Donnerstag, 7. November 2013

MIM #139: second card

I´m trying to get myself ready for the real ´Christmas mood´ so creating a few more Christmas cards seemed to be a good way to get started.
So .... why not create another frame for this week`s MIM? :-)
And why not create a little shaker card as those sweet shiny stars you see in the picture were sold in my favorite store?
And this is it:

First I used the `stitched mats rectangles´ from Lil Inker Designs - these mats make everything pretty with those tiny stitches, just the tiny bit of an extra!
Then I cut a mat out of rustic white cardstock and distressed the edges with some iced spruce distress ink. I cut another panel out of pure poppy cardstock and started stamping my frame with ´boutique borders baby´. The same stamp I used on my first card, but this time I only inked up the upper half of the stamp.
After the frame was stamped I masked it off with some post its and stamped on the inside of the frame with the ´crackle´ stamp from Papertrey (using Memories Unicorn White Ink)
Then I cut out the star using the `Seeing Stars Die Collection´ (the medium star) and adhered a piece of acetate on the inside to create my window. Inside it you see those sparkly stars I bought at my local store. Finished my card off with some lace and a sentiment from `holiday lights´.
Hope you like my card and thank you so much for stopping by! :-)

Kommentare:

  1. WOW, Birgit, this is simply BEAUTIFUL! I love that you also created it as a shaker card! Beautifully done!

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    1. Thank you so much for your nice words, Martha!

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  2. Love shakers, and your star frame and pieces in the shaker are the perfect accents. Great crackle bg too!

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  3. Gorgeous shaker card! Love your stars and the border sets it off nicely. And I just ordered those stitched mats dies ;)

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    1. Hahaha! I tell you Kathryn, you will LOVE those stitched mats ;-) Really have to tell myself not to use them on EVERY Card :-))))

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  4. What a fun card! Love the crackle as the stars inside!

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