Friday, February 12, 2016


Happy Friday, again!  I am back with two more cards to share todayI am playing along with Papertrey Inks 9th Anniversary Celebrations. 


My first card is for PTI Create Along With Us Challenge. 

   I chose this card by Amy Sheffer HERE
to CASE.  

I tried to recreate the look of  Amy's cardI used PTI One Big Happy stamp set.  I die cut the two main flowers and used the negative card stock as a stencil to sponge some white pigment ink(TIP:  Instead of actual circular sponging motions
I prefer to pounce the blender tool in order to get a more prominent white image on the aqua mist card stock).  Next, I used Twig Wreath set center images to stamp the turquoise flower centers. 




Amy actually used paste to stencil the white smaller flowers onto the card.  Truly beautiful!  However, I am working on completing all of the Anniversary week challenges.  I do not have the time to wait watch paste dry....lol!   I chose instead to die cut the tiny flower die in One Big Happy several times.  I stamped the centers with the tiny flowers.  Like Amy I did use a black marker to add the tiny black dots.  



I die cut and layered the "happy"  four times.  I added the sentiment underneath from same set.  Since I did not have any white linen thread, I layered regular white quilting thread several times and tied a bow.  I found it very challenging not to add a sequin at this point. 






My second card is for PTI Challenge Day 3. Grab & Craft Challenge!




I recently purchased some pratically new PTI goodies from the PTI Forum For Sale Thread, so I grabbed that stash first because I am determined to always use what I buy.

Simply Framed 
Layered Banner Banter and die
Building Blocks
Then, I grabbed Be Mine, Valentine 
I just love all of the images and possibilities with this set.  
I was leaning toward the ruler so I grabbed the 
Spiral Notebook Page die 






This notecard measures 3 1/4 X 2 7/8
It came together fairly quickly.  I ended up using the outline rectangle image from the Building Blocks set to create the lines on the notebook page.   With the school theme, I thought the chalkboard sentiment panel would work perfectly.  Again, not a single sequin on this card.  The struggle is REAL!





As always thanks so much for stopping by!

Betty

9 comments:

  1. Soooo cool to see your beautiful CASE, Betty! Your post made me laugh out loud a couple of times! I absolutely love the thread bow!

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  2. I think I need to find my way to that forum! Your cards simply amaze me. The details on the second are outstanding!

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  3. Betty I love both cards and the little changes you made along the way,Did you give up sequins for lent :)
    Love the banner card ,perfect for school!

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  4. Betty, that first card of yours makes me be even more regretful for not having that stamp set and die from PI. Beautiful amd love the fresh colors!

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  5. Oh, I love all the cute little flowers and the beautiful colours of the first card, Betty - really lovely!!!! The school card is so fun with all the bright colours!!! Very cute!!!!
    Have a great weekend!!!

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  6. Fantastic cards Betty! The second would make a great 'thank you teacher' card too!

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  7. These are both incredible and I like how you overcame the idea of not using paste on your first card. Your cards are always amazing Betty!

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  8. OHHHHHH, these are so sweet! I love that adorable school themed card.

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