July 25, 2012

Papertrey Ink Blog Hop - July

Time for another Blog Hop at Papertrey. A beautiful photo and colour inspiration this month.  I played with Lovely Layers to create a background on the focal panel.  It is a little out of the box for me, but this set is so fun to work with.




All Supplies are from Papertrey Ink unless otherwise noted:

Cardstock: Harvest Gold, Berry Sorbet, Summer Sunrise, White
Stamps: Lovely Layers, Half and Half
Ink:  Harvest Gold, Berry Sorbet, Summer Sunrise, Simply Chartreuse, Melon Berry
Dies: Limitless Layers Ovals
Other:   foam dots


55 comments :

Kara said...

very cool!! so unique!

Maureen said...

oh, great way of creating your background! LOVE that sentiment :)

Leigh said...

Very pretty! I love how the half and half sentiment fits so perfectly on the oval--- I'll have to remember that!

PatQ's Cards said...

Tracey, You always make the greatest card--this one is no exception. Really cute!

Lisa said...

Your pretty card makes me think of autumn Tracey! Your background is wonderful ;)

Rebecca Deeprose said...

Very different, creative and (oops, got to borrow a word from Kara)~ cool!!!

Renee said...

Beautiful!!
Love that stamped background...
so creative...
and you highlighted the colors fabulously!! :)
That sentiment is perfect!! :)

Karen said...

love the vibrance of your card stunning!

christy compton hall said...

What a great way to use Lovely Layers! Such a beautiful background.

Joyce said...

This is so gorgeous. I love how you have stamped the lovely layers as a background stamp. Your sentiment looks great as an oval. Why have I never thought of that?

laughadaisy said...

Very cool, Tracey. ;-) That Lovely Layers set is one that I'm kicking myself for not purchasing - I keep seeing it out here in Blogland and everyone is doing fabulous things with it. I'd better add it to my list. Great job on your card! ;-)

Darnell J Knauss said...

Beautiful and clever CAS take on the inspiration, Tracey!!

Ardyth said...

Wow! Fantastic colours and I love how you made your background!

Terri said...

Very nice. Great use of the lovely layers set.

Inkyfingers said...

I love how you made this background a real feature on your card Tracey and the oval sentiment panel really sets it off. Congrats on the Colour Q DT post. Well done!!!

the primitive country bug said...

Your card is beautiful! Love the boldness of the colors. I can't wait to get the lovely layers set.

sanketi said...

love it!!!!!

Dana said...

Love the background!!! Very nice!!

Banu said...

Beautiful card. I loved how you have used this stamp set. Really nice.

craftmates said...

Beautiful card! Love the patterns you made for the background. - Irma

fishydesign said...

Oh... right. That's the stamp set I forgot to add my in SAF order =_=" Seems like a great stamp for backgrounds too!

Helen F. said...

Wonderful card, Tracey! Love the beautiful sentiment highlighted.

Cassie said...

Beautiful card, Tracey! I love your stamped background :)

Melissa said...

Wow, Tracey! This is beautiful! Wonderful sentiment!

Mary Pat Siehl said...

this is awesome tracey!!

Deb said...

Tracey, beautiful card and design! Love it!

A Crafty Person said...

Lovely card!

Jacquie Southas said...

Great card - love the oval sentiment panel (and the sentiment)!

carol (krillsister) said...

Awesome card. Love the background you created with the lovely layer stamp set.

carefree creations said...

Very cool - I love the background you stamped!

Geri said...

Love the bolder colors...they make for a striking card!!

Erin said...

Beautiful card! I love the Lovely Layers stamp sets... one of my favs!

Michelle said...

I love what you created with that stamp set! It is so beautiful!

Quip1320 said...

I love the graphic background you got with these stamps. Such a neat card!

Crafty Kate said...

Very pretty! Great card!

Karen said...

Wonderful card! I would have never thought to use those stamps to create a background!

Kelly Griglione said...

Lovely Layers is one of my newest favorites! Great to see what you did with it. So versatile. Turned out well!

Mindy said...

Your background is beautiful and the sentiment that you have used finishes off the card perfectly. Amazing!

Kim said...

Tracey, what a beautiful card and love the background you stamped. The colors look so nice with a your sweet sentiment, perfect card!

Scrappin4kim said...

Looks like this was lots of fun. I love to play with my stamps like this!

Monika/Buzsy said...

So pretty Tracey. Love the rich colors and the lovely layers images.

Kristii said...

What a fun card! Love the Lovely Layers background!!! Fabulous!

angelabranon said...

I love you used Lovely Layers for your background. Isn't it an incredible set?

Lynn said...

Absolutely gorgeous...you are making me feel like I need this set!! You've made so many beautiful cards with it.

Teresa said...

Love your background! Great card.

Steph H said...

I love this set too, and you did it justice in using the colors of summer! Beautiful card!

cards by cara said...

Beatiful use of the Lovely Layers stamp!

victoria h said...

I love that sentiment and your background is very creative.

Fuzzy Slippers said...

Love that sentiment!

Linda Monroe said...

Wow - those colors are really nice. Thanks for visiting my blog and leaving a nice comment. Oh and I saw your post today. Your son is so handsome and athletic looking. You stay proud of him momma....

nancy jane said...

Lovely Layers is such a versatile set. The way you worked the colors makes the images look like fall leaves. Great card.

Jill Norwood said...

Love your background! Such a soft and pretty card!

Jean said...

I love the stamped background (I am definitely getting lovely layers next month). The sentiment goes perfectly with the oval dies. Once again a very lovely card!

Karen C. said...

I love the way you've used the Lovely Layers set to create the background with the various inspiration colours. Beautiful!!

Deanna said...

So pretty!