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Paper Players #88 – jkcards

Paper Players #88

A good Monday morning to you. I hope that you all had a nice weekend. As I mentioned yesterday, I went to see Rent and it was great! Thanks to My friend Kim, my daughter and I had a great afternoon! For this weeks Paper Players Challenge Ann has provided this sketch…

I always like to work with a sketch because it makes most of the work, the card layout, so much easier because it’s done for you. As soon as I saw this I knew exactly what I wanted to do. I used one of my favorite sets, French Foliage. The base of the card is Early Espresso and I used a piece of Well Worn Designer Series Paper for the background. I placed three 3/16″ Metallic Brads in the lower left corner, two in the brownish color and one in the aged silver color just to be a little different. I then stamped a piece of Very Vanilla with the En Français Background Wood Mount Stamp in Early Espresso Ink. I punched a piece of Cajun Craze with the Scallop Edge Border Punch and placed it underneath. The piece of ribbon across the front is Early Espresso 1/4″ Grosgrain Ribbon. After all of that was assembled I adhered it to the card with some Sticky Strip (I like to make sure that it’s not going anywhere!). The stamped images are from the French Foliage Stamp Set and are stamped in Cajun Craze and River Rock and I backed it with some Early Espresso. The greeting is from Teeny Tiny Wishes and is stamped in Early Espresso and punched out with the Decorative Label Punch and half of it is hidden behind the stamped images. I love the card and think I want some more Well Worn DSP! Thank you, as always, for stopping by! Have a great day!

Stampin’ Up! products used:

Card Stock: Very Vanilla, Early Espresso and Cajun Craze Smooth Card Stock

Ink: Early Espresso, Cajun Craze and River Rock Classic Stampin’ Ink

Stamp Sets: French Foliage Clear Mount, Teeny Tiny Wishes Wood Mount and En Français Background Wood Mount

Designer Series Paper: Well Worn

Embellishments: 3/16″ Metallic Brads and Early Espresso 1/4″ Grosgrain Ribbon

Tools: Paper Piercer, Mat Pack, Decorative Label Punch, Scallop Edge Border Punch, Sticky Strip and SNAIL

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11 Replies to “Paper Players #88”

  1. Justin, I love what you’ve done here….although I love the spring colors I’ve been seeing, I can’t hide the fact that this set is one of my favorites, and anything fall makes me happy! Thanks for playing with the Paper Players and sharing your wonderful creation with us!

  2. Absolutely stunning, Justin! I love the colors you used for the leaves and how they coordinate so well with the DSP! Just a perfect card! Thanks for playing with The Paper Players!

  3. Justin, all I can say is WOW! I absolutely love this one! The rich colors, the textured look of the DSP…everything just looks great together. So glad you joined us this week at the Paper Players! 🙂

    1. Thank you so much Anne Marie! To have people as talented as all of you are choose my card… I’m speechless, and that never happens. I love seeing all of the amazing Paper Players creations each week! You guys are awesome!

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