Thursday, August 25, 2016

Papertrey ink August 2016 Blog Hop Challenge

It's time again for the Papertrey ink monthly blog hop.  We are supposed to make a card using the inspiration from the photo.  Normally not long after looking at the photo I can picture in my mind what sort of card I wanted to do.  This time nada, zip...nothing!  So I sought out more inspiration.
I found the wonderful card above on Betsy's blog.  You can check out more details on her blog here.
I loved how the flowers tucked into the bold sentiment.  I also loved the artsy background.

I pulled the melon berry and berry sorbet colors from the photo and made my watercolored background.  I also took some fine linen ink and watered down white acrylic paint to produce splatters over my watercolored background.  The flowers were stamped in the same colors. I added a hint of navy as the centers of the flowers too.   The text block birthday die was cut with fun foam.  I accidentally used my white Wink of Stella glitter marker (instead of the clear) on the flowers.  However, I wasn't about to start over.  Luckily...The white maker gave the flowers a white washed look which actually worked well with my watercolored background.  A few iridescent sequins finishes the card.

Supplies listed and linked below:

PTI Text Block: Birthday Die

PTI Bitty Bouquets Stamps

PTI Bitty Bouquets Dies

PTI Berry Sorbet Dye Ink

PTI Melon Berry Dye Ink

PTI Fine Linen

Momento Nautical Blue Dye Ink

Zig Wink of Stella White Marker

White Fun Foam
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7 comments:

Vicki Finger said...

So pretty! Don't you love Bitty Bouquets? They tuck in well to lots of things and I find them very versatile.

Leigh Penner said...

This is beautiful, Shelly!

Julia Aston said...

What a lovely card - the flowers are so pretty tucked into the die cut sentiment block!

Sadie said...

So very pretty! Love the colors and how you put them all together. Lucky Mom to be the recipient of this card.

dbjhudson said...

I do love how you used Bitty Bouquets and the colors. Inspiring

artful-notions said...

Lovely card Shelly! And love where you go for inspiration. PTI's design team always inspires! Have to make a birthday card, and I think yours is the perfect card to case!

Jacquie Southas said...

Love the flowers tucked into this text block - thanks for sharing!