Papertrey Ink 8th Anniversary – Day 7 Card

Thank goodness for the extended deadlines this year, because the Blue & Gold Banquet really ate up my yesterday!

The Day 7 challenge for the Papertrey Ink 8th Anniversary festivities was to use nothing but metallic and neutral materials.  So, here’s my take on that:

BDAY-024-01I’m not quite sure about this one, honestly.  I had a difficult time working with only metallic and neutral elements, going through about 3 other ideas first before finally settling on this design.  I used some never-before-used supplies for this one, as well, finally breaking out my cute little pink box of sequins and such from the Shakers & Sprinkles Make-It Market Kit that I purchased a while ago.  I’ve been slowly trying to learn how to make shaker cards, but it has come with MUCH trial and error for me.

I couldn’t quite decide on how to place the shaker element, when my little PrincessM – who has really taken to making her own cards lately – walked by and suggested that I tilt the panel a little.  So I went with that, since I’m feeling all ‘decisioned’ out after a lot of party planning the last few months.

Not my favorite card, but not too bad, I suppose.

Thanks for stopping by today. 😉
-Ally

Supplies Used:
Stamps:  Stylish Sentiments – Birthdays (PTI)
Paper/Cardstock:  White (Michael’s); Soft Stone DP (PTI); Misc Glitter Cardstock
Inks:  Tuxedo Black (Memento)
Embellishments:  Sequins and Such (PTI)
Tools:  Shakers & Sprinkles Rectangle Die, Seeing Stars Die (PTI); Starry Die (Verve Stamps)

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5 thoughts on “Papertrey Ink 8th Anniversary – Day 7 Card

  1. born57 says:

    It’s beautiful. Ally! ! That one took all my time last night as well. Love the striped patterned paper you used and the tilted angle is perfect!

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