Saturday, February 26, 2011

Make It Mondays

This weeks challenge was to use use scor tape and glitter. I heart scor tape!  I have been such a fan for such along time and use it frequently, however, I have never used it with fun!  I made a birthday card using Wreath for all Seasons and the saying from Tea for Two Additions.  I love the color combination and how well the glitter looks.  This has been such a fun challenge and it has been great to view all every ones creative ideas with scor tape and glitter!  Enjoy!

Friday, February 25, 2011

Papertrey Ink Blog Hop

 This months blog hop at Papertrey Ink is all about scallops.  I decided to use a color combination of ocean tides, scarlet jewel and vintage cream.  I used Little Argyle as a background stamp before my layers.  I then used a scallop border with scarlet jewel ribbon.  Lastly, I stamped Friends are the joy of life from Flutterby Friends and added a butterfly.  Simple and clean.  I hope you enjoy it and join in the blog hop fun!

Wednesday, February 16, 2011


This card has a different feel to it and I love it.  I used an embossing folder for a change of pace.  The simple design and statement work so well with this card.  Enjoy!

Monday, February 14, 2011

Happy Valentine's Day

Two last projects for Valentine's Day.  Over the weekend we made our yummy caramels that we only make once a year.  We packaged several up for the kiddos teachers.  I made a paper favor box to put them in from Papertrey Ink.  The kiddos signed their names and off they went.

 Here is my last Valentine's Day card.  Simple and clean using Love Birds.  Enjoy the day with your loved ones!  We have fun plans for the kiddos tonight!

Saturday, February 12, 2011

Think BIG Challenge

Today at Papertrey Ink, Nichole is hosting a challenge to think big.  Use a big embellishment, tag, button, etc.  I choose to use one of the biggest sentiments I have along with Mat Stack 4 and the big numbers.  I love how the card turned out with added elements of the bakers twine, BB: Text Style in the background and the scor pal marks.  This card packs a BIG punch!  Enjoy!

Friday, February 11, 2011

Tags & Frames

Today's challenge at Papertrey Ink was to create a tag using one of the fillable frames.  I absolutely love how versatile all of these sets, so this was so much fun to create.  I started with Tag 3, added the fillable frame that I used text style in versamark on, stamped Happy Birthday and added the butterfly.  So fun and will add the perfect touch to that gift!  Enjoy!

Love is in the air Challenge #33 from the Paper Players

Today I decided to participate in the Paper Players challenge.

It's February, and "Love is in the Air" here at The Paper Players! Our theme challenge this week is to create a romantic card of any style.

This was a fun card to create.  Not usually my style but fun none the less.  Here is my card... Enjoy!

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

PTI Color Challenge-#6

This is my final color combo card...whew, while that was fun it is now time to get some work done!  This is by far my favorite card of the bunch.  I love how the background turned out and of course using one of my go to sets, Life, always brings a smile to my face. This color combination is my Betsy Veldman.    I hope you enjoy the last card!

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Stamps: Life, Basic Background Text
Ink: scarlett jewel
Paper: scarlett jewel, hibiscus burst, harvest gold, rustic cream

Other: ribbon, buttons, jute twine

PTI Color Challenge-#5

Color Combination #5.  This was by far my hardest card to do.  I knew what I wanted to do but couldn't get it to look how I wanted it.  I added the scor lines on the side and that helped.  This color combo is by Maile Belles.  Her card is so cute! I hope you enjoy my card as well!

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Stamps: vintage picnic sentiments
Ink: dark chocolate, chamomile
Paper: Kraft, fine linen, text style guidelines, harvest gold
Other: dies, scor pal

PTI Color Challenge-#4

Color Combination #4.  This next one is by Erin Lincoln.  This is probably my favorite combination.  I usually reach for dark chocolate and ocean tides.  So I thoroughly enjoyed putting this card together.  I hope you enjoy!

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Stamps: Basic Background: Petal Powder, All About You Additions
 Ink: vintage cream, dark chocolate
Paper: ripe avocado, ocean tides, dark chocolate
Other: jute twine, buttons

PTI Color Challenge-#3

Color Combination #3.  This combination is by Melissa Phillips.  This is such a sweet and delicate color combination.  My card was fun to put together.  Enjoy!

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Stamps: Round and Round, Background Basics: Woodgrain
Ink: Ripe Avocado, Chamomile
Paper: Friends to the end, Hibiscus Burst, Sweet Blush, Ripe Avocado, Spring Moss
Other: punches

PTI Color Challenge-#2

The Color Challenge continues.  My next card uses Nichole Heady's color combo.
I have to say that I did not even see the card that Nichole made until just now because I printed out the color combo download and went to work.  It is funny how they both have a floral design!  I am so happy with this card.  Enjoy!

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Stamps: Basic Background: Text Style, Turning a New Leaf, Blooming Button Bits
Ink: Versa Mark, Terra Cotta
Paper: Melon Berry, Dark Chocolate, Terra Cotta, Kraft

PTI Color Challenge-#1

The Papertrey Ink  festivities continue today with a color challenge.  Nichole has asked all of the design team members to pick there favorite color combination and create a card.  Our challenge is to use the colors!  I have made several cards today to participate and my goal was not only to follow the color combination but to use a different stamp set on each card.  This was so much fun!
The first color combination I used was by Heather Nichols.

My color combo.  Enjoy!
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Stamps: Big Birthday Wishes
Ink: Dark Chocolate, Chamomile
Paper: In Bloom, Kraft, Spring Rain, Ripe Avocado
Other: Number Dies, ribbon

Make it Mondays by PTI

The fun continues at Papertrey Ink this week with lots of 4th anniversary contests!  PTI has started Make it Mondays Challenges.  I am so excited about this.  Not only does it give me the opportunity to pull out my PTI supplies but I get to blog hop and see so many great projects! 

The fun starts this week with the challenge of a Go-To-Sentiment Card.  Erin Lincoln and Nicole Heady both provided great examples to get every ones juices flowing.  Here is my card.  Enjoy!

All products are from Papertrey Ink, unless stated
Paper: Rustic Cream, Kraft, Distressed Dots
Ink: Scarlet Jewel, Chai
Stamps: many different sets: all PTI
Other: Jute twine, copic markers, button

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Feel Better Soon

I made an additional card using one of the PTI anniversary tags.  It was fun to use my copic markers and my new edgers die.  I love the color combination of the plum pudding and Kraft.  Enjoy!

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Stamps: Asian Fusion
Paper: Kraft, Plum Pudding, Dotty Biscotti, White
Ink: Plum Pudding
Others: Scor pal, limitless layers, edgers #1, copic markers

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Papertrey Ink's 4th Anniversary- #2

Here is my second card for the PTI Anniversary Tag Challenge.
For this card, I used Sweet Symphony paper paired with dark chocolate and Kraft.  I love the look of this card.  So simple but yet big impact.  Enjoy!

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Paper: dark choclate, white, Kraft, sweet symphony
Ink: Chai
Die: Limitless Layers

Papertrey Ink's 4th Anniversary- #1

Papertrey Ink is celebrating their 4th anniversary this week.  It is such an exciting time because not only are they going to be giving little tidbits of what they are going offer this year but they are holding a contest each day!  Today the contest is to make a card using one of the anniversary tags.  Each one of the designer has submitted one so there are 9 to choose from!  I opted to make a couple of cards from these cute tags.  Here is the firsts one by the talented Lisa Johnson.  I thought that this would be a cute Valentine's Day card.  I hope you enjoy it and all of the other cards that will be submitted much fun!  Enjoy!

All supplies from Papertrey Ink, unless noted
Paper: pure poppy, white, raspberry fizz, simple valentine
Ink: raspberry fizz
other: copic, bakers twine

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Happy Birthday

Here is a simple birthday card.  I love how it turned out with ocean tides ink and button.  Plus I used my Signature Series: Butterfly Die, so fun! 
We have another snow today, the temperatures are pretty frigid and they city is still getting the roads clear.  The kids are bummed because it is spirit week and they are missing all of their dress down days!  Hopefully there is school tomorrow!  Enjoy!

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Happy Birthday

Well it snowed, not a huge amount maybe about 8 inches (this is normal for this area!) at our house but we do have some big drifts!  Enough that I can't get the snow blower through out my husband goes!  School was cancelled but it is a beautiful bright day, so we will enjoy some time outside playing!  I also look forward to some craft time!
Today's card is so fun because of the layers of purple and I finally inked up a new set, Signature Series: Cupcake.  I purchased a mixed bag of bakers twine from Niki Estes and found the perfect color to go with my card!  Enjoy!