1/13/2012

PTI MIM #48 ~ Border Die Backgrounds!

Hi friends! I'm back today with a card for Papertrey Ink's Make it Monday technique.Dawn McVey gave us a fun video on using border dies to create a background. Here's my take on it.

What do you think...fun huh and pretty easy! Not a complete background but I think it works.
I die cut several strips of MME Lost and Found: blush paper using my PTI simple circles border die. I had a couple of PTI simply sunflowers from last weeks chipboard elements that I had stamped; so I added them to the card as well. The PTI autumn rose felt and ink are the perfect color to go with this paper collection. So I used the felt to die cut a Love Lives Here butterfly and a portion of the heart border to accent the card. This fun sentiment is from the flower fusions #10 set.

***An update on my hubs...saw the doctor this week and the bone graft in his neck has fused 1oo  percent ~ yay!!! A few more weeks off for PT but all is well! Thanks again for all of the concern and prayers; we both appreciated it so much!

Hugs to all ~Lisa

26 comments:

Annette said...

how fun is that background...I love that circle die cut. Great paper..great design...awesome card.

Cyndie said...

What a wonderful combination of papers you have here! They combine for this monotone color scheme so well. Great news about the hubs--give him our best wishes as well!

Kim S said...

I LOVE this and I generally am not a user of multiple dsp's! The layout makes it so retro, but the colors are so today...I am going to have to go looking for the papers and give this a try!

Tracey McNeely said...

You are just banging off one awesome card after another this week! Gorgeous, I love all of your layers and that papers are amazing.

Sadielaine said...

Awesome card!! Nice combo of colors and papers. Very nicely done!

Ally said...

I love this card, Lisa. ;-) I love the layers of borders, and I love the papers you chose, and the colors too. LOVE the simple sunflowers! And the felt items are so lovely. Such a lovely card. ;-)

Joyce said...

Such a pretty card. Great idea to use that simple circles die. I always forget about that one.

Sarah Mailloux said...

I love the layers of background dies- this is absolutely beautiful!

Marlena M. said...

Praise God! I am so happy it's going well, Lisa.
I love your card...it makes me think of spring and blooming flowers. It's right around the corner. Meanwhile we have snow, snow, snow today. Fun! ;)

Joanne Leddy said...

ooooo, I love the felt touches! This card is totally cool. The mono colored graphic shapes are perfectly combined ... you have an eye for art and never cease to amaze me!

Great news about your DH!

Karen B. said...

Beautiful card, I love the layers and your use of color. Good news about your husband too, congratulations!

Marie said...

Wow, wow, wow. This card is fantastic. Every time I visit your blog my PTI wish list grows. You have a real knack for using their products.Love the LO.

Marie said...

Wow, wow, wow. This card is fantastic. Every time I visit your blog my wish list grows. Love your LO. Totally awesome.

Sherry Wright said...

Just perfect, love how you layered everything!!

Monika/Buzsy said...

Such a pretty card Lisa. The scallops and hearts look awesome... the plum colors are beautiful! :o)

Mynnette said...

Soooo fabulous!!! I'm thinking of joining in with MIM, but I need to buy more than just PTI paper... ;) I only have 2 designer paper paper pads that I got at a garage sale. Do you have any suggestions on what I should purchase?! :)

Mona L. Pendleton said...

So pretty Lisa! Lovin' all the die cuts especially that beautiful butterfly! A crafty girl can NEVER have too many dies :)

Emily Keaton said...

What a stunning card--I love how you used the border punches! And all of your paper choices are beautiful. :)

Mynnette said...

Me, again. ;) Forgot to tell you I'm thrilled about the husband news you've posted! :) My email is stamping_mynn@Hotmail.com :) Thanks for taking the time to answer me! You rock!

Andrea M said...

This is sooo BEAUTIFUL Lisa!!! I'm so LOVING the purples!!!
Such good news about your hubby!

Brenda said...

This is superbly done Lisa! I love the papers you used!

Lisa Petrella said...

BEAUTIFUL card! I LOVE all of the different patterns and textures!!!! Glad to hear your husband's recovery is going well!!!!

Colleen Dietrich said...

I'm glad your hubby is doing well. :) Max too?

Cool card, and what a neat way to create your background!

Noelle said...

Hi Lisa! I just looooove the felt hearts border so much! And those darling buttons are the perfect accent!! :) Have a great week! :)

Diane said...

Beautiful and unique background....love it..and the colors, too!!

~Tammy~ said...

Thanks for the update on your Husband! Glad he is doing well! Those lovey dovey felt hearts are fantastic! This is a beautiful card!