Saturday, March 24, 2012

PTI March Blog Hop

This month's PTI Blog Hop challenge is to gleam inspiration from the above photo and use it to create a project!

I am over-the-moon about this challenge as I absolutely LOVE a beautiful, bright, cheerful yellow! It's my all-time favorite color and has been since I was a kid. I LOVE it!

For this challenge I decided to include some aqua color. I had previously made a zipper tag (here), and decided to make a modified version of it to include some cash for my niece's birthday gift.

I covered a portion of my sentiment with tape so that I could stamp one word over the other. This is one of my favorite stamping tricks - except - when I forget to pull the tape off before stamping! Nothing like a pretty stamped word with a colorful inky blob right next to it. :) So, instead of scrapping the whole thing, I decided to stamp on a die cut and hide the evidence!

To make space for the cash, I was careful to place the scor-tape around the perimeter of the tag and made sure I left it open where the "zipper" portion zips off.

Her birthday celebration is today, so hopefully the theory behind the design plays well with reality! :)

Supplies (all PTI unless noted):
Stamps: Beautiful Butterflies, Polka Dot Basics II, Think Big Favorites #12, Button Boutique, Movers & Shakers Sentiments
Ink: Aqua Mist, Hawaiian Shores, Dandelion (Memento)
Dies: Beautiful Butterflies, Movers & Shakers Zippers, Happy Day
Card Stock: Stampers Select White
Other: Stickles (Ranger), Scor-Tape

Thanks ever so much for stopping by today!


  1. beautiful!! nice surprise inside :)

  2. Could there be a more appreciated surprise?! Love the card- it's so happy and upbeat!

  3. Your card is fantastic! I love your butterfly and zipper pull. Great work!

  4. So sweet. Love the butterfly on the top.

  5. oh my word! this is GREAT! that butterfly is gorgeous! and i love that little zipper detail...super fun!

  6. Great idea! Such a fun little card!

  7. Fantastic card, and great gift idea. Your zipper is so fun.

  8. Soooo pretty!!! I love the interactive zipper and the butterfly is gorgeous!

  9. Love your butterfly and yellow polka dots. Cool idea for the zipper die.

  10. Great zipper tag, so pretty with the butterfly on it! I do the same with cash. Love the glitter too!

  11. How cute! Love your sparkly butterfly ;)

  12. That glittery butterfly is just gorgeous! I love that it is "flying" off the card :) What a neat money holder, too!