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Monday, July 28, 2014

MIM: Diamonds

Because I was so encouraged last week, I decided to try this week's Make It Monday Challenge. Diamonds... making a background from a line stamp.

Our eight-year-old grandson, Carter,  has been really enjoying baseball this year and was very disappointed when the season ended for his team. With that on my mind I looked at PTI's 7th Inning Stretch to help me with a card for him. Here's my take on the challenge...


I used SU Soft Suede ink to stamp the bats, and SU Real Red for the baseball stitching.  I sponged some of the ink to give some shading on the white. There is one bat that is die cut to give an added dimension (hard to tell in the picture) all the baseballs have a foam square to give them more definition.

This panel is layered on a white card base. I completed the card with twine. Carter had such a great season, loving the team sport and is considered to be the "closer" as a pitcher - his favorite position. He loves the Red Sox and has been to many games already at his young age. Reminds me of his dad as an enthusiastic team player, just loving the game.  He told us he'll miss baseball, but he'll really miss the players on his team.

This one is for Carter!



13 comments:

Ashley Cannon Newell said...

This is a FABULOUS card design. Love your take on diamond wallpaper stamping!! Thanks for participating in this week's Make It Monday!

artful-notions said...

Oh this is so clever! I love the bat angled to form a diamond wallpaper! Perfect boy card!

A Cup of Cold Water said...

REALLY cute card. I LOVE the baseball bat diamonds!!
Thanks for sharing
Susan

Diana K said...

Really cute. I love it!

Cindy H. said...

What a creative take on this week's MIM - good job! Great masculine card!

Luanne said...

Perfect choice of stamps for your wonderful card!

Marcia HIll said...

What a great card and how ingenious to use baseball bats to create a diamond pattern...I'd say you definitely rocked this challenge! :0)

Linda said...

This is just too cute and creative.

Terri E. said...

So creative!

Barb Kirkwood said...

Wow. This is awesome. You outdid yourself- great card

Martha said...

What a darling card!
Love your take on the MIM.

Patti said...

Truly outstanding card!! You've made me grab my shopping list! : )

Patti

DoofyJEss2 said...

LOVE the baseball bat diamonds!!