Skip to main content

Radishly Sweet

Hey Crafters!

It's Kelly Martin here, and it's always a privilege to be a guest over on the Butterfly Reflections, Ink blog!

Today I have some simple cards for you that incorporate smaller standalone images and patterned paper--two of my favorite things!

I'm using the images from the Punny Pantry stamp and die set (which is on sale right now!), and some patterned paper from My Favorite Things.

Stamp, color, and die cut your images and then set them aside. I chose to color my images with copic markers, but any coloring medium would work! Choose some papers that coordinate with the color choices on your images, and then go to town on coming up with your layout!

I have two go-to layouts when using patterned paper, one for horizontal oriented cards, and one for portrait-oriented cards.


I die cut some additional frames using a stitched rectangle frame die, mounted them with foam tape, and then adhered them down to my card base, which I'd covered with a panel of the patterned paper. 

To finish off the card, I centered my radish image and then mounted it with two layers of foam tape and adhered it down to the card.



For the second card, I covered a card base with a few different papers and adhered a white scrap of cardstock down the middle where the papers met, to give a finished edge.


I then mounted my pie image with two layers of foam tape and adhered it down to the card.


To give a more "fun" look to the card, I used my corner rounder to round all 4 corners of the card. This makes it look more like a pie card, am I right?!

Thanks so much for stopping by the blog today and I hope you'll give some of these simple ideas for using patterned paper a try!

Have a great weekend!

Kelly



Other Supplies Used:

Ink: Extreme Black (My Favorite Things)




Comments

  1. Love that radish ... which could also pose as a beet ... fun card.

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

Baby Tags featuring the We R Memory Keepers Fuse Tool!

Happy Monday! This is Kim Hamilton and I am so very excited to be sharing my first post with you for Butterfly Reflections Ink! This is making my first day back to work after a two-week break a happy one! I am sharing baby gift tags today, one of my friends is expecting and not sure what she is having so I made one of each!

I used my We R Memory Keepers Fuse Tool for the first time and loved it! I cut my own Tim Holtz watercolor paper to the size of tag I wanted (2 3/4 x 4 1/4) and cut the edges with my trimmer.  I stamped my sentiments that are by Lawn Fawn Hello Baby with VersaMark ink and used white embossing powder. For the girl tag I used a mix of Spun Sugar, Picked Raspberry and Abandoned Coral Distress Inks and for the boy tag I used Peacock Feathers, Cracked Pistachio and Twisted Citron Distress Inks.  I sprayed both tags with some water and dabbed it off. I then stamped my images by My Favorite Things Snuggle Bunnies for the girl and Magical Dragons for the boy.  I colored m…

Painting backwards....

Hello, hello!  Norine here from The Velvet Lemon blog.  It's been a week for introductions hasn't it, but let me just say how delighted I am to have been invited to join such a talented group of paper crafters, and to contribute here at Butterfly Reflections Ink!  
Today I'm sharing with you, some cards I made by working backwards. 
What do I mean, you wonder?  Well, it's a technique I sometimes enjoy doing, where you "smoosh" your water based ink pads on a craft mat, mist the colors with water and then drag your water color paper through it to create a pretty mess of color.    
For today's cards, I wanted a blend of blues and greens (always a crowd pleaser) and yellows/pinks.  You will always be happier with the results when you keep the green/blues from overlapping with the yellow/pinks, because that just produces an unappealing mud color.  

I used a variety of Tim Holtz Distress Inks for this project, but any water based inks will work the same.  It&#…

Open DT Call for Spring/early Summer Term!

Happy Spring, everyone! The weather here is... confused. LOL Thursday we had 50 degrees, Saturday we had 10 inches of snow and today it was 50 again. We just celebrated my son's 21st birthday on Thursday as many of you know from taking advantage of the celebration sale! Thanks for that. I spent all day packing and shipping orders during the day and then went out for dinner (and his first legal beer) when he got out of work that night. I honestly can't believe he's TWENTY-ONE, such a milestone and it's weird having a man child. HA! Yesterday, we spent the snow day in pjs and doing nothing which was a welcomed change. Today, my husband took our younger son skiing and my daughter and I had a girls' day which was nice. We went out to breakfast, did a little shopping and saw Beauty & the Beast. That's the lowdown over my way. I hope you've all been enjoying the weather, your families, crafting, work or whatever makes you HAPPY! :)
With the change of seasons a…