Sunday, June 15, 2014

Technique Blog Hop: Picture My Life

This month's Technique Blog Hop challenge is to use Picture My Life cards on anything but a scrapbook layout.  (If you're already hopping, then you should have arrived here from Michelle's blog.  You'll go to Terry's blog next!)  Since I have been working with the Avonlea Picture My Life kit to scrapbook our home remodel, I picked out two cards to use on a (timely) Father's Day card.
To jazz up my card, I added a 2" strip of Twilight card stock to the 4"x6" PML card and then adhered some Gold Polka Dot washi tape.  Before I layered the sentiment card, I swiped the edges in Twilight ink, punched a hole in the top to make it look like a tag, and threaded some (retired) Sorbet ribbon through the top.  I decided to attach this to a 5"x7" Twilight card stock base with a piece of (retired) Avonlea paper from my stash.  I also distressed the card front with Twilight ink.  To finish it off, I added a Teal base & bling resin flower and three Aqua dots.  I hope my husband likes it!

Since it's Father's Day (and yesterday was our daughter's 16th birthday), here's a picture of us the day we became parents...
 ...and Easter this year!

Thanks for stopping by and letting me show off my family!  Once you get a set (or two) of the Picture My Life collections, you're going to love all the possibilities of these pretty cards!  Now go see what Terry has created!


  1. The card is cute as cute can be.

    Those 16 years have flown by...and it gets faster!

  2. Lovely card. Also love the colors.

  3. I like that card! Of course, those ARE my colors. :-). Happy Father's Day to Logan.

  4. Very nice card. Really love the addition of the Washi, adds such a nice touch.


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