Saturday, May 25, 2013

Papertrey Ink's May Blog Hop!

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Hello Friends!
I hope you are all enjoying your Memorial Day weekend.
I am not doing anything much so I've decided to get crafty today. I am playing along
with Papertrey Ink's May Blog Hop today and thought I would share my card. The challenge was to pick a color combination given on Nichole's Blog and to use florals with those colors, although not all colors had to be used.

I chose this color combination:
 
I decided to create my own background paper. I started off with PTI's Vintage Cream CS and inked up some flowers from the "From me to you" stamp set by Close to my Heart and also some flowers from a small Studio 112 stamp set that I had. I used the colors Pure Poppy, Canyon Clay, Orange Zest, Autumn Rose and New Leaf to create the colorful blooms background. I then took some Pure Poppy CS cut at 4 1/4" by 5 3/4" and added a cute border trim at the bottom using one of my MS punches before adhering my floral layer to the front of it.
  
 
My sentiment, "Because You Matter to me" is a stamp that I had in my stash that I got from Michael's dollar bins long time ago. I inked that up with some ranger archival ink. To finish off the card, I added some razzleberry sequins and some rock candy stickles to the middles of some of the smaller flowers. Below is a picture of the inside which uses a sentiment from Cloud 9 Designs, "Simple Thoughts-Memories" stamp set.


 
Well that is my card for you today. I hope you have a great rest of the weekend and if you get time, go link up your project. You have until 11:30pm EST. tonight to link up for your chance to win $25 to shop at PTI! Have a great evening!!!
 
I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
613 Avenue Create Anything Goes Challenge
Perfect Sentiments Anything Goes Challenge
 


20 comments:

  1. Beautiful blossoms all over! Love it. Also love the sentiment. Someone will smile when they get this card!

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  2. such a pretty colour combo I love your card, so very nice.

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  3. Very pretty card, love the sentiment too. TFS!

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  4. Love love love it Jo. You have outdone yourself.
    I love that border trim. xx

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  5. Such a pretty card, Jo. That's a beautiful sentiment and I adore your background paper.

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  6. Very PRETTY colors and the sentiment is just Perfect!!A beautiful job!!
    Have a wonderful day my friend,
    Migdalia
    ♥ Crafting With Creative M ♥
    ♥ 2 Creative Chicks ♥
    ♥ Silhouette Challenges ♥

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  7. Wonderful card! I love both inside and out. The colors are stunning! Great job!

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  8. Beautiful card and outstanding use of the challenge colors! Well Done! Thanks for sharing with us at 613 Avenue Create.
    Hugz,
    Chana, Owner

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  9. Stunning! Thanks for joining us at 613 Avenue Create.

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  10. Stunning creation, love the bright colours & the verses you
    have used are fab!

    Thank you for sharing with us at The Perfect Sentiment this
    week, good luck!
    Hugs Shell xx

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  11. You did a beautiful job with the Papertrey ink color palette and mixing so many challenges! Love it! :)

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  12. Wow Jo, this is a stunning card! I love the color combos and love your stamps that you used! Your sentiments are fabulous!! Hugs!

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  13. This is so beautiful!! I love the pretty colorful flowers!! The sentiments are awesome!! Just gorgeous!!

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  14. Love the bold background you created - good job!

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  15. Gorgeous background and I love the sentiment. Thanks for joining us at Perfect Sentiment this week. Good luck.

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  16. I really like this card! Like the inside too! I like the decorative edge and the sentiments. Nice job!

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~Jo~