Thursday, August 16, 2012

Papertrey Ink Make It Monday #78/Moxie Fab Challenge

Hello everyone!  Hope you are having a fabulous week.  My mother and I took my little kiddo to the movies today for a fun "Girls Day!"  We went to see The Odd Life Of Timothy Green.  I have to say I loved that movie!!  My mom and daughter loved it too.  It was so sweet.  We did a little shopping afterwards and then went to an early dinner at Olive Garden, what a treat!!  When we got home I had a little time to myself in my craft room and whipped up a little card to play along with a challenge that had me "Itching to get Stitching' so to speak!!  Actually, once you read a little further, you'll understand what I mean. 

The card I am sharing today was inspired by Papertrey Ink's Make It Monday Challenge over at Nichole Heady's blog.  Once I saw the video, I was so excited to give this technique a try but just haven't found the time until today.  I struggled at first to find a stamp that I could stitch around and then I decided to use one of the chevron images from PTI's Background Basics and stitch directly on the stripe.  I dug out some of my embroidery floss from my punchneedle stash and tried to match them up as closely as I could.   Hope you like it!




This was a fun card to make! I like the dimension the stitching adds to this project.  I might have to try this again soon!

Thanks for stopping by!


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 I am also entering this card into the Repetition Challenge In The Moxie Fab World.  There is still time to play along so stop by and check it out!


Supplies Used:
Stamps: Background Basics: Chevron Stripes, Think Big Favorites #12
Ink: Pinefeather, Spring Moss, Scarlet Jewel, Terracotta Tile, More Mustard (SU!)
Paper: Rustic Cream, Classic Kraft
Accessories: DMC Embroidery Floss, Buttons
Tools: We-R-Memory Keepers Corner Chomper

11 comments:

Veronica Z said...

Oh my gosh this is beautiful! I love your stitching!!

Teresa said...

Beautifully done,your stitching is perfect!

Mendi said...

Wow! Love the look of stitching on the chevron print and with the rainbow... Perfection! :)

Jacquie Southas said...

Your crad is perfect - love the rich colors & the great texture created with the stitching!

Jill Norwood said...

This is just lovely! Your stitching is perfect and the buttons are a lovely touch! So much gorgeous dimension!

Lori said...
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Rachel said...

I came over from The Shabby Nest. Love this idea. Very creative.

Kim said...

Just beautiful...very clever and creative too.

Greta said...

Oh my goodness--Fabulous card!

Clare D. said...

Love this! So scraplifting this look!

Cath said...

tyHey Amy! Thanks for linking this up to the Repetition Challenge in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)