Friday, January 25, 2013

Papertrey Ink January Blog Hop

 Hello there! Hope you are having a happy Friday. I am down to the wire with my entry for this months blog hop at Papertrey Ink. So here you go...... the challenge was to create a black background. 


This is what I came up with. Hope you like it.




So I happened to stop in at Michael's today, big mistake, and found this wonderful washi tape from Recollections.


The wheels started turning in my head and I knew I needed it along with lots of other goodies. Various brands of washi tape are now 40% and then you can use another 15% of coupon on all sale items so its a great deal. I got home and looked through my stamp stash and couldn't seem to find anything to go with this cute tape so I decided to improvise and create my own CLICK CLICK CLICK background paper in MS Word using a design concept that I saw Jennifer McGuire use this past week. I also created a catchy sentiment and then cut that out using PTI's Mat Stack 1 die. I thought it needed a little more color so I stamped a border from PTI's Mat Stack 1 Collection stamp set in Tuxedo Black by Memento. I cut out one of the small camera images on the tape and then used a strip of the coordinating tape to ground my sentiment and image.



 I thought it needed a little bling so I added a rhinestone on the camera lens. I did emboss the black paper with PTI's Diamond Impression Plate but unfortunately it didn't show up very well. Wishing for a new camera. :)  Thanks so much for hopping by.

Have a great weekend!


Supplies:
Paper: Whisper White, Black - SU
Stamps: Mat Stack 1 Collection - PTI
Ink: Tuxedo Black Memento
Die: Mat Stack 1 - PTI
Impression Plate: Diamonds Impression Plate (side 2) - PTI
Other: Washi Tape-Recollections, Crystal Sticker-Mark Richards, Dimensionals-SU, Adhesive - Tombo

7 comments:

  1. Great card Laurie. the bling on the lens is perfect.

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  2. This is just amazing. Thanks for all the information on how you made it. Now, I need to get to Michaels and buy more Washi Tape.

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  3. Perfect! I love it. I hope I can find that Washi tomorrow!

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  4. I think I need that washi. Too cute! That's a great background you created. A decent camera is on my wish list too!

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  5. So CUTE! That washi tape is awesome and is perfectly placed with your sentiment and mini camera!

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  6. Love your card! You did a great job incorporating all your elements. Thanks for sharing!

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  7. LOVE this, Laurie!!! Every element of the design was so well thought-out and implemented!!! AMAZING work!

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