Monday, June 13, 2011

Home Decor with Papertrey Ink

I have been wanting to make one of the 7 Gypsies printers trays for the longest time, and I figured that since my mom's newest grandson has finally arrived, it was time. My mom's birthday is Wednesday, but we celebrated yesterday and I gave her her gifts, so it's safe to share on my blog now. I am very pleased with how it turned out, and she loved it. I used My Mind's Eye Gertie papers, and a bunch of different Papertray Ink Stamps and other products. I will share closeups of each opening, with the supply list for each listed under each picture.



My nephew Malakai, 2 weeks old:


Supplies used:
Paper: MME Gertie PP, Dark Chocolate CS, Rustic Cream
Stamps: Merry Little Christmas, Little Bitty Bird
Ink: Memento Rich Cocoa, Tea Dye Duo, Ripe Avocado, Berry Sorbet
Dies: Tiny Tags,
Other: Chocolate Bakers Twine, Pop Dots


My sisters and I:



Supplies used:
Paper: MME Gertie PP, Rustic Cream
Stamps: Fillable Frames #10, Garden Variety
Ink: Memento Rich Cocoa, Tea Dye Duo, , Berry Sorbet
Dies: Fillable Frames #10, Edgers #2, Butterfly, Signature Series Butterfly
Other: Berry Sorbet Satin Ribbon, Scor-tape

My boys:



Supplies used:
Paper: MME Gertie PP, Spring Moss CS, Dark Chocolate CS, Coasterboard
Stamps: Button Boutique, Little Bitty Bird
Ink: Memento Rich Cocoa, Tea Dye Duo
Dies: Double Ended Banner, Button Card, Buttoned Up #2, Love Lives Here
Other: Rustic Jute Twine, Pop Dots

My boys:



Supplies used:
Paper: MME Gertie PP, Hawaiian Shores, Rustic Cream
Stamps: Garden Variety, Flower Fusion #3, Label Basics
Ink: Memento Rich Cocoa, Tea Dye Duo, Hawaiian Shores, Berry Sorbet, Ripe Avocado, Smokey Shadow
Dies: Angled Labels, Garden Variety, Flower Fusion #3
Other: Rhinestone, Pop Dots

All three of my mom's grandsons:



Supplies used:
Paper: MME Gertie PP, Berry Sorbet, Kraft CS
Stamps: Little Bitty Bird, Tiny Tags, Botanical Silhouettes
Ink: Memento Rich Cocoa, Tea Dye Duo, Ripe Avocado, Berry Sorbet
Dies: Tiny Tags, Fence, Little Bitty Bird
Other: Rustic Jute Twine, Pop Dots

My newphew Malakai:



Supplies used:
Paper: MME Gertie PP, Hawaiian Shores, Rustic Cream
Stamps: Tag Its #2
Ink: Memento Rich Cocoa, Tea Dye Duo, Ripe Avocado, Berry Sorbet
Other: Rustic Jute Twine, Pop Dots, 1.75" circle punch

And finally, a matching Birthday Card:



Supplies used:
Paper: MME Gertie PP, Rustic Cream, Kraft CS, Berry Sorbet
Stamps: Honey Bees, Big Birthday Wishes, Tag Its #1
Ink: Memento Rich Cocoa, Tea Dye Duo, Ripe Avocado, Berry Sorbet, Summer Sunrise, Scarlet Jewel, Hawaiian Shores
Dies: Fence, By Numbers, Tiny Tags
Other: Rustic Jute Twine

11 comments:

Kathy Mc said...

Priceless ~ no doubt your mom was thrilled. What an awesome gift. Excellent job embellishing each section of the photo tray. I'm sure she will treasure this forever and ever!
(aka bdlakebum)

Jen said...

Oh Audrey, this is one astonishing heirloom piece. Wow! This project is truly love in papercrafted form. Need I say I am so Wowed by this. On a crafting level I just love your use of supplies as they just perfectly seem meant to be together. On an emotional level this project with all the beautiful photographs is so moving and joyous. I feel really blessed to have seen this. Thank you!

IamDerby said...

What a beautiful gift! Your mom is going to love it!

Rhonda said...

This is so wonderful Audrey. I'm sure your Mom was thrilled.

Amber said...

You put a lot of time and work in to this and it shows! Great job. Your mom is going to love this!

Jill said...

Bravo, Audrey, bravo! The perfect birthday gift, so lovingly done, and so beautiful!

Kristii said...

Oh my goodness!!! What a sweet project and card!!! The pictures totally make me smile and I know your mom is going to love it!!! what an awesome gift!!!!!

Alicia a.k.a. Crafty Al said...

this is just gorgeous!! I love how each part is a little work of art. TFS!

LittleSurferGirl said...

Yay! I can comment again! This project is such a wonderful treasure and you did a spectacular job on it! Your card is fabulous and I'm kicking myself daily for not ordering that picket fence die! Great job, Audrey!

Lynn said...

This is so beautiful Audrey! What a work of art from the heart your shadow box photo holder is, you did a wonderful job and I love your Mom's card too! Hope she had a great birthday!

Sue Ann said...

Did you give it to her yet ?? I am dying to know if she passed out from the love was feeling when she saw this beautiful creation :)

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