's my card:

I started with a Kraft cardstock base and built up my front panel using some printed paper from my stash, overlayed with a piece of vellum. I then added a banner using the Notched Star Banner Die set, where I stamped my sentiment from Sweet Baby. The top edge of the panel was then stitched on my machine using a large zig zag pattern to play off from the background paper.
I used the Heart Border die and a piece of ruler printed paper to anchor my focal point which is the medallion topped with the elephant from Sweet Baby. To that, I finished my card off with a couple of Button Stacks and a punched out heart tied with string.

Lots of layers and patterns going on here.
This is what I call a "Melissa Phillips style" card!
I'm also entering this card into the Simon Says Monday Challenge where it's everything goes.
Thanks so much for looking! Blessings~ Birgit

9 comments:

  1. Lots and lots of lovely layers going on here Birgit....love it! :0)

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  2. Great layering and love the centre-love the flower look

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  3. Adorable card! Love the measuring tape!

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  4. Wonderful layers, so many details! That medallion is a great focal base for that cute elephant and sweet button detail!

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  5. Stunning card! Love all the layers! The rosette behind the red dotted elephant is such a great touch! Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. Hugs, Sandra

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  6. This is fantastic. Love the assortment that you chose, especially that fantastic polka dotted elephant.

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  7. What a sweet card! Great take on the MIM, love how you sprinkled some of those die cut stars on the background!

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  8. Lovely card. Perfect layering of all your elements.

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