For Papertrey's fourth anniversary - we all got to name our favorite Papertrey Ink project from the past year. This is probably mine (although I had a hard time choosing!) its for the tissue paper challenge from April 2010. I used tissue paper in a faux silk background, and tissue paper for the flower.
Today's Papertrey Ink blog hop is all about tissue paper! Our challenge:
It has become one of the hottest trends in the paper crafting world and we want to see you take it on! Whether it is die-cutting it to make beautiful layered blooms, the faux silk technique, creating layered backgrounds or even delicate stitched pleated borders, we want to see you get creative! And don't forget, your new stamps arrive lovingly wrapped in tissue paper each month, so these can prove to be "free & green" projects as well! Have fun and we look forward to seeing all of your projects!
I've been wanting to use my Giga Guidelines set .... and to use Aqua Mist and Sweet Blush together as a color combo. SOoooooooooooooooooo I went with a shabby-chic, vintage cottage style. I stamped my background on tissue paper, then faux silk style, adhered it to cardstock.
Stamps: Giga Guidelines, Guidelines 2, Fillable Frames #1
Ink: Sweet Blush, Aqua Mist, Spring Moss and Chamomile Tea
Cardstock: Sweet Blush and Spring Moss
Accessories: Aqua Mist Buttons, Aqua Mist polks dot ribbon
I had a few runner-ups for favorite projects, I think a common theme here is that they all used Aqua Mist.
This was my challenge project from June 2010.
And this from the August 2010 Challenge
The first card features die cut flowers (these are PTI dies), I inked the edges in Hawaiian Shores ink - spritzed and crumpled together. And in continuing the main theme, I decided to see what else I could find in the kitchen - and found this great white mesh. Its from a bag of Laughing Cow lite baby bell wedges. I think these flowers came out great!
In my second card, I used the brown paper bag die cut in the blossom and die cut with fillable frames #1, the sentiment is from Handwritten Notes. In the "stuff from my kitchen" category, I embosed an aluminum foil panel and I also used a bit of twine with the flowers.