Friday, May 25, 2018

PTI Blog Hop - May 2018

Inspiration photo for May 2018 Blog Hop

It's the 25th of the month ~ time for the  May 2018  Blog Hop  
at Papertrey Ink.  Take a look HERE at the beautiful inspiration photo ~ there's a whole lotta inspiration and I think I can come up with 3 or 4 pretty cards!😉

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Stamps/Dies:  PTI - Brushed Blooms, Branching Out;
                       Spellbinders - sentiment
Cardstock:      Stampers Select White, BazzillBasics, DCWV
Other:             Stickles, MS Score Board~can you see the scorlines on the top of the white c/s panel to represent the white camper lines in that inspiration photo.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

MIM #322

Above and Below

Lizzie is up on MIM this week sharing a simple design technique that highlights a sentiment and makes it the center of attention. You can see her video and beautiful card HERE.

My Card ~
I die cut and stamped Brushed Blooms in purples, yellows and blues and surrounded (above and below) my sentiment which is  stamped onto a wonky stitched frame. I used a Sizzix embossing folder of large leaves to create a background panel then adhered all these layers onto Stamper's Select White card base. 
Thanks Lizzie for the tip on adding darker color to the edges of your flowers and leaf images to add depth and interest~ Love how this turned out! 😁
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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Create Along With Us - May 2018

I am always motivated and inspired by the many challenges out there, but have to say this is one of my favorites from PTI!  
You can select a card/project that the amazing Design Team has created during the monthly release that has inspired you, and create your own version.  You could use a color scheme, a technique, revisit an older stamp set or ink up a newly purchased one 💓
Check out the beautiful cards posted HERE

My Card~ 
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I love Dawn's sense of color and chose one of her gorgeous floral cards which you can see on her blog "Raspberry Suite"

PTI Stamps/Dies:  Rosie Posie, Brushed Blooms, Branching Out 

The hexagon background is stenciled on Stamper's Select White card stock.

Creative With Stamps

The Design Team for "Creative With Stamps"
has created another card to share with you Mid Month for our May Challenge~Mother.

You can check out the cards from my fabulous team mates and all of the entries from everyone so far  HERE.

My Card~ 

Hope you will join in this month's challenge, you can enter up to 3 cards and be eligible to win some great prizes from our Fabulous Sponsors.  You have until the end of April to enter our Challenge #26.

Just a Note:  Be sure to read through the few "Rules/Guidelines" we have at CWS, post your cards and have FUN!   

My Card ~

Friday, May 11, 2018

MIM Throwback


 Throwback: Masking Sentiments


This week PTI is doing a Make it Monday Throwback ~

Ashley is giving us some masking tips that will help our sentiments to really pop!  You can watch her video and see her pretty cards HERE.


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Stamps:  PTI's Boutique Borders: Birthday, Peonies on Parade

The Raspberry base cardstock is embossed with a basket weave EF from Darice.  My masked sentiment is inked in Picked Raspberry Distress Ink and my Peonies are colored with Spectrum Noir  markers, the glower centers are glimmering with SN Glitters pens.  Bling from my stash


Monday, May 7, 2018

PTI-Transformation Tuesday #7

Transformation Tuesday Challenge #7

I am joining in the Transformation Tuesday challenge over at PTI with  Keeway Tsao. You can see her video and pretty cards HERE.

Transformed card ~

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Original card ~

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Sunday, May 6, 2018

MIM #321

Ink Blending on Colored Card Stock 

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My Card -
Stamps:  Butterfly is from Parked On Rubber (a vintage wood block stamp). Small blooms are from Peonies on Parade and the leave dies are Branching Out from PTI