Tuesday, August 11, 2015

PTI's Create Along With Us: August Release


'Create along with Us', a new challenge at Papertrey, gives 
their fans a chance to use the inspiration we've seen
from the brilliant designers.
On the first day of projects, I was blown away by this card by Nichole.


She used a leaf die to create a stencil, then filled it in with a stamp,
creating the most beautiful texture and translucency.

I chose Feather Finery dies to make a stencil.


With the stencil in place, I inked the edges, softening towards the middle.
Then using the smaller dot stamp from Feather Finery, I stamped and stamped off around 
the edges.
PTI inks: Canyon Clay & Ocean Tides.
I tried to rock & roll the sentiment (Vintage Linens), as Nichole did, 
but it simply looks like one solid color. :(
Rainstones, because I can never just let things be!

Love this new challenge the clever minds at PTI came up with.
Play along all week here on Nichole's blog:

14 comments:

  1. Nancy - that is such a cool technique and your card is just lovely - will have to give this a try - and thanks for your nice comment on my card.

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  2. Great minds do think alike Nancy...wait till you see my post tomorrow! :0) I love your version of Nichole's card...those feathers are just gorgeous!! And I love the rainstones on your card...they're a perfect addition!! Lovely, lovely card! :0)

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  3. Such an interesting image, great Fall colors! The rain stones are a really nice touch. :)

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  4. What a neat technique! I love those bold colors!

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  5. Stunning! Love the fall colors...

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  6. Oh wow,Nancy ! This is stunning!

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  7. Beautiful feathers! What a fun technique!

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  8. Nancy this is so beautiful!!!!! Love the small dot stamp you used to enhance the edges and the rainstones are the perfect finishing touch! Gorgeous card my dear!!!!!!!

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  9. "How was that done?" was the first thing I thought when I saw Nichole's card. It's so fun that you made a stencil and tried it out!

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  10. Your feathers are just gorgeous Nancy - Love the dots and the bold sentiment in red (orange?) just beautiful - and thank you for the encouraging comments you always leave me on my blog posts too!

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  11. absolutely brilliant and beautiful!!

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  12. Very beautiful, Nancy. I was very tempted to CASE this one also and after seeing yours, I think I'll have to!

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