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Papertrey Ink August 2012 Release...

It's time to wrap up the August Papertrey Ink release!  Today is the day you will be able to purchase all of the new products.  All of the new August goodies will go live in the store tonight, August 15th, at 10pm Eastern.  

I'm popping in to share all of the projects that I haven't already shared throughout the countdown!

Up first is my card using the new Autumn Hills set.  I used the In the Meadow dies to cut the patterned papers for the background.


I stamped and colored the rectangular house image with Copics and nestled it amoung the patterned paper hills.  I also stamped three trees, also from the Autumn Hills set, handcut them and placed them in the hills as well.


Up next is my card using Dawn's Foodie Fun set.  I used the chocolate bar along with the sentiment and some roses from last month's The Sweet Life set.  


The patterned papers are from Bo Bunny...the pinks and browns reminded me of rich chocolate!  I also heat embossed the label for the chocolate bar with gold embossing powder, hand-cut it and layered it over the stamped image.  


Up next is a pretty simple card using Framed Out #7.  I stamped the frame image and then used one of the new Counting My Blessings word dies to emboss over the top of it.  To make the embossing more prominent, I rolled over the die with a brayer inked with Dark Chocolate ink before running it through my machine.  Kinda fun...gonna have to try that again with other dies!


The sentiment is from Framed Out #7 as well.  I added some new BB: Herringbone to the top edge and some leaves from Autumn Acorn, which was one of the sets released last fall.  The acorn was cut from felt using the coordinating Autumn Acorn dies.


Lastly, I created a set of notecards using the new Sunflower Bouquet set.  I wanted something kind of artsy yet rustic, if that makes any sense!  


The label for the bundle of notecards is from this month's Think Big Favorites #19.


For the vase image on the front of the notecards, I stamped using the backside of the large bouquet image using Spring Rain ink, then stamped it the right way using Enchanted Evening.  Since the stamp is reversed when placed backwords on the block, the image doesn't match up perfectly, but I thought it was a fun look!  It gives it kind of an artsy, water color feel.  I actually embossed with the new Herringbone Impression Plate before doing the stamping because I wanted that texture to come through in the stamping as well.  I brushed some Spring Rain ink along the edges too.


Whew!  I congratulate you if you've made it all the way to the end of this post and you're still reading!  That wraps up my August release projects!  Happy shopping and I hope you have a great rest of the week!

Be sure to check out the other DT girls' blogs to see the rest of their projects as well!



Life-is-Sweet-dtl Finished size = 4 1/4 x 5 1/2
Supplies not linked, but available on August 15, 2012 from Papertrey Ink:  Foodie Fun stamp set and coordinating dies

Grateful-Thank-You-dtl Finished size = 5 1/2 x 4 1/4
Supplies not linked, but available on August 15, 2012 from Papertrey Ink:  Framed Out #7 stamp set, Counting My Blessings dies, Background Basics: Herringbone stamp set

Sunflower-Notes2 finished size = 4 1/4 x 5 1/2
Supplies not linked, but available on August 15, 2012 from Papertrey Ink: Sunflower Bouquet stamp set, Think Big Favorites #19 stamp set, Herringbone Impression plate
Supplies not linked, but available on August 15, 2012 from Papertrey Ink: Autumn Hills stamp set, Background Basics: Herringbone stamp set.  
Other:  patterned paper scraps, Copic markers