Pals Paper Arts 177

Yesterday turned out just as planned! I went into Manhattan to take my friend Kim home and my friend Andrew (the one that made the card) came along. We had some lunch at the diner. After lunch we left Kim and headed Downtown. We made stops at the Apple Store 5th Avenue (The Cube) and then headed over to Park Avenue to walk over to Grand Central Terminal. The middle island in the street on Park Avenue has been host to some really great art. The following are pictures of two of the metal sculptures that are currently on display by artist Albert Paley. You can read more about him here.

Park Ave Sculpture 1

Park Ave Sculpture 2

The first one looks like a tree to me and the second one looks a little like a caterpillar. After that we stopped by the Apple Store in Grand Central and then took the subway down to Chinatown and wandered around there for a while. I was home by 8:00 and Taylor and I watched Now you See Me which was pretty good. Definitely a very good day!

My post for today is for this week’s Pals Paper Arts challenge. This time we have a sketch from the MDS wonder Nicole Watt…

PPA 177

I love it! Nice and simple. I just got some new goodies so I decided to use them on my card. The base of the card is Midnight Muse Card Stock. The next layer is a piece of Brushed Silver Metallic Card Stock. The top panel is another piece of Midnight Muse and I used the Endless Wishes Photopolymer Stamp Set and some Encore Metallic Silver ink to stamp the snowflakes. To give them a frosty look I heat embossed them with some Clear Stampin’ Emboss Powder. The greeting is stamped in Midnight Muse on Sahara Sand and I flagged the right side. I really like the way the Encore Metallic Silver Ink looks with the Clear Embossing Powder over the top. Thank you for coming by today to see my Manhattan pictures and my card for this week’s Pals Paper Arts challenge. I love to have you stop by and I hope you have a lovely Sunday! 🙂

PPA 177-WM

PPA 177 Close-WM

Stampin’ Up! products used:

Card Stock: Midnight Muse and Sahara Sand

Specialty Card Stock: Brushed Silver Metallic

Ink: Midnight Muse Classic Stampin’ Ink

Specialty Ink: Encore Silver Metallic

Embossing Powder: Clear Stampin’ Emboss

Stamp Set: Endless Wishes Photopolymer

Tools: Heat Tool, Paper Snips, Stampin’ Dimensionals and SNAIL

Endless Wishes PP

Silver Metallic Encore Pad

Brushed Silver CS

Clear Stampin' Emboss Powder

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