Tuesday, February 22, 2011

PTI Make it Monday #3

This week's Make it Monday challenge from PTI is to use score tape and glitter. Glitter is so rarely used in this house! Luckily a friend's little girl is celebrating her birthday this week! I pulled out my PTI Cupcake Collection and Polka Dot Basics. I am trying to go through my stash of old SU! colors, so I used some Rose Red and Regal Rose paper and ink. It's certainly pink and girly!

WMS Sketch Challenge #35

It was so much fun creating a shaped card this go-around! I pulled out my WMS Free Spirit Boy and Additions and the silver embossing powder. My base paper is a metallic silver, just kind of hard to tell. Unfortunately, buttons were deemed un-manley by my 5 year old, so I used staples and just a bit of ribbon to tie it all together!

Saturday, February 12, 2011

Wish Big

Today's challenge on PTI: incorporate something BIG!

I pulled together one of my favorite color combos, Aqua Mist, Orange Zest and a SU color, Close to Cocoa.
Using BB Retro I stamped a funky orange semi-plaid on white cardstock and cut my accent strip and punched my star. Added a fun sentiment from Star Prints, and a wee Aqua Mist Button. I just measured around my punched star 1/2 " on all sides and free handed a bigger one. Crumpled it up to create some dimension.

Thursday, February 10, 2011

PTI Buttons

Today's challenge: create a project with buttons.

I have been slowly recovering our sofa pillows. Today's challenge at PTI was to use buttons, so I did... a lot of them.  These are PTI's Pure Poppy vintage buttons. There are so many shapes, sizes and styles. It was fun to put a pop of color and texture on this pillow cover! 

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

PTI Color Challenge 2

Here's another color challenge card. I am trying to keep things CAS, but not boring. I hope the dark chocolate stitching added a little dimension! The color collection for this card was melon berry, terracotta tile, kraft and dark chocolate. I used the Cupcake Collection candles and sentiment.

PTI Color Challenge

Here's a card I created for today's color challenge at PTI. Color combo used was pure poppy, spring rain, kraft and vintage cream. I used my neglected Star Prints set to make my 10 year old son a non-girly valentine. Added a little twine and a spring rain button to my star stamped in pure poppy on vintage cream paper. I drew the red frame with a marker.

Saturday, February 5, 2011

PTI Favorite of 2010

Nichole Heady has issued a challenge: go through all your PTI projects of 2010 and pick your favorite.

This card that I created for Allen has got to be the one. I needed to give him a little something on his last basketball game of the season to tell him how proud we were of his improvement in the game and what an excellent sportsman he had been. I pulled out my clear embossing powder and my PTI Allstar Team and Additions stamp set and got to work. 

The background was stamped on Aqua Mist cardstock, clear embossed and then smudged with Smokey Shadow ink. The ink was wiped off the embossing for this fantastic grunge look. Same process with the sentiment, only it was stamped on SU pumpkin pie paper, embossed and inked. I punched out the sentiment with my star punch and added an additional pumpkin star behind to help set it off.  My small strip of aqua mist was stamped with the star image with smokey shadow ink. This was matted on a piece of pumpkin pie trimmed with pinking shears. All mounted on Smokey Shadow cardstock.