Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Monogram Stationary

For the past 6 months, I have been making my around to creating monogrammed stationary sets for all the women in my family. Last night I finished this set for my sister Maria.

I used the tin, from my Flower Fusion felt flowers, to hold the cards and envelopes (not pictured). The front of the tin was covered with an extra card front.

The card starts with a Whisper White
base, trimmed to fit inside the tin. The corners were cut with a corner rounder punch. A strip of Kiwi Kiss was cut using scalloped scissors and adhered to the card. Next a wider strip of Baja Breeze was embossed using the Swiss Dots folder from Cuttlebug and my Sizzix. A piece of light pink organza ribbon (with a ribbon slide from the pewter hodgepodge hardware- retired) was adhered to the Baja Breeze strip. TIP: You could wrap the ribbon completely around the card, but to make for a cleaner inside I decided to just wrap it around the Baja Breeze before adhering it.

The three flowers were punched out of Pink Pirouette using the trio flower punch. Half pearl stickers (non SU) were placed in the center of each flower.

The square frame from Frames with a Flourish was inked in Kiwi Kiss and stamped onto Whisper White. The "M" is from Lovely Letters. It is inked in Baja Breeze and stamped in the center of each square using a stamp-a-majig. The finished monogram was cut out using paper snips and popped up with dimensionals.

I made a total of 10 cards with coordinating envelopes. I hope she will love it!

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Kris said...

What a fantastic idea, Carrie!

I really love the ribbon slide you used. And the packaging is perfect.

Mary Fish said...

Gorgeous monogrammed card . . . you have inspired me to get out my Frames with a Flourish. Don't you wish SU made stick on pearls? Ditto stick on rhinestones. I hope you added this to Splitcoast with a link back to this post. If you need help, let me know. Hugs, M