"We do not remember days, we remember moments." Cesare Pavese

Saturday, February 13, 2016

thanks... you're a peach

Hey friends!!  Hope you are having a nice weekend.  Ours is wet and cold... a typical winter in the Pacific Northwest!  Popping in with a card one of the PTI anniversary challenges... the only one I managed to get done.   The PTI challenge I'm posting this to is the first one from the anniversary celebration, design team favorite color combos.  I went with Kay  Miller's favorite color combo.  The layout for my card is based on the current one from Freshly Made Sketches.  Originally I was going to use some floral stamps, but as I started going through them I came upon the PTI Still Life Summer mini Make it Market kit and since it had never been used I thought this was the perfect time.  I die cut two peaches and then did the multi-step stamping.  Since Kay has only one shade of green in the combo I got some color change by inking up the solid leaf image in Simply Chartreuse, stamping it off and then stamping it on the die cut.  The second part of the leaf was stamped with Simply Chartreuse at full strength and then the final portion was stamped using brown ink.  Love how it turned out.  The peaches were stamped using Hero Arts Orange Soda and Butter Bar inks and then over stamped with some SU! Melon Mambo.  The outline was stamped using Memento Rich Cocoa.  The cute little thanks was die cut from Sweet Blush cardstock four times and adhered them together.  After layering everything up on my die cut circles I thought I would try something other than the strips of cardstock behind the circular image, but nothing looked right... sometimes it is just best to go with what is given in the sketch!  Honestly, though, I'm really like how the card turned out.
 

 
Thanks for stopping by...

Supplies:  white cardstock, PTI Simply Chartreuse and Sweet Blush, SU! Melon Mambo; Inks:  Hero Arts Orange Soda and Butter Bar, SU! Melon Mambo, Memento Rich Cocoa, PTI Simply Chartreuse; Dies:  PTI:  Still Life Summer, Spellbinders plain circles; A Jillian Vance Design Polka Dot Rectangle

12 comments:

Greta said...

Creative use of Kay's colors & of the sketch, which totally threw me. Beautiful card, Rosemary--glad you opened the unused set!

Jen Mitchell said...

I love how this turned out too! Your layout has lots of white space which really makes those peaches stand out! And what a great sentiment to go along with them! I really love how this looks! Thanks for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches!

Shelly said...

Fabulous card!!

victoria h said...

Fab card

Nancy said...

Beautiful Rosemary! Such a creative use of the sketch and colors!

Lisa said...

Love the way this turned out Rosemary!! Such a PRETTY card!!

Karren said...

Fabulous card, Rosemary! The peaches are gorgeous and I love the way you've put these colors together. Thanks so much for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches.

Petra Swart said...

Love those beautiful peaches and the colours you have worked with are so lovely, Rosemary!!!!! Such a beautiful card!!!
Have a wonderful week!!!!

Valerie Nolan said...

A peach of a card Rosie, love it!
Val x

Anita in France said...

So delicious, Rosemary ... those peaches are so beautifully showcased against all that yummy white space! You did better than I did ... didn't manage a single card for the PTI celebration! Hugs, Anita :)

Barb Ghig said...

Beautiful take on the sketch and color combo, Rosemary! Really pretty card!

Martha said...

Rosemary, what a darling card!
I love the clean and crisp look of it.
Have a lovely day.