Thursday, June 25, 2015

Papertrey June Blog Hop Challenge

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Blog hop inspirationHurrah--it's time for the monthly PTI Blog Hop! The inspiration photo stumped me at first, but soon I came up with an idea.  I wanted to use the gray, but with PTI Background Basics: Medallions, instead of stripes. The inks I used are Memento Gray Flannel & Tuxedo Black.
I liked the idea of a bright flower with the gray, but changed it to the roses from PTI The Sweet Life stamped in Sweet Blush, Hibiscus Burst & Raspberry Fizz. The leaves are stamped in the same inks as the background & the flowers are covered in Wink of Stella.  I decided against splatters--I know, hard to believe--LOL--& simply embellished with clear sequins.  I'm also entering Anything Goes at SSS Wed & Pixies Snippets Playground.  Always tons of inspiration in the Blog Hops, so better get going.  
I'll leave you with this picture of hubby holding Fritz so I could take a picture of him with his birthday candles in a spoonful of peanut butter--pretty cute, huh?!

26 comments:

  1. I like your pretty card Greta, wonderful design! Hubby and Fritz look so cute together!! Bet Fritz loved his birthday peanut butter!!

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  2. Greta your card is lovely! Beautiful roses! And Fritz looks so cute in his birthday photo!

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  3. Greta, I love how you were inspired.
    Fabulous stamping & beautiful card!

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  4. Those roses are so lush! Love that your stripes have some texture to them, great idea. Love the pic!

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  5. Love how you kept the strips and changed up the color Greta! Love those pretty pink blooms!

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  6. Love the pretty stripes on your card, Greta! The flowers are lovely also!

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  7. Love your take on the challenge.
    It is not easy at all!
    And how adorable is that picture?
    Happy birthday dear Fritz!!

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  8. Isn't it nice that our husbands are such good sports to model for our blogs? Thank you for sharing that wonderful photo of hubby and Fritz - both so handsome!! And your card is superb, Greta! It's absolutely perfect with no splatters!! Hugs, Darnell

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  9. Greta, this is lovely! Your stamping is flawless! Adorable pix of hubby with the bd boy!

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  10. Beautiful card, Greta! Love the photo too!

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  11. your card is just lovely, greta!! and the photo of hubby and fritz is so sweet!

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  12. Lovely, lovely card and a very happy birthday to Fritz! :0)

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  13. Gorgeous card with the beautiful roses! And, such a cute pic with your husband and Fritz! Happy Birthday to him!

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  14. Beautiful design with the strips and pretty roses!

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  15. What an adorable photo of your two sweetie, just so cute. And you card is fabulous, so love your take on those sweet shoes. Just beautiful!

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  16. Such a pretty elegant card Greta! And what a great photo of your birthday boy!

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  17. Wonderful card Greta - as always you got it just right, not too much and not to little.

    Super photo of Fritz and your hubby too :)

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  18. This picture is the best! Nice looking hubby and cute Fritz. Wish I could see him eat his peanut butter! Your card is so pretty. I love the flowers and the shiny sequins.

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  19. So beautiful and so very elegant!

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  20. Love the pink roses with geometric border. Happy birthday to your Fritz ~ he's a cutie!

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  21. A peanut butter 'cake' with candles...how seriously cute is that! Your 'guys' sure are handsome! Your card sure is fabulous! In my world: winner! Love your take on the inspiration!
    hugs~c

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  22. Gorgeous card Greta! I absolutely love the roses, they are so pretty.
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    hugs
    Mandy xx

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