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Paper Players #106 and Sneak Peek

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Good morning everyone how was your weekend? Mine was good, too fast but good! Today’s post is for this week’s Paper Players Challenge. This week Leslie has given us a tic-tac-toe challenge…

I went with the row on the right going down, favorite color, masculine, punches. It took me a little bit to figure out what my favorite color was but after some careful thought I decided Island Indigo was it! The base of the card is Island Indigo Card Stock, to that I added a piece of Fan Fair Designer Series Paper. In the upper right corner is a rosette also made from Fan Fair Designer Series Paper using the Simply Scored Scoring Tool. I punched a piece of Island Indigo with the 1/2″ Circle Punch and a piece of the new Champagne Glimmer Paper punched out with the Itty-Bitty Shapes Punch Pack. A piece of Riding Hood Red is punched with the new 1 1/4″ Scallop Circle Punch and I placed it behind it before I adhered the rosette to the card. The bicycle image and stamp are from the Postage Due Stamp Set, the bicycle is stamped in Island Indigo and I sponged the edges with Island Indigo before I mounted it to another piece of Fan Fair DSP. The postage stamp is stamped in Riding Hood Red and punched out with the Postage Stamp Punch and mounted to the card with a Stampin’ Dimensional. The H and B are from the Morning Post Alphabet Stamp Set and are stamped in Riding Hood Red and cut out with my Paper Snips. The “appy” and the “irthday” are from the From My Heart Stamp Set, stamped in Riding Hood Red and dissected with my Paper Snips. I used more Stampin’ Dimensionals to mount them to the card. I love the images on the Fan Fair DSP, the cancelled stamp looks like it’s really stamped on the paper. I hope you enjoyed this week’s Paper Players Challenge card and thanks as always for visiting! Have a great day!

Stampin’ Up! products used:

Card Stock: Island Indigo, Very Vanilla and Riding Hood Red

Ink: Island Indigo and Riding Hood Red Classic Stampin’ Ink

Stamp Sets: Morning Post Alphabet, Postage Due and From My Heart Clear Mount

Designer Series Paper: Fan Fair

Specialty Paper: Champagne Glimmer Paper

Tools: Simply Scored, Postage Stamp Punch, 1 1/4″ Scallop Circle Punch, 1/2″ Circle Punch, Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack, Paper Snips, Mini Glue Dots, Sticky Strip, Stampin’ Dimensionals and SNAIL

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About jrk912

I am a tech junkie that loves to engineer some paper!

8 responses »

  1. Wonderful design! Love all the elements you added!!! I love Island Indigo too! Thanks for playing along with us at the Paper Players!

  2. Justin, you’ve managed to use one of my favorite sets for this wonderful tic=tac=toe card!!! And I love how you did the birthday sentiment, too…very clever! Thanks for playing with our challenge this week at the Paper Players!

  3. Great guy’s card – the way you’ve done the sentiment looks fab! Thanks for playing along with the Paper Players this week!

  4. Justin, this is awesome! So perfect for a card for just about anyone. It has the perfect pop of shaby-ness while keeping a clean design. Now you have me smitten with that stamp set, too. You, sir, are proving to be bad for my stamping budget with this fantastic inspiration. Ha ha! Thank you so much for joining us this week at the Paper Players! 🙂 Have a great weekend!

    • Thank you very much Anne Marie! There is nothing better than being able to inspire someone as talented as you! Wait, we are supposed to have a budget for stamps?!?! LOL! Have a great weekend!


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