Wednesday, July 25, 2012

PTI July 2012 Blog Hop

Hi everyone!  Well, it's a pool day around here, but before we head off, I thought I'd post my entry for the PTI July Blog Hop.  Here's the inspiration photo from Nichole Heady's blog:


To be perfectly honest, I was most inspired by the circles to the right of the picture.  After thinking about those circles for a little while, here's what I came up with:




Thanks so much for visiting!!

Kate

INGREDIENTS:
Paper: PTI's White, Harvest Gold, Summer Sunrise, Mellon Berry, and Berry Sorbet
Stamps: PTI's Mat Stack 5 collection and Star Prints
Ink: PTI's Simply Chartreuse, Fresh Snow, and Dark Chocolate
Other: Circle Punches and Rhinestones from my stash



34 comments:

  1. Very creative, Kate. Great use of the circles as an inspiration!

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  2. Ooh, this is so cool and pretty!

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  3. Such a pretty and creative card!! Love the touch of the little flourish stamp and your take on the challenge!!!

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  4. Love this unique layout! Too cute!!

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  5. This is such a net card Kate, love the design.

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  6. Pretty but fun; so different. Love it.

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  7. Oh, how pretty! Love the circle elements with the lovely stamped images. Great take on the photo!

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  8. I thought the circles next to the photo was great, too. However....I wasn't clever enough to incorporate them into my design. I absolutely LOVE your card!

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  9. Fabulous design. The circles are much more powerful than the inspiration photo and you made great use of them.

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  10. what a great use of color and design

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  11. So very pretty!! Love the graphic design!

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  12. this is such a cute card! love your punched out circles!

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  13. Very cool. Great use of the circles.

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  14. I love the way you placed the circles :) And the rinestones on the sentiment!

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  15. love your circles of cardstock - my eye was drawn to the colours at the side too!

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  16. Isn't it funny what inspires us sometimes? I love the circles!

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  17. I appreciate someone who can think outside the box. Love the circle concept!

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  18. Such a creative take on the challenge...
    love it!!
    It was hard to get to get those circles out of my mind...
    and love how you ran with them! :)

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  19. Wow, great card! Love the design cuz its so different. And the dimension adds so much to it too.

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  20. HA! Love that you picked the circles of colors for your inspiration, Kate ~ this is so pretty!

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  21. Wonderful card! I loved the circles, too! Sorry I didn't get to participate this time. I always enjoy visiting your blog.

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  22. Oh, so very creative ~ love your circles ~ just a beautiful card!

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  23. Very fun, creative and colorful card!! I love the way you've used the little flourish stamp from Mat Stack 5 to create a leafy effect!!

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  24. Beautiful card!
    Thanks for visiting my blog!

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  25. Such a beautiful card. Great design!
    Maureen

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