Hey there! Welcome back to another group post day for Papertrey Ink’s February release. I’m glad to hear so many of you are enjoying this month’s release as much as the design team is. There are so many great new products! Today, the team is featuring Building Blocks, a new stamp set with coordinating dies. It’s perfect for all sorts of sentiments and to top it off you can create patterns or simplified blocked designs. Here’s what I designed…
I was inspired by this photo. I’m really into nail designs and this one caught my eye. I love the colors and the herringbone pattern – very unique for nails.Source: Pinterest
Using Building Blocks die cuts, I created a herringbone pattern for the card front. I used various patterned papers and cardstock colors inspired by the photo.
This pattern was fun to create and like a puzzle. I also added a sequin border on the left side.
For the card front, I stamped the red polka dot background using Polka Dot Basics.
On the inside, I continue the lovey-dovey sentiment. Perfect for Valentine’s Day, right?!
For my next card, I used Building Blocks stamp set (and no coordinating die). To keep with the pattern building technique from the inspirational photo, I stamped a brick-like pattern.
I embellished the card using the new Button Stacks dies. I used felt and patterned papers and assembled them with floss.
I layered leaves die cut from vellum and Turning a New Leaf (also stamped in polka dots). The sentiment is stamped on the diagonal and another great card to gift for Valentine’s Day. The sentiment makes me sing a Bruno Mars’ tune!
I bordered the top and bottom stamped building blocks using the Loop De Loop border die. To finish it off, I added some sequins.