Thursday, June 24, 2010

Papertrey Paper Dolls Challenge #9

This week's Papertrey Paper Dolls challenge was issued by Katie.  She challenged us to create a card using one of the very first PTI stamp sets that we ever bought.  My very first PTI set was Polka Dot Basics but since I still use it ALL the time, I tried to remember what I bought next.  I am pretty sure it was the "Teacher's Apple" set.  This one is a classic.  There are so many options with it and it can be used for more than just teacher's cards and gifts.


This is my simple, simple card.  I stamped the apples in Sweet Blush and then used my Pebbles Shimmer Chalks (I haven't used those in a really long time!!) to add some shading.

Supplies (all PTI unless noted)
Stamps: Teacher's Apple, Fillable Frames 5, Library Ledger
Paper: Library Ledger Paper Pack, Chocolate Brown, Aqua Mist
Ink: Sweet Blush, Dark Chocolate, Champagne VersaMark, Tea Dye Duo, Aqua Mist
Other: Pebbles Shimmer Chalk, Ribbon, Fiskars Upper Crest Border Punch

20 comments:

Amy Kolling said...

Love this cute thank you Jen! Your shading with chalks was a great idea!

Chris said...

This would make a great set of teacher cards...wonderful card!

Carol's Ink Spot said...

Great card! Love the coloring on the apples. Now with it being summer this would make a wonderful card for something other then school.

Christina said...

Oh how I love that library ledger! It is the perfect companion to the apples! This is simply adorable!

Bonita Rose said...

Fabulous card.. I've been thinking of investing in some chalks, what do u think? worth it??

Lindsay said...

Oh I like this card! Those apples are so fun! Great job Jen!

Diane Jaquay said...

WOW Jen, this is truly AWESOME! Perfect teachers card!!

Lee Anne said...

This is beautiful! I love the effect you did on the apple with the chalk. Just perfect!

Dana said...

Oh my gosh. I love the softness of those apples Jen. I could NOT figure out how you did it at first (I thought maybe stamping off) so I was shocked when I read it was chalk. Too cool!

kssdesigns said...

Love the shadowy look of those apples! And the Fiskars boarder punch is a nice touch! That's becoming one of my favorite punches.

Lisadwb said...

Love your card. I really like the apples, great technique!!

Katie said...

This card is absolutely perfect! I love how you added dimension to the apples w/chalks. The Library Ledger stamps and paper are perfect with Teacher's Apple.

Laurie said...

OK I love this! This is an amazing card! The border is awesome but those apples? Ummmm...super cute! I love the chalking!!

Stacy said...

Those apples are so cool! Love the chalk effect :)

Sue Ann said...

Great teachers card with all the ledger lines ...... works perfectly together. Great card Jen!!

Michelle (abzzymom) said...

Wow, Jen! Great job shading with chalk. I also like the combination of Ledger stamps you used. Very cute card!

Michele Kovack said...

Love those apples!!! Such a fab card!

Barbara said...

Gorgeous, Jennifer! I love the soft look you got with the chalks!

Lisa Voerg said...

Hi Jen, I love your card! The apples had me wondering, but the chalk explains it. The new paper from PTI is perfect for this theme. Fantastic job.

Shannan said...

Oh, wow! This is really cool, and I love how you did the apples. The look as if they have been watercolored right on the paper. Great job!

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