Saturday, May 25, 2013

Papertrey May Blog Hop Challenge

Hi Blog Friends!
 
I know, SURPRISE!!!! Two posts in one day!!! WOW!!!!! BUT, if you read my first post from today, you would know I have a "new" company of stamps that I'm in love with! And that it's
 Paper Trey Ink!
 
 Here is the challenge for today:
Using the colors PTI gives...This is the color palette I chose from the selection given & you are to  use FLOWERS!
You can find more information about this Challenge here:
 http://nicholeheady.typepad.com/capture_the_moment/
 
 
Aren't these colors just GORGEOUS???? Makes me think of SPRING!  Well, guess what? I also have a Wedding Card to make & thought this challenge would serve me well in getting me going! So, here I am!!!!! I also forgot I got a FLORAL stamp from PTI!!!! DAH!!!!!! So, I pulled it out! It's called Lace Bouquet! What a GORGEOUS STAMP!!!! It makes me think of Edwardian or Elizabethan Embroidery! AND these colors of green are usually used with this type of embroidery!

 Here's my card:
 
 
 
This is a close-up of the floral design & what I did with it---
 
I used Versa Fine Olympia Green to stamp the image, & SU- Barely Banana & River Rock markers. The River Rock is what I used to go around the images & it gives a little shadow. I also used Tim Holtz- Antique Linen to tone down the white card base and Making Memories Antique Ribbon.
 
This is the Main Image for my card! Isn't this just SOOO SWEET! This image is from the Love & Marriage set. OH MY! This set is FILLED with images to use! And more than one main image! It is THE IMAGE that sold me on this set!
 
Well, I think this card came out "old & vintagey" which I LOVE!!!!!! I STILL have time to play before I send off my Wedding card  & gift but, what do you think???? Let me know, I'd LOVE to hear!
 
Hope to see you over at PTI!
TLady
 
 
 
 


14 comments:

  1. Oh, I love how you used Lace Bouquet for the challenge! This is beautiful!

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  2. Just beautiful! Great take on those pretty colors. :)

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  3. Wow, this is stunning! And I think Lace bouquet is now trying to jump into my cart!

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  4. This is really a stunning card. Your background is beautiful. I love how you used the river rock as the shadow - a really great look!

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  5. Makes me think of a richly ornamented tapestry! Going to a wedding next week and can't wait to use this stamp too! Beautiful. PS, have fun!

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  6. GORGEOUS card! I love the elegant style and the fabulous green! Hope you're doing well!...Nancy :o)

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  7. Beautiful. Love the way you used the colors. Very elegant. Perfect for a wedding.

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  8. LOVE the card. I have been away with no computer for a while and just found your blog. I am you newest follower! Cute blog! xo Diana

    ps. Do you know you have double word verification on? You might want to take it off because many people won't leave comments with it on....just thought maybe you didn't know-

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  9. I love the color combo you used on this card very pretty.

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  10. Beautiful stamp set for this color scheme. Love your creative wedding card!

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  11. A sweet creation. Looks amazing, love it !!!!!
    Thanks for stopping by my blog to say HELLO! : )

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  12. You know the trouble with PTI and these blog hops and talented people like you...you want the stamps they used too! What a fabulous wedding card. They will LOVE it. Now I want that floral set too, LOL.

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