With Gratitude

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Thank you, Nichole and everyone on the PTI team!

This is for you!

I wanted to create a white on white look, but I felt a lot of the detail was lost that way. I decided to gold emboss the flowers and leaves in order to keep the detail visible, but also still very light. I love how it turned out and I think it would be beautiful for a wedding.

Cardstock: PTI Rustic Cream

Stamps: PTI YOF Violets, Spiral Boquet

Ink: Versamark

Other: Gold Embossing Powder, Ribbon

Halloween Door Decor

Friday, August 27, 2010

Check out the other great entries to the Embellish Magazine challenge!

Cardstock: PTI Black, White, Plum Pudding, Smokey Shadow

Stamps: PTI Tint Treats Halloween, Fancy Flourishes

Ink: Memento Black

Other: Ribbon, Wire, Copics

Papertrey Ink August Blog Hop Challenge

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Tonight is the night for Papertrey's monthly blog hop!! The challenge? Use a brown paper bag in a creative way.
I made this project for a friend who just adopted a new family pet!

I can't wait to see what everyone comes up with for the Blog Hop!

Although my project says "Pet Shop" I strongly encourage people to adopt a pet. There are so many loving animals that need a good home. We adopted our German Shepherd, Lady, when she was 3 years old. She has been a loving companion for the last 6 years. We can't imagine our lives without her! :)

Cardstock: PTI Black, White
Paper: PTI Bitty Box Basics and Polka Dot Parade, Debbie Mumm Stripe
Ink: Memento Black
Stamps: PTI Take Note, Tiny Treats Valentines, Friendship Jars, Enjoy The Ride, Fresh Alphabet, Heart Prints
Other: Fiskars Upper Crest and Scallop Border Punches, Martha Stewart Score Board and Black Liner Pen, Copics, Satin Ribbon

Curtain Call 44 and 2S4Y Challenge

Monday, August 23, 2010

Today's card is for 2 challenges. The first is for this week's 2S4Y sketch challenge. I turned the sketch on its side. I used 3 clouds to represent the 3 boxes on the sketch.
The second challenge is Curtain Call 44 color challenge. I'm not ready to let go of summer just yet, so these colors and this photo really inspired me.

Cardstock: PTI White, Harvest Gold, Hawaiian Shores

Paper: PTI Pure Poppy Bitty Dot Basics

Stamps: PTI Star Prints and Up Up and Away

Ink: Memento Black

Other: Wire, Ribbon

Making My Own Blossoms

Sunday, August 22, 2010

The idea for these flowers came to me while looking at my bathroom tiles. Inspiration strikes in the strangest places!
I airbrushed them to give the petals a variegated look. I still need more time with the airbrush system to really get comfortable with it. These flowers are more flecked than I had intended, but I'm not unhappy with the final result.

Hope You had a great weekend!

Cardstock: PTI Aqua Mist, White

Paper: PTI Bitty Box Basics

Stamps: PTI Enjoy The Ride, Inkadinkadoo Flourishes

Ink: Memento Black

Other: Fiskars Punch, Copics and Copic Airbrush System, Queen&Co. Pearls, Ribbon

Etsy Inspired

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Global Child Collection

Etsy Inspired Challenge
I made these counting cards for the Etsy Inspired Challenge. I was inspired by so many of the things in the Global Child Collection shop. I especially loved all of the abc and 123 items in the shop. I love they are so inspired by nature.

Cardstock: PTI Rustic Cream

Ink: Memento Brown, Versamark

Copics: R32, R34, E52, E55, YRo3, YG11, YG15

Stamps: PTI Outlines Alphabet, Fresh Alphabet, Tiny Treats Valentines, Star Prints, Butterfly Dreams, Up Up and Away, Bird Watching, Library Ledger

Other: Ring, Clear Embossing Powder

OLW: Create A Scene

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

This week's One-Layer Wednesday is to stamp a simple scene. I couldn't resist adding just a little bit extra with some glitter!

Cardstock: PTI Rustic White

Stamps: Up Up and Away, Bird Watching

Ink: Martha Stewart Pink and Glue Pad

Other: Prisma Glitter

Vintage Button Jar

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

I love old jars of buttons!

Cardstock: PTI Rustic White, Cream, Kraft
Stamps: PTI Friendship Jars, Background Basics Text Style, Studio Style, Autumn Abundance
Ink: PTI Tea Dye Duo, Memento Brown
Other: Vintage Buttons, Twine
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