Tuesday 20 October 2009

Going Dotty

Good morning! I'm so sorry this didn't go up last night as promised but I couldn't get online - anyway better late than never, welcome to our new challenge!

For this challenge we're going dotty!! Polka dots to be precise - we'd like to see some polka dots on your creations, this can be polka dot stamps, dotty ribbon, punched dots, doodled dots or any other interpretation of polka dots you can think of!

To be in with a chance of winning a randomly drawn PTI goody bag create a project with polka dots on it that uses at least one PTI product.

For my sample I used the polka dot Christmas tree from the 'Tree Trimming Trio' set, and made it in three colourways - it's a simple design so great for mass production.

The tree was embossed with Versamark and White Embossing Powder onto Kraft card - the ornaments were punched out then covered with an clear epoxy stickers:

Stamps - Tree Trimming Trio

Ink - Versamark/Enchanted Evening/Aqua Mist/Sweet Blush
Card - White/Kraft/Enchanted Evening/Aqua Mist/Sweet Blush

Ribbon - Swiss dot - Enchanted Evening/Aqua Mist/Sweet Blush

Other - Epoxy clear stickers/corner rounder punch/whit embossing powder

Enchanted Evening:

Sweet Blush:

And my favourite (of course!) - Aqua Mist:

And here's Aimes' card - "made for my very own honey for our anniversary - he really is my star and he really does send me dotty at times ;D)"

Stamps - Star Prints/Fancy Flourishes
Ink: New Leaf/Dark Chocolate
Card - New Leaf/Kraft/Vintage Cream/Dark Chocolate Bitty Dot Basics
Other - New Leaf Button/Dark Chocolate Button/New Leaf Twill/Jute Ribbon Twine/White Gel Pen

To enter the challenge leave a link to your card in the comments section below by 9am GMT, November 2nd 2009. Your card must use at least one product from Papertrey Ink. While we love to see entries from around the world I'm afraid we can only send prizes within Europe.

Thanks and I hope you have some dotty fun!!

Kate x

1. Laurel (Thanks for joining us from the USA!)
2. Linby
3. Taheera
4. Valerie
5. Antje
6. Katie
7. Mandy
8. Lesley
9. Ann
10. Vicki
11. Laurel (with a FABULOUS second entry!)
12. Hannelobbestael
13. Dana
14. Chris


Ohneilly said...

Gorgeous cards, I love them all. Will need to get thinking on this one, Will post again when I've finished my card.
Claire x

Eveline said...

I love dots! And I have a PTI basic dots stamp set so I'll give it a go.
The cards shown are beautiful.

Clare said...

The cards are beautiful, would love to take part, but my Polka dot basics stamp set is on its way from the US!! How excited am I? C x

Tanya said...

Beautiful cards!!!!!!!!

Katie Berberich Handmade said...

Wow, these cards are gorgeous, i love them. I'm hoping to join in again, i had lots of fun last time xx

AuroraDawn said...

Gorgeous cards, didn't think I'd be able to join in but realised I've a few dotty ribbons ....

Laurel Beard said...

LOVE LOVE DOTS! Here is mine:


Basement Stamper said...

Beautiful cards? Love the polka dots, hoping to get around this challenge.

Judith said...

These trees are stunning I love them x

Linby said...

I love dots too! here's my card

Taheerah said...

Here's mine!!


Daniela F. said...

Gorgeous cards, ladies!! Thanks to the awesome PTI stuff you send me, there's plenty ideas for the challenge :-) xx

Valerie Moody said...

This challenge fit in perfectly with this gift I've just made one for my friends for Christmas. I love the dotty Christmas cards Kate, just waiting for this one to arrive! Here's mine then:

Antje said...

Great challenge and your cards are sooo nice, love the trees and the stars are my always favour..... and fits with the card that I made! I only used a dotty ribbon, hope it is enough to paticipate....have a nice weekend.

Katie Berberich Handmade said...

Morning ladies, here is my challenge card, i do hope you like it xxx


Mandy said...

Absolutely stunning cards Kate and Aimes. I found some dots on the wonderful Teacher's Apple Set...one of my favourites!! You can find my notebook here:



sugacatz said...

Lovely cards girls. Loving this blog. I Adore Papertrey Ink.



Ann said...

Lovely - the trees are fab aren't they. Must try and find those acrylic pebbles here in the UK. My dotty entry's Here

Vicki said...

At last I finally made it, where does the time go?!

Great theme girls, I love polka dots, my card is here!

Vicki x

Hanne said...

I tried to use the dots in a different way. Hope you like it!


sorry for the shadows, it was dark lol

Daniela F. said...

Hi there, I finally could finish my card for the challenge. Hope you like it :)

Dana xx

Chris said...

Fabulous samples as always girls. I htink I might just sneak in under the wire with this little purse!


Hope you both had a good weekend!