February 9, 2018

Floral Challenge Card

I made this card for Papertrey Ink's 11th Anniversary Floral Challenge. I started with a piece of white cardstock and used a tape runner to affix a piece of translucent vellum to the front. I stamped a few flowers from the Daydreamers set, as well as a sentiment from the same set, on the vellum. I used blue and purple inks, blended a bit on the stamps themselves to add interest.

February 6, 2018

Papertrey Ink Sketch Challenge

I made this card for Papertrey Ink's 11th Anniversary sketch challenge. The sketch I worked off of is this one by Dawn McVey:

I used regular white cardstock as the base and cut an oval out of a textured heavy weight cardstock. I then embossed it with a trellis design. I used a tape runner to attach the oval and then stamped leaves from the Daydreamer stamp set around 2 edges. I stamped some flowers from the same set and fussy cut them out, then used foam adhesive to attach them to the page. I used the Beautiful Butterfly die and cut out of four paper butterflies (vellum, medium shade purple, dark textured purple, and the same white as the oval). I stamped 'Birthday Wishes' from the Up, Up and Away set in purple on the second butterfly (thinking you would be able to easily see it through the vellum), then glued the layers together. Once they were dry I decided to stamp the sentiment again in a light purple ink on the vellum to help it stand out more. I also added some purple rhinestones before using foam tape to attach it.

 Here you can see a close-up of the butterfly layers: