Poinsettia & Pine Mini Kit + Seasonal Borders: Winter + Penned Elegance: Christmas

Hello all and welcome to the final day of Papertrey Ink’s September countdown! How are you wishlists looking so far?! 😉

We have a MINI kit for you from Betsy Veldman to share today as well as a beautiful Christmas edition of Jennifer Campbell’s Penned Elegance. And last but definitely not least is the Winter edition of Betsy’s Seasonal Borders series. You ready?!

I’m starting off with the clean and simple Christmas card I made using one of my favorite holiday sentiments (and songs), “O Holy Night” from the Penned Elegance set.

I didn’t create the entire border on my card but simply used the accent pieces and stamps to make a beautiful pop of color with subtle background snowflakes for the perfect understated card.

As for the Poinsettia and Pine kit, I wanted to show a beautiful more masculine way to create a gift so I kept my color choices to blues and greens with a hint of Honey Nut. 🙂 The Honey Nut accent is actually a die from Lizzie’s Ornament Stitching set releasing tomorrow!

Simple and layered, this package looks classy and festive, and still took very little time to put together. I hope all of you really enjoy working with it because it makes creating gift packages during a very busy season, that much more stress free.

Well, that’s it for this release! I can not WAIT to see all the beautiful projects you create with this month’s goodies!!! And of course, don’t forget that Betsy’s annual Christmas kit is coming soon! Until next time. Much love friends.

Xo, Stephanie

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Seasonal Borders + Shape Shifters + Words to Live By + Text & Texture

It’s day 3 of Papertrey Ink’s August release and today we have some lovely Autumn themed products for you. 🙂

Starting off I have a card featuring predominantly fall themed products, but I wanted to show you a way to use them a little bit different so you don’t feel like you only can use them one season per year!

I went with a monochromatic color scheme using greys and blacks for my leaves on the card base. The shape shifters is so beautiful, but I wanted to show it off in a way that doesn’t create a focal point so I left it all white and accented my sentiment with a big pop of color. And of course… a little twine to finish it off… you know me. 😉

The next Text and Texture from Betsy Veldman is, Leaves! She did such a beautiful job designing a background stamp that almost creates a rubbing feel. I used a couple different greens on my background and kept the front of my card nice and simple.

Thanks for stopping by! Much love all.

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Cover Up Hexagons + Forest Floor Summer + Seasonal Borders Summer + Noted Pinked Edge 2 // Papertrey Ink

Yay for flowers and berries!!!!!! Today’s projects may be some of my favorites from this month’s release and I hope you enjoy them as much as I do!

by stephanie gold for papertrey ink forest floor summer cover up hexagon bitty big limeade ice seasonal borders summer noted pinked edge 2 dies

So I’m going to start with my absolute favorite. These berries were screaming country home watercolored goodness. I used the Cover Up stamp to create a bit of a chicken wire look and multiple colors of ink to get multi-shade dimension on the berries and vines.

by stephanie gold for papertrey ink forest floor summer cover up hexagon bitty big limeade ice seasonal borders summer noted pinked edge 2 dies

A little Natural Jute Twine is the perfect finisher for this homey card.

by stephanie gold for papertrey ink forest floor summer cover up hexagon bitty big limeade ice seasonal borders summer noted pinked edge 2 dies

This next card showcases our latest release in Bitty Big colors… Limeade Ice! Limeade Ice has always been one of my favorite colors and seeing it in all these patterns has put a huge smile on my face. The seasonal borders for this release are super tropical and look beautiful alongside the Noted Pinked Edge dies.

by stephanie gold for papertrey ink forest floor summer cover up hexagon bitty big limeade ice seasonal borders summer noted pinked edge 2 dies

And did you hear? We are posting the full stamp sets on the details pages of the countdown now! For today’s, click HERE.

Thanks for stopping by! Happy Saturday all!

Xo, Stephanie

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Garden of Faith + Seasonal Borders: Spring

Welcome to the last day of Papertrey Ink’s 11th Anniversary release countdown! Today my featured post is all about Betsy Veldman’s Garden of Faith and Seasonal Borders: Spring stamp sets.

by Stephanie Gold for Papertrey ink garden of faith seasonal borders spring

My first project shows off a way to use the florals in the border set without using them as a border.

by Stephanie Gold for Papertrey ink garden of faith seasonal borders spring

By spritzing your inked stamps you get a watercolor effect with more defined lines. I like to mix multiple ink colors together before spritzing for added interest.

by Stephanie Gold for Papertrey ink garden of faith seasonal borders spring

This is actually my favorite card from this release. 🙂

by Stephanie Gold for Papertrey ink garden of faith seasonal borders spring

My second project shows off those borders! I stamped 4 of them and made an entire frame for my card which added so much that I barely needed to put anything other than my sentiment in the center.

by Stephanie Gold for Papertrey ink garden of faith seasonal borders spring

by Stephanie Gold for Papertrey ink garden of faith seasonal borders spring

And my final project uses the florals as an accent.

by Stephanie Gold for Papertrey ink garden of faith seasonal borders spring

I also stamped a little more than half of my card base with some of the leaf designs from Garden of Faith for a little something extra.

by Stephanie Gold for Papertrey ink garden of faith seasonal borders spring

by Stephanie Gold for Papertrey ink garden of faith seasonal borders spring

Thanks for stopping by! See you all tomorrow for our TWO HOUR release party live on the Papertrey FB page with lots of special guests that you WON’T want to miss!!

Xo, Stephanie

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