witticisms by Jess Witty

November 15, 2012

November PTI Release in Review

Well, kids, you know what they say about time flying :)

It's time to wrap up Papertrey Ink's November release by bringing you the rest of my November projects.  {All of Papertrey's new products can be purchased at www.papertreyink.com beginning tonight!}

So let's get started...

I love this one :)

It's a combination of the new Sentiment Signs set and just a few stamps from the new Party Poppers set. 

I'm totally, *totally* loving the little rectangle images in this set.  They're intended to decorate the sides of the poppers, but they also work super great for adding a small pattern to other things.  The little striped rectangle makes for a simple striped border in no time flat.

And Sentiment Signs... yeah... it's a keeper.  I totally have a thing for stamps with multiple sentiments... great bang for your stamping buck ;)

Next up... Framed Out #10...

I went with contrasting patterns here, just for kicks ;)  The base layer is a floral patterned paper from Crate, with a layer of vellum over it to soften it. 

If you're interested in mixing patterns, this is an easy way to start.  You still get the funky mix of patterns, but the vellum prevents such a high contrast.  I used the new Framed Out #10 die to make the frame, then stamped it with another one of the rectangle patterns from Party Poppers.  I had to stamp it twice to cover the whole die cut.

The sentiment fits right inside and gets some fun shots of color from the buttons. 

Moving on... a soft card using Heart-2-Heart #10...

Gotta say... the pics don't do this one justice.

I used the Heart-2-heart #10 die to cut several large and several small butterflies from a piece of Harvest Gold cardstock.  I threw in a few die cuts from Beautiful Butterflies just for another size variation...

I also used the Beautiful Butterflies die to cut the shape in the vellum overlay.  That adds an interesting detail without doing somthing too cute, etc.   My go-term formula for sympathy cards is simple, clean, and elegant.  This fits the bill.

And finally...

this little cutie pie ;)

It's sort of like an accomplishment because it has four new stamp sets on it... whew, that's a lot for me!  The anchor of the focal point is a thread card from Hanging By a Thread.  I popped that up pretty high and then used the buttons from Button Up for the faux buttons.  I cheated and used one of the Button Up images on a smaller button... worked just fine. 

Purls of Wisdom and the super cute Sew Simple Borders finish out the bottom of the card...

Fun times, fun times!
And there's even more from the November release to see with the rest of the design team...
Nichole Heady
Cristina Kowalczyk
Erin Lincoln

All righty, guys... that about does it!
Any new favorites? 

{Happy Birthday} card
Supplies not available now but available 10/15: 
Stamps - Sentiment Signs, Party Poppers
Supplies available now:
CS - White, Hibiscus Burst, New Leaf
Ink - True Black, Soft Stone, Hibiscus Burst
Other -rhinestones
{Missing You} card
Supplies not available now but available 10/15: 
Stamps - Framed Out #10
Die - Framed Out #10
Supplies available now:
CS - Rustic Cream, Vellum
PP - Crate
Ink - Smokey Shadow
Other - vintage buttons

{Thoughts & Prayers} card
Supplies not available now but available 10/15: 
Stamps - Heart-2-Heart #10
Die - Heart-2-Heart #10
Supplies available now:
CS - Soft Stone, Vellum, Harvest Gold
Ink - VersaMark
Die - Beautiful Butterflies
{Stitched with Love} card
Supplies not available now but available 10/15: 
Stamps - Hanging By a Thread, Button Up, Purls of Wisdom, Sew Simple Borders
Die - Button Die, Hanging by a Thread
Supplies available now:
CS - White
Ink - True Black, Orange Zest, Hawaiian Shores, Enchanted Evening
Die - Buttoned Up #1
Other - coaster, embroidery thread, needle,


Holly Saveur said...

Great cards!

TLady said...

Jess! SUPER JOB!!!!!!!!!! You make me want to go pull out some dies & try what you've done!!!! LOVE your CREATIVITY!!!!!!!!!! :)

conil said...

Simply gorgeous. All of these cards are spectacular in design, color and execution.

Trisha said...

Amazing cards. The butterfly on vellum card is beautiful and love the stitched up with love card.

jintyoo7 said...

Beautiful - LOVE what you do with vellum :)

cards by cara said...

Ah, Jess - your cards are always so very beautiful and fun! Thanks for the inspiration. :)

Tigriswillreign said...

I haven't been getting your posts via email lately. You may need to "reboot" Feedburner behind the scenes. I miss not getting your posts!

Glenda J said...

You always have amazing ideas! Love these fresh and bright cards. Thanks for the inspiration.

Crafty Kate said...

Just curious how you attached the vellum...SUPER cute card!!