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Woven Paper Focal Points – Papertrey Ink Make It Monday #180

pti make it monday 180 duo

This week’s Papertrey Ink Make It Monday (#180) is about paper weaving.

I chose a piece of double sided Allison Kreft/Webster’s Pages paper, and cut fringe (connected just at the top) into the paper (rather than cutting strips and trying to reassemble the entire thing), and then wove strips of solid color cardstock through the patterned strips. I didn’t expect to like both sides of the finished weaving, but I did. (surprise!) I die cut a tag and a mat out of the two sides and made two different projects from it.

Here is the weaving:

pti make it monday 180 flower side

pti make it monday 180 collage side

And the two die cut pieces:

pti make it monday 180 woven die cut

To hold the weaving together, I covered 2 pieces of 3 x 6″ lightweight cardstock with sticky tape, and mounted one on each side of woven piece. Then, I die cut – multiple times, it was really thick! The multiple passes through the die cut machine flattened the texture out a bit, and gave the pieces a slightly burnished look.

Thanks for stopping by!

Supplies: Stamps – Papertrey Ink, paper – Allison Kreft/Webster’s Pages, Papertrey Ink White, Stampin’ Up! Primrose Petals (retired), Smoky Slate, Summer Starfruit (retired), ink – VersaFine Smokey Gray, dies – Lawn Fawn (tag), Papertrey Ink (mat stack), Simon Says Stamp (speech bubble), Spellbinders (circle), enamel dot – Stampin’ Up!, embossing folder – Provo Craft, embossing powder – Filigree Fine Art Powder clear, organdy ribbon – ClearBags.

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