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This month's Papertrey Blog Hop involves recycling some of the packaging which lovingly wraps Papertrey goodies. I can't think of any other mail-order company that takes as much pride in their shipping as PTI. There is cardboard to prevent cardstock corners from bending, tissue-wrapped stamp sets, and extra newsprint paper for filling in the gaps in the box. I chose to use that newsprint here on my card. I dream of beaches with white sand like this...
I cased myself, but I really like paper piecing with this umbrella. Enjoy!
Paper: PTI Spring Rain, PTI newsprint (packaging), sei (patterned)
Ink: Versafine Onyx, PTI Fresh Snow
Stamps: PTI Scattered Showers, Green Thumb (pole) and the little birdie from Birds of a Feather's signature stamp

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  1. Very cool and love how the wrinkled up paper is used to your advantage!!

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  2. Cute-ola for sure - I can almost feel the ocean breeze!

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  3. This is another stunner! Love the idea to make the umbrella summer and fun. Way to rock the recycling challenge.

    It's a good life!
    Terri E.

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  4. Very cool - love what you did with the paper!

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  5. Reminds me of summer....sigh! (already)LOL Great job!

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  6. This is soooo cool, what a great idea:)

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  7. This is really cute. You should totally CASE yourself if your cards rock like they do :)

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  8. Ah the beach...I miss you already! I'm still giggling at "Instead of Laundry" HEE! So glad you stepped away from the Wisk and designed this instead!!! SO CUTE!

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  9. Love your sandy beach! Fantastic way to recycle that paper! :) TFS

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  10. This is cute and "warms" me right up on this cool autumn night!

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  11. Great idea to use the paper as a beach! Love how this turned out!

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  12. Super cute! Great job making your scene!

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  13. So adorable! Your beach looks really cool :)

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  14. How cute! Love your textured sandy beach.

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  15. Excellent card! Love the newsprint paper as a beach.

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  16. Nice job! That paper is a great use for a beach.

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  17. That paper is perfect for the sand - great idea!!

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  18. Love this card. Beautiful work piecing the umbrella!

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  19. So cute and clever! It really looks like sand! :)

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  20. Excellent idea. I had kept that packaging and now have a great idea to reuse it :D Thanks for sharing this fabulous card with us.

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  21. Very cute and what a fabulous idea!!!

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  22. Great idea Cheryl, and your use of those birds is FAB! How clever of you!

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  23. Beautiful! Wish I were there! tfs!

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