papertrey ink december release day
shaker heart embellishments

stitched sentiments revisited


Happy New Year! I hope that this upcoming 2016 year brings everything good. One good thing here? My girls go back to school on Monday. I am ready :)

The first of the month means that it is time for the Papertrey Ink senior design team challenge. This month we are revisiting the Stitched Sentiments set. I love how wonderful this set can be for so many different occasions and I used it to create some cards that are perfect for sending some love on Valentine's Day or just because to someone special.


I pulled out the "love" Quick Stitch Sentiment die and tucked the sentiment that I stitched up with some embroidery floss into the little embroidery hoop frame from the Stitched Sentiments set. 


I stamped the companion sentiment from the Stitched Sentiments set onto the banner die and trimmed off the left side so I could have it coming out of the frame. A little Sweet Blush felt heart tacks down the left side of the banner just perfectly.

This is just a simply sweet card to share with a special loved one in your life!


For this next card, I had to use the embroidery hoop to make a shaker element for my card. I filled it with some clear sprinkles and hearts that I had die cut with the Cover Plate: Hearts die. I added a sentiment from the new Keep it Simple: Love set onto a kraft banner die cut.


The coordinating papers on the top and bottom of the card are stamped with some of the cross stitch elements in the Stitched Sentiments set. I went for a tone on tone look stamping Sweet Blush ink onto Sweet Blush cardstock.


Make sure to visit the rest of the Papertrey Ink senior design team to see the projects that they created with the Stitched Sentiments set: BetsyDawnDanielle, and Melissa.

The Papertrey Ink January release will be here before you know it - thank you so much for stopping by today!


all supplies from Papertrey Ink unless noted

Love is the Thread Card

size: 5 1/2" x 4 1/4"

stamps: Stitched Sentiments

ink: True Black, Dark Chocolate

cardstock: Fresh Snow Linen, Sweet Blush, kraft

other: Stitched Sentiments dies, Quick Stitch Sentiment die, Sweet Blush felt, embroidery floss (DMC)

I Love You Shaker Card

size: 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"

stamps: Stitched Sentiments, Keep it Simple: Love

ink: True Black, Dark Chocolate, Sweet Blush

cardstock: Fresh Snow Linen, Sweet Blush, kraft, clear

other: Stitched Sentiments die, Cover Plate: Hearts dies, Double Ended Banners die, double sided foam adhesive sheet