Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Introducing Petite Places (Plus More Beautiful Butterflies Layers & Swoosh)

Hello and welcome to day 6 of the Papertrey Ink anniversary festivities! 

Today is another group post day and our focus is on the new Petite Places: Church and Scene It collections by Betsy Veldman!  A unique and interactive tag is sure to make an impression.  And this new series is sure to be a highlight of every release.  Each piece is so versatile and I hope to show you what I'm talking about.  Find more info on these products on the Papertrey Ink blog.

Let's get right to it...
A dimensional dome tag is a great way to dress up a simply wrapped package. And Petite Places and Scene It collections make this possible.  This month the focus is on a church, great for weddings, baptisms, Easter and so much more. I've gone with an elegant wedding theme. 
Inside the dome you will find a few Scene It: Skyscapes die layers.  First, the clouds cut from white cardstock.  Second, golden sun rays.  This layer adds such stunning shimmer. Third, a few more die cut clouds (left over from the first layer).  The church front and sentiment top off the layers. Before attaching the dome lid, a bit of floral sequin confetti finished this tag off beautifully!
Speaking of versatility, these Scene It: Skyscapes dies are perfect for card fronts too. Creating a focal point is a breeze!
Using the same sun rays circle as above, I was able to quickly create a simple backdrop for a Beautiful Butterflies butterfly.  This butterfly was stamped with an additional coordinating layer from the Beautiful Butterflies Layers stamp set, in a color combo of berry sorbet and raspberry fizz.  And this gorgeous sentiment is from the Petite Places: Church stamp set.
I'll quickly move on to a card duo featuring my newest Stamping Simply sets... Beautiful Butterflies Layers and Swoosh.  Also, a bit of Watercolor Wonder paper pad too.  Both cards were creating using a single piece of pattern paper (measuring 5.5" by 4.24" from the paper pad), which was die cut into two pieces using the "hello" Swoosh die.

Here's How:  I die cut the "hello" die from the pattern paper at a slight angle. Then, when attaching the pieces to the card fronts, I made sure to line up the die cut edges along the stamped "hello".  The stamped "hello", being stamped nice and straight, causes the pattern paper to have to be attached at an angle. The edges will hang over the edge, but they are easily trimmed away.
This card features the bottom portion of the die cut pattern paper.
I finished the card off with a "from me to you" sentiment strip and a wrapping of cream twine. 
This one features the top portion of the die cut pattern paper.
The top was embellished with a "happy" sentiment strip and a coordinating wrapping of more cream twine.
The final touch is a layered butterfly, using images from both Beautiful Butterflies and Beautiful Butterflies Layers.  Plus a smokey shadow button.

Well, that concludes my look at the Petite Places and Scene It collectionsJust remember... the products you've seen today will be available for purchase through Papertrey Ink, beginning February 15th.

Now, be sure to see what the rest of the Papertrey Ink design team has in store for you today...
Thanks so much for stopping by!


Congratulations Dome Tag
Stamps: Petite Places: Church
Ink: Smokey Shadow
Cardstock: White and Gold
Others: Clear Dome, Floral Confetti, Scene It: Skyscapes dies, Scene It: Basic Backer die and Pink Twine

This Is the Day Card
Stamps: Petite Places: Church
Ink: True Black, Berry Sorbet and Raspberry Fizz
Cardstock: White Linen
Others: Scene It: Skyscapes dies, Beautiful Butterflies Dies and Basic Grey Gold Glitter Dots

Hello Card Duo
Stamps: Swoosh, Beautiful Butterflies and Beautiful Butterflies Layers
Ink: True Black, Sweet Blush and Melon Berry
Cardstock: White Linen
Pattern Paper: Watercolor Wonder paper pad
Others: Cream Baker's Twine and Smokey Shadow Button


  1. Maile Belles - beyond beautiful! I am so impressed by your creative layering effects!
    =] Michele

  2. So very beautiful Maile! I absolutely love the sun rays behind the church in the shaker card... talk about an eye catcher!
    Nina-Marie :)

  3. I'm sitting here with a big smile on my face. So gorgeous, so Maile Belles.

  4. Wonderful layers on your wedding dome Maile! and thanks for sharing ways to use the backgrounds with other stamps on your lovely butterfly card!

  5. OMG Maile, your unique crisp, clean, curves, angles and creative style absolutely amaze me. I love your cards and all Your new products. TFS

  6. Gorgeous projects. Those sunrays look to be so versatile - love it against the butterfly!

  7. Such cute cards. And the shaker dome is awesome and so springy. I love the different use on the butterfly card.

  8. Awesome projects Maile!! Your products are calling my name...

  9. I'm loving your Butterfly layers.

  10. I really like the sunshine spray with your little church scene. It adds such pop and brilliance to the project. Your beautiful butterfly card is really special also.

  11. Creating the clouds around the sun's rays is wonderful! Dimensional fun everywhere, today!

  12. Wow love the Swoosh dies - a must on my wish list.

  13. Hi Maile Belles,

    LOVED, LOVED your vision display on your creations with these wonderful dies and stamp sets!

    María Alba

  14. OMG, Maile, I am in love with your post today. Every. single. project is just gorgeous! I wish I had an ounce of your talent. : )

  15. Beautiful cards Maile! Love your new creations for this release: they are on the top of my shopping list! :-)

  16. I absolutely love the texture on the watercolor paper on the Hello card. The pattern paper is beautiful...I love your designs!!

  17. So, so glad you are back...love your style and love the swoosh stamps.

  18. Your cards are always brilliant but how you arranged that hello card and die cut the patterned paper at an angle to emphasize the stamped hello was amazing!!!!! Simple and stunning!!!

  19. I really love your work!! I am going to get my list together for the 15th !! It is all beautiful !!