Sunday, April 15, 2018

CTMH Technique Blog Hop - Creative with Cards



Let's talk TECHNIQUES! This month our group of talented consultants are showing you different ways to use the Picture My Life cards that can be ordered in a pack or that come with one of our Creative Collections paper packs.

Since this is a hop it's one big circle of ideas! I hope you enjoyed the inspiration from
Darlys Recker. Just click the link at the end of each post to
continue along on the hop.

I already had the Gimme Some Sugar paper pack on my desk so I decided that was a good place to start! I selected the PML Card with the floral spray and trimmed it down to fit a standard card front with a mat. With a craft knife I cut some slits in various parts of the design so I could lift that part a bit with foam tape. It give a bit of dimension and makes for some eye candy.  I also used a journal pen to doodle around the edge. Finally I used Shimmer Brushes to give it some sparkle on the flowers.



Shimmer on flowers

inside of card



Close To My Heart Products:
  • Gimme Some Sugar Paper Pack
  • Stamp Set: Chelsea Gardens - Cardmaking
  • Exclusive Inks: Heather, Linen
  • Cardstock: Peacock, Linen, Mink
  • Tools: Thin Cut Basic Banners, Journal Pen, Thin 3D Foam Tape
  • Embellishments: Clear Sparkles, Shimmer Brushes- Clear, Bashful
If you need a consultant I'd be happy to help.
If you'd like to BE a consultant I can help with that, too!

Now it's time to hop over and see what inspiration Sarah Devendorf  is sharing.

Thanks for hopping by!

Michelle 

#techniquehop #closetomyheart #showandtellwithmichelle #cardmaking

9 comments:

  1. How cool!! I love that you added more dimension by using your craft knife to cut the flower.

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  2. Great card, love how you popped up the petals and doodled around the card and banners.

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  3. Doodling, I love it. Making the petals pop, ah-ah moment. thanks for sharing.

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    1. Thanks, Danielle. It's a fun technique....give it a try!

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  4. Brilliant work on the petals! I’m going to try that! 🏆

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  5. Love the "slits" idea. Have never done that! This card is beautiful!

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