Friday, July 25, 2014

Doily Friend

Time for the monthly Papertrey Ink blog hop!  July's challenge is an inspiration photo full of sweet elements.  I love the colors and patterns.

I chose some darling patterned papers from the Oh Darling pad by Crate Paper.  After cutting them into strips, I glued them to a white base and die cut it with the Tag Sale #11 die.   I also cut some Sweet Blush cardstock with the same die for the scalloped frame.

I cut the tag from a striped patterned paper and glued it to a white base for stability.  I added some pink baker's twine to the tag hole.  After assembling all the pieces, I die cut and adhered the word "friend" on top.  (I removed the "s" with scissors.)  The whole tag was placed on a white doily on a white card base.

Inside the card, I glued a row of patterned paper along the bottom using the same strips from earlier.  I added a piece of scalloped Sweet Blush cardstock and then a white strip stamped with a sentiment from Boutique Borders: Thinking of You.  The pretty prints really dress it up.

I love how my card turned out! It's perfect for an old friend who's been going through a rough time.  If you want to see other interpretations of the challenge, you can see them here.

Stamps:  Boutique Borders: Thinking of You (Papertrey Ink)
Ink:  Tuxedo Black (Memento)
Paper:  White, Sweet Blush (Papertrey Ink); Oh Darling 6x6 pad (Crate Paper); white copy paper
Misc:  Scallop Border punch (Stampin' Up); Tag Sale #11 die, Wonderful Words: Friends die (Papertrey Ink); English Tea Party die (Cheery Lynn Designs); Blossom twine (The Twinery)


  1. Cute card and what a neat idea to make the inside so beautiful too!

  2. Aww this is so sweet! I love the simplicity of your card and your patterned paper is yummy scrummy. :)

  3. well this is adorable. I have that tag and haven't used it yet so thank you for the inspiration.

  4. Love this so much. Sweet design and love the patterned papers you chose. Plus the inside is as cute as the outside. Win, win.

  5. Oh this is just adorable! Love what you did with the tag and the doily background is so pretty! Love the inside too!!

  6. Very pretty. Love how u finished off the inside!

  7. This is a really sweet card/tag! Love how you've done the inside, too!

  8. What a sweet card. Love that tag with the designer paper strips. The doily looks really nice behind the tag.

  9. This is beautiful I love that you did the inside too!


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