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Well that four day weekend just flew by didn’t it. Thursday I was on a plane to Atlanta, Friday I was Zip-Lining, Saturday I was stamping with Brian and Sunday another plane and then a trip into Manhattan and a lovely belated birthday dinner with my friend Kim. It was so jam packed with fun that’s probably why it went so quickly! I really did have an amazing weekend, a HUGE thank you to everyone that made it possible! ๐Ÿ™‚

Today I have my card for this week’s Paper Players challenge. This time we have a sketch from the lovely and talented Sandy…

Paper Players #164

After I made my anniversary card for my parents I used the Typeset Alphabet to cut out some excess rubber from a stamp set in an ampersand, that’s where today’s ampersand comes from. The base of the card is Baked Brown Sugar Card Stock. The background is made from two pieces of Etcetera Designer Series Paper. I used the Needlepoint Textured Impressions Embossing Folder and some Night of Navy to cover the seam down the middle. A piece of Old Olive is cut out withe the Adorning Accents Edgelits Dies and some Basic Jewels Pearls are added in the center of each one. Some Calypso Coral, cut out with the 2 3/8″ Scallop Circle Punch and a piece of Pool Party, stamped in Night of Navy with the Ampersand are adhered with Stampin’ Dimensionals to the background. A Brights Designer Button with some Linen Thread is adhered to the ampersand with a Mini Glue Dot. The greeting is form the A Dozen Thoughts Stamp Set and is also stamped in Night of Navy. I really love the colors in the Etcetera DSP and the ampersand is pretty cool too! Thank you for stopping by to see my second Stamped with Brian card for this week’s Paper Players sketch challenge from Sandy. I hope you enjoyed the card and your Monday! ๐Ÿ™‚

Paper Player 164

Stampin’ Up! products used:

Card Stock: Baked Brown Sugar, Calypso Coral, Pool Party, Old Olive and Night of Navy

Designer Series Paper: Etcetera

Ink: Night of Navy Classic Stampin’ Ink

Stamp Set: A Dozen Thoughts Clear Mount

Edgelits: Adoring Accents

Embossing Folder: Needlepoint

Punches: 2 3/8″ Scallop Circle and 1 3/4″ Circle

Embellishments: Basic Jewels Pearls, Bright Designer Buttons and Linen Thread

Tools: Big Shot, Stamp-a-ma-jig, Mini Glue Dots, 2-Way Glue, Stampin’ Dimensionals and SNAIL

A Dozen Thoughts CM

Typeset Alphabet Bigz Dies

Etcetera DSP

Adorning Accents Edgelits Dies

Needlepoint Border Textured Impressions EF

2 3:8%22 Scallop Circle Punch

1 3:4%22 Circle Punch

Basic Pearls

Brights Designer Buttons

Linen Thread

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20 responses »

  1. Justin – I’m so glad you had a wonderful weekend! It was so nice to have you visit. You are awesome, and this card is awesome. I love everything about it – but particularly love the little added button in the middle of the ampersand. Awesome card!

  2. Wow Justin, another celebration after you returned home. Weren’t you ready to relax? It must be the high from you fab weekend in Atlanta. I’m not a big fan of the Etcetera DSP but I like your card. I like that you used so many of our products on your card. I don’t think I’ve ever used as many on one card. This might be a good challenge for me.

    • LOL! Relax… what’s that Lisa?!?! I have used more than that on a card! That’s a low product count for me! LOL! I am still happy from my weekend in Atlanta! I hope that you have a very nice Monday! ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. May you and Brian bask in the glow of your exciting weekend! If anything, I think you will come away from that visit with unbelievably more creativity and spunk. (Is that possible?) Here’s to a great Monday and a fast week. Thanks for letting us share your trip. Nancy B

  4. Oh WOW Justin, another stunner! Great inspiration too on how to use that paper. I really got it for 2 pages only. The way you covered the seam…. well, that’s awesome and shows how 2 pieces of paper can look so good, almost side by side yet be quite different from each other. Super great job. Hope your Monday is not too hard after such a wonderful and really jam-packed weekend!

  5. WOW Justin – for a card that has so much going on you really got it all together beautifully! I’m very much a CAS cardmaker but have a real admiration for those of you that can put out what I call a “busy” card and make it work. You are tops!

  6. Justin I just love what you did with my sketch! I can’t believe you made an ampersand stamp out of leftover rubber. You are just too clever! And that row of x’s separates the two panels perfectly. Thanks for playing ๐Ÿ™‚

  7. I love the colors you’ve combined on this card, Justin! So many great elements and I especially like the embossed “stitching”. All ’round fabulous! So glad you joined us at The Paper Players!

  8. Super cool, Justin! I love your ampersand…such a fun way to use up that old rubber! Thanks for sharing this with us at the Paper Players this week!

  9. Justin, looks like you had a fabulous birthday ๐Ÿ™‚ I love the use of the ampersand with the background dsp. Great card. So glad you joined the Paper Players this week

  10. Sounds like you had a great time visiting Brian! Then you came back and had pizza and made this native NY-er totally jealous! LOVE your card with all of the fun details you added. Thank you so much for joining us this week at the Paper Players! ๐Ÿ™‚


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