Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Papertrey April Blog Hop


I'm getting my post in for this month's blog hop a little later than I want to, but last month I missed it altogether, so I'm in good form this month! ;)

This month's challenge photo was...


My colors didn't come out as close as I was going for, but I think the general feel is there! I added some detail photos so the clear-embossed detail can be seen.

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Edited to add, several hours later - I also made another card for the blog hop today that I started yesterday but didn't finish until this afternoon. I was playing around with trying some rolled flowers with fabric and I was concerned that the card was not going to turn out because my fabric flowers were not turning out the way I was hoping..but I think in the end it came out, so I thought I'd add it to my blog hop post for the latecomers! ;)


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Supply list:

Mother's Day Card:
Cardstock: Cream card base (OT)
Patterned Paper: from Garden Party paper stack (DCWV)
Stamp Set(s): Happy Day (PTI)
Ink/Colorants: Crystal Blue, Blush (CTMH); Versamark ink; Clear embossing powder (CTMH)
Embellishments: Certainly Celery 5/8" grosgrain ribbon, Pink Pirouette pleated ribbon (SU)
Tools: Happy Day frame die (PTI)

Happy Birthday card:
Cardstock: Ballet Blue{retired color}, Pink Pirouette (SU)
Patterned Paper: from Kitschy Kitchen 6x6 paper pad (Melissa Frances); from Smitten paper pad (Kay & Co)
Stamp Set(s): Polka Dot Basics, Inside & Out: Birthday (PTI)
Ink/Colorants: Bubblegum (CTMH); Melon Mambo (SU)
Embellishments: Buttons (SU & stash); Pearl (CTMH); fabric from Twitterpated collection (SU)
Tools: Ribbon Banners die (Spellbinders); Linen & Canvas impression plate (PTI)


10 comments:

  1. Loved the embossed look. Great card!

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  2. Beautiful, love the clear embossing it looks glittered.

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  3. I love the overlapping flowers in the background, and you did a great job with the embossing!

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  4. Great details on both cards. I especially love the clear embossing on the first and the die cut flowers are always a hit with me. Great job!

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  5. Absolutely gorgeous!!! I love them both!!!

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  6. Is this stamped on patterned paper? It is beautiful! It totally caught my eye in the linklist on Nichole's blog!

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  7. These are both great! The colors are so pretty & love the embossing! That fabric flower is so sweeet! :)

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  8. Both the cards are lovely. I especially love the embossing. So much details.

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