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Monday, September 24, 2012

BSS Monday Idea - Quilted background


Welcome to the Buffalo Stamps and Stuff Monday Idea.
This week we are going to make a quilted background.
I started with a 5x7 inch white card base.
I cut another piece of white card stock 4 1/2" x 6".
I then cute 6 pieces of designer paper 1 1/2" square.
Then, I chose another coordinating designer paper and cut 6 pieces 1 1/2" square.
Now, glue the squares, alternating patterns on your extra piece of card stock.
I cut a 1/2 inch strip to form a border and glued it on.
That's it, now center this on your base card and decorate the rest of your card anyway you like.
I chose this wonderful little deer stamp,
Stampendous, Special Delivery (CRM269)
Don't you just love this little mail carrier?

Used papers from Basic Gray, Jovial Paper pack
I spritzed with gold perfect pearls and water from a mini mister,
after I made the quilt background.
Snowflakes are punches
Green shimmery bow
Colored with Copic Markers
Crystal Stickles at his feet.
You can do this on any size card, just adjust the measurements for your "quilt"
background. You could use three different prints and alternate them too.
Hope you have a chance to try this.
Thanks for stopping by today. Have a great Monday.  Until later.........


8 comments:

Glenda Atkins said...

Oh isn't he just the cutest reindeer, fabulous colouring of him Sue. Love your quilting and your wonderful explanation of how you made this most adorable and gorgeous card!
hugs
glenda

downrightcrafty said...

isn't he the sweetest and gorgeous colouring and such a festive card
Hugs Kate xx

Sue - bearhouse said...

This is gorgeous. I love the image and the quilted background looks wonderful

Sue

KarinsArtScrap said...

wow gorgeous christmas card Sue.

greetings karin

Donna Hanley said...

Sue, Beautiful quilting job with the gorgeous papers. What a great little image. All around nice card.

Sandra H said...

So beautiful is this image Sue and the layout is lovely too! x

Whisper said...

What a superb image and i love the patchwork background too, Luv Sam x

Linda said...

What a cute little guy. Quilt backgrounds are such fun to make and really help when you are trying to decide on background paper.