Saturday, June 25, 2011

June Papertrey Ink Blog Hop

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It's the 25th of the month, which means it's time for the Papertrey Ink Blog Hop! Today we were asked to make something inspired by this gorgeous photo.


I really like the soft colors on the wall, and they inspired me to make my button card. Instead of using colored cardstock, I used a sponge dauber to add Hawaiian Shores ink to white cardstock. For my buttons, I die cut felt flowers using the "Flower Fusion #1" die and layered coaster and cork buttons using the "Buttoned Up #1 Die". Layering the cork on the coaster button just added a little more dimension. I sewed these all together with some rustic cream button twine.


My background was made with the "Background Basics: Twinkle" stamp set, and I found the "just a note" sentiment in the "Ribbon Tails" stamp set.

Recipe:
(all materials Papertrey Ink, unless otherwise specified)

8 1/2" x 5 1/2" Kraft Cardstock, scored at 4 1/4"
4" x 5 1/4" Dark Chocolate Cardstock
3 3/4" x 5" Harvest Gold Cardstock
"Button Card Collection" & "Buttoned Up #1" Dies
"Flower Fusion #1" & "Double-Ended Banner" Dies
Harvest Gold & Simply Chartreuse Felt
"Button Boutique" & "Ribbon Tails" Stamp Sets
Dark Chocolate, Hawaiian Shores, & Vintage Cream Ink
Coaster
ekSuccess Zig Zag Edger Punch

Be sure to visit Nichole Heady's blog to join in the fun!



26 comments:

  1. I have never seen cork buttons before...awesome! ;)

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  2. This is beautiful. I love the hawaiian shores inked background it has such a pretty subtle look. Beautiful creation as always! Hugs- Glora

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  3. Nice twist. The buttons are adorable.

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  4. So creative.. it's great. hugs from ukiah

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  5. Cute card! Like the felt added behind the cork 'buttons'.

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  6. Beautiful, as always!
    Shelly
    mypaperlove.blogspot.com

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  7. Cute as a button -- HAD to say it!!! I LOVE this!!!

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  8. Very Nice! Love your card.

    Hugs
    Kate

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  9. katie!this is so cute. I love the muted colors! I scrolled down to see all that you've created in the last week or so...oh my goodness, everything is so fab! I'm trying to catch up with everyone, but I had to hit you first, before I got my day going...still trying to get the house in order after being on vacation! see you next week!

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  10. Cute card. Love the buttons!

    Sandy
    http://thecraftycreationspot.blogspot.com/

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  11. Very nice, Love the buttons.

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  12. What a cute idea. Love your cork buttons! :)

    Shar

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  13. Wow this is beautiful. New Follower.

    Dana
    Danascraftycorner.blogspot.com

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  14. Oh so cute and I just love the cork! I haven't used it yet, I need to pick some up!!!

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  15. This is fabulous! I love the cork and felt buttons!

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  16. Very nice! Love how you used all the different materials!!
    Hugs, Wendy

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  17. I love the cork and felt together, too. :) A great, creative take on the inspiration photo.

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  18. Golly don't the felt and cork look fab together! Works a treat!

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  19. I like all your work. I hope to save money to buy some stamps.

    Janell

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