Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Window to the World Graduation Card

     Papertrey Ink's Make it Monday #13 Impression Plate Tricks #2 was a fun one!   Erin's tutorial is wonderful; I'm glad she emphasized the importance of paying attention to the direction of the die.  I used my Sizzix texture plate, and the Mat Stack 3 Die.  It created the "Window to the world" look I envisioned.

      I want to give credit to Lindsay's You Make the World card in the last PTI challenge.  She masked off the CARD (instead of an image), and stamped WITHIN a frame; how cool is that?  That is what inspired me to stamp within the window.  
       I wanted to "float" the sentiment, because I like how the sentiment sits in the nook of the window.  I used a section of "Clear PVC cover" beneath it.
I am also entering in Less is More's Week 13 Lucky Dip Thank you or Congratulations.  This gives me a running start on my graduation cards! 

Thank you so much for stopping by. :)


Supplies:
Stamp: ODBD As You Graduate
Ink: MS, clear embossing powder
Other: PTI Mat Stack 3, Sizzix Texture Plate, Sizzix bookplate die

9 comments:

  1. Lovely job Marlena! I am so glad that my card inspired you! Thank you for popping by my blog!

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  2. A very unique and creative card! Love it!

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  3. Fab work - smashing image

    Kathyk

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  4. Great card, fab image and i like the use of acetate at the bottom :)
    Jenny x

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  5. That's a lovely image is a very interesting design!
    Thanks so much for joining us.
    DO come by for another CAS challenge next time.
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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  6. Super image, love the effect, would work well on its own too
    Continued thanks for supporting our challenge blog
    Diva LIM mandi
    Less is More

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  7. Such a wonderful card! I love the image and the embossing is fabulous!!!

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