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Saturday, February 14, 2015

Papertrey Ink

Papertrey Ink is celebrating their 8th anniversary this week.  Every day they have posted sneak peeks of new products along with challenges.  These challenges enter you into their drawing of 8 PTI gift certificates.  Who doesn't love that!  Here is a link to Nichole's blog PTI.

I made 4 different projects, honestly I wanted to do them all but didn't have time, using of course 4 of their challenges.  Here they are:

This first one is from their 'Build a bouquet' challenge.  I made this card for my bosses birthday which happens to be today.


Meadow Greens
Year of Flowers
Keep it Simple - Birthday
Bountiful banners - stamp and die to match

PTI ink
Terracota Tile
Orange Zest
Spring Moss
Winter Wisteria

BG10 & YG95  - sky and grass

This next one is using the ombre technique.  I needed a nice manly card for my nephew whose birthday is coming up this week.


Ombre builders stamps and die

PTI ink
Enchanted Evening
Blueberry Sky
Spring Rain
Smokey Shadow - HB stamp

PTI cardstock Blueberry Sky
Water color paper so that I could add water to create that really cool effect

The next one is a gift bag and tag set.  I thought that my little 'greats' would love this at Christmas time.  The boys are all about snowmen.  I used a regular paper bag that was in my stash to create the bag itself and then just used 2 different stamp sets repeating the pattern to decorate the bag.  The tag was cut with my Coluzzle (remember that tool?) and stamped with that cute PTI stamp.  I don't mind being ahead of the game even if Christmas is 10 months away!


PTI stamps
Holiday Cheer
Pom Pom Pals

PTI ink
Pure Poppy
Hibiscus Burst
Raspberry Fizz
New Leaf
Ripe Avocado
Simply Chartreuse

R24, R27, R29, YR02, BG32 & BG34

Wink of Stella pen
Shimmerz - creameez - Get Glowing
Pom Poms

This last one was using a stamp set that I have never used before.  That would be my Rosie Posie step 2.  I love how this turned out.  In addition to entering this into a PTI challenge I also entered it here at Sketch Saturday.  Here is their sketch for this week

And here is what I did

My photo is not the best but it is dark outside and not that bright in my living room.


PTI stamps
Rosie Posie
Rosie Posie step 2
Sketched shapes & die

PTI ink
Ocean Tides
Melon Berry
Orange Zest

PTI cardstock - Canyon Clay

Die by Simon Says Stamp
Stitched Rectangle

Thanks for stopping by and now that my hand is healed I should be creating a lot more soon!