Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Papertrey January Blog Hop Challenge

Yes, I've been away for awhile, but I'll explain that another day. Today I have managed, after months of intentions, to get a project done for the Papertrey Blog Hop. This month the challenge was to dust off one of your old sets and give it some love. Easy peasy, right? Sure. I turned to one of my favorite sets for this challenge - Sign Language - which despite my love hasn't been touched since July. At times I think I might be the only who loves this set, but so be it. I also broke out the Border and Corners {squares} which I bought so long ago I can't remember but have never used. Add to it the Handwritten Notes and I was good to go.

So, I set out to make a simple set of thank you cards for a friend.

Here are the first three:

I used a lot of "dusty" items from my stash including the handmade papers. While these cards are not really my style, they are my friend's. She loves pale and natural so I'm pretty sure I've captured her style.

The other three:

I tried to use sentiments she would use while at the same time use ones that don't HAVE to be "thank yous" just in case she wants to use them for something else.

And of course I needed to make a card to give her with the set. Another thank you card - for her friendship. While you can't really see it in the picture, the heart says "thanks so much" from the Mixed Messages set.

Thanks for looking.

Stamps: PTI, Stamping Bella
Inks: Distressed Inks
Cardstock: PTI
Other: Ribbon(Pink Hedgehog), Eyelets, Handmade paper