Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Window Dressing

I first saw versions of this card on Pinterest (like this and this) and mentally tucked the idea away.  Recently the idea resurfaced in the form of a window!   Like many others, I'm in love with the new Poppystamps / Memory Box window dies.  Turns out the windows also make great dressers:)  And it is the perfect size to match PTI's Gracious Vases stamps! (I used the small Madison window BTW) 

The blooms of the orchid are colored a bit with copics and fussy cut.  The images are stamped in A Muse Titian which is a rustic brown color.    
Converting the window to a dresser is pretty straightforward (all straight cuts).  I used a bit of the Titian ink and Antique Linen ink to bring out the detailing from the die cuts.  Finished up with a few pearl "handles" and that was it!  Hope my coworker likes it:)  
Thanks for visiting! 
{aloha, jj} 

Stamps: Gracious Vases (Papertrey Ink)
Ink: Titian (A Muse), Antique Linen (Distress)
Paper: Vtg Cream (Papertrey Ink), ABC Bubblegum (Mark's Finest Papers)
Embellishments: Pearls
Tools: Poppystamps Small Madison


  1. oh my goodness you are amazing.

  2. Oh my goodness, you are so creative...I love this little chest of drawers and definitely need that window die :0)
    Jenny x

  3. How perfectly clever! This is so pretty, I must Pin it! Thanks for sharing.

  4. OMG!!! Am I too old to write that? I can't believe this! That window die with drawers - tooo cool. I know some people who are going to definately drool over this one!!! I say it again - you are one clever lady!!!!

  5. OK...
    stealing this idea too ;)
    This is too genius!!
    What a fabulous card...
    but I'm just blown away by the dresser...
    fabby, fabby, fabby!!

  6. I swear, one day you'll make a card I don't like. It's gotta happen eventually. Once again you've blown my socks off! That vase is perfect (as are those orchids...drool) and the dresser idea? So utterly brilliant, JJ!

  7. Such a clever idea using the window as a dresser! I just got the large die but may have to get the small one as well! I also love how you popped the flowers!

  8. Oh so clever! This card is dynamite. Love all the inspiration you share with us.

  9. Cutest dresser ever! Love the way you highlighted it and the pearl handles are perfect!

  10. How do you think of these things. What kind of special lenses are in your glasses? This is ever so clever, and I just love it. Also, I love the Gracious Vases, and never seem to get it inked up enough. What a perfect use for that set. I guess I am going to join the crowds who are stalking the web for that window die.

  11. I love the scenes you create! A clever and cute card!!

  12. I love this idea. However.. the window die has windows! How did you cover up the windows with the drawers. It doesn't seem to work for me.


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