Today is the January Blog Hop at Papertrey Ink. I wasn't sure I'd have time to get a card made for the hop, but I loved the inspiration piece, and finished a card for the hop on Monday night.
What attracted me was the black background, white accents, and pretty, bright flowers. I went a slightly different way, choosing one of my favorite sets, "Lovely Layers." It was easy to tell I'd been away from the crafting table for a few weeks, as there were a lot of pieces that ended up in the circular file before I was finished. In the end, I had a card I liked for my friend who celebrated her birthday while we were away. We celebrated yesterday at breakfast.
I stuck with the pinks and white of the inspiration piece for the sentiment. I used a "Swoosh" dies, and the rest of the sentiment came from "Birthday Cheer, " which was embossed in white. I used a Spectrum Noir Clear Glitter pen for the center of the main image.
The main ink colors were Leaf Green, Summer Sunrise, and Hibiscus Burst with accents inked with Pinefeather, Orange Zest, Terracotta Tile, and Raspberry Fizz. The blog hop almost always produces lots of inspiration which you can access right here.