Monday, 9 February 2015

Papertrey Ink New Home card

8th-Anniversary-Logo

Hello everyone,

I hope you all had a great weekend and are rested for the week ahead. It may not have escaped your notice that I am a big fan of Papertrey Ink and they are celebrating their 8th birthday right now with lots of challenges and inspiration posts. I am already 4 days behind and playing catch up but I want to join in with as many challenges as I can. On the first day we were asked to chose a sketch and a colour scheme to produce a card and I chose these:-

PTI8-sketch-inspiration-4
PTI8-color-inspiration-4

I needed a new home card for some friends who are moving after 30 years and I came up with this card







I masked off a rectangle and inked it using 3 colours of ink with a distress ink tool, before stamping the words over it. I then impressed the panel with the Canvas and Linen Impression Plate, and layered up the panels. I die cut the house and banner and used foam tape to pop everything up. All the stamps are from Polka Dot Parade #10, and I finished it off with some dots I made with Ranger Enamel Accents, along with a little heart that I placed on the roof.

I'd like to enter this into



    Lisa B Designs - inked background

Thanks for stopping by.

Hugs
Carol x

9 comments:

  1. Fantastic card! I love the background & the little house is very cute. Thanks for joining the Lisa B Designs challenge.

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  2. Soo pretty! Love the colors and the texture in the background!

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  3. This is beautiful!! I love the colors that you used and how you interpreted the sketch. FABULOUS, fabulous, fabulous!!

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  4. I love your little home with its red heart on the roof! Great use of both the colors and the sketch! Your inking on the masked off rectangle is wonderful!

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  5. such awesome texture, love the sweet house with added heart! your design is very well balanced and beautiful!!! :)

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  6. This is lovely Carol, great design and the colours are so pretty. I love what you did with the inked background for the sentiment xx

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  7. Lov ely so clean and simple line love it
    thabnks for jouining incy wincy
    Lynne DTxx

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  8. I love these colors, Carol. The little house is so cute and I really like the colored banner with the white sentiment.
    Your friends are sure to love and appreciate this card.

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  9. This is a very beautiful card, i love these colors.
    Thanks for playing with us at Addicted to Stamps.
    Greetings, Danoesja

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Thanks,
Carol x

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