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Paper Craft Crew 57

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Wow! Wednesday already! Missing that Monday is just the best isn’t it? I had a nice day at work today, got a lot checked off my to-do list. Came home and tinkered at the craft desk for a bit. I got a lot of my stuff done over the weekend so it’s nice to just sit and mess around with ideas and see what happens. I do end up with lots of pieces, but they will eventually make it on to something. The weather here was rainy and overcast with some humidity thrown in for good measure. Last night it started to feel a little more pleasant, we might even be able to have the windows open again!

Today, being Wednesday, means it’s time for this week’s Paper Craft Crew challenge. This week we have a tilted sketch for you…

PCCCS057 9-04-2013

I kept pretty true to the sketch this time, just changing up the main shape a bit. The base of the card is Pool Party Card Stock, I left it plain so the middle panel would really stand out. Speaking of the middle panel, The top half is a piece of Pear Pizzaz stamped with the Gorgeous Grunge Stamp Set in Pear Pizzaz. My World Map Stamp is stamped in Pear Pizzaz for the bottom half and across the middle is some Baked Brown Sugar that I cut with the new Stampin’ Rotary Trimmer and the Small Scallop Blade. I mounted it all to a piece of Baked Brown Sugar.  A little piece of Pool Party that I flagged and stamped with the Notable Notions Stamp Set is tucked under the scallop. The main images are from the Chalk Talk Stamp Set. The top one is stamped in Pool Party and punched out with the Extra Large Oval Punch. The bottom one is stamped in Baked Brown Sugar and cut out with the Chalk Talk Framelits Dies. Two “Vintage” 3/16″ Metallic Brads are on either side. A very Vintage Designer Button with some Pool Party Card Stock threaded through and three Subtles Candy Dots complete the card. I really love the World Map Stamp and the colors on the card are really neat. Thank you very much for stopping by to see my Design Team card for this week’s Paper Craft Crew sketch challenge. Head on over to the blog to see the projects my teammates have come up with. Don’t forget to enter one of your creations in the gallery too! Have a wonderful Wednesday!


Stampin’ Up! products used:

Card Stock: Pool Party, Baked Brown Sugar, Pear Pizzaz and Very Vanilla

Ink: Pear Pizzaz, Pool Party and Baked Brown Sugar Classic Stampin’ Ink

Stamp Sets: Chalk Talk, Gorgeous Grunge, Notable Notions and World Map Clear Mount

Framelits: Chalk Talk

Punch: Extra Large Oval

Embellishments: Very Vintage Designer Buttons, Subtles Candy Dots and 3/16″ Metallic Brads (Vintage)

Tools: Big Shot, Stampin’ Trimmer Rotary Addition, Small Scallop Rotary Blade, Paper-Piercing Tool, Stampin’ Dimensionals and SNAIL

Chalk Talk CM

Geourgeous Grunge CM

Notable Notions CM

World Map Background Stamp CM

Chalk Talk Framelits

Extra Large Oval Punch

Small Scallop Rotary Cutting Blade

Subtles Candy Dots

Very Vintage Designer Buttons

Brads Metallic 3:16

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