Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Pond Life

Wow, I am so disapointed with how these photo's turned out! These are much nicer irl! It was late and I was rushing to get the pictures done so I could post them. My cat has decided that the best place to nap these days is inside of my lightbox...so you can imagine the hair stuck to the white fabric which is my backdrop! What a mess...I clean it and then she gets in it again when I leave. I guess I will have to collapse it after each use. Anyway, here are two quick cards I made using the Pond Life set from Papertreyink.

There are so many great images but Nichole wanted to see what everyone was doing with the caterpillar so I started with that one. I stamped the image twice on PTI white cardstock and cut the body segments out of one and popped it up on the main image. I put Stickles Icicle glitter all over each segment and used a turquoise Spica on his antennae. I made the background using the PTI Out On A Limb set. I stamped the branch in Aqua Mist and two sets of leaves each in Spring Moss. I did it haphazardly (is that word?!) and I really like the casual look. I added a bit of Sakura stardust sparkle to the leaves. I stamped the sentiment from the matching set to Pond Life.


This one above I used the same set and stamped the turtle with Aqua Mist and Spring Moss. I thought his spots got lost on his shell so I decided to add some Stickles in Patina to make them more bold. I used my oval Nestabilities and popped the panel up on foam dots. The bottom of the green panel I edged with my Martha Stewart decorative edge punch. The background of the green panel is stamped with swirls from Hero Arts in Spring Moss. The ribbon and sentiment also from PTI.

This is a great set...so versatile! I'm sure I will be using it a lot! Happy Tuesday!

13 comments:

Janine said...

What a sweet card!! I havent taken the plunge yet with this set... Might just have to rethink it!

Flossie's Follies said...

these cards are great, love that caterpillar.

Debbie Olson said...

How fun, Danielle! I especially love the caterpillar--I need to play with that one still!

broni (waterchild12) said...

These are so cute, Danielle! I especially love the glittery catepillar and the background you created for it!

beate said...

Danielle, both of your cards are so adorable. I love all the sparkle.
Hugs and smiles

Rose Ann said...

Your Pond Life cards are adorable, Danielle!! I especially love love your caterpillar!!

Carolyn King said...

what cute critters!!!

Ila said...

These are both just Fabulous!! I love the colors and the glitter!!

chelemom said...

Both are soooooo cute!!!!

Velta said...

Too cute Danielle!!! I love both of these cards, but when I saw the caterpillar I just smiled :)

Joan said...

Wow, it's amazing how people's lives parallel....I was having photo problems the other day, and I'm always having trouble with cat hair. Oh well. I love the little caterpillar....he's darling, and the turtle spots....yup....awesome too. Joan

The Lucky Clucker said...

Love this Danielle! VERY ingenious how you did the background!! I LOVE new ways to make your own designer paper! I don't have this set either - you are making it very difficult to stay on the budget - who am I kidding!!? LOL!

Julia Aston said...

Love your little caterpillar! great use of the PTI papers and pond life - I just love this set too! Fun cards Danielle!