And into another week we go! Happy Monday! I have a ton of stuff to do this week and I’m hoping to get to all of it. Isn’t it funny how busy the Holidays really are?! Is everything kicking into high gear for you too? I spent the afternoon in Manhattan yesterday seeing some friends and it was rainy but for some reason I don’t really mind it when I’m in the city.
Today’s post is for this week’s Paper Players. Nance has given us a color challenge…
Pool Party and Cherry Cobbler make for a nice color combo when paired with a neutral don’t you think? The base of my card is Cherry Cobbler Card Stock. I took a piece of Pool Party and stamped it with the Snowflake Soiree Stamp Set in Pool Party for a frosty tone-on-tone effect. The new punch and stamp set from Sale-A-Bration are used to make the backgrounds for the ornaments. I stamped the images from the Pretty Petites Stamp Set** in Cherry Cobbler and punched them out with the Petite Curly Label Punch**. The ornaments are from the Merry Minis Stamp set and are Stamped in Pool Party and punched out with the Merry Minis Punch Pack. Both are adhered to the card with Stampin’ Dimensionals. The greeting is from the Greetings of the Season Stamp Set and is stamped in Cherry Cobbler. I used a piece of Cherry Cobbler to back it and that too is adhered to the card with Stampin’ Dimensionals. I really do like the colors together and the simplicity of the card is fun too. I hope that you enjoyed you little sneak peek and my Paper Players Challenge card for this week. Thank you very much for your visit and I hope that you have a good Monday!
Stampin’ Up! products used:
Card Stock: Very Vanilla, Cherry Cobbler and Pool Party
Ink: Pool Party and Cherry Cobbler Classic Stampin’ Ink
Stamp Sets: Snowflake Soiree, Merry Minis, Greetings of the Season and Pretty Petites** Clear Mount
Tools: Merry Minis Punch Pack, Petite Curly Label Punch**, Stampin’ Dimensionals and SNAIL
**2013 Sale-A-Bration (January 22 – March 22, 2013)
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8 Replies to “Paper Players #125 & Sneak Peek”
I love how you used the snowflakes to create your background….and of course, the rest of the card is sweet too! Thanks for playing along this week! 😀
Thanks LeAnne! I think the snowflakes make a nice background too! Have a great week! 🙂
I love the stamped background, Justin! So subtle, and a perfect backdrop for the mini-ornaments! Thanks for playing with The Paper Players!
Thanks Ann! Have a great week! 😉
Love the bracketed (or should I say “parenthesized”?) ornaments, Justin, & the tonal background is fabulous! Thanks for playing along with The Paper Players! 🙂
Thank you Helen! I think bracketed is easier! LOL! Have a good week! 🙂
Little bits of festive fun! Love how you layered the tiny punches and stamped the background, Justin. Such a fun holiday card! Thanks for joining us this week at the Paper Players! 🙂
Thank you Anne Marie! I hope you have a great weekend! 😉
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