Sunday, April 25, 2010

PTI Blog Hop: Tissue ~

Hello!  This is my first time participating in the PaperTrey Blog Hop!  The challenge for April was to use tissue paper on your card.

I finally got my PTI order yesterday afternoon around 5pm.  I could not wait to ink up the new sweet peas, so that is just what I did!  I decided to try the faux silk technique and make a Mother's Day card.  How's that for getting ahead of the game!  Yeah me!  lol
I colored my first sweet pea image with Copics and proceeded to look for a glue stick.  The first one was so dried up, I couldn't use it.  The second one was purple that dries clear...yeah, not so much!  So I had to quickly color another image.  Looked for another glue stick and could only find another dried up one, so I went with some spray on glue.  It's not perfectly clear, but it works!  The sentiment is from last year's set, Mother and is stamped in Versafine Onyx black and embossed with clear embossing powder.  The woodgrain is stamped on the Sweet Blush in ink of the same color.  The card needed just another pop of color so I added the Certainly Celery twill that is colored with a YG11 Copic.
The inside is finished with a beautiful sentiment from the Mother set stamped in the Versafine ink.  Here's a little detail shot too. 

Thanks so much for stopping by!  This should be a fun hop!  :o) lyss
SUPPLIES:
STAMPS: PTI Background Basics: Woodgrain, Mother & Year of Flowers: Sweet Peas
INK: Memento Tuxedo Black; Versafine Onyx Black; PTI Sweet Blush
PAPER: PTI Sweet Blush, SS White & True Black
OTHER: Copics {BG10, R20, R22, R24, Y11, YG11, YG13, YG17}; black pearls; tissue paper; spray on glue; classic and scallop oval nestabilites; EK Success border punch; SU CC twill ribbon; clear embossing powder

45 comments:

Marge said...

I think with all your effort, you were very successful -- a VERY BEAUTIFUL card I know any Mother would love!!!

Pam W. said...

So pretty. I love this technique.

Leigh Ann Baird said...

I can't believe this is your first time participating! I had not noticed that! Ok, on to your glorious card....well, it's truly glorious! I love the technique you used and the colors are fantastic! It's a beautiful card and I'm so glad you finally got your stuff! The wood grain looks wonderful!

Chris said...

very pretty! love the effect!!

Kara said...

beautiful..love that sweet pea stamp! great job
kara

Kara said...

beautiful..love that sweet pea stamp! great job
kara

Terri E. said...

Wonderful end product! Way to rock the tissue paper challenge.

It's a good life!
Terri E.

~kelly marie~ said...

Beautiful! Love that it looks like stained glass!

Jennifer Carter said...

Fabulous! Love the inside and the outside! I really like that woodgrain background on the Sweet Blush cardstock!

Liz said...

Great job!

Nerina said...

this is truly beautiful! gorgeous layout and fabulous colouring - love the woodgrain in the mix too!

Christi said...

the faux silk technique looks great with the Sweet Peas

Rosanne said...

Gorgeous!

Jessica said...

Oh my gosh, it's gorgeous! I love the touches of black, really adds so much elegance :)

Diane Jaquay said...

WOW, what a beautiful card! The sweet peas are just gorgeous!

Tracey Cuccia said...

WOW -- this is a real beauty!! Great technique for this image!!

Chris Simon said...

Your card is spectacular! The faux silk on the front is just wonderful, and I love the way you've carried the design onto the inside of the card. Great job!

BethieJ said...

Your card is BEAUTIFUL!! I love you stamped the inside too!!
Happy Hopping!

peggysue said...

Happy first hop! Great feminine card, just lovely.

Lorraine said...

Wow, turned out beautiful!

resmith said...

This is so gorgeous! Wonderful job!

Mariana said...

Very lovely card!!

Carol's Ink Spot said...

Such a beautiful card! I love the look of the sweet peas using the faux silk. And the inside of your card is beautiful too!

Laurie said...

LOVE the black base with the pink woodgrain! So striking!

Kerri said...

HA! I almost used the same layout too! I used it instead on another card :) This is GORGEOUS, Alyssa! I love how you decorated the inside. Will definitely have to CASE that :)

Terri said...

So glad you got to join in us this time! Sorry for all the trouble you had with the glue sticks. It came out great though!

Cheryl Valadez said...

Yowza...! This card is stunning! Love the technique and and the beautiful image. Terrific work ;D

small kitchen tables said...

I really find you very creative. Your artworks are very nice and I envy you for that.

Barbara said...

Gorgeous!! I just love how the tissue paper softens the colors! Fantastic!

Amy said...

You did such a beautiful job creating a "total" card inside and out! The faux silk looks great over that sweet pea image!

Rebecca said...

This is awesome! I love how you colored your sweet peas. And the sweet blush and black mats are perfect. They really highlight your pretty flowers. And, how great that you've already got a Mother's day card in the stash!

mamareebs said...

This turned out beautiful! I didn't care for the sweet pea set until tonight!

Dana said...

Your silk sweet peas are lovely! I guess you need some new glue sticks, huh? LOL. Looks like the spray glue worked fine though!

Baseret said...

Wow! This is gorgeous! I love that it looks like stained glass.

Julie E said...

This is beautiful and a great way to pull in the tissue paper! Love it and your wonderful coloring as always. You are so impressing me with pics of the inside too :>)

Katie {choc0holic} said...

The focal image is beautiful! I have this image all colored and ready to go...thanks for the layout idea!

Silke Ledlow said...

Alyssa - WELCOME to your first PTI Blog Hop!!! I love how your card turned out!!! Great take on the silk technique and I really like that you finished the card isnside too!!! Hugs ~S~

megspaulding said...

This card is so pretty! I love what you did with the tissue paper, so beautiful!

Shay said...

Wow! A lovely and elegant card and I love how the sweet peas look with the faux silk technique. And I love that you made the inside beautiful as well. Congratulations on participating in your first Papertrey Ink blog hop!

Lisa V. said...

The sweet pea set looks very nice with the tissue. Congrats on your first hop.

terri said...

Beautiful. As always.

I don't know what a blog hop is - but I am glad you are in it.

;)t

Yvette said...

Alyssa!!!! This is GORGEOUS!!! I LOVE the colors and the image is super pretty! Wonderful work!

Jen Shults said...

This is gorgeous Alyssa! I love the effect the tissue has on it!

Taheerah said...

Gorgeous, love the gentle effect the tissue gives!

Amber said...

Beauiful Alyssa! You are a PTI addict and enabler! After I see the wood grain it really makes me want to buy it! Beautiful in pink! They need to put you on their payroll!
Hus
Amber