Make it Monday – Papertrey Ink # 302

Now somebody is really trying to tell me something.  The Make it Monday challenge has featured the use of a wreath for the last three weeks in a row.  I have mentioned two things regarding this.  The first is that I do not have any type of wreath stamp or die from Papertrey Ink and the second is that I like a challenge.   But three weeks in a row, people…………………now that is a challenge.

Looking through my dies once again, while whispering the mantra, “what can I adapt?”, I came across the heart frame from Shakers and Sprinkles. Check, I will use that and somehow make it look Christmasy.  I also didnt have any ribbon from Papertrey but found some holly ribbon from May Arts, that I thought would start to transform the wreath into a Christmas theme.  A little bouquet of greenery from Spruce and Sprigs was an easy choice.  Finally I found a little sentiment in Post & Parcel that would tie in Christmas with the heart shaped wreath.

The background is a 3D  woodgrain embossing folder from Stampin Up that is just remarkable in its depth and detail.  Voila! Done!

About DebSelby

I am a Mom to three great sons, a grandmother to five great grandkids and a totally addicted scrapbooker, cardmaker now that I have retired from paid work.

Posted on October 31, 2017, in Card Samples, Challenge Entries, Debbie's Challenge Entries, Oscar's (Deb's) Card Samples and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 10 Comments.

  1. Such a creative card. I am with you on no wreaths here either. It has definitely been a challenge. Hoping to get a card done this week.

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  2. You adapted well, Deb. Love your pretty wreath and card, especially that little tag with the sentiment. Great job!

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  3. You are a creative little minx! I love it. Great background with the woodgrain and the holly ribbon is perfect wrapped around the heart. Your creative juices were definitely flowing! Cheers.

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  4. You’re doing a great job adapting Deb…lovely, lovely Christmas card! LOVE that ribbon!! :0)

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  5. Hi Debbie!

    Congratulations!! You are a winner from my Altenew October Release Blog Hop post. Debbie, to claim your prize($30 Altenew gift card), please email Altenew at winner@altenew.com

    And… your card is so LOVELY!!!

    Congrats again and have a wonderful weekend!

    Hugs,
    Yoonsun

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  6. Love the ribbon! Perfect for the holiday season! I also like how you just work with what you have. No need to go out and get anything new.

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  7. Too funny that we did that!! We work weeks ahead so I promise we are not conniving behind the scenes. 😉 And you NAILED it!!! I absolutely adore how you created the wreath. Just lovely.

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  8. Thank you Stephanie! Actually I exaggerated it was two wreaths in 3 weeks. The middle week used a Papertrey mat which I also didn’t have. I neglected to fact check my post……….me bad.

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  9. Oh wow! I love the holly twine you use on your wreath! Such a pretty card!

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  10. Very creative, Deb, and you successfully accomplished your mission with your heart wreath!

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