Sunday, February 8, 2009

Papertrey & CPS Issue A Challenge

Big news for Papertrey announced today! I am so excited about the new products! Today's Papertrey anniversary challenge is a partnership with CPS. The sketch can be viewed on the CPS Blog here.



I wanted to give the Kraft cardstock a rest so I decided upon a white/brown/pinks color scheme. I started with a 5 1/2" square base with a polka dotty circle from Papertrey's Borders & Corners: Circle set stamped in Berry Sorbet. The corner of the base was punched with the largest corner rounder from EK Success (the purple one).

I took a piece of Blossom cardstock and ran it through my Cuttlebug with the Swiss Dot folder. That piece was layered on some Strawberry cardstock that had been edged with the Fiskars Threading Water Border punch. I stamped the sentiment in Burnt Umber ink and attached that to the pink layers using ribbon and a touch of adhesive. That whole thing was then adhered to the base.

Then, I took a piece of Dark Chocolate cardstock and stamped the smallest dot in the Polka Dot Basics set in Frost White ink. I used that cardstock to cover a chipboard heart from Cosmo Cricket. The edges of the heart were sponged using the white ink. I wanted to add a little something to the heart so I scavenged in my buttons until I came across this little pretty that I threaded with white embroidery floss and adhered to the heart.

I hope you've all had a lovely weekend and you are enjoying the Papertrey Anniversary Countdown as much as am! Take care...

Recipe:
Cardstock: Dark Chocolate - Papertrey Ink; Ultimate White - Strathmore; Strawberry, Blossom - Paper Source
Stamps: Polka Dot Basics, Heart Prints Sentiments, Borders & Corners: Circle - Papertrey Ink
Ink: Berry Sorbet - Papertrey Ink; Burnt Umber - Palette; Frost White - Colorbox
Tools: Swiss Dot Embossing Folder, Cuttlebug - ProvoCraft; Threading Water Border Punch - Fiskars; Corner Rounder (Purple), Corner rounder (yellow) - EK Success
Ribbon: 1/4" brown satin - American Crafts
Embellishments: Embroidery Floss - DMC; Pink Button - unknown; Chipboard heart - Cosmo Cricket

8 comments:

Linda Beeson said...

Wonderful! So loving what you did with the CPS sketch and yum on the colors.

Cindy said...

Super darling take on the sketch.

Jen Caputo said...

This is fabulous! Love the textured cardstock and I really love how you did the heart with the 1/2 circle. So cool!

Lea L. said...

So clean and graphic...I just love it! The dry embossing adds so much to it! Thanks for playing at CPS this week!

~Lea

Tracey said...

this is great! Love your colors, and the extra touch with the dotted circle peeking out from behind the heart.

Karen said...

Really like the cuddlebug embossed dots with the stamped dots of a half circle....it really adds to the card. Great card!

Lyneen said...

Love the colors!!! Very elegnat!

Deanna said...

Brilliant with the dotted circle poking out!