Whilst I was browsing throughout blogland, I came upon a technique on Beate's blog, fresh & fun, for making a pocket, or criss cross card. You can view her easy, step-by-step video tutorial here on the Splitcoast website. I decided to make one of these for my mom for Mother's Day. Of course she reads my blog so this will not be a surprise to her, but it is STILL a hand-made card from her kid. Here's my pocket card using Ruby's warm colors:
Here's a shot of the insert adornments:
The Play Date Cafe is being sponsored by Paper Smooches this week, a new company from Kim Hughes featuring the sweetest stamps! Kim was a Go-to Gal for Paper Crafts Magazine and now has started her own line of stamps. Check out the PDCC blog to see what she is generously offering!
The Fine Print:
Deadline for prizes is 11:59pm EST on Tuesday.
The 'Cup of the Week' will be announced during the next challenge.
**ALL SKILL LEVELS ARE ENCOURAGED TO PLAY! **
We want you to enjoy this challenge.
Interpret the colors the way you see them.
We do not use specific card stock color names or brands.
Break out of the box and have fun!
The main requirement is:
PDCC COLORS BE THE
FOCUS OF YOUR SUBMISSION
When using additional colors, please limit them to neutrals.
You are welcome to combine challenges,
but we do ask that:
1. The PDCC name and/or photo is used
2. OUR colors are the focus of the card.
Have fun and happy stamping!
Stamps: Love Deepens (Verve Stamps)
Paper: Tim Coffey Cottage Garden dp (K & Co.), Riding Hood Red (Stampin' Up!) White & Kraft (Papertrey Ink)
Ink: Riding Hood Red (Stampin' Up!)
Accessories: Scalloped Oval Nestability (Spellbinders) Quilted border punch (Martha Stewart), Red gingham ribbon (Offray), corner rounder, needle & thread
Size: 4 1/4" X 5 1/2"