Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Half & Half...

Today I'm back with Papertrey Ink and another group blog post! We are highlighting the very cool new stamp set and dies called Half & Half, which are coming out on the 15th. What I love about these is that they are like tags that you cut yourself with your die cutting machine, they have all different pretty ends on them and stamps to go with the dies to decorate the tags! These are longer than a normal tag, so you could certainly use them on scrapbook pages for a cool look also.
Here I have cut three of them and did some layering with them, two in the background horizontally and one on top vertically, and just trimmed them at different lengths.
I added some trims to soften the tag and add dimension. The pretty pom pom trim is by Melissa Frances. I put it on my card upside down so the little pom poms would fall over like little wild flowers. The stamps I used on the white portion of the tag are new this time also, and are called Flower Fusion #6.


Grateful For You card:
Stamps: Half & Half, Flower Fusion #6
Ink: Smokey Shadow, True Black, Lavender Moon, Simply Chartruese
Paper: Gray and creme cardstock
Dies: Half & Half
Other: pom pom trim and resin by Melissa Frances, other trim by Prima, Papertrey Ink twine
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This card has a tag cut with the Half & Half dies and stamped with Raspberry Fizz ink with the Half & Half stamp set. I cut a 4" star with my Cricut. Can't get enough stars lately!
I love the different swirls and ends to decorate the tags with. This stamp set also comes with sentiments, as you can see the Celebrate one here.

Celebrate card:
Stamps: Half & Half
Ink: Raspberry Fizz, True Black, Pure Poppy
Paper: Raspberry Fizz cardstock, white cardstock, yellow by October Afternoon, orange by Crate Paper
Dies: Half & Half
Other: flower by Maya Road, button is Holiday Mix by Papertrey Ink,
twine from the Twinery, Pure Poppy ribbon by Papertrey Ink.
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Lastly, I thought I should try a boy-ish card, so I kept it simple and just embossed the tag with the Vineyard Impression Plate, then stamped the sentiment and bracket on the end.

Joy and Happiness card:
Stamps: Half & Half
Ink: True Black, Hawaiian Shores
Paper: Papertrey Ink cardstock, Pink Paislee - Hometown Summer (green)
Dies: 2" circle punch, star punch, Vineyard Impression Plate, Half & Half dies
Other: Holiday Mix button, twine, corner rounder.

Thank you for visiting! Hop on over to visit the other ladies to see what they've done with this set of stamps and dies!  I'll be back tomorrow with another group blog post.

27 comments:

Teresa Zuehls said...

Your tags and cards are so pretty. I really love the softness of the first tag. I can see this set has so many uses. Thanks for sharing.

Meredith MacRitchie said...

Everything just looks so beautiful, Danielle! I love how you layered and mixed and match everything from Half and Half... stunning!

kksb said...

Your cards are Incredible! The layering and embellishments are lovely.

Kandis Smith said...

okay, now you are making me want to run and buy this set! DARLING cards girl!

Kathy Mc said...

Great color choices and designs. Eager for the full release on the 15th as Half & Half looks like it's high on the "must have" list now.

Mommy said...

Love your cards and blog! Always a joy to visit and see what you are making! Love the new PTI half and half - a must have! Or should I say halve?

Wendy ten Hove said...

Gorgeous!! Love the different looks that you created here on these cards!! Truly inspirational and totally shows all the possibilities for this lovely new set!!! Very nice, thanks!!!
Hugs, Wendy

Laura O'Donnell said...

these are beautiful!

Gabby said...

Great cards! I like the ways you have used the half and half die/stamps, as well as other PTI die cuts and stamps sets on your cards. :)

Atif said...

Your tags and cards are so pretty i really like it....
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♥ Marlou ♥ said...

These are beautiful TFS :)

eBridge advertising said...

Your cards are absolutely beautiful. You have such a talent for creating the most beautiful cards.

Maria said...

Some wonderful cards!! Great job!! :)

Vio ~ said...

Oooh!!! your first card is SO SO SO special and gorgeous!! The other two are equally precious, but that first one blows my silly heart away! Thank you Danielle! (it is my private opinion that it's the best card of all those shown in the DT challenge today) :P

Karen said...

Fabulous cards! So much to look at and admire---all those little details are wonderful!

Cassie_lu said...

beautifully done

Carol's Ink Spot said...

Wonderful cards! Like how you have incorporated the Half & Half set so well with each. My favorite is the Celebrate card. Like the little ribbon flower you created on it.

Artyjen said...

Fabulous cards, everyone!
xoxo Sioux

rebecca said...

What wonderful, fun cards! Thanks for sharing your great ideas.

Lisa F. said...

Love them all! Once again, you outdid yourself! I am soooo glad you are on the PTI team!!

Noreen said...

A lovely group of cards, and a very nice use of the labels and other embellishments.

Pat said...

LOVE the cards! Very nice!

Yvonne said...

Lovely projects!

Atif said...

Your Tags and Cards are so beautiful...
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Fashion Earring said...

This group of card is so beautiful..wonderful work, thanks for sharing with us ...

Web Visible said...

This cards are really beautiful..There are some extra ordinary things in it..Some are stamped with Raspberry Fizz ink with the Half & Half stamp set and some with the other,.