Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Rosie Posie...

Today the Papertrey Ink team is featuring a new stamp set and dies called Rosie Posie.

I am soooo in love with this set! We were to all choose an image that inspired us, so I found a pretty photo on Pinterest. I love the florals and hexagons. Florals never really go out of style, do they? They are classic and elegant and inspire me...
I've been loving gray lately, so I wanted to try pairing it with Ripe Avocado like the flowers in the photo. Then add some aqua, and voila!
I am not bold enough to do this in my own house, but I sure do like it a lot! The stenciling on the coffee table really inspires me! Here is a peek at my card set.

I started with Aqua Mist cardstock and stamped two of the larger flowers with Smokey Shadow ink first. Then I stamped some smaller flowers around the edges with Fresh Snow ink and embossed them with white embossing powder. I used Vintage Cream ink to brush the edges of the card and give it a softer feel.
I also brushed the die cuts with Vintage Cream ink to soften them. I popped them up with dimensional adhesive.

Here I stamped the leaves in Ripe Avocado and the flowers in Smokey Shadow and Aqua Mist inks. Then I stamped the white flowers and embossed them with powder and a heat gun. The button is a new Smokey Shadow button. I also brushed the card, even the card front, with my Vintage Cream ink pad.

The sentiments are from the new Lock & Key set coming out this month also.

Floral card set:
Stamps: Rosie Posie, Lock & Key
Ink: Smokey Shadow, Ripe Avocado, Fresh Snow, True Black, Vintage Cream
Paper: Aqua Mist cardstock
Dies: Rosie Posie dies
Other: Papertrey Ink button (Smokey Shadow), PTI twine.

There are also some really neat hexagons in the set that I'm crazy about! The way they fit together made me think of a key opening a lock....
I used Aqua Mist, Spring Moss, Smokey Shadow and True Black ink for the designs, and Lavender Moon for the key (from the Lock & Key set). Love trying different color combos with this set!!! (I had fun, can you tell?)
 Knowledge is the Key card:
Stamps: Rosie Posie, Lock & Key
Ink: Aqua Mist, Spring Moss, Smokey Shadow, Lavender Moon, True Black
Paper: white cardstock
Dies: none
Other: PTI twine.

Thank you for visiting! Please stop over to the other girls' blogs to see what they've made and how they were inspired!


Janna Werner said...

absolutely fantastic, Danielle. Love the pattern you chose and the colors are yummie :)

jintyoo7 said...

Beautiful, love the mix of soft inking and embossing :o)

Holly Saveur said...

Stunning Danielle!!
I tried to send you a email because off what you wrote about your daughter,but my email came back..wrong email adress?

Danielle Flanders said...

Hi Holly, Thank you so much. I would love to read your email. You can try me at: dflanders71@hotmail.com or dflanders71@gmail.com.

Suzanne said...

I love the colors you chose, and the designs are stunning! Gorgeous.

Unknown said...

LOVE the color combo!! your cards are absolutely beautiful!

Rebekah said...

beautiful! and thanks for some great inspiration/colour scheme pics too. Love your work :)

Carole said...

Your work is beautiful Danielle. I love the soft colors and the embossing is awesome.

Cris Cunningham said...

Gorgeous Danielle - I love the color combination and the hexagons are way cool! xo

Lynn said...

I love your color combos.

Wendy Hammer (Reed) said...

Ohhhhh, so love these projects! Really really beautiful!

Chris Scrap said...

grooooos coup de coeur pour la 1ère carte ! magnifique travail !

Sharon Huffman said...

Absolutely beauuutiful combinations of colors! What a great set!

famillemarleau said...

Gorgeous cards. Love those stamps. Great color combination. Thanks for sharing, Johanne L.

Beth said...

Love the way you used the sentiments from Lock & Key for the other cards - especially with the hexagon! XO!