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Paper Players 153 & Another Big Sneak Peek!

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Is it Monday all ready?! I was having such a nice weekend! The weather was hot but gorgeous here, like summer should be! Lots of convertible time and crafty time, the best kind of weekend! I hope that all of you also had a good weekend. I have been feverishly working on swaps and projects for while I’m away at Convention. I have a ton more to do but I love it!

Today’s post is for this week’s Paper Players. This time around we have a Christmas in July challenge from the fabulous Ann…

Paper Players #153 Christmas In July 7-07-2013

The perfect challenge for me to use some of my new goodies from the 2013 Holiday Catalog! The base of my card today is Whisper White Card Stock. For the background I used a piece of paper from the Winter Frost Designer Series Paper Stack*. While I was rummaging through my craft supplies the other day I came across the Photo Corner Punch that I had purchased from the Clearance Rack last year. You could easily recreate the look with the new Squares Collection Framelits. I used the punch with some of the new Island Indigo Textured Card Stock for the corners on my card. The stamp in the Middle is the Wonderful Wreath Stamp* and is inked in Bermuda Bay. I used the Cherry Cobbler Stampin’ Write Marker to make the little red berries and cut it out with the Circles Collection Framelits Dies. It’s backed with a piece of Cherry Cobbler that I flagged on both ends. The greeting is another piece of the Island Indigo Textured Card Stock that I cut out with the new Expressions Thinlits Dies*. I love the blues and red together for Christmas, as you will remember from last year I’m not a huge fan of red and green! And the Thinlits dies will fast become a favorite of mine for sure! Thanks so much for stopping by to see my Paper Players card for this week’s Christmas in July challenge from Ann. Check out the blog to see the other designers work too! I hope you have a good Monday! 🙂

Paper Players #153

Stampin’ Up! products used:

Card Stock: Whisper White and Cherry Cobbler

Specialty Card Stock: Island Indigo Textured*

Designer Series Paper: Winter Frost Stack*

Ink: Bermuda Bay Classic Stampin’ Ink

Marker: Cherry Cobbler Stampin’ Write

Stamp: Wonderful Wreath Wood Mount*

Framelits: Circles Collection

Thinlits: Expressions

Punch: Photo Corner (Vintage)

Tools: Big Shot, Paper Snips, 2-Way Glue, Stampin’ Dimensionals and SNAIL

*2013 Holiday Catalog (August 1, 2013)

Circles Collection Framelits

Here are all the Photopolymer Stamp Sets, Settin’ Sail, Wanderlust, Show & Tell 1 & 2 is a two-part set. Click here to see the PDF of the flyer, Birthday Bombs Away click here for a PDF of the flyer, and 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!

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 2013-2014 Catalog or the upcoming NEW Holiday Catalog!:-)


About jrk912

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

10 responses »

  1. Great card! Love the bermuda bay wreath and how you added the berries with markers. And that Thinlit! Love it!

  2. Love this card. The colors are fabulous together. Love the corner punch. Wish SU would bring it back.

  3. This is fantastic, Justin! I’m a big fan of blue and red for Christmas too and the Bermuda Bay wreath is gorgeous! Love seeing the new thinlits too…so glad you played along with us this week! ((hugs))

  4. Yowza, Justin! I love the color combination. The Thinlet is absolutely awesome! Thanks for playing with The Paper Players…I miss having you on the DT.

  5. Very fun card, Justin! I am loving those Thinlits! What’s that? You are enabling again? Why yes, it appears to be true. Glad you joined us this week! 🙂


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