Botanical Bounty 2

by stephanie gold for papertrey ink botanical bounty 2

Welcome welcome! Today for Papertrey Ink’s release we are talking all about the second edition of Jennifer Campbell’s gorgeous floral collection, Botanical Bounty 2.

by stephanie gold for papertrey ink botanical bounty 2

Jennifer has done it again and made even more beautiful flowers. For this rainbow card I used some additional ink on a paintbrush and made some outlines around the edges for a more distinct detail.

by stephanie gold for papertrey ink botanical bounty 2

And who doesn’t love a good rainbow???

by stephanie gold for papertrey ink botanical bounty 2

A good tip for this technique is to use an ink color two shades darker than your flower for the outline color.

by stephanie gold for papertrey ink botanical bounty 2

You all know I am all about the light and airy cards. For this one I used my favorite technique of spraying the ink on the stamp before pressing it to the paper. It gives such a soft look and blends ink colors seamlessly.

by stephanie gold for papertrey ink botanical bounty 2

For a fun added detail, I punched small holes around the bottom of my floral bunch and tied twine through them. I thought it turned out so cute!

by stephanie gold for papertrey ink botanical bounty 2

That pattern strip in the background is the newest Bitty Big, Tropical Teal.

by stephanie gold for papertrey ink botanical bounty 2

For my final project I really want to show off all the stamps together. I used a wholeeeeee bunch of different ones from the set in coordinating colors to create this beautiful background.

by stephanie gold for papertrey ink botanical bounty 2

The tag is made from Harvest Gold Bitty Big and the background color is in Berry Sorbet. It adds such a nice pop of color for a truly springy card.

by stephanie gold for papertrey ink botanical bounty 2

Thanks so much for stopping by! I hope you have enjoyed everything I created today! Much love all.

Xo, Stephanie

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Words to Live By: Laugh + How Are You Today

Welcome back to another day of an awesome Papertrey Ink release week! Today I am showcasing the latest from the Words To Live By series… Laugh… as well as a brand new set from Rebecca Luminarias called How Are You Today?

by stephanie gold for papertrey ink how are you today words to live by laugh betsy veldman rebecca luminarias

I first created a background using a tone on tone of Autumn Rose flowers with the outlines in black. I used coordinating cardstock colors from the (SUPER high quality, if you haven’t tried it yet) Perfect Match collection.

by stephanie gold for papertrey ink how are you today words to live by laugh betsy veldman rebecca luminarias

And how CUTE is that sentiment?!! I LOVE it!!! The flower in this set is so darling and there are actually a lot of different pairings you can use to make a whole bunch of different flowers.

by stephanie gold for papertrey ink how are you today words to live by laugh betsy veldman rebecca luminarias

For the inside of my card I played off the front sentiment and used the “you make me laugh” from the Words to Live By set.

by stephanie gold for papertrey ink how are you today words to live by laugh betsy veldman rebecca luminarias

Thank you so much for stopping by! I’ll be back tomorrow with another amazingly beautiful set you will love 😉

Xo, Stephanie

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Dapper Chap + Shape Up Tuxedo + Corner Adorner April + Words to Live by + Shape Shifters Square

***I wanted to thank you all for your patience today… it seems our internet is going bonkers and it’s been a challenge to get this post working! Hoping you are all having a beautiful Friday!***

by Stephanie Gold for Papertrey Ink Shape Up Tuxedo Dapper Chap

What genius idea… am I right?! Lizzie is at it again with her brilliant gift card dies and today’s has taken the cake!

by Stephanie Gold for Papertrey Ink Shape Up Tuxedo Dapper Chap

This quite clever set of dies gives you so many options to put together a gorgeous suit for the man in your life and you can even slip a gift card inside! I chose to put this outfit on the front of a card for my project today but I am a little obsessed with this set.

by Stephanie Gold for Papertrey Ink Shape Up Tuxedo Dapper Chap

Don’t be scared off if it looks complicated!! Lizzie put together a wonderful video that you can use to follow along when you put this guy together for the first time (because it’s honestly simpler than it looks and you probably won’t need to watch the video more than once). And of course the Dapper Chap stamp and die set coordinate perfectly. I’m loving the “nicely done, sir” sentiment. 🙂

by Stephanie Gold for Papertrey Ink Shape Up Tuxedo Dapper Chap

by Stephanie Gold for Papertrey Ink Corner Adorner April Shape Shifters Square Words to Live By Work

For the latest Corner Adorner set we have a more artsy design for you this month. Create artisticly impressive card designs in a snap! I chose to go with a super watercolor and carefree feel with mine and used the negatives from the Shape Shifters Square die to add just a bit of unexpected fun to the bottom.

by Stephanie Gold for Papertrey Ink Corner Adorner April Shape Shifters Square Words to Live By Work

This card design will undoubtedly not be everyone’s cup of tea but it may be one of my favorites from this release haha. (Check out artist Lourdes Sanchez if you’re a fan of abstract watercolor art)

by Stephanie Gold for Papertrey Ink Corner Adorner April Shape Shifters Square Words to Live By Work

Tomorrow is the last release countdown day and you WON’T want to miss it! (New grey color name announcement… hint hint…)

Xo. Stephanie

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Words to Live By: Learn + Stitching Garden + Glorious Globes: March + Shape Shifters: Oval 1

Hello and welcome to the last day of Papertrey Ink’s release week countdown! We hope you have enjoyed all of the sneaks and projects we have showed you! Today we have a gorgeous last few sets to share with you! 🙂

by Stephanie Gold for Papertrey Ink Stitching Garden words to live by learn shape shifters oval 1 glorious globes march

Starting with the latest in the Words To Live By series… Learn and the latest in Papertrey’s INSANE florals… Stitching Garden. Spoiler Alert… you need the florals. Shocking, I know. 😉

by Stephanie Gold for Papertrey Ink Stitching Garden words to live by learn shape shifters oval 1 glorious globes march

And oh my goodness you guys… the latest Shape Shifters has stolen my heart. LOOK AT THAT THING!!! I’m obsessed.

Thanks for stopping by! Much love all!

Xo, Stephanie

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Glorious Globes: February + Lilies of the Field + Words to Live By: Kindness

Welcome back to another wonderful day in Papertrey Ink’s 11th anniversary release countdown! Have you entered all of the contests we have had for you yet? If not, be sure to get in there because the prizes are totally worth it! 🙂 Today’s challenge is all about creating with a color scheme and we have a lovely bunch of options for you on the Papertrey Blog HERE.

On to the projects!

by Stephanie Gold for Papertrey Ink lilies of the field glorious globes february words to live by kindness

My first project showcases the new Shape Shifters: Circle 1 die set from Betsy Veldman and the new Glorious Globes: Basics + Glorious Globes: February sets from Lizzie Jones.

by Stephanie Gold for Papertrey Ink lilies of the field glorious globes february words to live by kindness

I paired these two with some Bitty Big: Soft Stone and chose a small and subtle sentiment for the top left and bottom right corners. I just adore the flower focus on the GG:Feb set.

by Stephanie Gold for Papertrey Ink lilies of the field glorious globes february words to live by kindness

Next is all about Lilies of the Field and Words to Live By: Kindness… both by Betsy Veldman. I went with a light and airy color palette for this card, letting the flowers really take the spotlight of my card. I’m SOOOO glad Bets included this sentiment in her WTLB set… I love anything that talks about being humble and working hard. 🙂

by Stephanie Gold for Papertrey Ink lilies of the field glorious globes february words to live by kindness

That’s it for me today! Thanks so much for stopping by!

Xo, Stephanie

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