Make It Monday #150: Window Screen Cards

By January 27, 2014Make It Monday

Take some frame dies, a cover plate or two, and the magic of Melissa Phillips and you've got this lovely piece of inspiration today for this week's Make It Monday Video. We're calling it a "window screen card". We look forward to seeing how you intrepret and make it your own. 




If you are joining along this week, here are the details concerning the Make It Monday Challenge.

–A new Make It Monday Challenge will go up every Monday morning at 9am EST.

–Create a project utilizing your take on the challenge. Your project must use at least one Papertrey product and the window screen technique.

–Post your project on your blog, in your gallery or on any other photo-hosting site (such as photobucket or flickr).

-Add your project to our InLinkz list below.

–You will have until 7am, Monday, February 3rd, to add your link to the list to be eligible to win. And you can enter as many times as you like.

–We will be tweeting and posting on our Facebook page every night (between 5-9pm EST) highlighting a Featured Project. These tweets/Facebook postings will just be a shout-out regarding projects that caught our eye. 

–One randomly selected winner will be chosen from ALL the entries on Monday,  February 3rd, after 7am. The winner will be posted here on this blog post, on Twitter and Facebook. The randomly selected winner will get a $25 PTI gift certificate to spend however they like!

Good luck to everyone and we look forward to seeing your projects!





Congratulations to Pinned & Penned for being randomly selected as this weeks winner!  Please email Customer Service and provide the email address you would like your $25 gift certificate sent to!  And a big thank you to everyone else who participated in this challenge.  There were so many amazing entries!  Enjoy the rest of your week!

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Join the discussion 22 Comments

  • 1
    Nancy Penir says:

    Watching Melissa and hearing her speak her creative thought process is like finding a basket of fresh baked cupcakes with the prettiest frosting on your doorstep!
    Am I the only one who longs for Mondays on the weekends?

  • 2
    Becky Green says:

    HOW BEAUTIFUL MELISSA!!!!!!!!!!!!! I LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOVE the Red one too!!!!!!!!:) LOOOOOOVE the tone on tone & YES, I loose things on my desk & surroundings too!!!!!!! LOL My hubby has to listen to me grumble as I look around! I chalk it up to AGE! LOL ONE QUESTION: HOW do use such beautiful designer papers as “scrap?” Designer Paper to me is like GOLD!!!!!!!!!!!LOL 🙂 OH HOW I WANT to make one of these!!!!!!!!!!!!!:)(Just “need” the supplies!) 🙂

  • 3
    Jen says:

    Nancy you are not the only one, I long for these too!! And I love to watch and listen to Melissa-she is amazing!!!

    My crafting area…well…is usually spread all over the house even though I have a craft/guest room!

  • 4

    This is so very pretty! I am going to be trying to do this challenge this week.

  • 5
    Sharon says:

    Yes – I misplace things on my desktop all the time! Spent 10 minutes the other day looking for the adhesive!
    This is a beautifully designed card – love the colors you used!

  • 6
    DIANA LARSON says:

    Beautiful card your tutorial is wonderful. Thank you for the inspiration

  • 7
    Holly Saveur says:

    Another super sweet and gorgeous card and tutorial..always love your video’s Melis…Thank you so very much!

  • 8

    Such a pretty card Melissa and a great idea for layering a window cutout! I always love when it’s your turn for Make it Monday videos!

  • 9
    Birgit says:

    This card is just darling! I love the colors you used and the layered window cut out is genius! I’m so wanting to try this. Hopefully I’ll get one made before the linky closes. Thanks Melissa, for always inspiring!

  • 10
    Marlena M says:

    Fantastic tutorial and beautiful creations Melissa!

  • 11
    mj says:

    beautiful card! love the colors and layering and watching your process … wonderful video … makes me want to get stamping! 🙂

  • 12
    Donna Phelan says:

    Your card is GORGEOUS! Fun Challenge!

  • 13
    Bev says:

    These cards are just beautiful, and I love the various techniques used – easy, yet so effective. Melissa’s soft, sweet voice guiding the process makes one want to jump right in and create along side her. Thank you for a lovely challenge.

  • 14
    Vicki says:

    I love Make It Mondays with Melissa Phillips !

  • 15
    Natalie Winterstein says:

    Love it. I think thisis my favorite make it Monday ever! Melis, listening to you is so relaxing! I love it.

  • 16
    BeverlyBL says:

    This is so pretty. I love how you did that sweet, little frame around the heart. Happy that I have that die set so I can give it a try. Love it.

    Also, love that you don’t rush through it and I can understand you clearly and don’t have to rewind to try and catch every detail. Thanks so much.

  • 17

    gorgeous, Melissa! and what a fantastic technique!

  • 18
    Ruth G says:

    I love the colors you used and all the stamping and layering is so very lovely!
    And no, you are not alone in having a crafting area that shows all the crafting that has been going on!
    Thanks so much for sharing today!

  • 19
    Susan says:

    Love your techniques and your sweet voice! And yes, I lose stuff ALL THE TIME!!

  • 20
    Jenifer says:

    Great tutorials and even better cards 🙂

  • 21
    Elena says:

    Ohhhhh…. Che bello! Sono felice di aver trovato il tuo blog! Sei bravissima…

  • 22
    Joanne Boys says:

    Why is the link closed – I thought it said a later date

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