Sunday, June 8, 2008

Trying out Papertrey

I spend a bit of time each day browsing blogs and posts over on Splitcoast because I really love seeing everyone's creations. I have really enjoyed a lot of the things I've seen using Papertrey Ink's stamps, so I decided to try out some. I babysat for a friend a couple of days during May--so I had some "fun" money to spend. The first sets I bought were "Mixed Messages" and "Boxes, Bags, and Tags". I had a lot of fun! The first thing I made was this Birthday card:Then, as I was browsing blogs, I came across this tutorial on my friend Dannie's blog. I decided to expand on the look of the card I had made and create a whole set.
Then I made a notecard holder like the one in the tutorial to hold the cards and envelopes:

Here is the notecard holder closed. One thing I learned was that this holder really works better with cards that do not have a lot of embellishment. It gets overstuffed with a lot of ribbon and whatnot. Mine worked out ok, but it was pretty full!

4 comments:

Brooke S said...

Absoutly beautiful!!! I love the card set.. I also love the colors.. What did you think about Papertry? I have a hugh wish list.

DannieGrvs said...

Your gift set is beautiful. I love all the different layouts you used.

Brooke S said...

Thanks for the great idea(stationary kit) and the hook up to Dannie's tutorial I made these with my last club they were so much fun.

Kimberly said...

WOW! I love what you did with Boxes, Bags, and Tags!!! Make sure and share that at the PTI forum-everyone would be inspired!! :)