Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Cross Stitch Happy Friend


Hi Everyone!

Welcome back to my blog. Thank you for visiting with me today, I always appreciate your time spent here. The other day, I shared the first of a few cards with cross stitched backgrounds. If you missed it, you can check it out here

I’m back today with another card using this same technique. I was really pleased as punch with the final results of this background! I would definitely repeat this pattern again with different colors. (In other related news, I got my cross stitch die from Altenew in the mail yesterday and was SO excited, until I realized I ordered the wrong one! 🙄😫 Oh well, I’m going to do one or two backgrounds with it and persevere a bit with it; but will ultimately need to order the correct one to do the backgrounds I really want) Anyhow, I digress...


Since the focus of the card is ultimately to be on the background, I decided to keep the rest of it very simple. I used a sentiment from Simon Says Stamp “Square Sayings” and paired it with a Nestabilities label 1 die. I added some buttons and twine to finish the center panel. In order to draw even more attention to the focal point of the background, I added some gold stickles to the center of each colored design. Yes, stickles...I still use them, all the time!  




Anyhow, I hope you like it and I hope to see you all again soon!

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7 comments:

cotnob said...

Another fabulous cross stitch card Dori, I love the pattern on this one - you should be pleased as punch with the results of your hard work.
Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob
x

Loose Stitches said...

Beautiful creation! Thank you for sharing with us over at The Creative Crafters. We hope to see you again.
~ Sherry DT/Admin xx

A Crafty barista said...

What a super neat combination of card making and cross stitch! Such a unique card! Thank you for participating in our papercraft challenge & we hope you will join us again in the next Papercraft Business Challenge!
Diann – Design Team member at Papercraft Business

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Jill Killeen said...

Fantastic! I have not seen a lot of these ross stitched cards. It really adds a neat new element. Thanks for playing along with Papercraft Business Challenges!

We hope you come back and Join in on the fun again with our Papercraft Business Challenges!

Jill – Design Team member at Papercraft Business

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Monika said...

Beautiful! Thank you for sharing your project with us at the Crafts Galore Encore “Anything Goes” August Challenge. DT Monika.

Anna M. said...

Lovely card! I love the cross stitching! Thank you for participating in our papercraft challenge & we hope you will join us again in the next Papercraft Business Challenge!.

Anna – Design Team member at Papercraft Business

Visit my blog - Crafty Anna Studio. Thank you

Unknown said...

Amazing project!!
Thank you for sharing with us over here at "A Perfect Time To Craft" and best of luck with your entry.
Angela DT for http://aperfecttimetocraft.blogs pot.com.au/


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