Day 7: Introducing Bitty Dots

By February 6, 2009Color Comparisons

So, is everyone having a good time!  (Did I hear a collective cheer there?!?!) You've all been SO enthusiastic about the challenges! What a treat to see all that creativity & inspiration in one place!

Today's post will be a bit lengthy, because I want to make a couple of BIG announcements that I just know you will be super excited about! So make sure you have your beverage of choice close at hand so you can scroll, sip & enjoy!

Yesterday we introduced the 2008 Cardstock Sampler, offering you all of our current cardstock colors in one inexpensive package.  Well, why not offer the same thing in polka dots?  Over the last few months we have received dozens of requests to create a patterned paper pack filled with the same bitty polka dot pattern found on the back covers of all our patterned paper pads.  Our answer to your request is the 2008 Bitty Dot Basics Collection.

Don't all those colors look so pretty together *swoon*!  This mega paper pad contains sheets of the same exact bitty dot pattern you have come to love from our covers.  The pattern has been applied to fifteen of our 2008 colors.  There are three sheets of each color, bringing the collection to a whopping 45 (8×8) sheets (for only $10!!!).  With the amount of colors contained in this one pad, you will ALWAYS have just the color you need, right at your finger tips.  Especially if you have already converted to the *Papertrey* way of life and are using many of our other colored products!  This patterned paper pad, along with our other new releases, will be available for purchase February 15th.

Because we have heard loud and clear how much you love bitty dots (well, I suppose if my arm were twisted, I just *might* agree with you!) we are also introducing a brand new ribbon to our line up! 

Bitty dot vs swiss dot

3/8-inch Bitty Dot Satin ribbon is just the best thing since sliced bread (or maybe I should say "since paper trimmers" to stay on topic?!?!).  This photo shows you a closeup of how the new Bitty Dot compares to our existing 5/8-inch Swiss Dot Satin Ribbon.  Aren't you just in polka dot heaven!  The new Bitty Dot Satin ribbons will only be available in the new colors as we introduce them throughout 2009.  However, if this type of ribbon gains in popularity, we just might begin gradually introducing it in the older 2008 colors as well.  You call the shots with your purchase power!

Notice that I said the Bitty Dot Satin ribbons would only be available in the new colors as we introduce them?  And didn't I just *casually* show you some Bitty Dot Satin Ribbon above?  Did you recognize the color?  Probably not, because…. it's one of our *TWO* new colors for February!



Just look at those stacks of ribbon!!! It's hard to believe that we'll be offering SIX different styles with each new color introduced this year.  It gives you so many options!  And don't forget, along with the ribbon you can get matching ink and cardstock to make ALL of your projects perfectly coordinated! New Leaf and Melon Berry are fantastic colors that I am really excited about pairing up with some of our other classics.  Here are a few shots of how the new colors compare to some of the older colors to give you an idea of what spectrum they fall into…

New Leaf comparison 

Melon Berry comparison

I thought after showing you these new colors, it would only be fair to give some away.  But……this is our anniversary celebration after all and, well, I thought we should just go a bit BIGGER!  How's the saying go… Go big or go home!!!


(you can click the above image for a better view of all that glorious ribbon!)

Today's prize giveaway will be for our ENTIRE ribbon collection, including the 12 spools that won't be released until February 15th!  Can I here a woohoooo!!! (only if your kids aren't in the room though, 'cause they may think mama's gone crazy!)

We've put together an extra special challenge for you today, surely unlike anything you've done before!

Download Bitty Dots Puzzler

Now how's that for fun!  So download the pdf from above and print it out.  Connect the dots and viola!  A card sketch!  When was the last time you did a connect-the-dots puzzle?  I know it has been a while for me!  With your completed puzzle in hand along with a stamp set you've been meaning to ink up forever, sit in your special creative space and put together a quick little card.  

Grateful Friend card

(you can click on the above image for a larger view)

I took the opportunity to use a few *new* products from the upcoming release to play with this sketch.  I paired new Melon Berry cardstock with the Summer Sunrise Bitty Dot Basics paper.  I can already tell that these two colors are going to be one of my new favorite color combos!  I stamped a small piece of Classic Kraft cardstock with a *new* stamp set (that you'll see more of in a few days*wink*) using Fresh Snow ink.  Do you not LOVE, love, LOVE those flowers!  

Card closeup

The sentiment is stamped in Dark Chocolate.  Love how that layered over the white floral images.  Simple little card that will be going off in the mail tomorrow to a very special friend!

So, now it's your turn!  Once your project is completed, post it on your blog or your favorite online gallery.  But be sure to complete your challenge before 3am EST (midnight
PST) Feb. 8th when the contest officially closes!  Link
your project to this post by using the Mr. Linky Widget installed

You MUST provide a link DIRECTLY to your project.

Any links that do not adhere to this stipulation will be deleted.

If your link has been deleted, feel free to submit again and add your corrected link to the list

of the linked participants will be randomly selected to win the Ribbon Collection Prize Package!  The lucky winner will be
listed on our Anniversary Prize Page after 12noon EST Feb. 8th.  Good luck to everyone!!!


The following Design Team members have shared their takes on this sketch to help get your creative juices flowing!

Debbie Olson

Dawn McVey

Becky Oehlers

Betsy Veldman

Niki Estes

Melissa Phillips

Geny Cassady

Lisa Johnson

Heather Nichols


Stamps: Friends 'Til the End (available February 15th)

Ink: Fresh Snow & Dark Chocolate

Paper: Melon Berry, Stamper's Select White, Classic Kraft, 2008 Bitty Dot Basics Collection (summer sunrise)

Other: pinking shears, sewing machine, buttons & thread

Finished Card Size: 6.5 x 4 inches

Nichole Heady

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Join the discussion 164 Comments

  • 1

    OMG…I am in love with the bitty dots paper and ribbon!!!!
    Off to download that puzzle!!

  • 2
    ginaj says:

    Oh my gosh! Polka dots are my very favorite! Can you say ka-ching?

  • 3
    Melissa says:

    So glad I stayed up a bit longer to see this! So many good things revealed! I love the bitty dots paper and new ribbons, and the new colors, oh my! Looking forward to trying out the sketch and can’t wait to see more of the new sets!!!!

  • 4
    Susan W. says:

    OMGoodness I am in Ribbon Heaven!!! I love the Bitty Dots Ribbon AND paper! Good thing I have some money saved up for this next release!!

  • 5
    Joan B says:

    I am in LOVE with this flower. I am so glad I waited to spend my budget for Jan and Feb. Oh, and that green is to die for. The card is so pretty. I love the sketch. Thanks for all the fun!

    ps. I realize that I’m not entering a contest with this post, just wanted to share my appreciation!!!!!

  • 6
    Jacqueline says:

    Oh my goodness….I’m in polka dot heaven!!! Great paper, great new ribbon colors.

  • 7
    Tessa says:

    polka dots?!?!?! In every color???? AND ribbon???? I am in heaven! Dots are my FAVE!!!!

  • 8
    Jackie says:

    You’re killing me – I’m trying to economize and here you go enabling me! I love the polka dots!! We can eat beans and rice for a while πŸ™‚

  • 9
    Katie W. says:

    LOVING the bitty dots!!! What a treat! I’m VERY scared to see how much this release is going to set me back!

  • 10

    This is INSANELY cool, Nichole! And you will SO be offering BITTY DOT RIBBON in alllllll the colors for sure! Ohhh this is soooo fun.
    Does PTI offer payment plans for monthly purchases? LOL Can’t wait ’til the 15th – ohhhh yeah!

  • 11
    young c-m says:

    Aaah, I love the flower stamps!!!!! And the paper! And the ribbon! Love it all! Way to keep things fresh and new.

  • 12
    Mara says:

    Polka dots are Da BOMB!!! Wonderful ribbon!

  • 13
    Michelle says:

    Oh my goodness, I LOVE the new colors! Especially that delicious melon berry. And all that ribbon – you’ve come up with another AMAZING giveaway! Thanks Nichole!

  • 14
    Julia D says:

    How did you know how much I LOVE polka dots?! What a creative way to share a sketch, too.

  • 15

    Fabulous!! Love the Polka dot paper….Love the new colors….Loving the contests. This has been alot of fun!!! You sure know how to throw a good b-day party Nichole!

  • 16
    Becs Attwood says:

    Oh my – that’s a lot of ribbon…but it sure would look great in my craft room!!! And those bitty dots are adorable…you’re driving me dotty with all these great new releases!!!

  • 17
    Geny Cassady says:

    I love your card Nichole, perfect and beautiful!

  • 18
    Shelly Kettell says:

    Love it! I love the dotted line background!!! You are truly amazing and I was trying to tell my husband about you tonight…again!…and I want you to know…you are inspiring! I love my dot set and little alpha…I need to figure out how to upload and enter these contests/drawings!!! I’m dying!!!! Go Nichole and PTI!

  • 19
    Kim H says:

    I don’t think I transferred enough money to my PayPal account! I love the new green, the dots paper and that flower is beautiful! I can’t wait to see the whole set. I haven’t had time the last couple of evenings to do the challenges but I will definitely have to do this one!

  • 20

    Dots? Are you kidding me? I go weak in the knees over dots! I will buy, borrow or steal (well, maybe not steal) anything that has dots on it. I just bought two butterfly stamp sets because the butterflies had dots!!!!
    These papers and ribbons are wonderful!

  • 21
    Penny says:

    The little dots paper and ribbons are PERFECT! Thank-you for always listening to your customers πŸ™‚


  • 22
    Jane says:

    POLKA DOTS!!!!!!!!! Really, I think there should be a warning posted before your blog saying anyone with a weak heart brace your self for some GORGEOUS, I NEED TO HAVE ALL OF IT STUFF!!!!!!! I’m like that dog you see in the park that is going bananas with excitment waiting for its owner to throw the darn ball!!! I just love the polka dot paper and yummy ribbon!!!!!!!!! Can I hear an AMEN! I am brand new to this and have yet to order from PTI so I can’t join in this great challenge but I just had to share my excitment!

  • 23
    Amber says:

    Oh yeah, loving what I’m seeing! Know what I noticed? Everyone is using buttons that are mysteriously the same colors as the PTI colors, hmmm…I hope I’m not wrong;)

  • 24

    OH My! I love the new green coming out! The dot paper, dot ribbon…..I love it all! I just uploaded my card for today and had to use some dots there too! This week has been so much fun with all the challenges! Thanks!

  • 25
    Bonnie Sharp says:

    I LOVE connect the dots!! That used to be my favorite thing to do – yay! and all that ribbon – fabulous!

  • 26
    Cammy says:

    OMG! I can’t wait to get my computer open in the morning! I love the new colors and the chance to win a full supply of ribbon! I am carving out some time today to work on a card.

  • 27
    Karen Walker says:

    I love polka dots! I guess I’d better start cleaning out to make room for all this new paper–and ribbon. Lovely!

  • 28
    Kathleen says:

    OH MY GOODNESS!!!! I would SOOOOOO love that ribbon—-I’d even buy a new place to store it if I won!!! Thank you for showing us all this new stuff….I LOVE the new patterned paper—polka dots in every color? What’s not to love! And since I’m seeing shades of orange everywhere these days, I was wondering when you’d bring out a yummy slice of it for us—it looks beautiful. Off to play!

  • 29
    Chrissy L says:

    Oh my goodness! Love all the dots and the new colors! Did I just spy Dawn’s new stamp set? Can’t wait until the 15th!

  • 30
    pat from SD says:

    From the looks of things so far you are just going to keep doing a GREAT JOB of taking care of our addictions when it comes to scrapbooking and card making. Thanks for making it more affordable with the value packages.

  • 31
    Dru Cabral says:

    Beautiful, beautiful ribbon!!!

  • 32
    Sue says:

    Great paper and ribbon!!! I love polka dots. I’m not a blogger nor have I ever put a card on here, but good luck to those of you who have the chance to win. AWESOME!

  • 33

    LOVE the polka dots! I had so much fun playing along… but I wanted to make sure it was okay to link one blog post with this challenge and the last together?? Thanks!! Cannot wait to see what comes next!!

  • 34
    Dana says:

    Nicole, you’re killing me!!! All the beautiful colors on the new paper and ribbon; polka dots everywhere and then this gorgeous new flower stamp. This is just too much for me… I guess, this year, I cannot resist to order once in a while, no matter how much the shipping is. Keep up the good work & thanks for all the fun with the challenges!

  • 35
    Angie J says:

    LOVE the bitty dots!!! And the new colors are just gorgeous! Cant wait to get them!

  • 36

    Wow! Awesome announcements! I just love this month’s colors. They are sure to get me out of my winter funk! (so sick of this snow and ice!) Great challenge, too! I hope to have some time to do it this evening!

  • 37
    Wendy Beck says:

    I am so happy about the new tiny dot ribbon. It is so fun to play with. I also love the new colors.

  • 38
    Hannah says:

    I hope you have enough in stock for all of us! Because I SO NEED the polka dot paper…and the card stock..and we haven’t even gotten to the 15?!
    What fun this is!!!!

  • 39
    Lori W says:

    Oh my goodness! I’m in love! The flowers… the green… the bitty dot ribbon and paper… I’m going crazy!

  • 40
    Tracey C. says:

    LOOK at all that yummy ribbon!! I totally LOL’d when I read about the kids thinkin’ mama was crazy!! You have outdone yourself with this year’s celebration – I can’t wait to play later today!!! Thanks for the opportunity!

  • 41
    Joyce says:

    I have always had to buy diffrent company’s papers just to get the polka dot assortment in their line….I will definately want this pad. Polka dot heaven!

  • 42
    Col says:

    The polka dots are super cute! I can’t wait to see who wins the paper challenge.

  • 43
    Helen F. says:

    GET OUT! Love the Bitty Dot Basic Collection—the colors are yummy. AND the Bitty Dot ribbon including you new colors are “over he top”.
    Today’s prize giveaway is a BIG woohoooo for this Ribbon Addict!! Need to get started on the fun challenge now ~ thanks so much for the chance to win!!

  • 44
    Carol says:

    I’d be in Heaven! if I won all that ribbon. I love, LOVE dots and the new Bitty Dot ribbon will be a must have on my ever growing list of Papertrey Ink supplies. I’m having so much fun with all the challenges you are offering each day too. Thank you.

  • 45
    Kat says:

    thanks for fun challenge- looking forward to stashing and using these papers!

  • 46
    Melisa Hunter says:

    The ribbon and the paper looks gorgeous. You’re having such a fun celebration!

  • 47
    Jacque says:

    Loving the polka dots!!!! This has been some much fun! Thanks again!

  • 48
    Jeanne says:

    Oh, I love Polka Dots and to think that we can soon order a collection of polka dot papers!!!! And the ribbon is so awesome. The colors are a must for spring with a fresh green for the leaves!! You all have been very busy!!!!!! Thanks for sharing.!!!!!

  • 49
    Dana says:

    AHHHH! I LOVE that green leaf color! I was wishing for a good green just like that.
    And who can resist bitty polka dots on ribbon? Genius. Pure genius.
    You never cease to amaze me PTI.

  • 50
    Kelly Bee says:

    This is an awesome prize! Amazing! I added my link but did something wrong when adding and it attached to one of your previous contests as well as this one.

  • 51
    Tanya says:

    I am going to be sooo broke! Love the new colors!

  • 52
    Vina says:

    I’m lovin’ the new colors & the gorgeous polka dot paper!! I had fun with the connect the dot card challenge too!! Take care, Vina

  • 53
    Tami Grandi says:

    This is a great sketch (hope it’s okay that I flipped the sketch)

  • 54
    Laura says:

    Excuse me but error my link blog!!! why?LAURA ITALY

  • 55
    Beverly Boyles says:

    I am soooo excited over the bitty dot paper pack and the 2008 card stock sampler pack…I am new to the Papertrey family and with my two paper packs and 3 new stamp sets I am totaly happy and pleased…I will be converting my paper to papertrey as your quality is exceptional!!! I will be online 2/15/09 to order order order!!! Gosh! I can hardly wait! PS how do I subscribe to your blog?

  • 56
    pegg says:

    I don’t think I can handle any more news! I’m so excited by the new colors, ribbons, paper, sampler packs.. !!

  • 57
    Bonnie Sharp says:

    I think everyone can stop commenting now because I do believe today is my day!! LOL!! Ribbon is my middle name – well not really…..Loved this sketch today!

  • 58
    laura says:

    Still excuse Nichole have succeeded to linkare my blog!!!kisses Laura Italy

  • 59
    Mimi H. says:

    Thanks for the chance to win. This is certainly a fantastic prize. For my submission, I added something with polka dots to connect with the prize.

  • 60
    Julia D says:

    I’m sorry, I mistakenly added my link from yesterday’s contest to this post. Please delete the entry for Julia D. #30. Thanks!

  • 61

    Nichole…love the dots and new colors!

    I’m so excited about the anniversary and new releases! Thanks so much for all of the fun and excitement!

  • 62
    Rebecca says:

    These challenges have been a lot of fun to play along with! I got most of the colors last month with my first ever order, and since then my wish list has grown and grown. I am loving the stuff I’ve seen so far on these sneak peeks!

  • 63
    tracy harp says:

    LOVE polka dots!! My card for today’s challenge is full of them! Great new stuff being revealed!

  • 64
    stephanie muzzulin says:

    I adore your ribbon and I’m really excited about the polka dot paper. I used some dots on the card I uploaded. Thanks.

  • 65
    Karen C in NY says:

    Nicole, you are killing me..these polka dots ribbons are to die for,. I was sitting in my computer room eating lunch and after all my ooing an ahhing it sounded like I had more than a turkey sandwich. I better start saving my $’s Looks like it’s going to be a grrrrrrrrrreat yr.

  • 66
    nina says:

    Wow, what a wonderful new product! Can’t go wrong with polka dots… loved the challenge, only the 2nd one I’ve ever done (the 1st was the Rainbow Challenge!). This one wasn’t too hard. Love everyone’s entries!

  • 67
    Vicky Gina says:

    This was a fun one! Connecting the dots made it even more fun. LOVE the new colors and the dot collection!

  • 68
    ljurecek says:

    What a generous prize! That ribbon looks so gorgeous all stacked up like that. If I won, I don’t know where I’d put it all, but I’d be making space somewhere that’s for sure!

  • 69
    StΓ©phanie says:

    Yes !!! I finally got the time to do this challenge and Loved it. ABout the new dots paper, already in my list for the next release…I like so much what I’ve seen so far that I’m so afraid of what’s coming next….I mean , my wallet is afraid , and so is Hubby !!!

  • 70
    Rhonda M says:

    I love the bitty dot paper! Looking forward to seeing what else you have in store for us this week. Thanks for the challenge!

  • 71
    Morag says:

    I am so excited about the 8×8 polka dot paper… all those gorgeous colours coordinating with the cardstock! I may have to take the plunge on this one! πŸ™‚

  • 72

    Love the new ribbon!! I messed up and posted my name to the bag challenge, but then got it on right on this one. Thanks for all the great reveals and prizes – PTI rocks!!!

  • 73
    Maureen W. says:

    I’m so excited about these new products – I love the polka dots!! And what a fun way to present a sketch!!

  • 74
    Titta says:

    Polka dots!!!! I’m sooo excited now! πŸ™‚

  • 75
    Maureen L says:

    I’m so digging the new ribbon (of course I love all the old ribbon too!) and the new colors are gorgeous…

  • 76
    Sherry says:

    Woooooooooooohoo! πŸ™‚

    Thank you for inspiring me to finally take part in your anniversary celebration. I love sketches and this was the perfect inspiration to get me into a creative kick again.

  • 77
    Sharon D says:

    I love the bitty dot paper! And the ribbon is gorgeous! And I love that green! Thanks for the chance to win–you’re so generous!

  • 78
    Karen Rose says:

    Love the new ribbon! I like that it’s narrower. I’m so excited to see what PTI year 3 brings us. Thanks for the great work and the exciting buildup.

  • 79
    Felicia E. says:

    This sketch challenge was fantastic!!! I love the idea of printing it out and connecting the dots. Great idea! I would be in ribbon heaven if I were to win!! Thanks for the chance to win.

  • 80
    Linda W says:

    I just posted my first challenge entry. I have one set and one add on, so I didn’t have much to work with. My colors would have been great for a baby card. But it’s a start and I’ll be adding more this month. Thanks so much.

  • 81
    BarbW says:

    I absolutely go dotty for dots!! I am so excited about this release! And I LOVED the way you presented the sketch challenge…with a connect the dots! So very clever! Thanks for the opportunity to win this awesome prize package. Blessings~Barb

  • 82
    Crafty Math Chick says:

    This was a fun challenge and I LOVE the new ribbons & colors! I posted my card using the Linky widget, quick and easy. Thanks for the chance to win. I hope you like my card, even though it is on the simple side.

    (a.k.a. Crafty Math Chick @SCS)

  • 83
    Kerry A says:

    Wow! Another amazing giveaway…I would LOVE all that beautiful ribbon! πŸ™‚ I really like the New Leaf color and of course the tiny polka dots are fabulous!

  • 84
    LizzieD says:

    This has to be THE most fabulous, enabling month ever at Papertrey. Thanks for all you do to keep us continuously creative!

  • 85
    Donna Crum says:

    My very first posted card. See how much I would love to win these goodies!

  • 86
    Cara S says:

    Wow, that is a LOT of ribbon!

  • 87
    Lori says:

    What great challenges! You have really got me using all these supplies I “needed” to buy! Thanks Nichole!

  • 88
    Philomena says:

    Im so excited about this bitty dots collection! Thanks for listening to us!

  • 89
    Efrat K says:

    Wow! It’s really polka dot heaven!! πŸ™‚ Thanks for making me sit down in my scrap space and make a card! And of course – thanks for the chance to win such a *dreamy* prize! πŸ™‚

  • 90
    Heather M says:

    This was fun! It was also my first sketch challenge- eek! Funnily enough, these papers and (MS) ribbons are of my fave shade (aqua) and all were the right size for what I needed. This card almost made itself. I hope you can see the gold, aqua and especially, the lt aqua pp with dots- a nod to today’s challenge πŸ™‚
    Thanks for the chance to win, but honestly, I’m having so much fun already!

  • 91
    Kristina says:

    I LOVE,LOVE,LOVE the new colors!!! and the ribbon? Holy cow, that is awesome, not to mention the polka dot papers!!!!

  • 92
    Lisa Rae says:

    Wow!! I am so excited for this release!! Thesmall polka dot ribbon & paper and that flower…I’ve got to have it!! Just beautiful!!

  • 93
    Mary says:

    I just have to compliment you on both your ROCK STAR creativity AND cleverness! LOVING that you are throwing some card-making challenges into the BIG Anniversary celebration this year, and with the standard PTI flair that we all love!

    There’s only a little stamping on my card — I am hoping having my son’s help will bring me a little luck for the big drawing… πŸ™‚ If not, we sure had fun at the craft table today! Thanks!

  • 94

    Another polka dot lover here! I just linked to my entry. Thanks for the chance to win all that gorgeous ribbon!

  • 95
    DeniseLynn says:

    Oh wow … being a ribbon girl who is forever in love ith polka dots I was about to pass out looking at the ribbon collection prize package! Too bad I don’t have an online gallery or a blog. I sure hope you will do some more drawings that everyone can participate in. *pretty please*

  • 96
    Angela says:

    Oh, the dots, the colors, and the RIBBON! Oy, I can hardly contain myself! Thanks for the chance to win such a generous prize!!

  • 97
    Harriet Skelly says:

    I love the Bitty Dots – they are so cute!

  • 98
    Regan says:

    yikes…totally gorgeous, i can hear my credit card screaming already

  • 99
    Cindy H. says:

    Nicole, thank you for the challenge and a chance to win all this wonderful ribbon – wow!! I have been dying to try my PTI Guide Lines set and this was the perfect opportunity. Good luck to everyone. There’s some gorgeous cards out there πŸ™‚

  • 100
    Jan Brooks says:

    OMG! I’m about to have a heartattack, LOL! I absolutely love all the new paper and ribbons!

    Plus, I just made my first album, and uploaded my very first photo, all in one day! I’m so excited, I wanted to enter these challenges so much, and finally success! Good luck, everyone!

  • 101
    Kelly says:

    I wanna sing “96 Spools of Ribbon-on the wall…96 spools of RIBBON!”….everyone sing along, hee! Fabulous prize AGAIN, thanks sooo much for the chance!

  • 102
    Jan Brooks says:

    LOL, in my excitement, I failed to notice that my itty-bitty, teeny-weeny bow fell off my card! And it was so cute! Oh well. I’ll make sure I look closer before posting next time. LOL!

  • 103
    Cathy McCauley says:

    Love the bitty dots, the new colors and the new ribbon! I can’t wait to see that new flower set….and…will there be matching buttons? I have a feeling my pocketbook is going to take a big hit this month!

  • 104
    Mandy says:

    What amazing ribbon…I SO love the colors.

  • 105
    Jenn N says:

    Fabulous challenge. My son LOVED connecting the dots on the sketch and I loved making the card.
    And the ribbon, oooohhhh the ribbon. What Heaven! Thanks for the opportunity to win it.

  • 106
    Gina Florencia says:

    Love it!! I’m addicted to ribbon after stamps of course, Thanks. ;)…..Gina

  • 107
    karla says:

    That ribbon looks amazing! And the flowers…Holy smokes. I’m in trouble!

  • 108
    Lynne Phelps says:

    This has been the most amazing blog event ever! I got mixed up and uploaded my rainbow color challenge too late. I got mixed up about which midnight it means when you say midnight on the 7th. Oh well, no cardstock for me. But I connected the dots and uploaded my Mr. Linky in time for some awesome ribbon, sure hope I win!

  • 109
    Kiera says:

    Wow. The polka dot paper, the tiny polka dot ribbon…that green. *swoon*

  • 110
    Renea says:

    Wow, I LOVE the new colors, especially New Leaf! What a bright, verdant green! I also love the dot paper and small dot ribbon. I can’t wait to see what else will be released this month, but I know it will be stunning. Thanks for a wonderful challenge…I would love to win all of the ribbon!!

  • 111
    Sharron Gregory says:

    Wow, I just love all the new paper and ribbon–and the colors are wonderful! I am so excited that the contests this month have encouraged me to at last create an album! So win or lose, I have made a gigantic step by having the courage to actually post one of my cards! Plus looking thru all the other entries in addition to the fabulous designer creations has been so much fun. Had one sad disaster though–due to a malfunctioning card in my camera, all of my fall and Christmas card photos got deleted!

  • 112
    Giovana says:

    I love all the new ribbons and te old ones too!!!
    I hope I win, LOL.

    Thanks for your generosity Nicole.
    God bless

  • 113
    Casie says:

    I can’t wait to get some Bitty Dots paper! It’s going to be a great addition to my selection of PTI stash!

  • 114
    Maureen says:

    This is so much fun! I find myself hopping over to your blog first thing every morning. I can’t wait to see what you come up with next. And who wouldn’t love all of that delicious ribbon?

  • 115
    Angy Hughes says:

    I love RIBBON! And I especially love ribbon with dots on it. So excited about the new colors too. They are another MUST have1 Thanks for all the great products you are introducing and keeping us all hooked and waiting for our latest FIX.

    PTI Rocks!

  • 116
    Christy LaVigne says:

    What fun, infact it forced me to do my 1st post on SCS. Thanks for the challenge in more ways than one! Wow, if i won all that ribbon I would be in my glory and always having the color I needed.

  • 117
    Tracey Adams says:

    Great challenge, Nichole! I’ve posted my link…I hope. LOVE the small dots ribbons!!! (and would love to see them in the 2008 colors)…And the new mini dots paper IS TO DIE FOR!! THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!! Can’t wait to see what’s next!

  • 118
    Tamara L says:

    Now I know where I’ll be spending my tax refund! =) Gee, thanks Nichole! LOL LOVE LOVE LOVE the new colors! And OMG…the prize packages you are giving away are second to none! You rock! Seriously Rock!

  • 119

    The dots are so kool!! All the colors are so pretty. I really like the two new colors. PTI has so much variety!!

    Take care and STAY POSITIVE!

  • 120
    emily davis says:

    OMG the ribbon and paper with the Bitty Dots is just to die for.
    O M G!

  • 121
    Kathy says:

    All that ribbon is making me salivate! I cannot wait to get my hands on the Melon Berry collection, it is to die for! There better be a cute watermelon set to go with those colors!

  • 122
    Alyssa says:

    Love the challenge idea! New colors are really nice too :o)

  • 123
    Julie Mutch says:

    What a fun challenge, Nichole! The new ribbon is to die for and I love the new colours – just gorgeous, you never cease to impress us! Thanks for the chance to play along in the fun! πŸ™‚

  • 124
    Glorie says:

    I love the new colors !! And the new ribbon is fabulous!!

  • 125
    Edna says:

    Love the blog and the release notices, I plan on acquiring some PT this year, so perhaps this is a good start!!

  • 126
    Kim in UK says:

    I still play connect the dots with my little 5 year old boy, it’s so good for learning his numbers and wonderful memories for me too! Thank you for such an amazing anniversary celebration, I have entered for the most delishousness polka dotty ribbon, WOW (you seriously always know what we’re going to LOVE!)
    HuGs Kim πŸ˜€

  • 127

    Nichole – you and your team have outdone yourselves AGAIN. Bitty dots – woo hoo Love them! NOW – can we request one more ribbon for the line – how about a 1/8″ satin ribbon – perfect for threading through a scalloped edge or tying tiny bows. I just LOVE LOVE LOVE your papers and ribbons and stamps OH MY! (LoL that’s the name of my new blog!) Thanks for yet another great challenge, super duper new products and a chance to win amazing prizes.
    (Eyes closed, fingers crossed, wishing very, very hard that my name is chosen!!)

  • 128
    Pat S. says:

    Love that sketch!
    Love that ribbon!
    Thank you for another awesome give-away!!

  • 129

    This was a fun challenge. And 95 spools of ribbon! Wow! I guess you did go big.

  • 130
    Heather M says:

    Ack! In my haste I forgot to attach a strip of ribbon to my card – I just found it!

    Please imagine the little gold trimmed MS aqua ribbon down the centre strip (kinda goes with the one on the left side)
    Thanks πŸ™‚
    Duh, I am soo blonde!

  • 131
    Victoria says:

    That was my very first sketch challenge! I would feel like I had died and gone to heaven with all that ribbon, and the new colors are amazing!

  • 132
    Janet Zeppa says:

    Please delete post # 299. I goofed!!!

  • 133

    Oooh! I love me some ribbon, and I especially love me some polka dots! I took the sketch and turned it upside down for my card, and inked up a set that was feeling unloved.

  • 134
    Betty T says:

    Wow! Beautiful ribbon! I made a card for the challenge but do not see a linky widget for linking:( This week has been fun. I have gotten more stamping done because of the challenges!

  • 135
    Patty Mickle says:

    I love love love the new colors for February!

  • 136
    Sharon says:

    The new green has me jumping for “spring” and “frogs” and “nature”!!!!! Woo-hoo!! I have my card posted for a chance to win ribbon!!!

  • 137
    Daniela says:

    Love the paper and the ribbon!

  • 138
    Diana B says:

    Love the bitty dots paper and ribbon. Thanks for the chance to win such a wonderful prize!

  • 139
    Sandy Thelen says:

    Love, love, love the New Leaf!!! And who doesn’t love dots?

  • 140
    Cheri Mosgrove says:

    Wow! I’m being overwhelmed by all the goodness! How exciting!

  • 141

    Love the dots! This was a fun sketch. Thanks for the great new stuff. Every day is fun!

  • 142
    peggysue says:

    Love the sketch, the dots, the new colors! I’m so excited for the release party!

  • 143
    Betty T says:

    Fun! I love dots. The ribbons are wonderful.

  • 144
    Diana says:

    Love the new bitty dots! And the new colors are fabulous!

  • 145
    Rachel V. says:

    See? There’s a reason my dh accuses me of always being last-minute….because I AM!!!

    Thanks for the awesome prize. I am so excited about the bitty dots.

  • 146
    Lynn Osborne says:

    Wow! What an amazing giveaway. All that ribbon makes my heart swoon!

  • 147
    nancyruth levine says:

    thanks so much for the fun! hope you like my card!

  • 148
    Cathy Peper says:

    Love the new ribbon and had a lot of fun with this sketch challenge.

  • 149
    Michelle K says:

    Love, Love Love the new papers…the new ribbon!!! What more could you possibly have in store for us? I uploaded my sketch last night…Yeah Me!!

  • 150
    Christine says:

    I am in love with the new products in beautiful colors!!!

  • 151
    Edys says:

    I think they’ll be mine!!!


  • 152
    veronica says:

    i had fun with this sketch challenge. i love having a sketch to work off. it makes creating a little easier.

  • 153

    Oh, this was soooo much fun! Thanks for the challenge Nichole!

  • 154
    Ava G says:

    Cute dot ribbon. Love the green and melon color!

  • 155
    Desiree says:

    Ok, I am confused…. It’s only 8:48pm PST on Feb. 8th and the winner for this challenge was already announced…. How did that happen???? Is Nichole so excited that she is getting ahaed of herself? heeheehee

  • 156
    Kim S. says:

    All the ribbons are absolutely gorgeous!! Thanks for another great challenge. It’s been alot of fun.

  • 157

    That was a fun project and got me actually using my stuff! Thanks!

  • 158
    Jan Brooks says:

    What a pretty set, Nicole! Love the big flowers, and the kit colors are classy.

    This was such a fun challenge to do! My sister helped with the photographing, she’s also my best friend. We had a lot of laughs today. Good luck everyone!

  • 159
    Rosella says:

    I love your detail with the ribbon and the slit punch. I will definitely have to use this great detail. Thank you for sharing your stamping knowledge with us.

  • 160
    Morissa says:

    I love this concept! I will definitely be jumping on board!

  • 161
    Jessica ML says:

    Inadvertently posted today’s challenge results to yesterday group so you’ll see two from me today. Hope that doesn’t take me out of the running.

  • 162
    Monica L says:

    Inadvertently posted today’s challenge results to yesterday group so you’ll see two from me today. Hope that doesn’t take me out of the running.

  • 163
    Lana Day says:

    loving all the polka dots

  • 164
    Monique H. says:

    Ooooops …. so sorry but I posted the wrong card in the wrong post!

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