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Paper Players #151 :-)

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Hello everyone! How is your weekend going so far. I ended up not going into Manhattan yesterday morning so my friend came out on the train. I picked her up at the station and we stopped at Target on the way home. We had some lunch and then chatted for a bit before heading out to the mall. Kim needed some new work clothes so we got those and then we met my friend Anthony for dinner. It was a very nice day and we have the Christening this morning and that should be a good time. Later on I’ll drive Kim home. Fun!

Today’s post is for this week’s Paper Players. This time around we have a sketch from Nance…

Paper Players #151 Sketch 6-23-2013

I will admit that I had a little trouble with this one at first. It’s very different but it turned out to be a lot of fun in the end! The base of the card is Cajun Craze Card Stock. The background is stamped with the Window Shop Stampin’ Around Jumbo Wheel in Night of Navy. I thought it was a little strong so I adhered a piece of Vellum over the to soften it a bit. All of the stamped images are from the Lovely Romance Stamp Set and are stamped in Cajun Craze. The lower one is cut out with the Labels Collection Framelits Dies and pierced around the edge with the Festive Paper-Piercing Pack and Paper-Piercing Tool. The larger one on the left is cut out with the Deco Labels Collection Framelits Dies and the lower one with the 1 1/4″Circle Punch. Two Regals Candy dots are adhered to them and one to the greeting. A piece of Summer Starfruit 3/8″ Stitched Satin Ribbon goes across the middle and a simple knot is tied on the right. I think the stamp set has some great images and so does that wheel! Thank you so very much for stopping by to see my Paper Players Guest Designer card for this week’s sketch challenge from Nance. Stop by the blog and see the great projects that the rest of the design team has created and don’t forget to enter your card in the gallery! Thanks again and have a fun Sunday! 🙂

Paper Players 151

Stampin’ Up! products used:

Card Stock: Cajun Craze and Very Vanilla

Specialty Card Stock: Vellum

Ink: Night of Navy and Cajun Craze Classic Stampin’ Ink

Stamps Sets: Lovely Romance Clear Mount and Window Shop Jumbo Stampin’ Around Wheel

Framelits: Labels Collection and Deco Labels Collection

Embellishments: Regals Candy Dots and Summer Starfruit 3/8″ Stitched Satin Ribbon

Tools: Big Shot, Sticky Strip, Stampin’ Dimensionals and SNAIL

Lovely Romance CM

Shop Around Jumbo Wheel

Labels Collection Framelits Dies

Deco Labels Collection Framelits

1 1:4%22 Circle

Regals Candy Dots

Summer Starfruit 3:8%22 Stitched Satin Ribbon

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

16 responses »

  1. Love this card. Very nostalgic – the Good Ole Days.

  2. Fabulous, Justin! A great color combination! I love the images and DSP you selected. I have enjoyed having you on the Design Team these past 6 months. I will miss creating alongside of you…

    • Thank you very much Ann! I think the Window Shop stamp is so neat! Like an old catalog. I will miss be on the design team with you a lot! I had the best time and you all are amazing! I’ll see you in the gallery. 🙂

  3. Fabulous card! Love the background; very vintage.

  4. Love that background…I just got my wheel and can’t wait to create something with it. I love the overlaid vellum and your vintage images are perfect!

  5. We would never know the sketch gave you trouble–this is effortlessly beautiful! Perfect combination of stamp sets and I love the pop of starfruit ribbon. I will miss your lovely work and your fun personality–it’s been great having you on the DT. Thank you! Come back and play with us! ((hugs))

    • Thank you Nance! I will miss being with you guys so much! I will be in the gallery, wouldn’t miss it! Thanks so much for making my time with you so awesome!!!!

  6. Justin, I know I already told you how much I liked this one but it must be said again. This ine has the perfect touch of classic elegance and the color combo is really gorgeous. I love how you softened the pattern by adding the vellum overlay. I love those Candy Dots, too. I have a feeling those are going to start giving my beloved rhinestones a run for their money. Ha! It has been so great to have you on the Paper Players team over the past 6 months. Thank you so much! I know we will still get to see your awesome creations though. Have a great day! Big hugs! 🙂

    • Thank you Anne Marie! The candy dots are quite addicting! I have had the best time with you on the DT. You are all wonderful! I’m very grateful that I was able to be on and yes I will be back in the gallery, wouldn’t miss it! Big hugs to you too!!

  7. Justin, I really like that you let the different shapes shine here. You added a muted background that allows them to each pop. As quick as that, Lovely Romance goes on my next order. Thanks for that. 🙂

  8. This is such a gorgeous card, Justin. I love that you use a vellum layer, it really softens the whole card, and the colors are very elegant. It was so much fun to work along side you on the DT! Maybe we’ll get lucky and it will happen again one day! Big hugs 🙂 Sandy


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