Criss-Cross Card…Have you made one?

27 Sep

 

I saw this card pattern awhile ago and really wanted to try it.

I was very excited when I saw that our challenge this week was for this type of card!

For this Criss Cross card, I used this tutorial.

http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/resources/tutorials/criss_cross_card/

I was amazed at how easy it was to make.

For this card I used the following Sweet Stamps:

Triple Tulips

Friend

My paper is from Authentique Paper. I am convinced they might be the best paper company ever!  Be sure to see my tutorial HERE as to why I think this and HOW I made my paper border.

Splendid

Uncommon

Have you ever just pierced your paper for a nice effect?

Pierce the holes and put some dimensional foam between the pierced paper and the layer underneath to show off the piercing.

Here is the card all put back together with the insert slightly lifted out, so you can see how this card works.

I encourage you to join our challenge here:

http://sweetstampsblog.blogspot.com/

The Criss Cross card is amazingly simple and very satisfying to make.

You can win a $20.00 gift cert. to the Sweet Stamps store, so what are you waiting for???

This has been Jeannie with The Polka Cabana with today’s Sweet Stamps challenge card!

 

 

 

 

 

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9 Responses to “Criss-Cross Card…Have you made one?”

  1. poshcatcrafts September 27, 2011 at 1:13 am #

    Hi Jeanie, wow and double wow!! now this one has to be my favourite!! I love how you have done your flowers and yes I have to agree I to love this paper from Authentique! Stunning card!!
    Hugs
    Tamara

  2. Joni52 September 27, 2011 at 2:43 am #

    Wow, Jeanie, this card is over the top gorgeous! I love everything about it!

  3. Heather Flaherty September 27, 2011 at 3:32 am #

    It has been a while since I have made a criss cross card. Yours is absolutely beautiful

  4. Jacki September 27, 2011 at 5:07 am #

    GORGEOUS!!! OMG!! Jeannie this so stunning!! Oh you sold me on these wonderful Authenique papers, so happy SS is selling them I just love them!!

    Have a wonderful crafty week my friend!

  5. Dawnll September 27, 2011 at 10:35 am #

    This is so beautiful! Love those yummy papers, yes, I need to get some now.

  6. Bonnie September 28, 2011 at 5:40 am #

    Jeannie, beautiful card and colors! Love the popped tulips, the ruffled edge and those papers!! Wow!

  7. Kendra September 28, 2011 at 2:15 pm #

    Very pretty! I love it! Love the colors/paper used! Great use of the stamp!

  8. Dawn Bennett October 2, 2011 at 8:38 am #

    Beautiful Jeannie. Love how you popped the tulips up and the ruffles. Just beautiful.

    Dawn B – SSDT

  9. Jacqueline Hill October 3, 2011 at 11:12 am #

    I just love this card. Great colors, love the stamp. There are always such cute details and fabulous textures in your work!

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