Paper Players 145 :-) & Sneak Peek

Hello there! Thanks for stopping by to see me today, how has your weekend been. Mine has been stellar! I had off of work on Friday and I crafted for about nine hours yesterday. It rained almost all day so it was the perfect day to be creative. I plan on being crafty again today too! It’s Sunday so that means its time for this week’s Paper Players!

This week we have a color challenge from Jaydee…

Paper Players #145 Colors 5-12-2013

I have to admit that I had a little trouble with these colors at first. I decided that I would use some new goodies to jump start the creative juices. The base of the card is Very Vanilla Card Stock. I cut off 1 1/2 from the front after I used the Distressed Dots Background Stamp. The panel on the right is embossed with the Lacy Brocade Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. The paper on the left is from the Print Poetry Designer Series Paper Stack. The greeting is from the Label Love Stamp Set* and is punched out with the Artisan Label Punch*. All of the large postage stamps are from the Postage Collection Host(ess) Stamp Set* and the small ones are from the Lovely Little Labels Stamp Set, I let them hang over the edge for a little something different. The Postage Collection set is great because it’s a builder set, you can make the stamps the way you want. I was inspired by my friend Sandy to cut off some of the front of the card, it’s a nice change from the usual. I hope that you enjoyed my Paper Players Guest Designer card for this week’s color challenge from Jaydee. Thanks again for stopping by and enjoy the rest of your Sunday! 🙂

Paper Players 145

Stampin’ Up! products used:

Card Stock: Very Vanilla and Gumball Green

Designer Series Paper: Print Poetry Stack

Ink: Gumball Green, Raspberry Ripple and Midnight Muse Classic Stampin’ Ink

Stamp Sets: Label Love* and Postage Collection* Clear Mount and Distressed Dots Background Wood Mount

Embossing Folder: Lacy Brocade

Punches: Artisan*, Postage Stamp and Lovely Labels Punch Pack

Tools: Big Shot, Stampin’ Dimensionals and SNAIL

*2013 – 2014 Catalog

Distressed Dots Backgound WM

Print Poetry DSP Stack

Lacy Brocade Embossing Folder

Postage Stamp Punch

Little Labels Punch Pack

Another new Photopolymer Stamp Set, Show & Tell 1 & 2 is a two-part set that you can get for $13.95 each or for a limited time buy them as a bundle with a video class to show you how to get the best results with them. Click here to see the PDF of the flyer.

Stampin’ Up! released a new Photopolymer Stamp Set called Birthday Bombs Away! There are some great greeting and they will work well for any type of card. You can see them below or click here for a PDF of the flyer.

Woo hoo! The color renovation has been announced! I’m so happy that they have kept four of the five 2011-2013 In-Colors! I’m a little sad to see that Lucky Limeade didn’t make the cut but we also got some former In-Colors back too! Bermuda Bay, Soft Sky, Crushed Curry, Pear Pizzaz and Blushing Bride along with a new color Smokey Shadow. They have also moved some colors to different families and of course they are retiring some colors. Say so long to Regal Rose, Pretty in Pink, Bashful Blue, Certainly Celery, Baja Breeze, Riding Hood Red, Bravo Burgundy, Not Quite Navy, More Mustard and River Rock. Change is a good thing!

Stampin’ Up! has released their first Photopolymer Stamp Set! It’s called Designer Typeset! The great thing about Photopolymer Stamps is that they are completely clear so you can see exactly where you are going to stamp. They work amazingly with our new Firm Foam Stampin’ Pads for great ink coverage. You are going to love them! This is a limited release so make sure you get one before it’s gone!

Stampin’ Up! has a sneak peek for you from the 2013-2014 Annual Catalog and the best part is you can get it right now! It’s called A Round Array and you can get it as a bundle with the 7/8″ Scallop Circle Punch for $23.95 or just the Stamp Set for  $14.95. You can purchase this now through May 30th. Click here or on the photo below to get a PDF of the flyer.

Do you ever feel the need to make something that means something but don’t think you have the time? Or you like to be creative but don’t want to buy a ton of supplies? Well, you don’t have any excuses anymore! Introducing Paper Pumpkin from Stampin’ Up! Each month you will receive a kit that contains all of the items (except adhesive) that you need to make a project, all for just $19.95. Each kit will ship out on or around the 15th of each month. You can cancel at any time, but who would want to?! Go ahead, sign up and get some crafting therapy for only $19.95 including shipping! Click here now! Don’t forget to choose me as your Demonstrator, Justin Krieger – Bethpage, NY! :-)

Don’t forget to check out the Anchor Rewards tab at the top. Earn 10 Anchors and get a FREE Stamp Set of your choice from any current catalog. If you purchase $150 worth of product you will be eligible for $25 in Host(ess) dollars to get one of the great new Host(ess) Sets or any other items from the NEW 2012-2013 Catalog or the NEW Spring Catalog!

17 Replies to “Paper Players 145 :-) & Sneak Peek”

    1. Thanks you very much Cynthia! That’s great that you got that from the card! Makes me happy! Have a great day! 🙂

  1. Great card. Love the colors and design. It is looking like these new stamp sets are at the top of my list. This is such a “happy” and makes me smile!

  2. Justin this is such a great card. Love all the yummy layers, patterns and texture. Those postage stamps are great. I think I need them, LOL!

  3. Justin, I love that you focused on Gumball Green. It’s such a gorgeous color and you did it such justice. Love all the texture, too

  4. Very cool card, Justin! I love the mix of texture and patterns you used and the layout is great, too. I also like that you focused on Gumball Green and added little pops of the other two colors. So pretty! 🙂

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