April 10, 2012

Pocketful of Birthday Wishes

When I saw Retro Sketches #6 sketch, I knew immediately that I wanted to use PTI's Back Pocket Basics stamp set.  I bought it a while ago but hadn't inked it up yet.  A very cute stamp set and a really awesome sketch!


The pocket drove me a little crazy.  I wanted to heat emboss the stitching but I kept smearing the white ink when I pulled the paper off the stamp.  After ruining five pockets, I finally used a tweezers.  Duh! Should've done that the first time.   The embossing turned out great and it looks almost like real stitching.  I really like how the card turned out.

Thanks for stopping by!  Have a great day!


Details:
Cardstock: PTI Rustic White and Enchanted Evening
Patterned Paper: My Mind's Eye On the Bright Side - One
Stamps: PTI Back Pocket Basics
Ink: PTI True Black and Harvest Gold, Colorbox Frost White
Other: PTI Back Pocket Basics dies, clear embossing powder
Size: 5.25" x 5.25"

9 comments:

  1. LOVE this Linda! The PTI pocket basics is a fun set. Your card has a delightful country feel to it...CUTE!!!

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  2. I just love this. Perfect for the sketch, too.

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  3. Lovely card. awesome stitching. Love the background papers.

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  4. Awesome card! i love the paper combination and your embossing really looks like stitching. Great job!

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  5. Linda, this is ADORABLE! LOVE that little pocket! I think I might ned to pick that up! Thank you so much for playing along with us at RetroSketches this week!

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  6. So cute! I am glad you persisited with the pocket as it is so sweet. It really looks the goods. So very well done.

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  7. This card is really darling!!! The pocket and woodgrain background are as sweet as can be! So glad you joined us at RetroSketches this week!

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  8. Congrats on your shout out with this fabby card!

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  9. Love this card - well done on your shout out too.

    Hugs,
    Caryn xxx

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