Sunday, May 25, 2014

PTI May Blog Hop & MIM



No wait! You're in the right place, this is PapertreInk's May Blog Hop
Just had to make a happy announcement, 11th grandchild just arrived! Baby Eli, 8 lbs. 12oz. all boy, and simply wonderful!

More photos to follow, but now to the hop!



Nichole has given us a color challenge: Aqua and Melon

4 cards for you


1st up, a birthday card using this week's MIM watercolor technique.
BB: Art Deco,
Gatsby Glamour stamp and die
copper & teal ep,
Aqua Mist and Melon Berry inks,
PTI cardstock


I used 5 layers of card stock for the die cut,
more sturdy than foam dots


Card #2


In love with Botanical Blocks! So many possibilities.
Simple ink watercoloring and fussy cut over original stamp.


PTI card stocks and inks

3rd card


Botanical Blocks, this time the sunflower, again ink watercolored.
Copper eb, copper Shimmer PTI cardstock, embossed with herringbone folder,
PTI cardstocks, aqua mist dot paper.


3rd card


Ivory embossed mums on Melon Berry cardstock, inked with Melon Berry,
Aqua embossed sentiment

Mum's the Word stamp set

Card 4


I never have a favorite of my my own work, but if I had to, this ranks as a favorite.
Friendship Jar, and Friendship Jar Spring Filler, simply love tulips!
These are copic colored with the 3 shades PTI offers to coordinate with Melon Berry...
Vellum colored with copic, leaves too.
Background Basics: Chevron Stripes in Fine Linen.
A bit of lace and Tiny Tag die


Stamped it first, then added the fussy cuts.


Just a bit of glitter

Well that's all for now, need to see more of Baby Eli?


The family Penir, that's my baby boy on the right,
his sweet wife and Eli's mamma, and big bro Shephard.
You know there'll be more pix later!

For now, enjoy hopping, there's always so much inspiration to see!


39 comments:

  1. 11th Wow! Congratulations! love your drippy art deco card and those tulips are stunning!!

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  2. Congratulation Nancy! I am so happy for you all. You are catching up. What a beautiful family! God bless. Eli stole the show today, what a beautiful baby boy! He had some stiff competition with your cards. What a gorgeous group of cards you shared today! Wow! Love them all and I do love the tulip card and the extra tulips you cut out. Beautiful work my friend.

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  3. Beautiful cards again Nancy! My favorite? Eli!!! ha ha wat a cutie! Number eleven, a whole team, what a bless! Congratulations!

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  4. Congratulations on your newest grandson...how exciting! (I think I'm going to bust just waiting till September for my 1st grandchild!!) And WOW Nancy...what a beautiful collection of cards you made for the challenge! I can't even pick a favorite...they are all lovely! But then with such a great color combo, how can you go wrong, right?!! Enjoy the rest of your weekend and celebrating your wonderful addition! :0)

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  5. WOW! I am impressed not only with all these gorgeous cards but also with 11 grandchildren! Adorable picture of the baby and family! Congrats to you all! Your cards are all amazing and so beautifully done, Nancy!

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  6. ALL of your cards are seriously STUNNING, Nancy, but none of them can outshine your new grandson!! Congratulations!

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  7. Congratulations Nancyon the birth of Eli! You do not look old enough to be a gramma! ;) All such beautiful cards!

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  8. OMGosh all your cards are simply a piece of art work and your precious grandchild is adorable Congratulations!! Have a Blessed day,and a Happy memorial day weekend. DIANA L.
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  9. Congrats on the little one, my favorite of these cards is the jar one… something about the bit of sparkle...

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  10. congratulations Nancy and fabulous cards- love the pictures and inking

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  11. Congrats on your sweet grandbaby (don't you just love the way babies smell?)- oh, and your collection of cards is pretty spectacular, too!

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  12. Beautiful cards! I especially love the tulips. Congratulations on your newest grandbaby.

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  13. Congratulations on your beautiful grandbaby. Aren't they the greatest? Oh, and beautiful cards. You have been quite busy. Love them all. So gorgeous.

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  14. Congrats on the baby! Not sure when you had time to make all of those beautiful cards with that excitement!!
    Thanks for sharing
    Susan

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  15. Wow,Nancy! Your post is chock full of beauty and happiness! Congrats on little Eli,you are so blessed! Beautiful cards,too!♥

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  16. Congrats Grandma! How exciting! Your cards today are awesome too!

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  17. Awww, Eli is simply precious! Congratulations!

    WOW, Nancy, I love all your beautiful cards!

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  18. Absolutely love the tulips card with its added sparkle! You really gave yourself some strong competition today - what an amazing bundle of joy! So happy for you and your family.

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  19. First of all, Congrats grandma! Secondly, I love ALL your card entries! I think the tulips is my favorite, no wait maybe it's the Art Deco. Oh dear, like I said before I love them ALL. Thanks so much for sharing!

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  20. congrats on your new grandbaby... so sweet! all your cards are absolutely amazing, but i do think my favorite is the last one you made with the Friendship Jar sets!

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  21. Congratulations on your new grandson! And your cards are gorgeous!

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  22. OK, all your cards are drop dead gorgeous. I especially love the tulips, and am wondering how you got the smallest grouping you have lying in front of the jar. But, truthfully, everything pales to the beauty of your NEW GRANDSON!!! Mazel Tov. What a sweetheart, and such a beautiful family. I am so happy for all of you.

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  23. I'm LOVIN the sunflower - what a fabulous color choice. And I'm lovin #11. You are one lucky lady. Enjoy!

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  24. Beautiful cards! Congrats on your grandchild Nancy! I just became a first time grandma just last week . I will have to post some pics soon myself....

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  25. Huge congratulations on your new grandson, so adorable! And, all your cards are so beautiful!

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  26. OK Nancy. I see the aqua on you r new Eli creation, but where is the melon berry......the cheeks. How did you make all those cards with this kind of excitement going on?!

    You've shown me a new way to work my melon berry ink so that it reminds me a little less of pig pink. (Mine ink is just so brown with a full load on the stamp, that I really don't appreciate it. The second stamp off, is the color I love.) Your applying some water with a brush really brings out the lovely pink undertones I so favor. I'm blown away by all your fabulous cards. I'd be happy to create one that beautiful. and yes those tulips in that jar are stand out!

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  27. super darling little baby boy

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  28. Wow, you;ve been busy. All wonderful cards! Congrats on your new grandson.

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  29. So many stunning cards Marybeth, as always!! And congrats on your sweet grandson - we have an Eli also!

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  30. Congratulations on your grandbaby boy! That is so exciting! Your cards are all stunning! Just beautiful colic coloring. I just love your tulips the best too - they are magnificent!

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  31. Congrats on a new grandbaby! Stunning collection of cards, Nancy - the Friendship jar card is amazing.

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  32. Congrats Nancy on grand baby #11! Wow! What a great introduction to all your PTI Blog Hop cards. You did a great job on all of them, but my favorites are those using the Botanical Blocks. Just beautiful!

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  33. Wow...such wonderful photos and what a sweet baby. I love all your gorgeous cards, you are one amazing stamper Nancy and those tulips are my favorite, just beautiful.

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  34. Your cards are absolutely gorgeous! wow!
    Congrats on your grandbaby!!!!

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  35. CONGRATULATIONS, Nancy! Best Wishes to your beautiful family ~ Eli is such a sweet little addition :-)
    PS: Love all of your gorgeous cards in Aqua and Melon too

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  36. Congrats on your sweet baby Eli!!!! He's so precious!!! My turn in a few weeks :-)

    LOVE all your card!!!

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  37. Congrats on your sweet baby Eli!!!! He's so precious!!! My turn in a few weeks :-)

    LOVE all your card!!!

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  38. Congrats on that new grandson!
    You've been uber inspired by this challenge- and all of your creations are stunning! You're definitely reminding me that I'd like those botanical blocks.... :)

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  39. 11th! What a blessing! I am smiling from ear to ear for you my dear! So very wonderful!!

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