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Saturday, January 25, 2014

PTI January Blog Hop... Pretty in Pink!


Hello friends!!   It is the 25th of the month and that means time for the PTI blog hop!  This month's theme is "pink".    I will be honest and say that pink is not one of my favorite colors to craft with, but I recently received a PTI order that contained the PTI hearts cover plate, Happy Hearts stamp set and the Solid Stitches and Swirls stamp set.  All those sweet new PTI goodies just put me in a pink mood and I couldn't stop myself... I made not one, but three cards for the hop!!   First up is the card I made with Stitches & Swirls and Solid Stitches & Swirls.

 I am so so happy that Nicole decided to make a solid stamp set to go along with the original Stitches & Swirls and I could not wait to get it.  When I saw this month's hop challenge I knew I was going to make something using both sets.  I started by stamping the largest floral image from Stitches & Swirls using SU!'s Primrose Petals ink on Rustic White cardstock and then filled in the images with the solid stamps using SU!'s Melon Mambo, Pretty in Pink and Pink Pirouette.  Finished things off with the sentiment and some light distressing to the edges of the main panel and the pink mat.


My second card uses the hearts cover plate, as well as a sentiment from Happy Hearts.   I simply die cut the Vintage Cream cardstock, popped out all the hearts, adhered it to the pale pink cardbase and then added the sentiment.  Some Raspberry Fizz and Sweet Blush buttons were added and I was done... simple, but sweet I think!  I absolutely love all the sentiments in Happy Hearts.  They are perfect for so many different types of cards.  I know I will be using them alot on future projects.

For the final card I stamped five of the hearts die cut using the cover plate with different heart images from Happy Hearts and Melon Mambo and Pretty in Pink inks.  They were adhered to some Vintage Cream cardstock and the sentiment was added to that piece.  I adhered a strip of Dotty Biscotti patterned paper to the kraft cardstock, tied some Sweet Blush ribbon on and then mounted the piece on Melon Mambo cardstock.  Once that was done I adhered the hearts piece to the front and I was done.

Thanks for stopping by...

Supplies:  Cardstock:  PTI kraft, Vintage Cream & Rustic White, SU! Melon Mambo, Pretty in Pink & Pink Pirouette; Stamps:  PTI Happy Hearts, Stitches & Swirls, Solid Stitches & Swirls; Inks:  SU! Melon Mambo, Pretty in Pink & Pink Pirouette, Memento Tuxedo Black; Dies:  PTI Hearts cover plate; Ribbon:  PTI Sweet Blush; Buttons:  PTI

41 comments:

Sue Lelli said...

You are such an over achiever and I'm GLAD! LOVE them all! The buttons are a FAB detail, the flowers with the sentiment are FAB and the third is Pretty with the hearts and the ribbon!

Erin (Homemade Cards by Erin) said...

These are all great.

Olga said...

These are all gorgeous, I love pink too!!!!

Charlene said...

Beautiful cards!!

Tracey C. said...

All are absolutely lovely!! The stitches and swirls card, great sentiment choice! Love the clean design of the hearts card, and the last one feels a little more vintage with the kraft, and the style of the sentiment... Love them!

Nancy said...

I can see you LOVE pink too! Gorgeous designs, Rosemary!

Julia Aston said...

Goodness Rosemary - you are on a creative roll here! love them all!

Connie MacFarlane said...

All three cards are beautiful!

victoria h said...

super pretty cards

Joni nina Andaya said...

Awesome creations Rosemary!!! Love <3

Donna Bowman said...

Wow! Gorgeous cards! Love how you used the pinks - great stamping!

Marcia said...

Your cards are all beautiful, but I especially love your first one...it is just so pretty and pink! Well done! :0)

Annheidel said...

Great cards! Stitches & Swirls looks so pretty in pink.

Martha said...

OH, Rosemary, these cards are simply BEAUTIFUL! I love the different shades of pink. Well done!

Kara said...

beautiful cards!!

Crafty Kate said...

All 3 are fantastic, but my favorite is the 3rd. LOVE the layers and the colors! Great work!

wienerhoneymooners said...

Lovely!!! All of them!! Ahhhh to be on PTI hop, yay!!!

Tracey McNeely said...

All three are just beautiful Rosemary!!

Katie Ann Brooks said...

gorgeous cards!

Sue Butler said...

Hello Rosie
The cards are just beautiful, Pink is such a sweet and feminine hue and you have portrayed this fully in relation to your deigns.
Smiles:)
Sue

Rea said...

Wonderful cards, love the details on each one.

nancy jane said...

You've done a wonderful job of letting the sentiments be impactful without taking over the card. Each card is fabulous and I like the equally for different reasons.

Rema said...

Great job on all of them...

Kristii said...

All of your cards are fabulous!!! I love them all!

kateri said...

I love your first card! It's stunning. And I really like your color choices on all three cards. Love the sentiments. Beautiful work.

Leigh Penner said...

These are all so lovely! Great job with the challenge!

artful-notions said...

Beautiful cards all three. Have yet to use the stitches and swirls set. Love how you stamped the 2 sets in pinks.

Cindy said...

You have been one busy card maker. I love all three of them Rosemary.

Greta said...

Three gorgeous pink creations, Rosemary! I'm loving the hearts coverplate--more for my wishlist!

Lisa said...

Pretty, pretty and pretty!! Love them all Rosemary!!!

Barb Ghig said...

Gorgeous cards, Rosemary...I love all the pink and of course your beautiful details!

Jacquie Southas said...

Beautiful set of cards - absolutely love the first one!

Lisa Lara said...

I just love pink and love your creations. Those hearts make me smile.

Geri said...

All are beautiful, Rosemary...especially that last one for me...love how the pinks pop off the kraft!

Marybeth said...

You made gorgeous cards in pink Rosemary! I ordered all of these too and just love what you have done. Love your two step stamped card...Beautiful,

Faith A said...

GORGEOUS pink cards, love them.

Thanks for the new font, I can read it now - sorry.

walchowDesign said...

All your pinkie cards turn out beautiful, Rosemary! Love all of them!

Darnell J Knauss said...

Rosemary, judging by these magnificent cards, one would think that pink was your favorite color to craft with! Really, these are so, so pretty, especially that last one! It's pink perfection!! Hugs, Darnell

Anita in France said...

These are all so gorgeous, Rosemary ... positively pinkilicious ... and I love the sentiments you've used! That set's gone in my wish book! Anita :)

walchowDesign said...

Can't decide which one I like best but I love all of them, Rosemary! Truly inspirational!

Belle said...

Your card using the Stitches & Swirls stamps is awesome! Reminds me of the table runners and other linen my Grandmother gave to me...very old but so precious. Can't wait to make my version of your card!

Claudia
PS...SeaHawks will win next year as well...great to be a 12 man!