Pals Paper Arts 185 & Sneak Peek

Ahh.. you gotta love a little holiday on a Wednesday because it makes Friday come that much quicker! Work today was quiet again and I’m loving it. I had to go to the eye Dr. for my yearly exam after work and then I had some dinner and finished up some projects that needed to get done. I’ll be off to Manhattan on Sunday for a bit so I hope to get some pictures for you guys! Thank you for all of your sweet comments about yesterday’s post and little Daniel. You guys are the best!

Before I get to today’s post I wanted to thank the team over at Pals Paper Arts for choosing my card as one of the their top three picks for last week’s challenge. You can see my original post here and the winners post here. This week is the last Pals Paper Arts challenge of the year! I don’t know about you but 2013 flew by! This week the talented Nicole has given us a nice simple sketch…

PPA 185

This was one of this times where I saw the card before I sat down at the desk! The base of my card is Pool Party Card Stock. For the background I stamped a piece of Crumb Cake with the Hardwood Background Stamp* inked with Crumb Cake. A strip of paper from the Fresh Prints Designer Series Paper Stack* is backed with some Real Red and adhered to the card on the right side. I cut out a piece of Pool Party with the Deco Labels Collection Framelits Dies and stamped the greeting in Real Red from the Express Yourself Host(ess) Stamp Set. My flower is from the Simple Stems Stamp Set* and is stamped in Real Red and cut out with my Paper Snips. Some Stampin’ Dimensionals hold the flower and the label to the card. I love the colors in the Fresh Prints DSP, well I love the colors in all of the new DSP! I hope that you enjoyed my card for this week’s Pals Paper Arts sketch challenge. Only a little over a week until you can order from the 2014 Occasion Catalog, get your lists ready! Thanks for stopping by and have a fantastic Friday! 🙂

PPA 185-WM

Stampin’ Up! products used:

Card Stock: Pool Party, Crumb Cake, Real Red and Whisper White

Designer Series Paper: Fresh Prints Stack*

Ink: Real Red Classic Stampin’ Ink

Stamp Sets: Simple Stems*, Hardwood Background* and Express Yourself (Host(ess)) Clear Mount

Framelits: Deco Labels

Tools: Big Shot, Paper Snips, Stampin’ Dimensionals and SNAIL

*2014 Occasions Catalog (January 3, 2014)

Express Yourself CM

Deco Labels Collection Framelits


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