Saturday, October 25, 2014

PTI Blog Hop October 2014- take 3

 One last project for the hop!
I've used vintage ornaments (stamps & dies) various inks & the woodgrain embossing folder. Also signo pen to hang the ornaments :)

I've added some stickles- doesn't show much....
no ribbon!?
Here's the inspiration-
such a literal girl :)

Thanks for stopping by- happy hopping!

PTI Blog Hop: October 2014 take 2

I've got one more tag to share for this month's PTI hop!
For this one I adhered ribbon & then die cut the tag- I like how it turned out!

The ribbons I used were:
and of course another snowflake!

Thanks for stopping by- happy hopping!

PTI October 2014 Blog Hop

This month for the PTI hop there is photo/color inspiration to use for starting our holiday crafting-
I used my new PTI die for the base & the tree die as a mask to stamp the background basics chevron.
I don't have all of the exact colors, but pretty close. I used a clear copic marker (the only one I own!) to outline the image- kind of gave it definition. 
I added the snowflake, as I'm so literal....

Here's the inspiration pic:

Off to a busy day- looking forward to hopping tonight!

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Wine Cork Pumpkin

I'm up at May Arts today- head over to check out the details on this! 

Sunday, October 19, 2014

MIM #184: Gold Dipped Die Cuts

Late Sunday night- the week's sure are flying by!
I've got a card for the MIM challenge- such a pretty technique!

I used the die/stamps from Pretty Peonies for the butterfly & a fancy flourish image stamped in Delicata. I love how when you clean the delicata ink off your stamp there are bits of gold dust left on your fingers!
The butterfly is stamped in Fresh Ink limeade.

I've nearly made it through the vortex of PTA/school commitments for the month! HA!
 I could use a nap! :)
Thanks for stopping by- have a great week!

Friday, October 17, 2014

A Handmade Christmas Card Hop

I've got a fun card today that is VERY ribbon heavy, and I think even postal friendly!!

I've embossed my card base with the herringbone stencil by dreamweaver. I topped that with the new 2.5" blend in the holiday snowflake pattern. Satin cutout snowflakes are topped with red 5/8" twill ribbon that was stamped (with Staz-On Opaque ink) a PTI sentiment & heat embossed with white powder. Two more snowflakes anchor that twill :)

The giveaway: 2 prizes of 2 spools each (one each day) from our Christmas Section.  
Don't miss any stops- here's the list!

Christmas Card Hop

·         Virginia Fynes
·         Tracy McLennon
·         Rhea Weigand
·         Mary Brockway
·         Mallika Kejriwal
·         Lalo IK
·         Karen Hanson

·         Karen Baker
·         Jennifer Davey
·         Jenifer Cowles
·         Jen Shears
·         Gini Williams Cagle
·         Emily Lanham
·         Charlene Driggs

Sunday, October 12, 2014

MIM #183: Dry Embossing over Heat Embossing

This week the Make It Monday Challenge was to dry emboss over a heat embossed image. 
I went with a CAS thank you card- heat embossing the stamped image with white powder.

I stamped on a woodgrain patterned paper from  DCWV, and ran it through with the woodgrain plate from PTI. Wish the texture showed more in the picture...
Kraft Baker's twine finishes it off!

Have a great week!

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Ribbon Water Bottle Holder

I'm up at May Arts today- head over to see how easy it is to make this water bottle holder!

Sunday, October 5, 2014

MIM #182: Mason Jar Stamping

 It's Sunday night so it must be time for me to post a last minute MIM project!
This week the challenge was stamping on Mason Jars- SO FUN!
I painted my jar (an upcycled salsa jar!) with off white acrylic paint & waited very impatiently for it to dry!
 I chose an image from Guidelines 2- one of my first PTI sets. It is heat embossed with gold powder.

I tied some May Arts jute (which I'm not finding in the catalog, but this would be a great substitute!)  ribbon around the neck and then tied on snippets of 3" metallic gold ribbon, 3/8" crochet trim in natural, and 5/8" satin scallop edge in ivory. A tremendous tag cut from MME paper is tied on with ivory burlap string.

I didn't make a single card for WCMD! Boo. I did get a handle on LOTS o' PTA projects, and that's a good thing!
Thanks for stopping by!