Hey there friends!! Did you all have fun celebrating Halloween?? My kids LOVE dressing up so they had such a blast. My sweet girl was a fairy for one party and Princess Belle for another… and my sweet boy was a puppy for one and Gecko from Disney’s PJ Masks for another! I just adore watching their excitement while we have fun with friends. 🙂 To see a photo from the evening check out my Instagram page HERE.

Now onto the Papertrey Throwback Thursday fun!!

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Background Basics: Sheet Music is one of those sets that is so versatile, you could EASILY match it up with almost any other set, theme, holiday, etc. Since we’ve been in a Christmas kick lately I decided to match it up with the lovely new Sing a Song of Christmas stamps and dies.

by Stephanie Gold for Papertrey Ink throwback thursday background basics sheet music

The sentiment is stamped onto one of the Bookmark dies (previously released) and then the sheet music accents the theme below. I mixed Saffron Spice and Bright Buttercup for a fun muted color combination that wouldn’t compete too much with the rest of the card.

The Bitty Big: Pure Poppy cardstock adds that color pop at the bottom and the Treble Clef die perfectly accentuates the card’s theme.

by Stephanie Gold for Papertrey Ink throwback thursday background basics sheet music

The card is finished off with some embellishments from the Wonderland Trimmings Kit. I actually put that thin red striped ribbon through my Xyron and made it a mini washi to stick right across the card front. 🙂

Thanks so much for joining me today!! Be sure to check out with the other ladies have designed with this awesome set and have a wonderful weekend!!

Xo, Stephanie

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Hello again! Today is the last day of what I lovingly call Papertrey’s “Inspiration Week” and we are talking about the new Cloche Quarters: Winter Fillers stamp set in addition to the Pen & Ink: Christmas set.

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For the Cloche Winter Fillers I immediately fell in love with these adorable ornaments!! They are soooooo cute!! I went with a blue/green color combination and stacked them high in a simple cloche case on a kraft background. Aren’t they beautiful?

by Stephanie Gold for Papertrey Ink Cloche Quarters Winter Fillers Pen and Ink Christmas

Now onto the Pen & Ink: Christmas set which was majorly delayed (but Lizzie and I happened to snag a couple sample sets while we were filming the release party) so there probably won’t be much on these today. However, they are as beautiful as ever and I will forever buy anything that’s created in this font!! 🙂

by Stephanie Gold for Papertrey Ink Cloche Quarters Winter Fillers Pen and Ink Christmas

I went with a festive, layered look for this card. The sentiment is stamped on vellum and accented with some of the papers from the Wonderland kit. I still managed to keep things airy even with the bold red in the flowers and ribbon and I just love how it turned out!

by Stephanie Gold for Papertrey Ink Cloche Quarters Winter Fillers Pen and Ink Christmas

And of course that birch paper will always have a place in my heart so I had to put it right on top. 🙂

by Stephanie Gold for Papertrey Ink Cloche Quarters Winter Fillers Pen and Ink Christmas

Thank you all so very much for joining me today!! I hope you have loved this release!! Please bear with us all as we continue to fine tune the release parties because they are going to be so much fun once we have… you know… sound and picture. 😉

Much love friends! Until next time…

Xo, Stephanie

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And just like that it’s Papertrey release week again!! First off, a huge thank you to Julie, Lizzie, and everyone who joined us for the very first Release Party Live! Event when launching Betsy’s latest Make It Market Kit. It was such a blast!!

Second, I wanted to let you all know that I have been crazy sick on and off for like 3 weeks and now I’m fighting a sinus infection, so if you’ve been wondering why I’ve been so quiet on the platforms, I am just trying to get my family through each day right now haha. I’ll be back in good shape soon though I’m sure!

Alrighty!! Onto the fun! I am pleased to be able to showcase the latest Year of Psalms set with you today and this first card may be my ultimate fave.

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I obviously went for a very clean and simple vibe and I honestly couldn’t be happier with it. The twine wrapped around the holly adds some earthiness and the holly itself is the perfect pop of color.

by Stephanie Gold for Papertrey Ink year of psalms PTI Christmas Wonderland Kit

I decided to only use part of the sentiment because I thought it worked perfectly by itself and helped add to the simplistic design.

by Stephanie Gold for Papertrey Ink year of psalms PTI Christmas Wonderland Kit

My next card is super simple as well as a perfectly flat card!

by Stephanie Gold for Papertrey Ink year of psalms PTI Christmas Wonderland Kit

I used the tree from the newest Traveler’s Journal: December set to create the large tree by spritzing the stamp with water before pressing directly onto watercolor paper. Let those water bubbles work for you! As they dry, you get a beautiful texture.

by Stephanie Gold for Papertrey Ink year of psalms PTI Christmas Wonderland Kit

by Stephanie Gold for Papertrey Ink year of psalms PTI Christmas Wonderland Kit

For my last card I put together a much less simple design. I wanted the tag to act as a faux present feel and I think the Folded Tag Die gave it the perfect amount of movement.

by Stephanie Gold for Papertrey Ink year of psalms PTI Christmas Wonderland Kit

The sentiments are split up so the first one is the focal point and the second one makes the perfect background texture by repeatedly stamping in a soft, subtle color.

by Stephanie Gold for Papertrey Ink year of psalms PTI Christmas Wonderland Kit

by Stephanie Gold for Papertrey Ink year of psalms PTI Christmas Wonderland Kit

So that’s all for me today! Thank you SO much for stopping by and I can’t wait to see you soon! *wink wink*

Xo, Stephanie

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