Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Make It Monday Challenge

This week's "Make It Monday Challenge" for Papertrey Ink is to use fun foam! Did you know this stuff cuts like butter with the PTI dies in your Cuttlebug? I happened to have some in my classroom, so I was ready for the challenge.

For my card, I used the Beautiful Blooms II #1 Die Collection. I first cut the largest bloom out of the fun foam and adhered it to an acrylic block. I was then able to use this as a stamp to make white "flower clouds" on my background. For my flowers, I cut the mid-size bloom out of the foam and layered it with the smallest size bloom cut out of felt. A button and twine on top of that finished it off. For the flower stems and leaves, I used the Flower Fusion #1 Stamp Set. The grass is made from my Martha Stewart Icicle Punch.

(all materials Papertrey Ink, unless otherwise specified)

8 1/2" x 5 1/2" Dark Chocolate Cardstock, scored at 4 1/4"
5 1/4" x 4" Summer Sunrise Cardstock
Simply Chartreuse Cardstock for grass
Martha Stewart Icicle Punch
"Beautiful Blooms II #1" Die Collection
Raspberry Fizz, Simply Chartreuse, & Hawaiian Shores Felt
Vintage Buttons
Rustic Cream Button Twine
"Signature Greetings" & "Flower Fusion #1" Stamp Sets
Dark Chocolate, Ripe Avocado, & Fresh Snow Ink


  1. What a fun idea...stamping with fun foam. How did you adhere it to an acrylic block? I'd love it if you'd e-mail me and let me know. I love the card! :o)

    lnorris21 at hotmail dot com

  2. I love this card! I am going to check out the felt as it looks perfect! I may be scrap lifting soon:)


  3. This is so cute and fun! I love that you mixed foam and felt in your flowers - so much texture!

  4. This is beautiful. The colors are perfect too! Hugs- Glora

  5. hi Katie,
    you did a fantastic job on your card so colorful and pretty, love the felt

  6. Hi Katie, such a beautiful card. Please stop by my blog, I have an award for you.



  7. Oh Katie this is such a gorgeous card!! I love the colors and I've always wanted to try the fun foam! Love it!!! Hugs, Leanne

  8. So cute!! I love all the bright colors. Thanks for sharing

  9. This is just incredible! I love the colors, the details and I LOVE the sentiment! I love when I can use mine too!


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