Saturday, January 26, 2008

Donna's Paper Piercing Challenge

Donna's (sbs5 sister) paper piercing challenge was to make a card and do some paper piercing on it. The colors, stamps, embellisments, etc. were up to me, the card just had to have paper piercing on it. Here's what I came up with.

As you can see, I paper pierced the "butterfly tails", all around the butterfly layer, and I peirced across the bottom of the card and threaded ribbon through. I got the threaded ribbon idea from Kristina Werner's MAMC-ribbon flower. I don't know if you can see it from the photo, but I used certainly celery designer prints patterned paper which resembles a dotted "paper piercing" pattern, and goes well with my paper piercing.

I had a lot of fun making this card, and am pleased with how it turned out. I'm thinking of maybe using it as a baby card for a friend who just had a baby girl.

A little tip: When I adhered the green layer to the front of the card, I used dimensionals. I wasn't thinking and I put the dimensionals over the paper piercing I had done, and then I stuck them down. What's the big deal? You probably can't see it in the picture, but if you look at the card, you can see the dimensionals through the piercing. So don't cover up where you pierced.


the dreamer said...

Hi, Kanani! Just dropping by to say hi! =)

Oooh, cards and scrapbooks pages. Love the simplicity of your little boy's scrapbook pages. I wouldn't worry too much about being behind. My son's 3 and I feel like I'm NEVER going to catch up. Haha.

And how cute is this card! Lovely technique with the ribbon. =)

SBS5 sister

Anonymous said...

This is VERY cute!! Remember, we are going to try to do something every quarter, this would be PERFECT!! I am doing one this quarter so we'll see! Are you confused??!!


Kanani said...

Courtney, I get what your throwing down! Werd up.

Juliann said...

Very sweet card, I just love paper piercing, also I really like your ribbon!

Nikki said...

Gorgeous card...Nikki SBS5

Janine said...

This is so pretty... I entered too so good luck !!

Anonymous said...

Very pretty card! Paper piercing is so much fun!

Cheryl said...

Love the butterfly tails! The piercing is just perfect!

Julie Koerber said...

This is really, really pretty! LOVE the colors!