Yay! It's time for the Papertrey Ink countdown! And I am super excited to be sharing a few samples of my very first Papertrey Ink stamp set, called Modern Basics.
First off, I would like to thank all of you for your support and enthusiastic comments. You all have made this experience very special and exciting for me.
As you may know, I am a big fan of a clean and simple card designs, and I love that this set is perfect for creating exactly that. With a combination of basic yet modern shapes which can be combined in a number of ways. Another love of mine are rounded corners, and the signature shape featured in this set is one I have used a number of times in the past.
Today, I'd like to focus on one image from the set. The butterfly...Modern Basics features both a solid and linear version of this simple butterfly. It may be a little hard to see but, this cards background was stamped entirely with the solid butterfly alone. I stamped a Fine Linen card base with rows of alternating butterflies. This was super simple to create and I think the results are stunning. I love how the butterflies, when stamped like so, transform into a whole new shape. It all depends on how you look at it!
To create a focal point within this mesmerizing background, I emphasised a single butterfly by stamping the outline in Plum Pudding. Then finished the card off with a "Hello" (also from Modern Basics), a Royal Velvet button and rustic twine.
Keeping with the butterfly theme this simple beauty uses the outline butterfly, a couple other simple squares and a sentiment from Modern Basics.
Onto a Sweet Blush card base, I stamped a row of Scarlet Jewel butterflies. To draw attention to a single butterfly I simply stamped, in Smoky Shadow, a medium and small square with in the open wings. These little squares are a great for adding pops of color not only to the butterfly but, to a few of the other images included in Modern Basics too. I'll be showing you soon!
And finally, a combo of both butterfly images. I started this card by stamping the solid and outlined butterflies randomly at the base and up the side of the white card base.
I started by stamping the solid butterflies using the Rock & Roll technique; inked up with Raspberry Fizz and then rolled the edges in Pure Poppy. If you look closely at the butterfly behind the sentiment you can really see the gorgeous detail this technique gives these simple butterflies. Next, I stamped the outline butterflies in Raspberry Fizz and finished it off with a sentiment and rhinestones.
So there you have it! I hope you have enjoyed today's peek at Modern Basics. I would love to know what you think so far, so be sure to let me know! There is a whole lot more to this set, so I'll be featuring Modern Basics during the entire Papertrey Ink countdown. Be sure to visit again tomorrow!
But first, don't forget to check out the rest of the happenings for today. These ladies have much more to share with you too...
Thanks for stopping by, have a great one!
- Stamps: Modern Basics
- Ink: Lavender Moon & Plum Pudding
- Cardstock: Fine Linen
- Accessories: Rustic Jute Button Twine & Royal Velvet Vintage Button
- Stamps: Modern Basics
- Ink: Scarlet Jewel & Smoky Shadow
- Cardstock: Sweet Blush
- Accessories: White Embroidery Floss & White Vintage Buttons