Sunday, August 3, 2014

Life is Sweet



This beautiful collection of roses is from the "Life is Sweet" stamp set by Papertrey Ink.  How do they do it!? I cannot believe how beautiful and detailed these -  three step stamping  - roses are!



I have had my eye on the Life is Sweet set for a long time.  It is not new but it is new to me... this week as a matter of a fact! : )  I have often seen the lovely roses featured on cards and admired them but I must admit I was really disappointed when I first opened my new set.  Three? oh gees three stamps to make one rose!? eeek! what are the chances of lining it up right? and.... ugh.  I have had multiple layer stamps but have never been all that pleased with the outcome.  This set is different!

I made this card in about 5 minutes! This cluster of three roses was literally the first stamping I did with this set and... well, not to brag, but it is perfect! LOL wow!!

The leaves are just two step stamping and are equally perfect.  I have cut each leaf and the flower cluster from the matching dies.  I adhered the leaves directly to the card front but I popped the flower cluster up with some foam squares.  The sentiment is a retired TAC stamp and the flourish is a very old clear stamp from Lil Davis Designs.  I trimmed 1/4" off the side of my A2 size card so that I could let my rose extend over the side and still allow it to fit in the envie.  : )

You will be seeing a lot more from me using this tremendous PTI set.

Patti

12 comments:

Lynne in NI said...

Beautiful card! Those roses are sooo pretty :)

Lisa said...

OMGosh those ARE some pretty roses! Go ahead and brag a little cuz they are perfect too!! Love the peek of the little one you added to the inside, lovely card!

Alanna said...

This is gorgeous. Great job on the stamping.

Happy Dance said...

Well done Patti! These are the prettiest roses ever. And perfectly stamped the first time too. Very cool. Lovely colors on your blooms as well. Bev

Jane aka the pink peep said...

Hi Patti! Gorgeous! I would not have even picked this set out to purchase but I think it is going on my PTI wish list! Wow! Thank you for adding me to your blog list! When I figure out how to do that on my blog - you will be on it!

Theresa Krout said...

Awesome Patti! I love the card! I love the cut out flowers and leaves and would totally buy this set because you showed us how WOW it could be! Lets make some when I come visit!

Beth F. said...

This card is so elegant! I seriously love every element that you have added to it. Great job on the three part stamps too! I have only tried 2 part stamps and the result was less than perfect for me too, so I understand your reluctance with the 3 part stamping. Such a beautiful end result! This card would be perfect with a wedding sentiment on it as well :)

Carole Z said...

Hi Patti, this is such a beautiful card, very elegant and fabulous stamping, hugs Carole Z X

Taunya Butler said...

O M Gorgeous - that is what these roses are!! You did a marvelous job with these cards!! The roses are indeed beautiful!!

Helen F. said...

Amazing and beautiful card, Patti!
Such a professional look. I love this Stamp Set and may have to move it up on my PTI "Wish List".

Asha said...

Sigh.... this is so romantic and oh so pretty. The elegance is in its simplicity. LOVE it, Patti, really do.
hugs, Asha

Marybeth said...

Oh this is beautiful! I am happy you love it! So very elegant!