That was a pretty nice Tuesday! Work was just as expected and the training was even more fun that I thought it would be (insert sarcasm)! It was an overcast day but didn’t start to drizzle until around 4:00. When I got home I stopped at my house and watched some YouTube videos before heading out to dinner with the family. We went to the George Martin Burger Bar in Massapequa, Erika works there. It’s a new restaurant, it’s only been open for about three weeks. The food was really good and the place is nice. I even have a family picture for you!
From left to right: Erika, my Dad, Mum, Aunt Janet, Me, Uncle Steve, my Brother and little Daniel who is always ready for a picture! When we got home I stayed outside talking to my Uncle until it started to rain around 9:30. A very nice evening indeed!
My card that I have for you today is for this week’s Paper Players challenge. Before we get to it I want to thank Laurie for choosing me as her Headliner for last week’s challenge!! You can see my original post here and the winner’s post here. Now on to this week and it’s a sketch…
I used some more goodies from the My Mind’s Eye My Story Collection. The card base is Neenah Solar White 110lb with the front covered in a piece of Black. On top of that is a piece of paper from the My Story 6×6 Paper Pad. I adhered a piece of My Story Washi Tape to some Solar White 110lb and then adhered it across the middle with SNAIL. The main panel is a journaling card from the My Story Collection and it’s adhered to the card with Foam Tape. One of the buttons form the My Story Chipboard Buttons has some Hemptique Baker’s Twine tied in a bow though it. It’s already got adhesive on the back so that’s what holds it in place. Finally a few Pretty Pink Posh Gold Sequins and some Recollections Enamel Dots finish the card. I do love the colors in the My Story collection and the journaling card makes for a different way to add a greeting! I hope that you enjoyed my card for this week’s Paper Players sketch challenge! I thank you for visiting with me today and I wish you all a wonderful Wednesday! 🙂
Card Stock: Solar White 110lb (Neenah) and Black 100lb (Recollections)
Patterend Paper: My Story 6×6 Pad (My Mind’s Eye)
Journaling Cards: My Story (My Mind’s Eye)
Embellishments: My Story Chipboard Buttons and Washi Tape (My Mind’s Eye), Gold Sequins (Pretty Pink Posh) Enamel Dots (Recollections) and Baker’s Twine (Hemptique)
Adhesives: SNAIL, Multi-Purpose Glue (Ranger) and 3M Foam Tape
Tools: EK Success Powder Tool
18 Replies to “Paper Players 264”
I like that butterfly sentiment and theme on your card. Beautiful family photo too – look at that little Daniel standing out in the crowd with his beautiful smile! It seems he grows as we watch.
Thank you very much Carol! The My Story line has some fun things in it! Yes, Daniel is just the cutest! Glad that you like the photo too! Thanks again! 🙂
Gorgeous, Justin! Love the patterned paper against the black card base. And you have the matching buttons and washi tape for the kit, I’m so jelly!
Thank you Sandy! LOL! You know I have to get all the rest of the goodies! 🙂
Justin, this is just beautiful! I love the mix of patterns, the fun button and the journaling card! You rocked my sketch this week! Your family photo is priceless! Your nephew is precious! Thank you for joining us at The Paper Players this week! XX
Thank you so much Claire! Your sketch is super!! Glad that you enjoyed the picture too! I hope that you have an amazing weekend! 🙂
What a beautiful, I love the sentiment. Great mix of colors and patterns. what a beautiful family, you are blessed. And Daniel is too cute!
Thank you Linda! Yes, the sentiment on the card is great! I am very blessed with my family! Hope that you had a nice day! 🙂
Love this card! All the elements come together beautifully.
Love the coordination of all the elements on this card Justin – the journalling card as the centrepiece is just perfect. Thanks for joining us over at the Paper Players this week!
Thank you so much Joanne! It’s fun to make a card with no stamping every once in a while! Enjoy your weekend! 🙂
Oh Justin! Love your card! The delicate flowers and butterflies against the black background! The beautiful button and the soft pastel embellishments! The awesome sentiment and how you tied it all together! I am swooning over your beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at The Paper Players this week!
Thank you very much Jodi! I’m so happy that really like the card!! Have a fabulous weekend! 🙂
Love the way everything is coordinated, Justin. Very bright and cheery!
Thanks so much El! 🙂
Great picture of your family, too!
Thanks El! Love my family! 🙂
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