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Paper Players 175 & Sneak Peek

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I had a nice Sunday and hope that you did too! I woke up a little late yesterday morning but I still managed to get some stuff done that I had on my list. I went and met my friend Heather and we had some lunch and ran some errands. I came home and completed some of my projects and worked on my presentation. It snowed here for a little bit, not my favorite thing to see falling from the sky! It was only a little bit but more than enough for me! It’s supposed to be rainy today so I’ll be glad to get home later. Hopefully work will be quiet… ha!

I wanted to thank Ann for choosing my card for her Cut Above for last week’s challenge. You can see my original post here and the Paper Players post here. The inspiration for today’s card comes from this week’s Paper Players Challenge. The lovely Anne Marie has given us these colors to work with…

Paper Players #175

Even with the pink in there I saw a Christmas card! LOL! I also used some goodies from the 2014 Occasions Catalog, you can get your hands on them starting January 3rd! My card starts off with a base of Raspberry Ripple Card Stock and I used my favorite new die the Hexagon Hive Thinlits Die* to cut out some Whisper White for my background. Some Silver Glimmer Paper and the Festive Flurry Framelits Dies make the snowflake. The flagged piece of Old Olive is the backing for some of the Silver Fancy Foil Designer Vellum*. My tag is made using the Scallop Tag Topper Punch* and Old Olive. I stamped some images from the Very Merry Tags Stamp Set in Raspberry Ripple and Pink Pirouette and punched them out with the Mosaic Punch. The rest of the images and greeting are form the A Banner Christmas Stamp Set. I used the Word Window Punch to punch out the Christmas and backed it with a piece of Brushed Silver Card Stock that I cut out with the Bitty Banners Framelits Dies. To complete the card I used some matte silver and metallic silver sequins, I do love some sequins! The Hexagon Hive Die is definitely my favorite new product from the Occasions Catalog. I love the way that some of the hexagons are cut out and some are left so the base peeks through. I hope that you enjoyed my card for this week’s Paper Players color challenge from Anne Marie. Thanks very much for stopping by and for all of your comments! They always brighten my day! Have a great one! 🙂

Paper Players 175-WM

Stampin’ Up! products used:

Card Stock: Raspberry Ripple, Whisper White and Old Olive

Specialty Card Stock: Brushed Silver

Specialty Paper: Silver Glimmer

Vellum: Silver Fancy Foil Designer*

Ink: Pink Pirouette, Raspberry Ripple and Old Olive Classic Stampin’ Ink

Stamp Sets: A Banner Christmas and Very Merry Tags Clear Mount

Thinlits: Hexagon Hive*

Framelits: Festive Flurry and Bitty Banners

Punches: Mosaic, Word Window and Scallop Tag Topper*

Tools: Big Shot, Paper Snips, Multi-Purpose Glue, Stampin’ Dimensionals and SNAIL

NON Stampin’ Up!: Sequins

*2014 Occasion Catalog (January 3, 2014)

A Banner Christmas CM

Very Merry Tags WM

Festive Flurry Framelits Dies

Bitty Banners Framelits

Mosaic Punch

Word Window Punch

Brushed Silver CS

Silver Glimmer Paper


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19 responses »

  1. Fantastic work, Justin. Love this one.

  2. WOW!!! Another amazing card! Love the way you can put all the different elements together and make it work.

  3. Since I fell in love with dimensionals I rarely make a card that is flat. They seem to bring everything to life and this amazing card you have created reflects that. I’m glad to see some sequins again! LOL Great job Justin.

  4. Hi Justin! Framelits and tags and sequins…oh my! I love this card!! Awesome job!! I really enjoy this collage layout…I need to try it. I did get my second pre-order placed this morning since you talked me into some additional “must-haves”! Enjoy your Monday and thanks for this wonderful card–love it!!

    • Thanks so much Karen! I love the collage cards, they aren’t as difficult as they look. I’m glad I was able to inspire you for some more pre-order goodies! I hope you have a lovely Monday! 🙂

  5. Oh my gosh! Is this fabulous or what! Your creativity never ceases to amaze me, Justin! Thanks for sharing with The Paper Players this week!

  6. What a glorious collage of Christmasy deliciousness! Your creations are always so modern and trendy. We are fortunate to have you play along with us so often at The Paper Players, Justin! Hugs 🙂

  7. I would run through my house hooping and hollering if I received such a Christmas card as this in the mail! What a unique work of art. 🙂

  8. Very cool elements you’ve got going here, Justin. I am glad to see that Hexagon Hive being used…I wasn’t sure how it would work, but I think I like it! The vellum is interesting too! Lots of fun stuff to keep one’s eyes happy! Thanks for sharing this with us at the Paper Players this week!

  9. I just love all of the fabulous layers on this one Justin! I love how you used the hexagon background and the random sequins are truly “perfectly placed”. Thanks so much for joining us this week at the Paper Players! 🙂

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