Saturday, May 25, 2013
Papertrey May 2013 Blog Hop!
Good morning! It's a flower fest this month for PTI's blog hop! Nichole featured some amazing bouquets as inspiration...so amazing, in fact, that I couldn't pick just one!
I did love the hydrangea in the second photo, but I also loved the soft and subtle palette of the first photo. I think my hydrangeas may be a combination of both!
I used PTI's Friendship Jar Summer fillers and dies for this card. I've had this set in my stash for a while, and this may be the first time I've actually made a card with the jar and hydrangeas featured in this lovely set!
I used wisteria wonder, pool party, and lucky limeade inks (Stampin' Up) to carefully ink those tiny petals and leaves. I pulled the colors from this My Mind's Eye paper stack (Fiddlesticks).
After inking, I cut out the flowers with a steady/non-espresso-caffeinated hand. The canning jar was watercolored with pool party ink.
And speaking of canning jars, look what I found this week!
I have a case of blue Balls!
Okay, maybe I should rephrase that.
Ball canning company is celebrating their one hundredth anniversary this year by reissuing the original blue-colored jars. I LOVE them! I picked mine up at Target this week for ten bucks. These will look awesome in my new craft room!
And speaking of the new craft room, I should be moving into the new house in one week's time. Yippee! Be patient with me...I may not be crafting a bunch right now, but I will be after I move into my new space.
Thanks for visiting the cafe today!