Sunday, February 5, 2012

How Does One?


You must want to fly so much
that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar.”


I'm joining in today, along with so many talented bloggers, in the Papertrey Ink Anniversary Festivities! Papertrey Ink has a fabulous design team, and the inspiration each month is amazing. It was difficult to choose who to be inspired by. I choose to work with Michelle's favorites... her style appears to be a mix between clean and simple and vintage, which I am really liking as of late. Also, the colors of my card were inspired by the cute image from Inspired By. I love the fresh aqua against the almost red, with touches of black!  I thought the stamp and button dies gave a nod to the boutique shopping experience.

38 comments:

  1. Ok,I am totally lovin this card. The pattern paper, the butterfly, the sentiment.....just fabulous!!

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  2. Oh wow, I love this! Always love PTI. Thanks for playing at Inspired By!

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  3. turned out soooo pretty Karen!

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  4. Absolutely gorgeous Karen. Love the embossing and the DP. Beautiful!!

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  5. Absolutely stunning card! I just love the colors you chose!

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  6. Swoon, love what you did with the patterned paper... and I'm impressed that you stamped on top of the embossed plate.

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  7. Pretty DP and embossing detail Karen, PRETTY card!!

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  8. Absolutely gorgeous card!!! hugs..xoxo

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  9. This may be my new favourite of yours, Karen! Love the layout, the colours and the peekaboo polka dot butterfly under the turquoise one. :) gorgeous!

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  10. I am loving your new style of card making. It suits you!

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  11. This is so pretty Karen! Love the mix of elements. Brilliant composition! :)

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  12. This is really nice! taps deep into this scrapper's heart :)

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  13. I love it too, Karen! So many interesting details, and the colors are perfect!

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  14. Fabulous card! LOVE the colour combo, just love it!
    Cheers,
    Shanna :)

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  15. so pretty!!! love the colors and that butterfly :)

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  16. Oh you really should do this style more often!
    I love everything about this card. That pp is perfect!

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  17. So pretty, Karen! I love those colors together & the embossed background.

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  18. Gorgeous! I love that patterned paper and the embossing is fabulous!

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  19. Love this- the colors are so fun & so many great details! (when did you find the time!)
    :)

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  20. Lovin' that colour combo, Karen! How on Earth have you managed to conquer both the vintage style and the CAS style on one card?! Fabby!
    Hugs,
    Aimes
    x

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  21. A-mazing my friend, as always! I love the design and the way you worked those colors! So fab!

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  22. Gorgeous Karen. You captured Michelle's styling while maintaining yours! Beautiful.

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  23. Gorgeous Karen. You captured Michelle's styling while maintaining yours! Beautiful.

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  24. such a beautiful card...love it

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  25. beautiful card. love the layout and embossed background.

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  26. What yummy colours Karen and that accent of black links the vintage style with the CAS design....beautiful :0)
    Jenny x

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  27. I just adore the papers and colors you picked.. it's such a fun yet vintage card.. great creation :) hugs

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  28. This is adorable. I love that button stamp card image. I really like your new banner which I assume you designed yourself. Cute!

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  29. What a beauty of a card! The colors, embellishments, and design is fantastic!

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  30. This is so sweet! Your card just says how versatile you are! There will be more different styles from you!? Love the design and layering!

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  31. i so love this card, karen!! so pretty!

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  32. Pretty and clever use of the button card! Love the colors, too!

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  33. love the splashes of black in this. so beautifully balanced! love the textures, too. fabulous take on both challenges, Karen! love love it!

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  34. Oh my word, Karen!!!! I LOVE LOVE LOVE this card!!! Every single detail is just precious!!!!! BEAUTIFUL work, my friend!!!!

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