Saturday, June 25, 2011

Papertrey Blog Hop


By the time this is uploaded, I'll only have 15 minutes or so to spare!  Here is the inspiration photo for this month's blog hop theme at Papertrey Ink:


...and here is my card inspired by the photo.  Used Guide Lines to make my multicolored background, the butterfly die and image from Love Lives Here, and the sentiment and die from Tiny Tags!


....AND a whole lotta ink!  Thanks for stopping by!

Supplies:
Stamps:  Guide Lines, Tiny Tags, Love Lives Here, all Papertrey Ink
Paper:  PTI Guide Lines 1 Grid paper, white, Aqua Mist
Ink:  PTI Scarlet Jewel and Melon Berry, Fresh Ink in Sage and Watermelon, A Muse Studio ink in Blush and Bermuda, VersaColor ink in Pumpkin
Other:  PTI Loves Lives Here and Tiny Tags dies, white satin ribbon, Martha Stewart coarse glitter

39 comments:

Karen C. said...

Such a pretty pastel background, Kelly. I especially like the variegated colouring on the butterflies and the little tag on the ribbon makes such a sweet addition.

I'm Renee said...

Such a gorgeous background...
love it!
And those beautiful butterflies...
breathtaking!

Kathy said...

Oh so very beautiful! So soft and serene. I love the lighter colors you've used for the background and the butterflies are perfect!

Marybeth said...

Great idea ,I love the backround . This turned our beautiful. I had a hard time with this one.

Jen Caputo said...

Such a pretty card!

Suzanne Russell said...

Just beautiful Love the background!

Jen said...

You sure know your way around a stamp, I tell ya. That backgrgound is all kinds of fabulous! Those flutterbies are beyond darling. So pleased you were able to cruise in in the nick of time too. Bliss.

Terri said...

Very nice. Love the background and the butterflies too!

Lisa said...

Oh my goodness Kelly...this is wondeful! I just love everything about it!!!

Sue Lelli said...

Kelly, LOVE the background you created with ink and your butterflies are GORGEOUS! LOVE this card!

Traveling Mama said...

This is beautiful!! I love your stamped rainbow plus the butterflies!

Jill said...

Your patterned gradient background is fabulous, Kelly! It gives the "rainbow" a lacy, feminine look that is so cool! Love all your other touches too! I'm so happy you could slip this card in in the nick of time, I wouldn't have wanted to miss it!

Amanda said...

That background is just amazing. I love everything about this beautiful card!

Taheerah (*LittleMissT*) said...

Very pretty Kelly! Love those butterflies with a touch of gradient making their way up the card!

Arlene said...

This is beautiful...I love the background paper. :)

Arlene.
http://waterdots.blogspot.com/

Dana said...

So pretty, Kelly!! Love the gradient coloring and glitter on the butterflies.

Wendy ten Hove said...

Oh wauw! This is sooo pretty! Love the background!! And also the butterflies have such gorgeous patterns! Really nice!!
Hugs, Wendy

Susie said...

This so beautiful. I was just looking at Guide Lines yesterday and wondering how to use it. It's never seen ink but now it will!

Marlena M. said...

Gorgeous! I love the background! ;)

Kara said...

beautiful background!!

Brenda said...

So pretty and soft! Love it!

Rachel W K said...

How creative to stamp the background like that! What an amazing idea, the card is very beautiful :)

-rwk
rwkrafts.blogspot.com

Gabby said...

Great take on the inspiration piece. I like the way you used the stamps to create the multi color background. The butterflies are pretty, too. :)

Pam W. said...

This is so pretty. And the addition of the little butterflies - perfect.

Cristina said...

What gorgeous stamping! Be still my heart.

Lynn said...

What a beautiful card! I love the way you created the texture and color of your background by using the guide lines set and your glittery butterflies and tag look incredible!

Wendy said...

This is really pretty, Kelly. Love how you used the guide lines stamp and the sparkle on the butterflies.

justsomestuffimade said...

Really beauitful - I love the soft colours ;)
Rx

Ravengirl said...

So cute Kelly! I love those gradient colored butterflies!

Cathy Weber said...

What a creative take on the rainbow background! Most creative of the entire hop, at least in my opinion. I love those butterflies too. This must have taken a long time to make with all those colors. Very pretty card.

Joanne said...

Very lovely and excellent choice of stacking the images in colors from the inspiration photo.
Joanne

Karen said...

Guidelines was a perfect choice for this; I tend to forget about those stamps! Wonderful cards!

Peggysuez said...

Very sweet!

Tracey Cuccia said...

SUPER cute - love how you did the stripes of color -- and those glittery butterflies are the perfect touch!!

Keva said...

Very pretty. I like the designs used.

Mona L. Pendleton said...

So pretty Kelly! Love the soft rainbow of colors and that sweet butterfly fluttering about!

{Lynn - that's me!} said...

Beautiful Kelly. I really love your punched hearts in your butterflies. So very colorful and creative.

Erin (Homemade Cards by Erin) said...

Oh this is fabulous!

Julia Aston said...

What a fun inspiration pic and I love how you translated it onto your card Kelly! Beautiful bg stamping and pretty butterflies! have a great 4th of July weekend dear friend!