Monday, July 25, 2011

Papertrey's July 2011 Blog Hop




I made a little tissue box card today.





I've wanted to make one like this for awhile.


I cut the "tissue box" with an oval cutter and then put an acetate square behind the hole. 



Then I cut an "X" with a craft knife and pushed some tissue through.






Thinking tissue would be too cutesy for a sympathy card,




I thought a good book....the type that makes you cry... would be fun.;)


I am making this post short so you can hop along.....






Here is the inspiration photo:




I also entered this in Paper Crafts Color Inspiration Challenge #7




Info:
Papertrey All Booked Up, Papertrey Mat Stack 3,Sizzix Flowers and Branch die, Memento Ink, Creative Memories Oval cutter,Making Memories Just Chillin' DP,Scor-Pal,Spellbinders classic circles


10 comments:

  1. Awww what a fantastic idea! Love the butterflies fluttering around the lady reading her book.

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  2. Ha ha, how funny to put a tissue box on your card! Great idea! Lovely card!
    Hugs, Wendy

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  3. I really love the silhouette girl image! Great story behind the card and the tissue is a super cute touch!

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  4. This is just a PERFECT card for someone who loves to read! I have so many friends this would be perfect for! LOVE the silhouette and the FAB tissue box! GREAT card!

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  5. So pretty Marlena. Love that die and circle image and the tissue idea is so creative!

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  6. Nice job, Love the tissue box.

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  7. How adorable your card is! Love the mini tissue box.

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  8. What a fun card! I love the little tissue box, what a great card for a gift of a book!

    Chris L.

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  9. Aww, I love your little tissuebox, very creative.

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