Melissas Paperie

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

PTI February Blog Hop

This is my first time participating in the PTI blog hop! I am excited to take part!
Here is what I created

and the inside

To me, spring is hearing the birds sing again and seeing the buds of leaves on the branches. I made this card for my church choir director's birthday. I hope he likes it!

"Life is a Song"
Stamps: Guidelines, Damask Designs, Out on a Limb Revised and Birds of a Feather (PTI)
Ink: Dark Chocolate, Spring Moss (PTI), French Blue and Blue Iris (Colorbox), and Walnut Stain Distress (Ranger)
Paper: Spring Rain, Dark Chocolate and Vintage Cream (PTI)
Other: Corner rounder, paper piercer, sponge


I am loving Damask Designs from PTI so much! Here is another card I created using a damask focal point.

Thanks for looking!

Stamps: Damask Designs, Polka Dot Basics (PTI)
Ink: Versamark, Raspberry Fizz and True Black (PTI), and Walnut Stain Distress (Ranger)
Paper: Raspberry Fizz, True Black and Vintage Cream (PTI)
Other: Filigree Detail EP, True Black satin ribbon, sponge

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

CPS 104

Here is my take on this week's CPS Sketch 104. See the sketch here.

Thanks for stopping by!

"Just Because"
Stamps: Damask Designs (PTI)
Ink: Versamark, Dark Chocolate (PTI), and Walnut Stain Distress (Ranger)
Paper: Vintage Cream, Kraft and Sweet Blush (PTI)
Other: Corner rounder, Slot punch (SU!), and Vintage Cream sheer stripe ribbon (PTI)

Friday, February 20, 2009

Thank you with Damask Designs

I love the new set by Dawn McVey, Damask Designs! It has such beautiful images and the font for the sentiments is gorgeous. I used a new PTI color, melon berry, on this card along with ocean tides and dark chocolate. Thanks for stopping by!

"Thank you so much"
Stamps: Damask Designs, PTI
Ink: Melon Berry and Dark Chocolate, PTI and Walnut Stain, Tim Holtz
Paper: Ocean Tides, Vintage Cream and Bitty Dots, PTI
Other: Melon Berry buttons, PTI, Fiskars Threading water border punch, thread and dimensionals

Saturday, February 14, 2009

PTI and Dawn's Favorites Color Challenge

For Dawn's favorites color challenge I chose a card from Dawn's post on this day as my inspiration. Scroll down to the "hello friend" card. See Dawn's card here .

It uses vintage cream, raspberry fizz, kraft and what I thought was black, but actually is dark chocolate! Here is what I came up with.

Thanks for stopping by!

"Love You Forever" (all product PTI except where noted)
Stamps: Heart Prints
Ink: Raspberry Fizz
Paper: Vintage Cream, True Black, Raspberry Fizz and Kraft
Other: Fiskars Threading Water punch, EK Success small heart punch, Raspberry Fizz ribbon

I still can't figure out how to link things properly...anyone have suggestions?

Monday, February 9, 2009

CPS Sketch 102

CPS (card positioning systems) is teaming up with PTI this week! Here is the card I made following CPS Sketch 102.

Thanks for stopping by!

Stamps: Heart Prints and Spooky Sweets II, PTI
Ink: Vintage Cream and Pure Poppy, PTI
Aquamarine, Colorbox Chalk Ink; Versamark; Tim Holtz Walnut Stain Distress Ink
Paper: Vintage Cream, Pure Poppy, PTI
Blush, Basic Grey
Other: Clear detail e.p., self-adhesive pearls, pop dots, sponge, corner rounder
Size: 3.5 x 3.5 inches

Friends 'til the End Challenge

Nichole Heady has another issued another challenge on her blog with a beautiful, brand-new stamp set up for grabs!

Here is my card for the challenge. I made it for my best friend for Valentine's Day! She loves hot pink and I hope that she'll like it!

And the inside...

Thanks for stopping by!

Stamps: Heart Prints and Heart Prints Sentiments, PTI and Bugs and Butterflies (for wings)Inkadinkado
Ink: True Black and Raspberry Fizz, PTI
Paper: Stampers Select White and Raspberry Fizz, PTI
Other: Heart Punch, EK Success

Saturday, February 7, 2009

Bitty Dots Sketch Challenge

Another PTI challenge with another great prize: a year's worth of ribbon!
See Nichole's blog for details.

Here is my card:

Thanks for stopping by!

Stamps: tiny heart from Heart Prints, PTI and Honey Bees, PTI
Ink: Spring Moss, PTI and Tim Holtz Walnut Stain Distress Ink
Paper: Sweet Blush and Dark Chocolate, PTI
Blush, Basic Grey
Other: Palette Glue Pad, sponge, pink ribbon, and Doodlebug glitter and flocking powder

Friday, February 6, 2009

PTI's Over the Rainbow Challenge

Edited this morning to fix my inital placement problems...

Here is my card for PTI's "Over the Rainbow" Challenge. See Nichole Heady's blog for details. The prize is a year's worth of cardstock and PTI's cardstock is unrivaled!

I stamped the small, polka dot heart from Heart Prints in Versamark and heat set.

Pretty simple, I just tried to hurry as I could hear that naptime was ending! (Sorry for the bad photos...this is my first attempt at photographing and uploading to my blog, please let me know any suggestions you may have!)
Stamps: Heart Prints, PTI
Ink: Versamark, Tim Holt Walnut Stain Distress Ink
Paper: Pure Poppy, Summer Sunrise, Ripe Avocado, Ocean Tides, Vintage Cream
Other: Corner rounder and Vintage cream stripe ribbon