Monday, February 11, 2013

Hello Lovely

Today I've got a card I'm sharing for the Papertrey Ink Color Inspiration Contest.  The challenge was to chose from one or more of the color combinations provided on the PTI site and create a card or project using those colors.  For my card I wanted to use the colors from the color inspiration no.6 with its bright fun colors and I was also inspired by the floral tag in the inspiration photo.  Along with the colors and the thought that I wanted use florals I also was inspired by one of Erin Lincoln's cards that she picked as one of her favorites using the Chevron border die.  Erin has such a fun eclectic style and I loved the way she die-cut and pieced her Chevron stripes, so I decide to give it a try.
For my card I used the Papertrey Ink stamp sets Happy for You for my sentiment and Fillable Frames #5 with the coordinating die.  I ended up using several different floral stamps from the Flower Fusion sets and Natural Beauties and randomly stamped onto a white piece of cardstock.  Then I die-cut three stripes from my stamped piece using my Chevron die, trimmed them down to fit my card and added a few designer paper pieces and a few pink pieces which I embossed using the Simple Stripes Impression plate.
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5 comments:

Vicki Stys said...

Wow, Lynn!!! I love how those chevron strips turned out... so cool! You rocked this color challenge. I love the bright colors... I'm soooooo ready for spring! :)

artful-notions said...

Perfection in the challenge dept. just a great card!

Tammy Hershberger said...

Awesome card, Lynn! LOVE the Chevrons!

Joan Ervin said...

Ooooh, love all the bright, happy colors, Lynn, and the chevrons look awesome...sooo pretty!!!!

Leslie said...

This is SOOOOO pretty Lynn!!