Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Papertrey Ink January Blog Hop


I'm particpating in the PTI Blog Hop today! The challenge:

New Year's Resolution

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.


So, today I have a quick little card for you.  I used the cupcake from Baby Button Bits since I've never used that one before.  This is a set that I often look at, but almost never use and I just don't know why.  There are so many cute elements!!!


Here's the card:




I did some paper piecing for the cupcake and I also used stamps from Little Bitty Bird and Mixed Messages.  I stamped the bottom elements with VersaInk green and heat embossed them with clear embossing powder.  For the cupcake, I used some Copics to give a little shading on the base and on the leaves.  The button is tied with a smidge of Baker's Twine.  I don't normally do rectangular cards OR use black as the base, so these were two new things for me.  I know the photograph isn't great - I didn't have any natural light since I did this one at night.  Photoshop can only take me so far!!!!
 
Thanks for stopping by and enjoy the rest of the Hop!!!!
 


42 comments:

  1. This is such a CUTE card. Yummy looking cupcake! Love all the Button Bits sets and it looks like many of us participating in this blog are pulling them out!

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  2. Simple, yet VERY effective; I love this! That cupcake looks good enough to eat!

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  3. Very sweet,love the simplicity

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  4. That's awesome. I love the color combo!

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  5. What a lovely clean and simple card. Love it.
    Hugs
    Carol x

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  6. Cute paper piecing on the cupcake! Great card and love the colors.

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  7. Love your paper pieced cupcake!! So cute!

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  8. What a super sweet card! I love the cupcake!

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  9. Your cupcake is darling! I love the polka dot frosting ;)

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  10. All this hop does is make me want to shop! LOL!
    Really cool card...love it in black as everything else just pops!!!

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  11. Love the black card it really makes the cupcake stand out. Thanks for sharing!

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  12. Cute cupcake - it looks good enough to eat!

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  13. So cute! I used the same image on my card!!

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  14. Every time I see this set I remember that I need to get it. Cute card.

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  15. A great paper choice for the top of the cupcake! So cute!

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  16. That cupcake is one of my fave images of all! So cute with the dots, just pops off of the background!

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  17. So cute! Love the paper piercing :)

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  18. Cute, cute, cute! Love the cherry on top button! It's the perfect touch!

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  19. This cupcake looks so cute paper pieced! I haven't used this stamp yet, either, so thanks for the inspiration!

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  20. Perfect paper for the "frosting" on the cupcake. It looks like sprinkles.

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  21. Very cute! Love the dark background and the paper you used for the cupcake! Great!

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  22. Cute card! You did a great job!

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  23. Very cute, and I love that cupcake too!

    Chris L.

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  24. What a lovely card, Chrissie. I haven't used that set much either. TFS!

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  25. cute! i like the layered papers.

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  26. Love your cute cuppie!! Love the polka dots!

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  27. Love that cupcake! I also like long narrow cards, so this one is great for me!

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  28. I just love the sweet little cupcake!!! Absolutely lovely!!

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  29. So sweet! Love your paper pieced cupcake.

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