PPA 130 & Winston!

Hello and welcome to Saturday! It’s rainy here on Long Island but that doesn’t matter because it’s the weekend! A wonderful friend of mine, Sandy, saw that the inspiration for yesterday’s card was my best friend Winston. Here he is in all of his cuteness…

He really is the best dog ever! He is a Mini Schnauzer and he is awesome! I love my Winnie!

Now on to the days post. This weeks Pals Paper Arts Challenge asks you to use Lucky Limeade, Always Artichoke and a third color of your choice…

For my third color I went with Pool Party. The base of the card is Always Artichoke. I rounded the corners on it and everything else on the card with the 3/16″ Corner Rounder. I used a piece of Everyday Enchantment Designer Series Paper (Sale-A-Bration) for the background. A piece of Pool Party Card Stock is punched on one side with the Scallop Trim Border Punch. I ran a piece of Soft Suede though the Big Shot using the Texturz Plates Backgrounds 1 Embossing Plates and adhered it to a piece of Very Vanilla. I put one of the 2011 – 2013 In Color Printed Brads in the upper left corner. The image is from the Funky Four Stamp Set and is stamped in Soft Suede. I used one of the butterflies from the Host(ess) Set Precious Butterflies and stamped it in Pool Party. It’s backed with some Lucky Limeade and so is the greeting that is stamped in Soft Suede and is from another Host(ess) Set Perfect Words. I used a Stampin’ Write Marker in Pool Party to color in the dots on the mushrooms and the 11. So there you have this weeks Pals Paper Arts Challenge card. I really like the way it came out and hope that you do too. Thanks so much for stopping by!

Stampin’ Up! products used:

Card Stock: Very Vanilla, Soft Suede, Pool Party, Always Artichoke and Lucky Limeade

Ink: Soft Suede and Pool Party Classic Stampin’ Ink

Markers: 2011 – 2013 In-Color Stampin’ Write Markers

Designer Series Paper: Everyday Enchantment (Sale-A-Bration)

Stamp Sets: Funky Four, Perfect Words (Host(ess)), Precious Butterflies (Host(ess)) Clear Mount

Embellishments: 2011 – 2013 In-Color Printed Brads

Tools: Big Shot, Texturz Plates Backgrounds 1, 3/16″ Corner Rounder, Scallop Edge Border Punch, Paper Piercer, Mat Pack, Stampin’ Dimensionals and SNAIL

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