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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Foiled background

Earlier this year, during a major lack of mojo period, I watched some videos on YouTube where foil and a laminator were used. I got inspired, got the equipment needed and made a lot of backgrounds. This purple plaid background was part of the first batch I made.

I used a stencil, cat stamp and sentiment , all from Tim Holtz. The stamps are part of a Christnas set, I might use this a Christmas card, but I think it would work for other occassions/seasons as well? What do you think?

The cat reminds me of my mother and sister, they are always freezing. I, on the other hand, am on the other end of the scale.

This card is also for:
Cutie Pie Challenge - #158 Raining cats and dogs
Make My Monday - #146 Checks or plaids

17 comments:

Dotty Jo said...

Great fun! Jo x

meg said...

Beautiful foiled background in a gorgeous shade of purple Pia,had to smile at your fun image,he would make a great autumnal card too.I don't like to be too hot,my hubby would be happy in a hothouse

Alice (scrAPpamondo) said...

Wow! Your very first foiled background looks just amazing!! Hope to see many others used on your cards! The cat looks fun and seems just perfect for freezing people :D

Lisa Lynn said...

Great background and awesome colors. That stamp set is awesome. I am always cold so I understand, lol.

Chrissy said...

I'm with you Pia, other end of the scale with temps..fabulous background and love the chilly cat..so do you not use a die through the laminator, just stencils, I need to look this up..

Luv CHRISSYxx

cotnob said...

A fun card Pia, a great foiled background and I love your super cat - like you say, I think the cat would be suitable for lots of different occasions.
Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob
x

crafty-stamper said...

Fabulous background and love the cool or should I say cold cat lol
Carol x

Donna said...

This is so cute and an amazing background, you can use this anytime!

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is gorgeous Pia. Love the background a lovely rich colour and design.
Hugs
Cathy
xxx

Pamela said...

love the creative way you did with your background. Thank you for playing with us at MMM

Kim Heggins said...

Such a fun and sweet card!!

Tammy said...

What a beautiful foiled background Pia and great plaid pattern! And that cat is adorable and what a fun sentiment. I don't know much on foil/lamination- off to watch some videos :)
Tammy x

loz said...

Fabulous card and plaid BG Pia..Loz

Lena said...

So cute. Love the greeting on the card :-)
Enjoy your week ahead.
Hugs,
Lena

MaryV said...

Love all the elements you included on your card, it's beautiful! So glad you joined us for our Make My Monday challenge.
Hugs

Sarah said...

Such a cute cat and I love the plaid background. Thank you so much for sharing with the Cutie Pies. Sarah DT

Crafty Moone Cards said...

Great card, thanks for sharing with us @ Cutie Pie challenge. Sue x