Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Happy Birthday!

Happy Wednesday!  I have a card to share today.  I am playing along with this week's Papertrey Ink's Make It Monday Challenge.  We are challenged to Mask and Stack. 

I decided to take this technique alittle farther.  Instead of just masking and stamping one image, I wanted to try to mask and stamp several to create a floral scene.  My inspiration came from a clothing tag I have had in my inspiration stash for awhile.  

Here is the card with the inspiration tag to the right.  I think I came pretty close to recreating the look.  I did have to do a lot of mask and stacking.  Here is what I did.  I started with some PTI stamper's select white card stock.  I stamped the two largest flowers from  Peonies on Parade stamp set and made post it note masks for both.  I masked off the flowers and stamped the leaves in the set.  I also made masks for those.  

Next, I stamped and fussy cut masks for the leaves from Gran's Garden stamp set.  This image I had to stamp in different colors as well.  For the little aqua mist dotted background element on the right I used the cluster image from Gran's Gardens set as well.   I used the Twig Wreath stamp set.  I also used the smaller circle images from Twig Wreath as well.  I used Spruce and Sprigs stamp set for some of the larger circle images.  

Once I had everything stamped, I die cut the panel out with the stitched rectangle from Noted: Scalloped A2 Vertical die collection.  I used the Tag Sale: Quilted die for the sentiment strip.  I stamped the sentiment from Birthday Mini stamp set and heat embossed it.  I finished my card with a few clear sequins.

As always thanks so much for stopping by!


  1. WOW!!! This is SO incredibly BEAUTIFUL Betty! I have been drooling over your card for the last 10 minutes taking in every little detail! How amazing too that all this beauty was inspired by a small tag...LOVE it!! :0)

  2. Who would think you could make such a beautiful card from a clothing tag? Your new profile photo is beautiful too!

  3. Beautiful card- just like the inspirational tag

  4. WOW! That card is stunning, and looks just like the tag with colours and placement!

  5. That is so pretty! Great idea to use that tag for inspiration!

  6. Kudos to you for using so many masking layers! The result is well worth it tho...beautiful floral creation!

  7. Oh my goodness, this is INSANELY amazing Betty!!!


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