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PTI Paint By Number Challenge

Today's PTI Anniversary challenge is to use a particular color palette and cutting recipe to make a card, in honor of the new line of acrylic paints. I have to say I'm intrigued, since my painting and card making worlds have never collided in such a way before. Anyway, here is the palette I used--I have to say, I would never in a million years put these five colors together voluntarily, and I am secretly jealous of anyone whose first initial is between N and Z. I was pleasantly surprised with the result, though. Who knew? Okay, Nichole Heady did, of course.
These colors seemed pretty masculine to me, so I went with it. Did I mention how much I love Turning a New Leaf? Well, I do. I decided to tear the paper, rather than use scallops, and I made the Lemon Tart strip narrower, tucking it underneath.
Paper: PTI Vintage Cream, Ocean Tides, Spring Moss, Lemon Tart, Kraft
Ink: Versamark, Ocean Tides
Stamps: PTI Turning a New Leaf, Birthday Basics

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  1. Lovely card! The tearing is the perfect touch for the masculine card!

  2. This is lovely Cheryl, you did a great job.

  3. Ooh...great idea to tear that edge and stick part of that horizontal strip underneath!

  4. Very pretty Cheryl! This is a great color combo! I like how you used torn paper instead of scallops!

  5. Very beautiful! I think this is one of my favorite color combos listed! You did a wonderful job.

  6. very nice card!!! I love all those leaves!


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