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Monday, March 29, 2010

Striped Borders


Here's another card using PTI's new "Distressed Stripes" stamp set.  I LOVE this set!  I found the inspiration for this pattern from a piece of patterned paper I found online but I have searched and searched for it so I could show you the comparison and I can't find it anywhere.  So, you'll just have to trust me that it looks as good, if not better than the printed paper!


Here's a closeup of the stripes.  The colors I used are PTI Hawaiian Shores, Terra Cotta Tile, Spring Moss, Palette Giverny Green & Orangerie & Jumbo Java VersaMagic and they are stamped on ivory paper.  Aren't those mini pom poms cute?  I ordered those from an etsy shop called Sugar Pink Boutique.  Be prepared if you click on that link because she has some CUTE stuff and you will want some! :)


Here's a closeup of the flowers on the Asian Fusion flowers.  I used small brown pearls on some of the flower blooms.  I like the extra little detail it adds.  I also used one of the Tea Dye Duo inks from PTI around the edge of the rustic white paper.


Thanks for stopping by!  I hope you liked the card! 

Supplies
Stamps:  PTI Distressed Stripes & Asian Fusion
Paper:  PTI Rustic White, Terra Cotta Tile & Hawaiian Fusion
Ink: PTI Hawaiian Shores, Terra Cotta Tile, Spring Moss, Palette Giverny Green & Orangerie & Jumbo Java VersaMagic
Other:  Fiskars Border Punch, Brown Pearls, Pop Dots, Mini Pom Pom trim,

13 comments:

  1. This is adorable, how do you do to get such perfectly lines stripes?? I love this concept I am going to have to play with it a bit more. Thanks for the inspiration!!

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  2. Well done Jen! I loved the strips look, isnt it nice to be able to make your own pattern paper! Colors are great too!

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  3. The colors are beautiful! Love the pom poms! I am going to go put Asian Fusion in my cart now! :)

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  4. This is lovely. I must try that - I love stripes. Love your teeny-tiny pom-poms.

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  5. Love it! I can't wait to get that set, too. I will defintely be CASEing your work!

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  6. What a fun card Jen! Love the pompoms.

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  7. Wow, you are doing such a great job with the distressed stripes...might have to go on my wish list now!

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  8. Great background paper! I love all the colors!

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  9. Very pretty! Love the multi colored stripes!

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  10. Jen...I love your pom-pom trim! Looks like great minds think alike on our blog posts today, huh? Fun stripes too!

    Love the "stretch" layout too!

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  11. Love how you made your own striped paper! Wonderful job!

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  12. You're such an enabler! HAhaha I really love this card. The stripes are so cool! Thanks for the link to SPB, I'm always looking for cute trims.

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  13. I can't believe it Jen. I thought that WAS printed paper! NO way! You are rocking the stamped stripes girly! Goodness I'm impressed.

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