Thursday, August 25, 2011

PTI August Blog Hop




The Inspiration




This sketch came from a blog called Page Maps. Unfortunately I am unable to enter this challenge as I am not a US citizen (slightly annoying) but decided to use it anyway.




Hmmm,  not sure what I think about the outcome,  it is possibly alittle too busy which isn't my usual style, but it was an interesting exercise.  I'll leave it at that.

What you need
Carstock - PTI white, Fine Linen
Patterned Paper - PTI Men of Life, Polka Dot Basics
Stamps - PTI Damask Designs, Mat Stack 3 Collection, Sending you,  Flower Fusion
Ink - SU Crumb Cake, Poppy Parade, Lucky Limeade, Island Indigo;  Versacolor Orchid
Lace - May Arts


9 comments:

  1. Such a shame you can't enter the challenge - your card is just lovely! That lace looks very pretty along the bottom.

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  2. Is it wrong that I snorted when I read "it was an interesting exercise"? Ha ha! Sometimes you sound like me talking to myself. I like that sketch, not my style either, but it appeals to me, I can see why you wanted to give it a go.
    The recognition is pouring in for you, I have a giant smile on my face. Even when you aren't sure what you think of the outcome, the card is gorgeous!
    Michelle.

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  3. Well, you certainly have beautifully incorporated many of the elements of the inspiration sketch! Your card looks great! The damask paper you made is the key design piece. I tried but couldn't come up with something to do with this sketch--too many disparate elements. I'm hoping next month's challenge is a little more inspirational...

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  4. Cassandra this is so pretty. Love all of the layers and of course the sweet polka dot paper! The red flowers are superb!!!

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  5. Wow! Great combination of the sketch and the picture. Its gorgeous.

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  6. I think it is a great combination of the sketch & the photo inspiration!

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  7. Beautiful , card . Too bad you cant enter in the other challenge.

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  8. What a fun combination of papers and accents!!

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