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Happy For You Card – Papertrey Ink April 2016 Blog Hop Challenge


pti april 2016 happy for you

The inspiration for the Papertrey Ink April 2016 Blog Hop Challenge caught my eye, but I didn’t think I could dig anything out of my Papertrey Ink supplies to execute a design.

pti april 2016 blog hop challenge



So, I decided to go off of the inspiration’s ombre scheme and incorporate the dotted lines (by embossing with “stitched” dies).

pti april 2016 happy for you v2(click on any photo to enlarge)

Thanks for stopping by!

Supplies: Stamps – Papertrey Ink, paper – Papertrey Ink Kraft, Vintage Cream, inks – Stampin’ Up! Blushing Bride, Pink Pirouette, Regal Rose (retired), VersaMark, dies – Lawn Fawn (stitched hillsides, stitched rectangle), Taylored Expressions (banner), sequins – Pretty Pink Posh, embossing powder – Stampendous Detail Gold, metallic cord – Stampin’ Up! (retired).


32 thoughts on “Happy For You Card – Papertrey Ink April 2016 Blog Hop Challenge

  1. Beautiful great take on the sketch- Love the flowers and your ombre effect

  2. Oh, this is so pretty! I love your take on the inspiration piece — and that adorable clip!

  3. Great take on the challenge…lovely, lovely card!! :0)

  4. Very pretty! Love the ombre flowers.

  5. Kathy you came up with a beautiful card for the hop! I love the flowers and your beautiful stamping!

  6. I think I had several Pooh moments myself with this one. Very nice interpretation!

  7. Gorgeous card and cascading colors!

  8. Very pretty card using different shades of pinks

  9. What a beautiful card, I love the use of flowers!!

  10. Love the ombre effect! Great design!

  11. Love your card!! As I see everyone’s take on the challenged I’m always saying, “Why didn’t I think of that!” Love how you thought about all of the details, down to the stitched touch! Awesome!

  12. I love the wavy lines that go through the card. Very nice.

  13. I love the wavy lines running through the card and the contrast of the darker to lighter flowers.

  14. This is gorgeous! I like your take on the challenge! I also went off in a different direction …

  15. Love the ombre flower pattern you have created!

  16. Cute take on the sketch.. love the flowers done in ombre style..