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Pals Paper Arts 180 & Pictures! – jkcards

Pals Paper Arts 180 & Pictures!

First, I want to thank you all for your comments on the framed art projects. Andrew was quite happy to hear that you thought he did a very good job! He wanted me to thank you all to! 🙂

I had a lovely little walk through Manhattan yesterday despite the chilly temperature and occasional wind gusts! I met my friend Kim for lunch at the diner and then we hung around her apartment for a bit. I decided that I would walk down to Penn Station so I could take some pictures for you guys. All in all I ended up walking seven miles yesterday and I was quite happy with that! I did manage to get some neat pictures on my journey. The first one is of the famous Believe sign that hangs on the front of Macy’s in Herald Square. I took this one in the morning  because I think the lights look better in a picture in the daylight.

Macy's Believe Day

Next up are the pictures that I took on my walk down. First I have the star that hangs over Fifth Avenue.

5th Avenue Star

Next up is Cartier which looks like a big present.


And finally a picture that not a lot of people get to see, in fact I don’t remember ever seeing the Rockefeller Christmas Tree like this.

Rockefeller Centre Tree Scaffolding

All of the scaffolding so they can put the lights on. Perfect timing by the NYC Taxi whizzing by! LOL!

Now on to today’s post which is for this week’s Pals Paper Arts challenge. This time around we have a sketch…

PPA 180

I liked my colors for Freshly Made Sketches so much this week that I used them again! The base of my card is Basic Gray Card Stock. For the top half of the background I embossed a piece of Pool Party with the Chevron Textured Impressions Embossing Folder and the bottom half is a piece of the I Am Me Designer Series Paper. I stamped the Filmstrip Stamp in Calypso Coral twice and cut them out, some Stampin’ Dimensionals hold them in place. A piece of So Saffron is flagged on the left side and adhered to the filmstrips with SNAIL. The camera images are from the Around the World Stamp Set, stamped in Real Red and Basic Gray and cut out with my Paper Snips. I used the Small Oval Punch to punch out the greeting from the A Dozen Thoughts Stamp Set and that too is held in place by a Stampin’ Dimensional. I love the little cameras and the Filmstrip Stamp is fast becoming a favorite! Thank you very much for taking some time out of your day to come and see my card for this week’s Pals Paper Arts sketch challenge. I hope that you enjoyed my pictures from Manhattan and that you thoroughly enjoy your Sunday!

PPA 180-WM

Stampin’ Up! products used:

Card Stock: Basic Gray, Pool Party, So Saffron and Whisper White

Designer Series Paper: I Am Me

Ink: Calypso Coral, Real Red and Basic Gray Classic Stampin’ Ink

Stamp Sets: Around the World and A Dozen Thoughts Clear Mount and Filmstrip Wood Mount

Embossing Folder: Chevron

Punch: Small Oval

Tools: Big Shot, Paper Snips, Stampin’ Dimensionals and SNAIL

Around the World CM

A Dozen Thoughts CM

Filmstrip WM


Chevron Textured Impressions Embossing Folder

Small Oval Punch

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