Friday, March 15, 2013

March Release Projects

Time to share my final projects for the Papertrey Ink March Release. I hope you enjoy them!

Spring Hills

This card is gorgeous in real life. I'm trying to decide who to send it to. Or should I keep it to myself? The folk art panel is embossed in gold on Soft Blush cardstock and then shaded with pink toned Copic Markers. The sheep, path, and sky are colored white with a colored pencil. I'm so doing this treatment again. Quite lovely. The sentiment is stamped on a Bountiful Banners die and the whole thing is mounted on Classic Kraft cardstock stamped with Polka Dot Basics in Fresh Snow ink.

Hello Foxy

Busting out the Copics on this card again. Shading on colored cardstock (tone on tone) and patterned paper. The mushrooms are pulled from the Way to Go, Kiddo! stamp set. That adorable foxy needed to paired up with a Litttle Bitty Bird friend, don't you think? I used all the elements to sneak in a rainbow. I like it!

Boutique Borders #2 and Rosie Posie Step 2

Man, these shading stamps are a dream come true. I'm in love. And I'm in love with Melon Berry and Berry Sorbet ink stamped on Soft Blush carsdtock. Lovely. Dawn's Boutique Borders this month is fun because you can easily just stamp one side of the frame to make it more like two brackets.

Comfort Food Additions

When the original Comfort Food stamp set came out in December, I kept singing "I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream For Ice Cream" in my head and was a bit frustrated (silly) that I couldn't stamp that. I think I kept searching my brain for a way to do it but came up with butkus. I could have saved myself a ton of frustrating by just patiently waiting a few months. There was no doubt in my mind when I saw the preview that this is the card I would be making.

Wonderful Words: Birthday

We got dies a little later than the stamps this time around. I needed to get the show on the road, so I proceeded with out them. I can tell you, I'm so spoiled by them! But if I did have them, I'm not sure I'd have come up with three stacked "birthdays" tied up like a package with Ribbons & Bows. Fun to do.

So, I'm thinking you might see me tomorrow morning with another project. Until then, there's plenty of March PTI goodness left to see. Just a couple more hours to wait until all these new products will be available to purchase at

Maile Belles
Jessica Witty
Dawn McVey
Melissa Phillips
Heather Nichols
Betsy Veldman
Cristina Kowalcyzk
Danielle Flanders
Ashley Cannon Newell


Spring Hills
Stamps: Spring Hills, Polka Dot Basics
Cardstock: Kraft, Soft Blush
Ink: Fresh Snow
Dies: Bountiful Banners
Gold Filigree Embossing Powders
Copics and white prismacolor pencil

Foxy Friend
Stamps: Hello Foxy, Itty Bitty Birdie, What's Up, Kiddo, Polka Dot Parade #2
Carstock: Hibiscus Burst, Pure Poppy, Summer Sunrise, Limeade Ice, Simply Chartreuse, Blueberry Sky, Winter Wisteria, Aqua Mist, Stamper's Select White
Patterned Paper: Orange Zest Bitty Dot, Simply Chartreuse Gingham
Dies: Itty Bitty Birdie

Boutique Borders #2
Stamps: Boutique Borders #2, Rosie Posie, Rosie Posie Step 2
Cardstock: Aqua Mist, Harvest Gold, Soft Blush, Aqua Mist
Ink: Melon Berry, Berry Sorbet, Aqua Mist, Ocean Tides, Mementos London Fog
Patterned Paper: Road Trip Collection

Comfort Food Additions
Stamps: Comfort Food, Comfort Food Additions, Bountiful Banners
Cardstock: Spring Rain, Berry Sorbet, Hibicus Burst, Orange Zest, Harvest Gold, Simply Chartreuse, Spring Moss, Stamper's Select 
Patterned Paper: Hibiscus Burst Gingham
Ink: Spring Rain, Raspberry Fizz, Berry Sorbet, Terracotta Tile, Simply Chartreuse, Ripe Avocado, Blueberry Sky
Dies: Comfort Food, Half & Half, Bountiful Banners, Love Lives Here
Impression Plate: Picnic Plaid

Wonderful Words: Birthday
Stamps: Wonderful Words: Birthday, Ribbons & Bows
Ink: Hibiscus Burst, Berry Sorbet, Scarlett Jewel, Simply Chartreuse
Dies: Tiny Tags
Patterned Paper: Berry Sorbet Simple Stripe
Limeade Ice Button
Berry Sorbet cardstock


  1. Erin, your cards are clearly created with such care. The colors and crafting are impeccable. I find myself studying each and every one of your cards, because there is nothing accidental in any of them!

  2. Clever Wonderful Words Birthday are amazing!

  3. Beautiful cards, Erin! I'm in love with your Hello Foxy card - so adorable and that really fun and cheerful birthday card with Comfort Food Additions card.


  5. Each is so much fun Erin. Your creativity is endless!

  6. I love all your cards, Erin! They're masterpieces in colours and compositions!

  7. WOW! Such lovely cards!! :)...We all scream for ice cream!! Yes, this is all I keep singing in my head, too! lol ;)

  8. Erin, can't wait to try the gold embossing on sweet blush! Brilliant. Love each one of the cards, but the springs hills is a masterpiece!

  9. Your cards are always so sweet! I adore the ice cream one especially!

  10. Beautiful collection with such fabulous style :)