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Rock and Roll

I have a new favorite PTI set. Giga Guide Lines. Wow. The sentiments are nice and big, and there are just enough to cover about every event a person might need. And the images...I love them.
For both of these cards I used the "rock and roll" technique--ink up the stamp in a light color, then roll the edges in a darker color. I love this combination of Summer Sunrise and Berry Sorbet. I think I've been inspired by all of the beautiful fall trees.

Here I tried my hand at a homemade flower--I just punched circles and then folded and twisted and crumpled the paper. I actually was able to separate the layers because PTI cardstock is so thick. Not bad for a first try, right?

Paper: PTI Summer Sunrise, Berry Sorbet, White
Ink: Versamark, PTI Summer Sunrise, Berry Sorbet
Stamps: PTI Giga Guide Lines
Other: PTI Berry Sorbet Satin ribbon, white embossing powder

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  1. Beautiful cards. Might have to add that set to my cart. So good to see you in the "Papertrey News".

  2. These are beautiful. Makes me really want these sets!!!

  3. Congrats on being the Guest Desinger. Lovely blog!

  4. Great colors on the cards - just got my Giga set - now to squeeze time to play...
    Congrats on being Guest Designer!!!!
    LOVE, LOVE, LOVE your blog tittle - if I would have thought of it mine would have to say - instead of laundry, dishes, dusting, vacumeing or anything housework related :) work too if I didn't need the crafting $$ (when I have a little left over anyway....)

  5. What a fun color combination. I never would have thought to mix those colors, but it looks beautiful. Btw, congrats on being in the PTI newsletter!

  6. I really wish you'd stop . . . I am so on the fence over the giga guidelines set . . .and you're tipping me over the edge . . .and congrats on being Guest Designer, how cool is that!!!

  7. So cute! :) Love the rocking and a rolling and the fun flower!

  8. well hello gorgeous!! and WOOT for your feature at papertrey...

  9. Gorgeous! I just love that new giga guidelines

  10. Cheryl these are LOVELY!! I have to ink this set up.. it is just WAITING for me! HA!! LOVED reading about you in the PTI newsletter!!!

  11. Great cards. I'm so glad I ordered this set. I think it's my new favorite.

  12. Very pretty, love the color combo and that is such a fun technique!

  13. wow, these are fantastic!! I just adore the colors you used, so bright and fun. And I really need to find some time to use that set, I love what you are doing with it!! And I loved reading about you in the newsletter too! TOO cool!!

  14. So pretty Cheryl--great colors and I love your rock n' rolling!

  15. Cheryl, your cards are beautiful. I am loving those giga guide lines too. Soooo many possibilities. Congrats, on being Guest Designer (and being featured in the PTI newsletter). Have a great day!

  16. SWEET!!! And cOnGrAtUlAtIoNs on winning GSS on PTI - you deserve it!!!


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