Who doesn't love a blog giveaway?? Well, I've always wanted to do one but never have, so I'm going to try to make this a good one! First of all, there are TWO prizes up for grabs! But I'll get to the prizes in a minute... first, I want to share a card!
This card uses the new Papertrey Ink Anniversary set, Botanical Silhouettes. This set is not available for purchase from PTI, but was only available as a bonus based on purchases from February 2010 - February 2011. I was, er, uhm, well... shall we say.... a good enough customer to have earned some extra sets! ;)
The flowers + fence panel here was inspired by this lovely card from Laurie. Along with Botanical Silhouettes, I used the new Beautiful Blessings, and the picket fence die. Of course, there's a little Tiny Tag on there, I love those little tags as a sweet finishing touch on so many cards, and I really loved Laurie's idea of tying the tag to the fence!
The fence was cut from kraft cardstock, and then I ran it through the woodgrain impression plate which was inked, letter-press style, with Versamark ink. It gives just that little extra little bit of oomph to the impression to add a little more texture.
OK, now that the preliminaries are finished, let's get to....
Like I said above, I managed to earn some extra PTI Anniversary sets, so I knew that I wanted to do a blog giveaway for one of my extra sets! So here is Prize #1: Botanical Silhouettes!
You can see the whole set, and also the amazing inspiration from the PTI Design Team in the gallery, here. And for even more amazing projects, check out Nichole Heady's work with the set on her blog, here.
BUT WAIT.... I know that many of my blog visitors are my fellow PTI-obsessed stampers who have already earned their own anniversary set (or two... or... more ;) and I don't want to leave you all out! So I'm going to also give away a 2nd prize to a separate winner, this fun and colorful 6x6 Echo Park paper pad, perfect for the summer days ahead!
And in both cases, I may have a few other little surprise embellishments and goodies to include as well!
HOW TO ENTER: just leave a comment below and tell me your favorite Papertrey Ink stamp set (even if you don't own it...yet!), and please let me know in your comment if you already have (or will be getting) the anniversary set! In that case, I will only include you in the random drawing for the Echo Park paper pad. International friends are welcome to enter, BUT please understand that I reserve the right to substitute a $10 PTI gift certificate, if shipping to your country turns out to be cost-prohibitive (or, in the case of the stamp set, to ship the stamps to you without the original packaging). :)
DEADLINE TO ENTER: 11:59pm Eastern Time, Saturday June 25. I will post the winner on my blog by noon on Monday June 27. Good luck, and thanks for visiting my blog!