Paper Players #118

Good morning! I’ll say it again just like I did last Monday… where does the weekend go?!?! I hope that you had a “longer” weekend than me and that it was as good as mine! I had a nice time in Manhattan yesterday and got some of my other to-do list accomplished. Today’s post is for this week’s Paper Players Challenge. The lovely Anne Marie has give us this challenge…

I had a little chuckle when I saw this. I just did a frame like card for Pals yesterday! Psychic… probably not! I decided that I would take the challenge literally and do a project in a frame. I got these great “shadow box” frames on clearance in Kohls a while ago and I wish I would have gotten more. I love the extra 3D effect that you can get when you have the room. The base of my project is Whisper White Card Stock that I stamped randomly in Midnight Muse with the Snowflake Soiree Stamp Set. The tree branch is created with the Watercolor Winter Stamp Set. The pine needles are stamped in Gumball Green and then I used a piece of leftover rubber to stamp the stems in Soft Suede. I stamped the ornaments from the Keepsake Ornaments Stamp Set in Summer Starfruit and Primrose Petals and cut them out with the coordinating Holiday Ornaments Framelits Dies. The branch is mounted to the base with a double stacked layer of Stampin’ Dimensionals. The ornaments are mounted with a single layer, some behind and some on top of the branch. The greeting is from the Greetings of the Season Stamp Set and is stamped in Raspberry Ripple. It is also mounted it to the base with Stampin’ Dimensionals. I know the challenge also said CAS but this actually wasn’t that difficult or time consuming. The longest part was the fussy cutting of the branch. I tried it without doing it and just didn’t look right. Did you also notice that I used all of the new In-Colors?!?! I think they look great together. I hope that you enjoyed my framed project for this week’s Paper Players Challenge. Thank you for stopping by and have a super day! 🙂

Stampin’ Up! products used:

Card Stock: Whisper White

Ink: Midnight Muse, Gumball Green, Summer Starfruit, Primrose Petals, Raspberry Ripple and Soft Suede Classic Stampin’ Ink

Stamp Sets: Snowflake Soiree, Watercolor Winter, Ornament Keepsake and Greeting of the Season

Tools: Big Shot, Holiday Ornaments Framelits Dies, Paper Snips and Stampin’ Dimensionals

Non SU!: Shadow Box Frame

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