Paper Players 175 & Sneak Peek

I had a nice Sunday and hope that you did too! I woke up a little late yesterday morning but I still managed to get some stuff done that I had on my list. I went and met my friend Heather and we had some lunch and ran some errands. I came home and completed some of my projects and worked on my presentation. It snowed here for a little bit, not my favorite thing to see falling from the sky! It was only a little bit but more than enough for me! It’s supposed to be rainy today so I’ll be glad to get home later. Hopefully work will be quiet… ha!

I wanted to thank Ann for choosing my card for her Cut Above for last week’s challenge. You can see my original post here and the Paper Players post here. The inspiration for today’s card comes from this week’s Paper Players Challenge. The lovely Anne Marie has given us these colors to work with…

Paper Players #175

Even with the pink in there I saw a Christmas card! LOL! I also used some goodies from the 2014 Occasions Catalog, you can get your hands on them starting January 3rd! My card starts off with a base of Raspberry Ripple Card Stock and I used my favorite new die the Hexagon Hive Thinlits Die* to cut out some Whisper White for my background. Some Silver Glimmer Paper and the Festive Flurry Framelits Dies make the snowflake. The flagged piece of Old Olive is the backing for some of the Silver Fancy Foil Designer Vellum*. My tag is made using the Scallop Tag Topper Punch* and Old Olive. I stamped some images from the Very Merry Tags Stamp Set in Raspberry Ripple and Pink Pirouette and punched them out with the Mosaic Punch. The rest of the images and greeting are form the A Banner Christmas Stamp Set. I used the Word Window Punch to punch out the Christmas and backed it with a piece of Brushed Silver Card Stock that I cut out with the Bitty Banners Framelits Dies. To complete the card I used some matte silver and metallic silver sequins, I do love some sequins! The Hexagon Hive Die is definitely my favorite new product from the Occasions Catalog. I love the way that some of the hexagons are cut out and some are left so the base peeks through. I hope that you enjoyed my card for this week’s Paper Players color challenge from Anne Marie. Thanks very much for stopping by and for all of your comments! They always brighten my day! Have a great one! 🙂

Paper Players 175-WM

Stampin’ Up! products used:

Card Stock: Raspberry Ripple, Whisper White and Old Olive

Specialty Card Stock: Brushed Silver

Specialty Paper: Silver Glimmer

Vellum: Silver Fancy Foil Designer*

Ink: Pink Pirouette, Raspberry Ripple and Old Olive Classic Stampin’ Ink

Stamp Sets: A Banner Christmas and Very Merry Tags Clear Mount

Thinlits: Hexagon Hive*

Framelits: Festive Flurry and Bitty Banners

Punches: Mosaic, Word Window and Scallop Tag Topper*

Tools: Big Shot, Paper Snips, Multi-Purpose Glue, Stampin’ Dimensionals and SNAIL

NON Stampin’ Up!: Sequins

*2014 Occasion Catalog (January 3, 2014)

A Banner Christmas CM

Very Merry Tags WM

Festive Flurry Framelits Dies

Bitty Banners Framelits

Mosaic Punch

Word Window Punch

Brushed Silver CS

Silver Glimmer Paper


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