Tuesday, July 1, 2014

MCT Try Me Tuesday

For today's Try Me Tuesday with My Creative Time, we are making box cards.  Sheri Carroll has a great YouTube video explaining this fun technique, if you would like to give it a try.  It's actually quite easy to do, and the possibilities are endless.  I made one for Valentine's Day earlier this year.  These cards fold flat for mailing.

For my card today, I stamped the front panel with the watercolor background from MCT's Build a Scripty & Watercolor Background.  Then I die cut three of the butterflies from the Pretty Butterflies & Dragonfly Dies.  I love that these dies create stitching on the negative - it adds a lot of interest here, since the actual butterflies are on the inside of the card.  I cut each of the butterflies again out of scraps of patterned paper and stamped the coordinating pattern stamps from Live Love Laugh & Be Happy on them.  Then I adhered them inside of the box card.  This sentiment is also from that stamp set.

The sweet little heart shaped flight trail stamp is also from Live Love Laugh & Be Happy.

"Get Well Soon" is from the new Live Love Bark stamp set.

Be sure to stop by Emma's blog to see the box cards that she and the rest of the design team have created for you today!

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  1. OMG....OMG....OMGEEEZE your card is out of bounds gorgeous!! WOW I so love butterflies and you took butterflies to a whole new level of beauty!! You truly did amazing things with Miss Emma's goodies WOW!
    Lucky person who gets your card wow they'll keep it forever and put it on display and it will be the topic of conversation for sure! WOW!!

  2. Gorgeous Katie...I'm going to have to try that background stamp as sky...love how that looks!!! Lee-Ann :)

  3. What a great shape card and CAS card...I love the watercolor background for the sky. The stitching is so pretty for these window cuts. Beautiful job!
    I hope your are healing and feeling better.
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  4. Pretty card! I'm going to have to try the box card, it does look very nice and I like that it folds flat for mailing.

  5. Gorgeous card! I love the background you created with the stamp and watercolor and the butterflies really make the card.

  6. Beautiful!! I love the stripes, the butterflies, everything!!! Hugs!!

  7. LOVE it!! such a beautiful card!! I love butterflies too! I tried to make a box card today.....learning curve! thanks for sharing!

  8. Oh Katie ~ I LOVE your box card! The subtle blue background with that stamp set & the butterflies simply GORGEOUS!!!! As always ADORE your creations!!!!

  9. What a GORGEOUS box card Katie!! LOVe how you used the butterflies and the background stamp is AWESOME!!!
    Such a PERFECT card!


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