Monday, January 25, 2016

Papertrey Ink January Blog Hop

Happy Monday everyone!

For once in my life, I knew exactly what I wanted to make when I saw the inspiration picture for the Papertreyink January Blog Hop.


I started with heavyweight black cardstock and mixed a drop of Mermaid Lagoon reinker from the Tim Holtz distress line with texture paste. I used a stencil to create the circles. I used the Papertreyink Stamp a faire dies from the 1960s set and die cut several shapes in orange. I stamped the orange pieces in versamark with the cross hatch background stamp from that kit. After attaching a few of the shapes to different cardstock (including a birch piece from MME) I popped all the pieces up using dimensionals.


Thanks for stopping by! Have a fantastic day.

23 comments:

  1. Wow, this is amazing! You really rocked this challenge with this fabulous card!

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  2. Oh, this is so fun! You totally captured the inspiration photo with your card!

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  3. You nailed the challenge with your colorful die-cuts. Hmm, guess I need to try the stencil and textured paste technique again. You got great results!

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  4. Fabulous take on the challenge.

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  5. Great elements and layout! Fun card!

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  6. Love your background and your orange shapes are perfect!

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  7. Very cool take on the inspiration photo.

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  8. Fantastic retro card Katherine. Love the texture paste and the vibrant colors. Great take on the photo.

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  9. Such a cool take! Love the textured background.

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  10. Great texture added to your card design with your stenciled background!

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  11. Well, look at you! This is such a great take on the photo with your stenciled circles and fun design! Love this Katherine!

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  12. Fabulous textures! Love the sentiment, which goes perfectly with the beachy feel of your card.

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  13. What an awesome card! The sentiment is perfect!

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  14. Your card perfectly matches the inspiration photo. Great job on the stenciled background and the orange shaped dies.

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  15. Awesome card! Really cool background - I haven't had much luck with embossing paste. You captured the inspiration perfectly!

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  16. I adore the intensity of color you were able to create! Great card!

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  17. Love how this replicates the inspiration photo so perfectly - great idea to use texture paste...it looks so vivid against the black!

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  18. Oh my gosh, we're twins! You really captured the inspiration photo with your shapes and colors, and added a sweet sentiment. Terrific card!

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  19. This is amazing! My brain was blank when I first saw that inspiration, but you nailed it!

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  20. Great interpretation of this month's blogh hop. Love your design.

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