Saturday, February 25, 2017

February 2017 PapertreyInk Blog Hop


Good Saturday Morning blogging friends! Perfect day for a blog hop.
Just look at the photo Nichole has given us.


After all the events of last week's celebration,
I was afraid there wouldn't be a blog hop,
but Nichole never disappoints!
Dark, rich colors, and velvety gray inspiration everywhere.



I love the shapes of the frames from 
Make It Market's Don't Forget to Write.
Embossed in gold, they're even more elegant.
Aside from the jewels, there's no white in sight in the inspiration, 
so I went with the smoky richness,
pinks, purples and golds. 
The card base is cut from Raspberry Fizz, and the frame embellished with
layers of sprigs and blooms from Gathered Garden.

'Note' die cut from gold foil.


'Gift' also cut from gold foil.

It's going to be fun to see what you all do with this month's 
challenge. 

Play along on Nichole's blog:

47 comments:

  1. Wow! These are both stunning and it's easy to see your inspiration:).

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  2. Two beautiful designs Nancy! love all the layering of dies and touches of gold!

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  3. Wow Nancy, you nailed it with the gorgeous colors and all on one beautiful card!

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  4. Gorgeous, love the size, too! Great color and design! thanks for sharing. Very inspiring.

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  5. Fabulous design and combination of colors and dies! Love them. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  6. Both cards are so gorgeous, Nancy! It looks like you captured every beautiful detail in the inspiration photo

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  7. My first thought when I saw the inspiration photo was "I can't wait to see what Nancy does with this one!!" Oh my, absolutely LOVE your 2 cards Nancy! And what a perfect set to showcase all that gold and rich colors. Totally love how you embossed the frames on the black cs...so elegant and I'm so going to CASE you on that (if you don't mind?)! All the colors of the flowers and card bases just pop against your black and gray too. Lovely, lovely cards my friend! :0)

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  8. Just beautiful! You've picked up all the colors and meshed them for stunning cards. Happy SUNNY Saturday to you too. ;)

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  9. Gorgeous cards, Nancy! Love how you balanced the pinks and golds throughout your cards! Fantastic!!

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  10. I love how you used the colors from the photo. great card.

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  11. Beautiful cards. I'm so glad to see how the striped frames look in gold, very elegant.

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  12. You never disappoint either, just beautiful, as usual!!

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  13. These are simply stunning Nancy. I always look forward to see what you will come up with and am never disappointed. Cheers.

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  14. Beautiful cards! DFTW is an amazing kit, isn't it?

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  15. holy smokes these are stunning! I always love to see your cards -- I love how this looks in gold, wow!

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  16. So very pretty, Nancy. I love how you used the black with the grey. That grey looks like cozy flannel to me so I'm glad you suggested velvet.

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  17. Fall off my chair worthy Nancy. You always do it with a touch of you added in. Love these so much!

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  18. These are both beautiful! Love your layout and choice of colors.

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  19. You never, ever disappoint. What beautiful projects! Insert all of the heart-eyed emojis!

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  20. I love seeing what you will do with the PTI challenges!! These are AMAZING!!!

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  21. Wow, Nancy--two absolute stunners. Love how you interpreted the photo this month.

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  22. Gorgeous! I love this kit in black and gold. The rich colors really pop!

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  23. These are stunning, Nancy! Love the frames embossed in gold! Beautiful1

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  24. Beautiful, as always! You did a great job picking up those colors in the inspiration photo!

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  25. woooww so many adorable DIES from PTI you have
    lucky you cause in germany they are not sell it
    I have to Order from USA
    and your cards both are STUNNING
    love the arragement
    Totally love the DIES sentiment in Gold

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  26. Wow! These are soooooo lovely Nancy! I love how you used the frames in gold and black! I so need to get that set out and USE IT! Gorgeous take on the inspiration! Your blog is FULL of so many beautful cards my dear! You always inspire me!!! We sure miss you at PS! :)

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  27. both cards are absolutely stunning... but then, again, you always create the most amazing cards for the blog hops!!

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  28. These are both so gorgeous!! I love the elegance of the gold foil!

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  29. Zowie! BOLD, colorful, soooo beautiful, Nancy! The recipient is sure to be floored by these beauties, amazing designs!

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  30. These are both just exquisite!! I have so enjoyed discovering your blog and your beautiful card designs!!

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  31. These are stunning <3 love those colours............I have a fig tree in my garden with a ton of figs ripening.

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  32. Wow! What a stunning set of cards and a wonderful take on the photo!

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  33. I first planned to use Don't Forget to Write, but went down a different road. Good thing--I would never have come up with something this gorgeous! Love your work, Nancy!

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  34. Beautiful, Nancy! I LOVE those gold and black frames!!!! and your floral sprays are fabulous!!!

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  35. Wow, love the richness in your designs. The gold is beautiful and seems to be the trend right now.

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  36. Gorgeous, rich and stunning, Nancy! I love the gold die cuts :)

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  37. Jaw-dropping gorgeous, Nancy! I think I should have bought that kit...but opted out. The black and gold with rich jewel tones = stunning!

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  38. Elegant, simply elegant! Gorgeous use of the colors and those gold die cuts are beyond fabulous!

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  39. So beautiful Nancy....love the elegant look you created!

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  40. Lovely cards Nancy. Those gold and black frames are so pretty with the flowers.
    Wonderful take on the photo.

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  41. These are spectacular Nancy!! Wow did you ever nail this hop!

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