Melissas Paperie

Sunday, April 25, 2010

April PTI Blog Hop


I'm back tonight with my card for this month's PTI Blog Hop. Our challenge is to use tissue paper...I only had white tissue, so I colored mine with a sponge and raspberry fizz ink. I folded my piece several times and cut it out using the small scallop die. Then, I layered each one over the next and tied a ribbon at the top.



For the sweet peas image I wanted to try paper piecing and colored using the Dotty Biscotti paper like Dawn did here , second card down.



Thanks for coming by to look!
Melissa

(all PTI unless noted)
Stamps: YOF: Sweet Pea
Ink: Rich Cocoa (Memento), Walnut Stain and Antique Linen (Ranger), Rasperry Fizz
Paper: Raspberry Fizz, vintage Cream, Kraft and Dotty Biscotti
Other: sponge, small scallop die, Copic markers, Girl Friday ribbon (Cosmo Cricket)

65 comments:

Jennifer Carter said...

Great job on the paper piecing! And, great job coloring your tissue too, very smart idea! That ruffle is very cute!

Anika said...

Awesome card, Melissa! Love that ribbon too!

Diane Jaquay said...

Love your use of tissue paper here, and the paper pieced flowers are just GORGEOUS! Great card :)

Amy said...

That paper piecing is absolutely beautiful!!! I can tell this card took you a while....all those wonderful details.

Chris Simon said...

Fun! The tissue paper border is great, and your flowers are absolutely fabulous!

pattylt said...

Love it! I have got to try piecing one of the YOF stamps... would you believe I haven't tried that yet? It is so adorable and love the ruffle. The more I see done with tissue, the more I really like the look it can give to a card.

Jamie said...

Wow, I love the flowers! The ruffles are great!

Mariana said...

OHH the sweet peas in dotty biscotti, great idea!! Love your card! Those ruffles are adorable!

Pat said...

Both cards are great. Awesome job on this challenge.

Rosanne said...

Gorgeous card!

Liz said...

Just a little bit adds so much to your card! And I love that you paper pieced the sweet peas!

Lindsay said...

must-have-this-paper!!!!! I love it :0)

Maureen said...

love your colours...I made tissue ruffles too :) great minds think alike :) Love how you made your flowers :)

Lynn said...

Gorgeous card...love all the yummy shades of pink!

Tonya said...

Love your polka dotted sweet peas!

Laurie said...

Adorable! Love that Dotty Bis! Those flowers are so pretty!

Dana said...

Oh Melissa, the sweet peas are gorgeous, and I love the tissue scallops...pretty.

megspaulding said...

Love this card Melissa! The tissue paper scallops are great!

Marge said...

Love those paper-pieced flowers!

Emm said...

I like how you used the patterned paper for the flowers!

Carol's Ink Spot said...

Pretty paper ruffles! And the sweet peas are super! Beautiful card!

Amy said...

Very pretty!

Nerina said...

Ooooh, I DO love this - your colours are GORGEOUS and your ruffle is such a great touch!

Barbara said...

Perfectly paper pieced sweet peas!! And that tissue paper ruffle is just the right touch!

peggysue said...

Lovely paper piecing of the sweet peas!

BethieJ said...

Melissa this is so CUTE! I LOVE it!!!
Happy Hopping!

Terri E. said...

Great stamping on the dsp and such fun ruffles as well. Way to rock the tissue paper challenge.

It's a good life!
Terri E.

Vera W. Yates (Ling) said...

Lovely card, Melissa. You did an awesome job with the paper piecing. :)

Dana said...

I love those sweet little ruffles! So cute. Great job!

~kelly marie~ said...

Beautiful scallops!

Tracey Cuccia said...

VERY pretty!! Love all of those sweet scallops! The flowers are gorgeous too! great piecing!!

Daniela said...

I love this!

Deb C said...

The colors you chose are stunning, Melissa. I love your card!!!

TFS~

Gayatri said...

Awww! love the sweet pea flowers. fantastic work on it and the ruffles are a nice touch, Melissa! TFS!

Cheryl said...

Beautiful card! Your paper piecing turned out great.

Shay said...

What a sweet card! The colors and use of Dotty Biscotti patterned paper is lovely! Great use of the tissue paper!

Kelly S. said...

Dotty Biscotti and tissued ruffles appear to be a match made in Heaven! I love the colors on this, and awesome job with the paper-piecing!

resmith said...

Beautiful! Love your paper piecing and that tissue ruffle.

Geny (Mommy Geny) said...

This is so pretty, love the paper piecing and ruffles!

Baseret said...

Love your sweet peas and your tissue scallops.

Kara said...

ooohhh..love this!
Kara

Lorraine said...

This is a lovely card! Love the paper piercing!

Kerri said...

Beautiful!!! I love your paper piecing and tissue scallops!

Janelle said...

Beautiful, Melissa! Love the paper piecing and the tissue paper ruffles!

Jackie Pedro said...

Melissa, this is STUNNING!! I just love the flowers stamped on the Dotty Biscotti!!! The scallops are fantastic!!!

Kim said...

Very lovely!

mamareebs said...

This turned out soooo cute! The scallop bottom is soft and pretty. Luv it!

Charlene Austin said...

So purdy! I am totally going to be trying tissue borders soon!

Silke Ledlow said...

Beautiful!!! The paper piecing and the tissue border looks fab!!! Hugs ~S~

Katie {choc0holic} said...

I can't decide which I like more...the soft scallops, or the beautiful Dotty Biscotti paper pieced Sweet Pea! Love it!!!

Jennifer K said...

Such a sweet and feminine and flirty card. I'm going to have to try making scallops with my tissue paper - yours turned out so neat!

Karli said...

Oh my gosh that paper pieced sweet pea just knocked my socks off!!!! Gorgeous! TFS :)

Lee said...

Beautiful card. Love the tissue paper border and your paper pieced flower.

Jeanne said...

Congratulations upon such a beautiful card. Love the pink ruffles! Your flowers with the polka dots are great too. Terrific!

Lisa said...

What a beautiful card!! Love the ruffle.

Cammie said...

Beautiful, Melissa! Those delicate ruffles are perfect for those delicate sweet peas!

Theresa Tyree said...

Oh, how pretty! What a great idea to use dotty biscotti on the flowers!

Linda W said...

Very pretty! Love those Sweet Peas!

Terri said...

Nice job with the tissue paper. I Love how you pieced the flowers too!

Babies- Beth said...

Wow, Melissa, this is so pretty! those borders are so soft and pretty!!

Nancy L. said...

such a lovely card!!!!

Rebecca said...

{gasp}! just over the moon for your creation!

Caryn said...

Melissa, that is stunning - it makes me really NEED that set now!!! Love the twill too.

Hugs,
Caryn xxx

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Taheerah said...

Very funky Melissa, and those ruffles really add a nice contrast!