Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Make It Monday #48: Creating Backgrounds with Border Dies

Here is a quick post with a card I put together tonight for the Papertrey Ink Make it Monday #48.  You can find the info (and video by Dawn McVey) on Nichole Heady's blog:  Here

Supplies used:
Stamps:  Tiny Tags and Love Lives Here (PTI) plus my own handwriting with a zig pen
Ink:  Memento (Tuxedo black); Hampton Art (grey of some kind - old from my stash - no color name on pad)
Dies:  Simple circles border die; heart prints collection dies - PTI
Cardstock:  Smokey shadow; Raspberry Fizz, Autumn Rose and White (PTI)
Other:  Strawberry cupcake trendy twine, 1/8" white silk ribbon (PTI); Fine Linen felt (PTI) and a heart bling - Michael's.
Card is 5.5" x 5.5"

Thanks for taking a look.

: )   Jill



  1. This is such a clever idea for a background, love it!

  2. Very creative and fun idea! I don't have too many boarder dies. Thanks for visiting my blog and all your kind comments.

  3. Really lovely, I love all the shading.

  4. Lovely card Jill...soooo vintagey. cherry

  5. WOW! Great job with this technique! I LOVE IT!

  6. This is gorgeous, Jill! I love how you layered the die in the centre. Thanks so much for stopping by during the Lil' Inker Designs January Release Blog Hop!


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: ) Jill