Saturday, February 25, 2012

February Papertrey Ink Blog Hop

I was so excited to step outside today and realize that UPS must have dropped off my Papertrey Ink package after I got home last night!  My new stamps and dies arrived just in time for me to play in the February PTI blog hop!  The theme for this month's hop is to make an interactive card.

One of the dies I purchased is the Movers & Shakers:  Zippers.  These are so fun!  I die cut a piece of aqua cardstock with the die, which creates a zipper that the recipient can pull off.  The sentiment and arrow I stamped here are from the Movers & Shakers Sentiments stamp set.  The dashed line is from My Creative Time's Gift Card Sentiments stamp set.

I cut a piece of red cardstock to put beneath the aqua piece, cut at the same size.  The sentiment above is there waiting to be revealed when the zipper is pulled back. 

My cute umbrella is cut at 3" from the Cricut Everyday Pop-Up Cards cartridge, using some pretty patterned paper from PTI's Beautiful Blooms collection.  I flipped this cut to make it fit my card better.  The cloud is cut at 3" from the Everyday Paper Dolls cartridge.  The pretty aqua polka-dotted pattern is from the new PTI Aqua Mist Pattern Pack.

To see lots more fun interactive cards, stop by Nichole Heady's blog

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  1. How great that you got your new PTI goodies in time for the hop! I love your little paperpieced umbrella!

  2. oh Katie this is just AWESOME.... i love love it. You are so amazing... hugs

  3. adorable card...I love the paper pieced cute..

  4. Katie ~ Again PERFECTION! I love the colors and that umbrella! FABULOUS job! Those pattern paper is too cute too!
    LOVE it!

  5. Your card is so Pretty. I love this.


  6. What a fabulous card! I love the colorful umbrella and the interactive zipper is way fun!

  7. That umbrella is too cute! I love the funky papers you chose :)

  8. i love the combo of aqua and red - one of my all time favorite color combinations. And i love the overall layout of this card - wonderful

  9. OMG! I love this idea. Great card!


  10. Lovely card. The umbrella is the perfect image to go with that sentiment.


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