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poppystamps Holly Background Card…

Hi everyone!  A paper pieced Inlaid die cut card to share with you today!  It sure is hard to cover up a neat background! lol

I started by cutting the Holly die in the gingham pattern paper. There were only 5 or 6 inside pieces to keep track of to place back in!  I was surprised!  Dave thought that out for us and made it easy!  YAY!  I die cut in TE Oreo cardstock and placed it in the gingham rectangle, flipped it over, covered it with 2 inch Scor-tape and started piecing in the leaves, berries and branch leaves.

The gingham paper is from the Pebbles Merry Merry Collection from a couple years ago, called Holly Berries 733552.  It’s the back side. Maybe you have it in your stash! ❤

I used the dot papers from the NEW Garland Stipes and Dots paper pad from Memory Box.  The solid leaves were just some cardstock scraps.

Then I die cut the Memory Box Bubble Circles medium size die three times, glued them together, then punched some circles and glued them on for the berries/bubbles on the circles.  I was going to tie jute around the panel and under the sentiment BUT I forgot the plan and taped it to the cardbase so I had to come up with another plan! haha

I like it! lol

The sentiment is from the super fun new Memory Box stamp set Christmas Tiles.  I drew around the stamp with a pencil to get the shape and hand cut it out so it’s not perfect but hey, it adds to the charm, right?! haha

It’s an odd size but will still fit in an A7 envelope and mail for one forever stamp!

Thank you for stopping by today!  Holler if you have any questions!

p.s.  Breanna is coming home today! She’s very weak but we’ll get her fed better and get her stronger to fight this!  So thankful!  Keep praying for us!  We appreciate it so much!

Products I used to make this card…

Poppystamps – 2392 Holly Background…
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Memory Box – CL5263 Christmas Tiles…
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Memory Box – 94439 Bubble Circles…
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Memory Box – PP1011 Garland Stripes…
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TE Premium Cardstock
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Ranger Archival Ink Pad – Jet Black
[ STR | SBC | SSS ]


9 thoughts on “poppystamps Holly Background Card…

  1. Oh this is SO cute! I love the gingham background and all the different patterned papers you used! Cute way to do the sentiment too! And last by certainly not least I am SOOOO happy to hear that Breanna is coming home!! I’m keeping those prayers coming!!

  2. Just love the colors and the papers here!!! So happy to hear Breanna is getting home today. That alone will make her feel better. Prayers all the time!!

  3. So glad you get Breanna back home. Will she have to make several trips? That’s a long way to go! Continued prayers for all of you. Another gorgeous card! Thanks for sharing 🙂

  4. Yes, it’s hard to cover up a cute background and you came up with a super idea for showing it off! Love that bauble circle, and I just figured the sentiment was on a die cut. Nice job making it look perfect, Pam! You know I love those pattered papers. I’m glad to hear Breanna is home. I’m late like always, so I hope she’s settled in and eating for strength. It will be better for her being home. Hugs!

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