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Monday, February 18, 2013

Make It Monday #104: Handmade Pinwheels Card 1

Today on Nichole's blog for PTI it is all about making your own pinwheels for cards.  You can watch the video HERE to see Ashley demonstrate this embellishment.  Here is my first card:
Firstly, sorry for the poorer quality of the picture, I took it from my phone as my daughter asked to borrow my camera for the long weekend.  She is down in San Francisco with her 11 year old daughter for a volleyball tournament.  And I didn't want to wait to post this card...

I used winter wisteria and spring rain pattern paper for the pinwheel.  And although you cannot see it in the picture, I used the Background Basics:  Tin Type on the tag and embossed with clear embossing powder.  I backed it with a pattern paper from Summer Sunrise.  I mounted everything onto a Soft Stone paper.  My sentiment is on the soft stone paper and stamped with spring rain from the Fillable Frames # 10, the sentiment is from We Go Together stamped in royal velvet.  The ribbon is PTI spring rain also.

Thanks for taking a look.  Hope you all are having a great Monday...that most of you did not have to work and could be in your studio playing...I was skyping with my BFF as we made our cards!  Skyping is sure a fun way to share in this crafty business that we love!


  1. Purple and yellow are so great together. Great layout Colleen.

  2. Very pretty also. Love your pinwheel colors and the yellow really brightens things up.

  3. this is so pretty! I love the gingham on one side and flowers on the other, so fun.

  4. The picture still captures how gorgeous this card is. Oh I love the colors you chose and the pinwheel papers are beautiful! My daughter played volley ball all the way to college . Your camera went to good use.


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