Monday, December 26, 2016

Papertrey December Blog Hop Challenge

Papertrey December Blog Hop Challenge
Hello everyone! Happy day after Christmas! I hope the weather is good for you today. It seems Texas is having a heat-wave, but a little relief is headed our way. Regardless of the summer-time weather, I did enjoy a slower pace after all of the hustle-bustle of Christmas.

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PTI's Inspiration Photo
Today's post is for Papertrey's December Blog Hop Challenge. Above is the inspiration photo. I decided to make a Birthday card using the customer appreciation "Celebrate Big" stamp set. I focused on the colors and the 'celebration' aspect of the inspiration photo. To add that 'wrapping paper' feel, I added a scrap piece of yellow polka-dot paper behind the sentiment. Then I popped up the sentiment to add a little interest.

I'm also entering Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge, "It's Party Time!"  This challenge is running for two weeks, so there is still plenty of time to play!

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What was your favorite thing to do today?? 
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Card Recipe--All Papertrey Ink [unless noted]:
Inks: Hawaiian Shores, Summer Sunrise, and Raspberry Fizz [used for stamping & water coloring the panel].
Paper: Hawaiian Shores and watercolor paper
Stamps & Dies: Celebrate Big and clear embossing powder for the sentiment.

12 comments:

  1. What a festive looking card! I can't wait to use my Celebrate Big set after seeing your design!

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  2. Looks like we were thinking along the same lines Cindy...isn't this such a fun little set to play with? Great card Cindy!! :0)

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  3. Fabulous card, love the background and the word celebrate is so funky. Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. Hugs, Sandra

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  4. Fabulous inked background and take on the inspiration photo!

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  5. Can't wait to play with this set! Love your fun and festive card, Cindy. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  6. This is definitely a party in a card, Cindy! Love the color scheme and how the banners flow so freely. Fun and festive! Hope you have a Happy New Year!

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  7. Love that "celebrate". A true party on a card!

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So glad you stopped by! Have a blessed day!