January 25, 2011

PTI Blog Hop

Morning everybody,

I am very happy to play along the New Year blog hop with PTI. This month’s theme is
With the new year comes a clean slate along with many resolutions.  This month’s blog hop challenge
involves you challenging yourself to use a Papertrey stamp set that has yet to see ink or even one that
might be collecting a little dust!  Go through your stash and see what little used treasure it might hold.  If
you are in need of inspiration for your chosen set, feel free to utilize the gallery posted in the side bar of
each set’s sale page on our website, or go to the
Previous Countdown page on Nichole’s blog where
each set is organized by month of release.  2011 is the year where what’s old is new again!

 I do have many stamp sets where I have used only one or two stamps and a few sets that haven’t seen ink at all. So this is a great chance to get them inked. Banner stamp set is one of them. So I decided to use it along with the coordinating dies. 
Here is my first card.

The second one is using “In Bloom” stamp set, die and impression plate.

I love “In Bloom” set. Its my most favourite of all stamps from PTI because the stamps has coordinating dies, impression plate and the pattern paper. Its a complete set. Can’t wait to collect more set like this.

I am off to hop and see other projects. Happy Hopping 🙂



  1. First I am so happy you are back but I bet you had a great time away!!! Your cards are beautiful and I love all the sparkle in the first one ….. that for sure says HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! Love the second one with the impression plate and the colors you used …… great job young lady!!!

  2. Stephanie Hilt says:

    This IS a great set Gayatri! Nice monochromatic composition. I need to get that impression plate, it made a lovely background for your card.

  3. That In Bloom card is just incredible, Gayatri. I love how you use the impression plate to make the focal image just POP! 🙂 Wonderful!

  4. I totally dig those colors and all of the glitter on the first card..really cool. The second card has lovely colors,too, and I like the layout.

  5. Both cards are just lovely, but I'm thinking I may have to CASE that second one, 'cause I really love In Bloom, too!

  6. Very pretty cards. I love the In Bloom one and how everything coordinates. I must get the stamp set!

  7. What pretty cards – I love the bling on the banner card. So cute.
    Carol x

  8. Pretty cards! Love the shimmery banner!

  9. What beautiful cards Gayatri!!
    Have a great day! /karin

  10. Great cards! I love the embossing and colors on both.

  11. beautiful cards, love the colours you used and the glitter on the banner

  12. Way to sparkle, girl! Love those banners and love your color combos. Very well done!

  13. Love the colors and the sparkle! I just used my banners for the first time too! Aren't they fun?

  14. Great sparkle, great colors! I just used my banners for the first time too! Loved it!

  15. WOW..Both cards are just amazing. I love love the In Bloom card. That is my fav stamp set as well. Your creation is just top notch.

  16. What a great birthday card! So fun with the banners and the glitter! And the In Bloom card is so pretty too!

  17. ABSOLUTELY beautiful cards! Thanks for sharing! 🙂

  18. Sparkle is ALWAYS good and I especially love the card with the flowers.What a great pairing of the embossing plate and stamp set.

  19. These are both really pretty! Love the sparkle on the banners!

  20. Wow that first one, you really caught the bling on that! LOL!!!!
    Great projects…really lovely color combo's as well!!!

  21. Love the sparkly goodness on the banner card! I agree with you about the coordinating stamps, dies, papers, IP… makes it so easy to make fast and simple cards. Beautiful In Bloom card.. love the color combo. Great job!

  22. Beautiful cards! TFS 😀

  23. Welcome back, Gayatri. Love the bling on the first and, well, In Bloom is just perfect.

  24. So pretty, Gayatri! I love the sparkly bits on the first card and In Bloom is one of my favs as well!

  25. Welcome back! Glad you got to play along. These are such fun cards. In Bloom is definitely one of my favorites too.

  26. I love the purple glitter

  27. This is so fun! Love that glitter!

  28. Love the fun glittery pennants!

  29. great cards…love that in bloom impression plate

  30. I am always so jealous of your elegant style (in the sweet, nice way, of course :)) Love your SUPER sparkly and eye-catching purple banner. LOVE how you layered those blooms againt the impressed ones…so unique! Great job, Gayatri!

  31. What lovely cards. Love how you folded the HB banner and the second is one of my favorite sets as well.

  32. Fabulous banner card~ bright and cheerful!

  33. Just beautiful, Gayatri! Love the first one with the little banners. It's so fun with all of that glittery goodness!

  34. very pretty! i love the in bloom card 🙂

  35. Two very pretty cards, Gayatri! I love the sparkle and the bright colors on your banner card. And I have yet to get any of the In Bloom set, but your card has me wishing I did! Lovely work!

  36. Both are pretty cards, but I gotta love that glitter on the first one.

  37. Good Golly Miss Molly! How fab are these cards?! I love love love your color choices they are so fun. Your banners are so glitzy and gorgeous. So innovative.

  38. Great to see your posts again! Lovely cards!

  39. So pretty, both cards! I especially like the banners-love the bling. Great job!

  40. Wow! Your cards are amazing! Love the bling on the banner and especially love the impression plate you used with the flowers. Just beautiful!

  41. beautiful!!

  42. Gosh Gayatri – I look away for 3 seconds and you have all these beautiful cards up!lol You've certainly been busy and I love them!


  43. Your cards are gorgeous! You did a wonderful job!

  44. Love these, very striking!

  45. OMG!!! LOVE the glitter on the banner dies! and will have to get the In Bloom set after seeing your card!

  46. Two fab cards! Love the bling on the first one and the In Bloom card is gorgeous!

  47. Both cards are fabulous–but I am partial to the first with the glitter banner, very cool!

    Chris L.

  48. Beautiful Gayatri! I especially love the first card – what wonderful colors and glittery fun!

  49. Beautiful cards!

  50. So pretty! love the glittery!

  51. Gayatri BOTH cards are FABULOUS!! I LOVE them!!! I need to USE my impression plates more! Great job!
    Have a WONDERFUL day!

  52. great cards! i really like the flower one.

  53. Both cards are fabulous but my favorite is the banner card! I adore that you used some glitter on them! Looks fantastic!

  54. Love that banner card, but especially love all of the glitter on it! Yay, Gayatri!!

  55. Oh Gayatri!!! I love them both!! Fabulous!!!

  56. Gorgeous cards Gayatri! My favourite one is the first one, love the sparkly touches!

  57. So pretty! Love all the sparkle on that banner!

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