Challenge – Oh, Christmas Tree!

Hey everyone!

OK so we know that it’s a busy time for everyone at the mo, so we’ve tried to make this challenge one that’s so easy to play along with that you’ll probably do it without realising it LOL!!

For this challenge we want to see creations featuring a Christmas tree! For those of you who attended the most amazing weekend ever (Steph’s PTI Make and Take), this challenge is one you’ve already got a card for so feel free to enter it!

Here’s my take on the challenge featuring my fave lil’ tree of the moment:

Recipe: Stamps – Holiday Tree/Signature Christmas Ink – Spring Moss/Dark Chocolate/Pure Poppy Card – Stamper’s Select White/Aqua Mist/Pure Poppy/Rustic Snowflake DP Other – Nestabilities/Martha Stewart Border Punch/Pure Poppy Polka Dot Ribbon

Here’s Kate’s showing that you just can’t go wrong with a classic, elegant Christmas card:

Recipe: Stamps – Tree Trimming Trio/Background Basics – Text Style Card – Stamper’s Select White/Aqua Mist/Enchanted Evening Other – Epoxy Circle Stickers

“I’m in mass production mode at the moment!”

So are you ready to enter? Here’s the deets:

  • All entries must contain at least one PTI product to qualify
  • To enter, leave a comment with a link to your post featuring the project on your blog or online gallery
  • Worldwide entries are more than welcome to share the inspiration, but unfortunately prizes can only be shipped within Europe!
  • Challenge closes on Monday 14th December at 9.00am GMT
  • A winner will be chosen at random to receive a collection of PTI goodies!

So get your Christmas trees ready; we can’t wait to see what you come up with!

Aimes and Kate

1. Laure
2. Laurel
3. Lesley
4. Karin
5. Cathygel
6. Caryn

Going Dotty

Good morning! I’m so sorry this didn’t go up last night as promised but I couldn’t get online – anyway better late than never, welcome to our new challenge!

For this challenge we’re going dotty!! Polka dots to be precise – we’d like to see some polka dots on your creations, this can be polka dot stamps, dotty ribbon, punched dots, doodled dots or any other interpretation of polka dots you can think of!

To be in with a chance of winning a randomly drawn PTI goody bag create a project with polka dots on it that uses at least one PTI product.

For my sample I used the polka dot Christmas tree from the ‘Tree Trimming Trio’ set, and made it in three colourways – it’s a simple design so great for mass production.

The tree was embossed with Versamark and White Embossing Powder onto Kraft card – the ornaments were punched out then covered with an clear epoxy stickers:

Stamps – Tree Trimming Trio

Ink – Versamark/Enchanted Evening/Aqua Mist/Sweet Blush
Card – White/Kraft/Enchanted Evening/Aqua Mist/Sweet Blush

Ribbon – Swiss dot – Enchanted Evening/Aqua Mist/Sweet Blush

Other – Epoxy clear stickers/corner rounder punch/whit embossing powder

Enchanted Evening:

Sweet Blush:

And my favourite (of course!) – Aqua Mist:

And here’s Aimes’ card – “made for my very own honey for our anniversary – he really is my star and he really does send me dotty at times ;D)”

Stamps – Star Prints/Fancy Flourishes
Ink: New Leaf/Dark Chocolate
Card – New Leaf/Kraft/Vintage Cream/Dark Chocolate Bitty Dot Basics
Other – New Leaf Button/Dark Chocolate Button/New Leaf Twill/Jute Ribbon Twine/White Gel Pen

To enter the challenge leave a link to your card in the comments section below by 9am GMT, November 2nd 2009. Your card must use at least one product from Papertrey Ink. While we love to see entries from around the world I’m afraid we can only send prizes within Europe.

Thanks and I hope you have some dotty fun!!

Kate x

1. Laurel (Thanks for joining us from the USA!)
2. Linby
3. Taheera
4. Valerie
5. Antje
6. Katie
7. Mandy
8. Lesley
9. Ann
10. Vicki
11. Laurel (with a FABULOUS second entry!)
12. Hannelobbestael
13. Dana
14. Chris