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Paper Players #108

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A good Monday morning everyone, or at least I’m hoping that it turns out to be. I always try to start the week off as optimistic as possible! Fingers crossed that we all have good weeks from now on. My brother and his fiancé were up from PA this weekend. She had her hair and makeup trial and her second to last dress fitting. It was also her birthday yesterday so we had some red velvet cake, which is my favorite! Happy Birthday Erika!

Today’s post is for this week’s Paper Players Challenge. This week Ann has given us a color challenge…

I’m loving the colors! I decided that I would try to come up with a different kind of card. I love anything 3D so I did a card that has a framed front and folds flat and still fits inside a standard envelope. Another good part, it uses standard 8 1/2″ x 11″ paper. The base of the card is Crumb Cake Card Stock cut to 5 1/2″ x 9 1/2″ and scored at 1/2″, 1″, 4 3/4″ and 5 1/4″ with my Simply Scored. All of the stamped images are from the Papaya Collage Stamp Set. I cut a frame out of a piece of Very Vanilla and stamped the frame image in Not Quite Navy and cut a piece out of the card base the same size as the inside of the frame. Another piece of Very Vanilla is stamped a few times with the leaves image in Crumb Cake and mounted to inside. The bird and the butterflies are stamped in Cherry Cobbler and cut out with my Paper Snips. The bird is mounted to the leaves with Stampin Dimensionals and the butterflies with SNAIL. Two Basic Jewels Pearls on each one make the bodies. The greeting is from the Curly Cute Stamp Set and is stamped in Not Quite Navy and backed with a piece of Not Quite Navy Card Stock. The piece of Cherry Cobbler along the right side was cut with the Adorning Accents Edgelits Dies and a thin piece of Comfort Café Designer Series Paper was added on top. I am really liking this card and it wasn’t to difficult to make. I hope that you enjoyed this weeks Paper Players Challenge card and that you will be having a great day and fantastic week! Thank you for visiting!

Stampin’ Up! products used:

Card Stock: Very Vanilla, Crumb Cake, Not Quite Navy and Cherry Cobbler

Ink: Crumb Cake, Not Quite Navy and Cherry Cobbler

Stamp Sets: Papaya Collage and Curly Cute Clear Mount

Designer Series Paper: Comfort Café

Embellishments: Basic Jewels Pearls

Tools: Big Shot, Adorning Accents Edgelits Dies, Simply Scored Scoring Tool, Paper Snips, Paper Trimmer, Sticky Strip, Stampin’ Dimensionals and SNAIL

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About jrk912

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

15 responses »

  1. Wow, this is fabulous Justin! Love the construction style of your card & the colours you have chosen for each element are perfect. You definitely rocked this challenge! Thanks for playing along with the Paper Players this week. 🙂

  2. This is totally awesome, Justin! Thanks for playing with us this week with this charming creation!

  3. I love how you used this set! Great idea!

  4. Wow! This is absolutely amazing, Justin! What a creative design! Plus, this is probably one of the best cards I have seen created with this set! Thanks for playing with The Paper Players!

  5. Oh Justin, this is just fabulous! What a perfect technique to frame that beautiful image. Your mix of colors, patterns and images is just brilliant! Fabulous job, thank you for joining us at The Paper Players this week!

  6. Justin, this is so cool! I love all of the dimension with this technique and I have to admit, that is a stamp set I struggle with. Once again, you have inspired me. I love visiting your blog, you always have such great ideas. Thanks so much for joining us again this week at the Paper Players! 🙂

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