Wednesday, December 28, 2011

New Stamps!

Hello! I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas! ours was very fun and heartwarming. I think most of my family went a little past our budgets for our chosen gift-recipients (we drew names), but we are all a little better of financially than we were last year so it wasn't too bad.

Here I have a card made with the oh-so stunning stamp set from PTI called Rosie Posie. Oh, where has this stamp set been all my life?? I purposefully strayed away from the other PTI flower sets because they didn't speak to me as much as this one has. It's so wonderfully graphic and versatile!!

This card is very much inspired by Nicole Heady's design:

I'm surprisingly happy with the way the Ad Sense sentiment worked with the background (at first I didn't think it would look all that stellar). I stamped the flower and leaf images in CTMH Petal and Pansy Purple inks, and PTI Canyon Clay and Autumn Rose inks. Lastly I heat embossed the hexagon background with clear powder for a bit of texture.

I felt like the Happy Day sentiment frame became a little 'lost' against the very vibrant and busy background, but I didn't want to cover up a good portion of the background with cardstock. I think the vellum matting sets of the frame just enough without hiding my handiwork.

This recent monthly stamp release from PTI is the first where I was chomping at the bit to order. I was actually poised and ready at my computer watching the clock! I picked up the filigree border die on a whim, but I am super stoked that I did; I love the unique and delicate touch it adds without being too feminine.

I'm off to go tweak the cart of my next purchase! I gotta get ready for the upcoming Online Card Class! :D

Take care peeps!!



  1. love your cards!Those colors one the first one are amazing together.I'm your newest follower:)

  2. Beautiful card, Megan! Thanks for the inspiration!

  3. This card is gorgeous! The colors you used are so bold and lovely together! Great work!