Friday, August 14, 2015

PTI Release Week Challenge

Create-along-with-us-headingThe PTI release week challenge is to case one of the designers' cards. It's hard to narrow down the choices so I made 2 cards & will enter one.  I loved all the cards using the new Brushed Off stamps which made me want to pull out Watercolor Wonder.  I used these cards by Maile & Amy for inspiration. 

My PTI inks are Spring Moss, Melon Berry & Summer Sunrise.  Then I overstamped several times with Delicata Golden Glitz.  I decided to keep it a little simpler, so didn't add any leaves. The PTI word die is from Counting My Blessings & the sentiment is done with brown stickers.
I also love wreaths, so the new Twig Wreath is likely to get added to my collection.  I need a sympathy card & thought  a simple wreath might make a nice one.  This card by Heather provided my inspiration, along with Kelly's technique using a branch stamp.
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I used PTI Lovely Leaves with Hero Arts Cup O' Joe & PTI Classic Kraft.  My flower dies were all too big, so I used these sweet little flowers--gifts from a couple friends--& added some blue gems. The stripes on the blue scrap were made with Watermark ink & an image from PTI Watercolor Wonder.  Texture on the card front is from PTI Linen & Canvas Impression Plate which I sponged lightly with Kraft ink.  The sentiment from PTI Through the Trees was trimmed into a flag, matted & attached with foam tape.
I'm also entering the Make Your Mark challenge at Addicted to Stamps. I'm so glad you came by--your visits make my day!
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23 comments:

  1. Oh my gosh! That painterly side panel card is deeeeevine! I might have to CASE that! And I agree that the wreath makes you perfect low-key sympathy card. Gorgeous work as usual!

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  2. I loved your muses too an you did a wonderful take on them ... And that wreath is amazing!!

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  3. I agree gorgeous cards, the background inks are fabulous and the wreath you created very beautiful. Cheers, Shirleyxx

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  4. Two beautiful cards Greta. I think the wreath is absolutely perfect. Barbxx

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  5. Two beautiful cards, Greta! I love the brush strokes on the first one and your wreath is so pretty! Great job CASEing the team :)
    Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at ATSM!

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  6. Gorgeous cards, Greta! I love the way you inked the brush backgrounds!

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  7. I really like your second card with those very dainty flower sprays. Love the colour combination as well. Hugs Mrs A.

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  8. Great cards! Love how you were inspired by the cards this week, especially loving your brushed off take!

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  9. Such clever ways to used old products and make wonders out of them, well done Greta!

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  10. Fabulous cases, love using owned stuff to create newer looks.

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  11. These are both so pretty Greta!! Wonderful CASEs all around!!

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  12. Love your take on these inspiration cards!

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  13. Wow! Such beautiful cards, Greta! Love the first card with all the pretty colors and sentiment! And, second card is so pretty with the wreath!

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  14. fantastic set of cards, greta!! love your take on maile and amy's cards... always love what you do with watercolor wonder!

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  15. Those are five fantastic cards. The three inspiration and your two cards. I love your take on them and the soft, pretty colors you used. Enjoy your weekend.

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  16. Great takes on both cards. Fabulous cards.

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  17. Fabulous cards Greta
    Hugs Sylvie xx

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  18. WOW, both cards are simply beautiful.
    Love the "Blessed" against the brushstrokes.
    And the 2nd card is so beautifully designed.

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  19. WOW...two amazing cards Greta...just amazing. I love them both, so beautiful and creative.

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  20. Great cards! You've captured the essence of the cards you were CASing very well. I really like that repeating interesting strip technique.

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  21. Greta, eek, I LOVE your wreath card!! So neat that you found a branch in your stash and adapted it to make the wreath. Great job, it turned out just right!!

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  22. Two beautiful cards that showcase your style and flair! The swooshes on the first and darling wreath on the second...marvelous!
    Hugs~c

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