Thursday, January 12, 2012

Snow Drifts and a Tea Bird......





Happy Thursday, hope you are doing well out there.... I have a card today that I am entering for the first time, in the Make it Monday challenge at Papertrey Ink. This week, you will see a video by Dawn McVey showing how to make a background using die cut borders. The only border die that I own by PTI is the "In the Meadow" set which you can find on this page here . It is two different size snow drifts. I cut two of each of the larger one in the teal and brown and then one of each color in the smaller size, by taking a small bit of the straight edge on the teal off, I was able to layer these. I used Tim Holtz frames and florals embossing folder to give a little texture to the pieces, then layering all three of these on a piece of white card stock. My cute little image is "Tea Bird" by Phindy's Digital Stamps and can be found here . Phindy's Blog challenge #87 this week is a color quartet....



My card base and the twill ribbon are Stampin' Up certainly celery which along with chocolate chip and bermuda bay and a couple of flesh copics were used to color my image. The button is also one of Papertrey Ink contributions. I love the dies at PTI and if you have never tried these, please do....you will love them. I have a few of the other style dies that they sale and they all cut like butter... I am going shopping at the new release on the 15th and hope to have more to show you soon. Hope you will stop by both of these and check out the great things happening at their sites.

Now to a more personal note,
For those of you that read my blog you will remember that I started a gratitude journal which I showed you in my post last Saturday for Sugar Creek Hollow and for today I am thankful for the good news we received at the hospital today. Rick went in to have the light run down his esophagus to check for problems, he has been have a lot of heartburn and acid reflux, they did find a high heital hernia, but the doc seems to think that it can be controlled with his medication and then just keep an eye out for future problems, His blood work came back very good. Hope to be by soon to see you...thanks for stopping by here.

11 comments:

Catherine said...

This is so cute, love the embossing! Thanks for joining us at Phindys Place this week....

Betty Benton said...

Liking that background and the embossing you did on it!

Ann English said...

Patti, this is marvelous! Love what you did with this challenge!
Thank you for joining us this week at Phindy's Place!

Kathy said...

Patti, this is so sweet. Love the embossing along the top and bottom. Such a great layout, too. So glad you joined the challenge at Phindy's Place this week.

Glenda Atkins said...

Adorable image, she looks quite mischievous: great job using the colours from the challenge. Wonderful card!

Olga said...

love the embossing folder you used to showcase this adorable image!!!! This card is absolutley gorgeous

Colleen said...

Patti,
The design on this card looks fabulous. I'm amazed how you can come up with these designs. Love that embossing folder. What a great little smile on that image.
I'm glad Rick is OK. That is just one thing you do not need.

Kathy and Lucky said...

What wonderful news about hubby! Love when it just medication :) Now on to your wonderful card, love that sweet little image and the soft colors, then those snow drifts behind it add such interest not to mention that great embossing, hmm....I would say I love it all. Have a great weekend.

The Other Patti Sue said...

Absolutely wonderful news about Rick! PTL! Beautiful card my friend!

Payne Holler Cards said...

so glad to hear good news! answered prayer!
adorable card - so cool how you did the snow hills (-: thanks so much for joining us at Phindy's

i ended up downloading FoxFire so I can finally pop around and leave comments !!

Pat said...

Love your card Patti, that image is soooooo cute, great embossing and layout. Have a good weekend.

Pat xx