Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Make It Monday - Impression Plate Tricks #2


This week's Make It Monday Challenge at Papertrey Ink is to use your impression plates along with a die to "leave a space" in the impression.  I used the Picnic Plaid Impression Plate along with the Alpha-blocks Die to create my card.  I started with some Simply Chartreuse cardstock and ran it through my Cuttlebug with the impression plate and die in place.  Then I stamped letters from the Alpha-blocks set in Fresh Snow ink to say "Hey You" in the spaces that the die left in the Picnic Plaid impression. 

I rounded the corners and adhered this piece to a white card base and added some stitching along the left edge.  I love how this technique adds that something extra to a simple card.  You can find what other participants created here.  Thanks for stopping by!

4 comments:

Laura B. said...

love what you did for the challenge!! gotta get these dies! great idea!

Monica L said...

Great way to spotlight the technique. I definitely have to add the Alpha Block stamps and dies to my list. But I do have the Take Three die...maybe I could scraplift the idea and adapt it. Worth a try!!

Kristii said...

I love the combination of the alpha blocks dies and the impression plate!! Fabulous!

Kelly S. said...

Simple, slick, but oohhhh so cool, Charmaine! Your impression plate and Alpha Block combo is perfection (as is your stamping!!) Love that green with the white, so cheerful and fresh!

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