Saturday, May 21, 2011

Botanical Silhouettes

I received my free & exclusive Papertrey Ink Anniversary set and it is a BEAUTY!! (I have an extra set so if you are interested, let me know!  It is $25 and that includes shipping to you with US & Canada addresses...international shipping can be negotiated.)

I whipped up a super quick & easy card using this new set and wanted to share!


This is SOOOO my kind of set!! No coloring! YEA!!  Two step stamping! YEA!!  Worlds and worlds of possibilities! YEA!!  Can you tell I love it!

I kept this card super simple because the main image doesn't need much!


I added some glitter with a Copic Spica Clear Glitter Pen and I love the subtle shimmer that it gave each flower!  Those rhinestones match the color of the flower stems but they look sort of funky in the photo.

I also needed a couple of graduation cards, both for college graduates. I decided to use this same layout and make non-traditional graduation cards.




LOVE that Cane Print Impression Plate!

I'm sending the first card over to the CAS-ual Fridays challenge to use bling.

Thanks for visiting! Hope your weekend is a great one!

Supplies (all PTI unless noted)
Stamps: Botanical Silhouettes, For the Graduate
Paper: Aqua Mist, Royal Velvet, Pure Poppy, Rustic Cream
Ink: True Black, Dark Chocolate, Color Box Wisteria & Warm Red, CTMH Breeze
Other: Twinery Twine, Rhinestones, Pop Dots, Cane Print & Vineyard IP

34 comments:

Unknown said...

this is really pretty- love the layout!

Huguenot Girl said...

Jen these are gorgeous! Hope I get my set in my order this month - but haven't had a shipping notice so don't think it's even left the US yet, so may be waiting awhile! I'll just have to drool over your fab cards instead! Nx

Tara Cardwell said...

Fabulous set of cards - i love all the colour ways. :-)

Sara Mac said...

These are gorgeous Jen! The textures on your card bases really make things pop. Can't wait till my set arrives.

Debby said...

Hi Jen! Please let my set (ok sets!) be in with my order! Not received shipping notice yet though so will have a while to wait before I find out :( So love what you've done with the new set. Love the CAS design and different colourways.

Karen B. said...

All of these are lovely cards, I especially love the addition of the bling to the first card! Thanks for playing along at CAS-ual Fridays!

Ally said...

Very pretty cards - looks like a fun set! ;-) And I love how you used the new impression plate. I'm excited to get that and play around, too.

DF said...

These are fantastic!! I especially like the first one; such an unusual combination for the flowers, but so beautiful. Thanks for sharing with the new set - I'm anxiously awaiting mine. :)

Rae said...

What a great set! This is just the way I love to make my cards! (in multiples!) Love your colors and your design!

Renee said...

They're adorable!
Just broke mine out a few minutes ago...
so easy to use!
Love it!
I would have paid for it it's so gorgeous!
And I think the grad cards are fabby!

jen said...

ooooh! I just got my set & can't wait to play with it- these are FAB!!! :D

Sue Ann said...

OH I cannot wait to get my anniversary set ........ beautiful cards Jen ........ LOVE LOVE LOVE. Oh and in case you were wondering the Yankees beat the Mets tonight!! HAPPY GIRL!!!

Camilla said...

They are so wonderful!
I love they are a set.

Michele Gross said...

Just gorgeous!! I really like the shimmer on the flowers too! Wonderful take on bling! Thanks for joining us at CAS-ual Fridays!

Linda Suarez said...

Beautiful cards! I can't wait to get mine.

Kryssi said...

Oh what a gorgeous precious set! Thanks for playing along with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

Ingrid Danvers said...

Your cards are gorgeous, Jen. Love the colors that you used. Can't wait to get my anniversary sets in the mail.

Judy said...

Jen these are just beautiful I love the simplicity of them. Have a great day...
Judy

Susan said...

Oh Jen, these are simply STUNNING!!! I love the colors, the twine, the embossing. Such elegance!

Ted said...

Jen, these are just lovely! That purple one really strikes the eye. :)

Lindsay said...

These are lovely Jen! Can't wait to get my hands on this set!

Unknown said...

Wow..these are all beautiful. I love how just by changing the color of the flowers..changes the entire look of the card. Come on Mr. Postman I want mine.

Laurie said...

Hi my long lost friend! I love your cards! This set us fantastic isn't it? I love all the different colors here! These are great cards!! Thanks so much for playing along at CAS-ual Fridays!

Amy Kolling said...

Hey Jen! I'm so glad to finally get to comment on your posts....I HAVE been seeing them! I love that you used different sentiments but the same layouts. I can't can't wait to use mine! (they came today BTW) I love the black BT on the red card.....just makes it pop!

Laura Davis said...

Oh wow these are so pretty!
Thanks for playing at CAS-ual Fridays!
Laura

Kelly S. said...

Jen these are simply fabulous! Love how you used the pretty cardstocks and stamped the flowers to match...the twine and rhinestones are the perfect little extras!

Leigh Penner said...

Oh, these are all so pretty!

Jen Adcock said...

Just gorgeous Jen! Golly, I just love how crisp and fresh your cards look. That IP looks amazing with the offset focal image. Great choices fantastic cards!

Khin Hnin said...

Jen! this is sooo pretty! I LOVE IT! <3 so clean and simple too!

Hugs,
Khin

Dana said...

OH man Jen these are truly pretty. You are so good at making simple look beautiful! I love the texture that impression plate adds and I CAN;T WAIT FOR MY STAMP SET TO GET HERE!

Dana said...

Oh, and thanks for joining us at CAS-ual Fridays! *giggle*

Karolyn at Paper Therapy said...

I so agree that these stamps are YOU! So pretty, elegant, and beautifully designed. Love every single one of them - the subtle bling is the icing on the cake. Thanks so much for playing with us at CAS-ual Fridays! Looking forward to seeing more of your gorgeous work!

Jaclyn Miller said...

All of the variations are so pretty - love your CAS design. Thank you for playing along at CAS-ual Fridays.

Kara said...

love these!!

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