Saturday, November 12, 2016

Make It Monday #267: Assembly Line Card-Making

November is really marching along and the holidays are upon us!  Cooler weather has finally come to Virginia and I find myself mentally decorating and menu planning...love this time of year!  I was inspired to get a jump on holiday card making by this week's Make It Monday over on PTI's blog.  I tend to make one very personally designed card at a time, so Laurie's Assembly Line Card-Making this was a bit of a challenge but I loved how easy it was!
I have been wanting to use my Peaceful Pinecones set lately, so that's what I focused on.  I love the Distress Ink Color Evergreen Bough, and I found some coordinating patterned paper in my stash.  I began by assembling all the elements: cards, paper strips, and die cuts.

I stamped the die cut branch and pine cones in no time, thanks to my MISTI, and gave them a few spritzes of Perfect Pearls to add some shimmer.

I taped the paper strip to the side of the card, checked the placement of the pine cone branch, and then stamped my sentiment from Enclosed: Wreath.  Again, the MISTI was invaluable!  I'm pretty happy with they way they turned out.  I was hesitant to try and make cards for everyone this year, but with this method I might be able to!




Stamps: PTI's Peaceful Pinecones; Enclosed: Wreath
Dies: PTI's Peaceful Pinecones
Ink: Tim Holtz Distress Inks Evergreen Bough and Walnut Stain
Paper: white card stock; patterned paper from BoBunny Candy Cane Lane Collection 
Other: Ranger Perfect Pearls, Foam Tape

8 comments:

  1. Lovely! What pretty frosty colors too!

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  2. Beautiful! Love the design & the colors!

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  3. Oh so pretty, Elizabeth! Bet the Perfect Pearls IRL really adds the perfect shimmer. Peaceful Pinecones is still on my wish list, along with tons of other stamps & dies. : )

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  4. Beautiful card! Love the colors and the clean design.

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  5. LOVE your cards and the glitter on the Pinecones. I´ve also this Stamp Set !


    Imke ~ My Crafty Place

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  6. You've made a lovely set of cards! those pinecones look so festive!

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