Paper Players 249

Wednesday and I’m off from work today! Yippee! My post is also extra early because I’m going to retrieve Mr. Trent from the airport! He lands at 6:34, can’t wait to see him! Yesterday it tried to rain all day and was finally successful around 3:00. It only rained for a bit and then some more around 5:30 and then the sun finally came out. I had a nice evening. Daniel was at my parent’s so I got to spend some time with him. Here he is in all of his cuteness!

Daniel Thomas Hat

With his little Thomas hat on and that adorable little smile! Love that little boy! The rest of the evening was spent crafting and straightening up. Taylor and I also ran to Michaels to get a few things for class on Thursday and Friday. Another pretty good day!

My post for today is for this week’s Paper Players color challenge from Sandy…

Paper Players #249

Strangely enough this card started out with the two straight pins! The card base is Neenah Solar White Card Stock that I cut to 3 1/2″ wide. The front is covered in a piece of Basic Black and the background is a piece of paper from the Typeset Specialty Designer Series Paper Pack. For the large heart I used the Hearts Collection Framelits to cut out a piece of Pool Party and then cut a negative with one of the smaller ones. The flower and border are from the Butterfly Basics Photopolymer Stamp Set, the border is stamped in Memento Tuxedo Black on the DSP and the flowers in Pool Party on the heart. The hearts is then adhered to the card with SNAIL. Next up is the Pretty Pink Posh Stitched Filmstrip Die that is cut from Island Indigo and adhered to the card with two thin strips of Foam Tape in the middle. I used the Hearts Framelits again to cut out a piece of red felt and adhered that to the filmstrip with Multi-Purpose Glue. My thanks is from the Greetings Thinlits and is cut from Real Red and heat embossed with Iridescent Ice Stampin’ Emboss Powder then adhered with more Multi-Purpose Glue. Two hearts are punched out with the Itty Bitty Accents Punch Pack from Real Red and adhered to the card with Foam Tape. I used the Wink of Stella Clear Glitter Brush Pen and then some Glossy Accents over that to give them some nice sparkle and shine. Three Hazel & Ruby The Makery Think Pink Sequins are adhered to the card with more Crystal Effects. Finally, the two straight pins that started it all are inserted into the felt heart. A fun eclectic collage card! My favorite pieces are the two punched hearts! I hope that you enjoyed my card for this week’s Paper Players color challenge from Sandy! Thank you so much for stopping by today! I always appreciate it. Have a amazingly awesome Wednesday! 🙂

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Products used:

Stamp Set: Butterfly Basics Photopolymer (Stampin’ Up!)

Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black and Pool Party Classic Stampin’ Ink (Stampin’ Up!)

Specialty Ink: Versa-Mark

Embossing Powder: Iridescent Ice (Stampin’ Up!)

Card Stock: Solar White 110lb (Neenah), Basic Black, Pool Party, Island Indigo and Real Red (Stampin’ Up!)

Dies: Hearts Collection Framelits (Stampin’ Up!), Greetings Thinlits (Stampin’ Up!) and Stitched Filmstrip (Pretty Pink Posh)

Punches: Itty Bitty Accents Pack

Embellishments: Red Felt (Michaels), Think Pink Sequins (Hazel & Ruby The Makery), Wink of Stella Clear Glitter Brush Pen (Zig) and Straight Pins

Adhesives: Crystal Effects, SNAIL, Multi-Purpose Glue and Foam Tape

Tools: Big Shot, Heat Tool and Fun Foam


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26 Replies to “Paper Players 249”

  1. Good morning. Some folks start out their day with a cup of coffee. Mine starts with your blog read and a dose of inspiration. Thank you.

    1. Good morning!! How lucky am I that I get to start your day!! Thank you so much Charleen!

  2. Morning Justin (it’s tea time here), cute photo of Daniel!! He’s just gorgeous 🙂 I love your card, I really like the negative strips and Polaroid frames you use, they’re one of my favourite elements for a card. Well I bet you’re excited to have your friend coming, it makes an early morning easier if you have something to look forward to!! Have fun today Justin! 🙂 Oh, and thanks for the get well wish, I think we’re on the mend… 😉

    1. Hello Kelly!
      Thank you! He is such a little character! Glad that you enjoyed the card! I love that Stitched Filmstrip Die! Yes, I was at the airport way too early but it was very nice to spend the day with him! It was a great day! I’m glad to hear that you are on the mend!! XOXO 🙂

  3. Hi Justin, never in a million years would I have ever thought to put those individual stamps, punches, die cuts, and papers together in one card, but I love it. So fun! Enjoy your day off.

    1. Thank you very much Sheila! I love putting together all sorts of things and giving them a cohesive look! 🙂

  4. Your creative process is out if this world Justin. It is always so inspiring to read how you create and put your cards together. And then to see the results after the description!

    Little Daniel is such a charmer. He is so adorable and what a smile !!!!!

    Have a super day and a great time with your friend Michael. Cheers! 🙂

    1. Thank you so much Louise! I like when people read the post and then get to see the card, it’s fun to hear if they see the card as I describe it! Daniel is just the best! I had a wonderful day with Michael! XO 🙂

  5. Great card, Justin! I love the collage style of it, and especially how you glittered up the sentiment. Thanks so much for playing along with my color challenge at The Paper Players! And please send my regards to Mr. Trent!

  6. Justin, your creativity really shines on this card with so many elements that work so well together. It’s a great card. Thanks for sharing all your tips with us.
    Little Daniel is such a cutie with his wonderful smile. He always seems to be very happy…probably because his uncle Justin is with him. Have a great day!

    1. Thank you HJ! I do love a collage card! Daniel is a very happy little bit and always is smiling! His uncle Justin loves him very much! 🙂

  7. O.K. Justin – admit it – you made that card after drinking three latte’s in a row! Caffeine overdose for sure! LOL I really do love that film strip die and keep promising myself that I’ll put it on my “have to have” list, then I walk away from the computer and forget all about it. Not this time! I actually wrote it on my list immediately after seeing it on your card.

    Oh that little Daniel is a heart warmer! I love his eyes and smile. I wonder if he ever wears the same outfit twice. His Mum must have a great time shopping for him. I know I would.

    So Mr. Trent arrives back in NY today! I bet he’s happy to be there with everything close by and all the foods and stores not available to him in Brasil. I’m sure you two will have tons of fun together and Michael will get to see lots of his friends like Renee, etc. Enjoy your guys! Have an especially Wonderful Wednesday. Love and hugs! 🙂

    1. LOL! Nope Grace, Only the usual intake of coffee! That Stitched Filmstrip Die is so cool! And to think that the card started with two straight pins! Thank you!
      Daniel seems to smile with his eyes! He does have a lot of clothes and is a very spiffy dresser thanks to his mum!
      Yes< I picked up Michael from the airport and we spent the day together! We had a bagel and then pizza, next on his list is Chinese food! LOL! We actually spent most of the day at Scrap-A-Latte! It was a great day! Love you too! XOXO 🙂

  8. Daniel is as cute as ever! I bet you are having a great day off and it will get even better when you pick up Mr. Trent. How long will he be here? I hope he doesn’t eat himself sick! Maybe he can post a card for us too. You two have such different styles, but they are both interesting, fun, and wonderful to see. Enjoy!!! Nancy B

    1. Thank you Nancy! I do love that little boy! I picked up Michael at 6:45 this morning and we spent the day together! He will be here until the end of August! I am trying to get him to get crafty! I think that we will teach a class together at Scrap-A-Latte! 🙂

  9. Oh Justin – your card is so full of fun details! What creativity to put all of these elements and patterns and textures and shapes together! I ADORE it! Thanks for playing with us at The Paper Players!

    1. Thank you Jodi! I really enjoy the collage cards! Enjoy the rest of your week! 🙂

  10. Hi Justin!
    Daniel is so stinkin’ cute! I love the pics you post of him.
    Fabulous card as always! My favorite part is the heart punched within the heart and stamped with the flower image. It always amazes me how you can put so many elements together and create such beautiful cards.
    Enjoy your day off with your friend.

    1. Hello Gerri!
      I’m happy that I get to share Daniel’s cuteness!
      Thank you! I too love the heart with the flower! I had a wonderful day, hope that you did too! 🙂

  11. OMG! How do you think of these creative concepts. This is stunning, I love the stamped flower inback of the filmstrip. The entire card is amazing, I love all the elements you blended together.

    Daniel is too cute for words! Love his hat!!!!

    1. Thank you very much Linda! And it all started with two straight pins! LOL! Glad that you enjoyed the pic of Daniel too! 🙂

  12. Justin you are the king of collage! So much going on with this card and I love it all!!! I love the glossy hearts and sparkly sentiment, but also the way you combined the colours with all the other elements for a great eclectic card! Thanks for joining us over at The Paper Players this week!

    1. Why thank you so much Joanne! I do love the style, I think it’s safe to say that it’s my fave! Have a super weekend! 🙂

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