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Paper Players #139 :-)

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Hey there! Happy Easter! How is your weekend so far? Mine is pretty good. I got a lot of my projects done yesterday and I will finish them up today. It was beautiful here yesterday, 60 degrees and sunny. I went for a little ride in the car with the top down. It felt so nice to feel the sun and the breeze. It’s supposed to be nice here this morning but get overcast later. Any egg hunts should be completed in the first half of the day! I’ll be having some dinner with my family later, good times.

Today being Sunday means it’s time for this week’s Paper Players Challenge. This week we have a Tic-Tac-Toe from Jaydee…

Paper Players #139 Tic-Tac-Toe 3-31-2013

I did the the diagonal from top left to bottom right, although I hit a few of the other boxes too. At least I didn’t try to do them all like the last time! LOL! I did do something a little different with my card today too. For the first time I made a hybrid card using the This and That Epic Day Digital Kit. I downloaded it from Stampin’ Up! and created a project in My Digital Studio. I just laid out some of the embellishments on an 8 1/2″ x 11″ page and shared the project as a JPEG. I opened it in Preview on my Mac and I printed it out. My Paper Trimmer and Paper Snips took care of the rest. The base of the card is Daffodil Delight Card Stock. The background, tickets, chevrons and tag are all form the This and That Epic Day Digital Kit. The tickets and chevrons are adhered to the card with Stampin’ Dimensionals. I backed the note tag with a piece of Basic Gray, rounded the corners with the 3/16″ Corner Rounder, and punched a hole in the top where I threaded some Linen Thread. Some Gumball Green and the Little Leaves Sizzlit supply the greenery. I created the flowers using the new A Round Array Stamp Set form the 2013-2014 Catalog. They are stamped in Primrose Petals and punched out with the 7/8″ Scallop Circle Punch and adhered with Stampin’ Dimensionals. Some Basic Jewels Pearls finish off the card. I love the This and That Epic Day goodies. I’ll get my actual products tomorrow but I had so much fun making the card with the print outs I will definitely do it again! I hope that you enjoyed my Guest Designer card for this week’s Paper Players Tic-Tac-Toe Challenge from Jaydee. Stop by the blog to see what my fellow designers have for you and add your card to the gallery! Thank you for checking in with me today. Once again, Happy Easter!

Stampin’ Up! products used:

My Digital Studio: This and That Epic Day Kit

Card Stock: Daffodil Delight, Whisper White and Basic Gray

Ink: Primrose Petals Classic Stampin’ Ink

Stamp Set: A Round Array Clear Mount

Sizzlit: Little Leaves

Punch: 7/8″ Scallop Circle and 3/16″ Corner Rounder

Embellishments: Basic Jewels Pearls and Linen Thread

Tools: Paper Trimmer, Paper Snips, Stampin’ Dimensionals and SNAIL

Paper Players #139

This and That Epic Day Bundle

A Round Array CM

Little Leaves Sizzlit Dies

7:8%22 Scallop Circle Punch

3:16%22 Corner Rounder

Linen Thread

Basic Pearls

Breaking News! Stampin’ Up! has released their first Photopolymer Stamp Set! It’s called Designer Typeset! The great thing about Photopolymer Stamps is that they are completely clear so you can see exactly where you are going to stamp. They work amazingly with our new Firm Foam Stampin’ Pads for great ink coverage. You are going to love them! This is a limited release so make sure you get one before it’s gone!

Stampin’ Up! has a sneak peek for you from the 2013-2014 Annual Catalog and the best part is you can get it right now! It’s called A Round Array and you can get it as a bundle with the 7/8″ Scallop Circle Punch for $23.95 or just the Stamp Set for  $14.95. You can purchase this now through May 30th. Click here or on the photo below to get a PDF of the flyer.

For a limited time you can get the Sent with Love Bundle now through April 30, 2013. It comes with the Sent with Love Clear Mount Stamp set, Sent with Love Designer Series Paper and a package of Calypso Coral Bakers Twine for only $25.50. That’s 20% off the price if you bought them individually!

Do you ever feel the need to make something that means something but don’t think you have the time? Or you like to be creative but don’t want to buy a ton of supplies? Well, you don’t have any excuses anymore! Introducing Paper Pumpkin from Stampin’ Up! Each month you will receive a kit that contains all of the items (except adhesive) that you need to make a project, all for just $19.95. Each kit will ship out on or around the 15th of each month. You can cancel at any time, but who would want to?! Go ahead, sign up and get some crafting therapy for only $19.95 including shipping! Click here now! Don’t forget to choose me as your Demonstrator, Justin Krieger – Bethpage, NY! :-)

Don’t forget to check out the Anchor Rewards tab at the top. Earn 10 Anchors and get a FREE Stamp Set of your choice from any current catalog. If you purchase $150 worth of product you will be eligible for $25 in Host(ess) dollars to get one of the great new Host(ess) Sets or any other items from the NEW 2012-2013 Catalog or the NEW Spring Catalog!


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

19 responses »

  1. Oh Justin, I just LOVE this! All those pretty colours and elements happening!! Fabulous card!

    Happy Easter to you as well!
    We’ve had beautiful weather here in Calgary and I took advantage of getting out in my Camaro too! Wish I had a convertible like you though….lol

    • Thank you Dawn! It was really fun to make and I love the colors in the bundle!

      Happy Easter to you too!

      It was a nice day here yesterday too. The Camaro sounds like fun! I do love my convertible, I have wanted one for years! 🙂

  2. Love this, Justin! Great colors and patterns and the tag is fabulous. I wish I had your talents and knew how to use MDS. Wanna be my tutor, LOL?!

  3. Such a cute card Justin! Thanks for always sharing your creations with us. Happy Easter to you and your family! Have an awesome day!

  4. Happy Easter Justin. Love your card. I wasn’t going to get the This and That Digital – but after seeing your card – wow- gonna get it now. What paper did you use to print the This and That on?

  5. Love your mix of MDS and actual stamps. Have a great Easter Sunday.

  6. Awesome card, Justin! Love that you used MDS for it…I really need to practice more on mine, there is so much to learn and I am sure it is so versatile! Your colors and embellishments make this a cheerful, fun creation!

  7. I have to admit, Justin, I was completely expecting you to hit every square on the board. Haha! Love this!! The punched bouquet is too cute and the colors are so fresh and happy. What an awesome way to showcase MDS with traditional stamping, too. I have recently become smitten with MDS and I love that I can create “on the go”. I hope you had a wonderful Easter, Justin! Hugs! 🙂

    • LOL! I was tempted Anne Marie, next time! I really did have a lot fun making the card and it was nice to use some “pre-stamped” goodies! Hope you Easter was good too! Have a great week! XO 🙂

  8. Justin, wonderful to see a hybrid creation. Im in love with MDS and love how you can rock it with hybrids. I love the use of the tickets and the chevron. It carries the eye up and across the card. Great colors, too

  9. Oh, I love these colors! Your tag is beautiful, and I love the mix of chevrons and tickets. Great card!

  10. Oh my gosh, Justin! This is just so crazy awesome! I love all of the elements you included on this card! Great job!


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