Saturday, May 19, 2012

Happy Anniversary - Challenge 173 LNS

This week's challenge was a lot of fun - to use designer paper that is retiring.  Like a couple of the other design team members I have been making cards all week using designer paper that is about to retire.  Just check out the earlier postings on this blog.
Now, back to Challenge 173---
I chose to use the faux quilting technique to showcase the Beau Chateau designer paper.  This is such an easy technique and you get a lot of "bang for your buck" .

Here's the card for Challenge 173

Using a 1 1/4" punch, I punched a sample of each side of the designer paper for a total of 12 different pieces.  These I attached randomly to a 5 by 4" piece of whisper white card stock, which was then run through the Big shot using the Top Note die. Wallah you have a quilt!! This technique can be done to feature any designer paper.

Ink: Marina Mist
Papers: Marina Mist, Very Vanilla, Beau Chateau designer paper, Whisper White
Accessories: 1 1/4" square punch, Top Note die, Finial press embossing folder, 5/8" Marina Mist seam binding, dimensionals


CherylAnn Robinson said...

I very much like your quilt card, Maria. Love how the patterns go together. This card rocks!!

Kris Sobolik said...

Very pretty card!

MJ said...

Looks like you are using up lots of small pieces of DP! This is beautiful!

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