Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Window Thank You Card



I made this card with a lot of help from my Gypsy.  It's an A2 size, and the blue card base was created by welding a border from Elegant Edges to a rectangle that I resized from Don Juan.



I then created the flowered layer by welding four 1" squares into a rectangle.  I cut it twice for extra sturdiness, since I knew I was going to pop it up.  For the window, I welded the same four 1" squares to a rectangle, ran the resulting shape through my Cuttlebug with a woodgrain impression plate, and adhered it to the flowered layer.  Before popping up this section on the blue card base, I stamped my flowers.



For my sentiment, I die cut this shape with the My Creative Time Curly Label Die and added the stamped frame from the Inspiring Words {Accents} stamp set and the sentiment from the So Grateful for You stamp set.



Because I cut my card base on a sticky mat, part of the inside didn't look very good.  Easy fix - I just added some green cardstock and a strip of patterned paper to match the front.

Recipe:

Papertrey Ink Spring Rain, Simply Chartreuse, & Rustic White Cardstock
My Mind's Eye "Lime Twist:  Life of the Party" Patterned Paper
Papertrey Ink Woodgrain Impression Plate
My Creative Time Curly Label Die
My Creative Time "Inspiring Words {Accents} & "So Grateful For You" Stamp Sets
Papertrey Ink "Botanical Silhouettes" Stamp Set
Papertrey Ink Ripe Avocado, Orange Zest, Chamomile, & Dark Chocolate Ink

16 comments:

  1. Just Beautiful I love your creations. They just always look so amazing.

    Hugs
    Kate

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  2. Katie,what a beautiful card!! I love the window!! Looks awesome with the embossing around it!!
    Hugs,
    Cindy

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  3. What a wonderful card! I love the dimensional layer! Great job!
    Carolyn
    http://cccscraproom.blogspot.com

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  4. fantantic design love the my mind eye paper,
    Karen
    www.littlescrappieces.blogspot.com

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  5. So good to see you posting again... you are so creative. hugs

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  6. this is so cool! I love that it has super clean lines, but I can tell this took some time to get everything to match up! love the colors and how the window pops out!

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  7. This is absolutely BEAUTIFUL!!!! I love this effect and with it popped up it looks so realistic. You have such a great eye for color and style. I love it. Hugs- Glora

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  8. I love the way you designed this!!! I always love your creations...another super one!! tfs
    hugs,jen

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  9. Beautiful Katie, as always! Sure looks like a ton of time went into your card! Thank you for sharing with us!
    Shelly
    http://mypaperlove.blogspot.com/

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  10. What a beautiful creative card Katie!! I really love to see what you create.So very nice.

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  11. Very pretty card, Kaite! I love the soft colors and pretty flowers peaking through...very nice!
    Sherrie K
    http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

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  12. This is PERFECT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE it!
    Big Huge Gypsy Hugs,
    Emma;)

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  14. Love the back to school card and the Witch is adorable.

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  15. They are all great. I appreciate you sharing your ideas with us. Thank you for giving us a sneak peek at your latest endeavor.

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  16. Sunflower Box is a great idea, thanks!

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