Friday, March 25, 2011

Papertrey Blog Hop - Embroidery Thread - Birthday flags

Here is the first of my many blog hop submissions.  Hope you enjoy looking through them all!
This was the challenge set out for us:
For the March Blog Hop we are challenging you to use embroidery floss in a fun and inventive way on your project.  This could include stitching, wrapping it around and tying it like ribbon, braiding, accenting tags, embroidered patterns or anything else you can dream up!
 I impressed the white card base front with PTI's impression plate of polka dots.  Love this look!  I then stamped Hero Arts Friendly Flags in varying sizes and designs and cut them out with my detail scissors.  What a great purchase, especially when you are trying to cut tough intricate designs.  Not so much with these flags as they are easy cuts but for flowers etc, they work well.  I pierced holes then threaded some embroidery floss through the flags and attached them to the card.  I then stamped Giga Guidelines' sentiment in Versafine Black Onyx and Fresh Ink steel blue.

Make sure to take a look at my other submissions for this blog hop - I did a whole bunch!

Supplies:
Paper: Staples 110lb, grey
Stamps: Hero Arts Friendly Flags, PTI Giga Guidelines
Ink: Versafine Black Onyx, Fresh Ink steel blue
Misc:  PTI polka dot impression plate, piercing tool, embroidery floss, detail scissors

8 comments:

Kristii said...

I just love those birthday flags!!! Just perfect for embroidery floss!

Alicia a.k.a. Crafty Al said...

Love how you strung the pennants on the floss. TFS!

Marybeth said...

Hi , your card is very sweet. I love the softness of the colors you chose. love your banner card.

Jen said...

What a classy little card Cara. I love the cleanness of this card and the way you've strung that gorgeous banner across it. The impressions are the perfect accent. Well done!

Katie Gehring said...

I love this card! Using embroidery floss to thread the banner pieces together is pure genius. Thanks for sharing!

Eva said...

Stunning card...love all the white with the blue and brown, very eye catching!

Dana said...

Fun with pretty colors!

Ohhh Snap said...

Love the banner/impression combination. Wonderful card! TFS :D