Thursday, June 21, 2012

[Paperplay Challenges ] Week No. 25 - Use a Die

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Hi there, again! I have lots of posts lined up for you today. We have another fun PaperPlay Challenge to help you break into your stash of tools: Use a Die. I thought I'd dust off some of my less loved Spellbinders and since I was in need of another baby card, I thought I'd break into my Authentique collection.

Little One
Stamps: (Hearts of Old Background) Unity
Paper: (Paper Basics Card Stock - Spring Moss) Papertrey Ink; (Delightful) Authentique
Ink: (Memento - London Fog) Tsukineko; (Perfect Match Pigment Ink - Fresh Snow) Papertrey Ink
Embellishments: (Nestabilities - Classic Hearts) Spellbinders; (Miracle Girl - Noteables, Icons) Authentique; (Very Vintage Buttons - White & Cream Mix, Autumn Mix; Rustic Twine - Cream); (Wood Veneer - Stars; Mister Huey - Pumpkin Spice) Studio Calico


This Authentique collection is actually meant for a little girl, but this had so many cute tags and had enough neutral colors, that one can stretch it for a cute little baby boy. I really loved the animals and the "Little One" sentiment...I drew the rest of the pattern paper scheme based on these two items...

Little One

Those wood veneer stars are actually sprayed with Pumpkin Spice mist and appear much more orange in real life than the above picture depicts. I couldn't get the picture to lighten up without the stars to darken...picture manipulation is still a big mystery for me. So if you know any tutorials or favorite websites for photo dummies like myself, please leave a suggestion :) Thanks in advance!

Finally an up close shot of the heart die cut, that I sponged with Fresh Snow ink. The button is threaded with some fun rustic cream twine and adds a nice accent to the animal die cut.


Little One

Hope you like this little wee card. Hop on over to see how the rest of the PPC girls used a die! Hope you will be playing along with us this week...

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5 comments:

Pauline said...

This is beautiful Ren Yi, love those papers and the fabulous layers.

Elisa said...

Love it, the colours are beautiful, the animals are cute, my favourite bit are the stars over the button. Must pin this one.

Deirdre said...

Adore this Ren-Yi - beautiful creation.

Barb said...

Ren-Yi this is so pretty! I love that shade of green, and it's perfect for baby. The added details are the perfect fit too. beautiful design

Céline said...

fab card Ren-Yi. love your handmade DP and design
hugs
céline

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