Saturday, June 25, 2011

PTI June Blog Hop

And now for something completely different ...... PTI-wise that is. Inspiration from a photo is abit new for this challenge, but a very welcome one.  I have had some SEI papers for awhile with this kind of graduated colour, so was delighted to be able to use them (I think it can be seen in the photo).

Whilst waiting for my daughter to finish ballet last night, I saw a gorgeous card at the newsagent, in rich tangerine colours with embossed swirls on it and gems in several colours, just beautiful, but I don't buy cards anymore...

What you need
Cardstock - American Crafts white;  PTI black, scarlet jewel,
Patterned Paper - SEI Mimosa (guava, key lime)
Stamps - PTI Fancy Flourishes, Butterfly Dreams
Ink - Versamark;  SU Purely Pomegranate
Die - PTI Limitless Labels
Embossing Powder - gold glitter
Gemstones - Kaisercraft
Gold Beading Wire


  1. Oh, yes--that graduated paper is perfect, and your card is lovely! Those are such girly butterflies--I've not seen them before. I'm like you: I don't buy cards any more either, but I still get inspiration from them!

  2. When you make cards as stunning as this you certainly shouldn't buy them any more! Beautiful work Cassandra! xx

  3. Oh, I just KNOW that your card far outshines that card you didn't buy -- yours is FABULOUS!!!

  4. Cassandra, LOVE the flourishy butterflies! LOVE the gold embossing! LOVE the graduated colors! WONDERFUL card!

  5. This is so whimsical and just wonderful Cassandra!

  6. I see the flourishes now--I never would have guessed that! Cool idea!

  7. I love your card, Cassandra! The butterflies are gorgeous!

  8. Love the butterflies and the pretty colors on this!

  9. Woah that's a pretty card, love the colours and butterflies. It's nice to see the sentiment peeking out, good touch! Gay xxx


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