Papertrey Posse April Challenge

Today I made a card for the Papertrey Posse April Challenge as well CPS #111.  For the Papertrey Posse, this month was a fun and simple challenge.  We were to use two of the Papertreyink Make It Monday techniques on our card.  I chose MIM #2 Using Vellum and MIM #9 Heat Embossing. 
I just borrowed YOF Gladiolus from my PTI friend Renee and thought that big beautiful image perfectly fit the CPS sketch #111.  Here is the sketch: 
Here is the card I made:

It is all Papertreyink and very simple.  The only thing a bit different is the piece of Distressed Dot patterned paper behind the vellum strip.  I sprayed it with 3M Super 77 spray and as long as you lay the vellum on perfectly the first try, no adhesive shows through it.  There is a little bit of prisma glitter on the gladiolus centers and 3 rhinestones colored with copic markers on the top right.  Thanks for taking a look at my card.

13 comments:

Judy said...

Cathy,
This is great I love the color...
Have a great Sunday
Judy

omg, those glads are GORGEOUS!! You know, I have that stamp set but have yet to ink it up (such a shame, I know!) But your card has really inspired me to pull it out and USE it (even though my coloring leaves much to be desired ;)

Kelly S. said...

Oh my the coloring on this is fantastic, Cathy! Doesn't look simple at ALL to me! A lovely card that will definitely make someone feel better!

I'm Renee said...

It's GORGEOUS!
Your coloring is absolutely fabby...
love it all!
So glad you are enjoying glads...
it was made for you! :)
Can't wait to see what you do with Buttercups!

This is beautiful Cathy! Love that stamp set & the coloring is wonderful! So glad you can play along with us at Card Patterns.

~amy~ said...

beautiful! Thanks for joining us at Card Patterns!

Jen Carter said...

Wow!! Great coloring on the flowers!! This is so prety!

whoistracy said...

So pretty! I love the bling in the corner. Glad you could play along with us on Card Patterns this week!

This is truly lovely! Love the flowers! :-) Amy

Marybeth said...

Beautiful and I love the colors you chose, nice on the coloring too. Good idea with the vellum .

Susan said...

WOW!! This is so stunning!! I absolutely love the red glads.

Amazing card, Cathy!

Cathy.... love this! Sorry I didn't see it before now. What a GORGEOUS card! You did an awesome job coloring the flowers, so so pretty.

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