Tuesday, January 25, 2011

January 2011 PTI Blog Hop


The Challenge
"With the new year comes a clean slate along with many resolutions. This month's blog hop challenge involves you challenging yourself to use a Papertrey stamp set that has yet to see ink or even one that might be collecting a little dust! Go through your stash and see what little used treasure it might hold."
from Nicole Heady

My submission for the January Challenge uses two of PTI's "early" sets - both Giga Guidelines and Background Basics: Text Style. In my pre-PTI (pre-acrylic) stamping life, I purchased a bunch of colored mini-glue sticks for making rubber-stamped medallions (Faux Sealing Wax Technique). As with everything else, stamping techniques come and go - but I still like making these medallions! The Giga Guidelines images are a bit large for this technique, but I am happy with the end result.

You can see a tutorial and/or purchase glue sticks and metallic rub-ons here



Close up




Paper, Stamps, Ripe Avocado Ink: PTI;
Other Ink: Versamark Watermark Pad; Tsukneko Brilliance Cosmic Copper

Round doily: Martha Stewart die cut
Lacy border: EK Success
Lemon Pearls: Kaiser

28 comments:

Justine said...

I love what you have shared with these stamp sets. Great color combo also

Leah (*BeeCherryLady*) said...

Wow this is just awesome!!!!
How on earth did you create that medallion???
Great project!!!

Julie E said...

Your BG is beautiful! That medallion is so different and looks so good matted like that.

Gayatri said...

Love the the medallion. How did you so that? Could you do a tutorial, Steph? Love the background as well. Great card :)

Kristii said...

Very pretty!!! Love the medallion!! So very creative!

Laurel said...

Gorgeous - Love the medallion!

christy compton hall said...

What a great technique! You made a beautiful card, but do share how it's done :)

Laurie said...

Beautiful!

Keva said...

How in the world did you make that?! That's cool..very cool!

Sara Mac said...

This is such an elegant card. Gorgeous, soft color combination. Now you know you'll have to show us how you made the medallion. Your cards are lovely! You might want to consider making them show up bigger on your blog. They deserve the spotlight:)

NoraAnne said...

Very beautiful card, the medallion is so pretty!

Theresa Tyree said...

Cool! How'd you do that?

——>Katie Bolinger said...

I saw your card on the PTI blog hop and I only have time for a handful, no way I could get through all 253 cards. But I definitely wanted to comment on your eye catching creation. The colors are great and your medallion is wonderful.

Dani said...

Lovely!!

Diane Jaquay said...

This is GORGEOUS, I love the medallion!

Charmaine (CharmWarm) said...

This is just GORGEOUS!

Annheidel said...

So elegant! Giga Guidelines works well for medallions. :)

Angy said...

Very cool! I want that tutorial as well. Awesome!

Amy said...

Beautiful medallion! Love this look! Please share a tutorial!

Lorraine said...

Ooh, this is cool! Love your handmade medallion!

Jen Carter said...

How gorgeous!! Love your medalion!

Kay said...

The faux wax medallion is just gorgeous- this is a great card!

Eva said...

Cool card....love all the detail you used!

Amy Beth said...

Really beautiful!

Shirlann said...

Cool technique...love that stamp set. Pretty card!

Stephanie said...

your medallions are so, so impressive! They look awesome on your card! Very impressive!

Purrfect Paper Creations said...

Beautiful card--your medallion is so elegant and unique!

Chris L.

Linda said...

Beautiful card!