Sunday, July 25, 2010

APP8 Inspiration Challenge

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Happy Sunday, peeps!  Today Lesley has a beautiful inspiration piece for us at Always Playing with Paper:

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I used the sketch from the Pals Paper Arts this week:

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I needed a few thank you cards, so this is my first one—I loved the little blue & yellow flowers on the bowl at the bottom of the photo, and even though the blue is not the same shade, I chose some new Blueberry Crisp DP along with Daffodil Delight to make a bold daisy card, using the Daisies die and a couple punches.  The little open circle border was a case from my friend Donna; it is the scallop edge punch, punched out with the 1/8” circle punch!  So clever, that girl!  And I figured out a new trick myself!  I always struggle with making the notched ends in my little pennants---I simply used a square punch, lined it up at an angle, and voila!  A nice even v-shaped end!  And to follow with the “wonderful”, here is the inside:

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I just love these colors together!  Be sure to check out what the other Paper Players have created this week, and play along with us!!!  Thanks for visiting today!

  • Stamps:  Warm Words, Short & Sweet, Defining Alphabet, Itty Bitty Bits
  • Paper:  WW, Pacific Point, Daffodil Delight, Blueberry Crisp DP
  • Ink:  Pacific Point, Daffodil Delight
  • Acc:  Taffeta Ribbon, Daisies Die, Square Lattice EF, Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack, Square Punch, Small and Large Oval Punches, brads, 1/16” punch, Scallop Bordern Punch, 1/8” punch, dimensionals

17 comments:

  1. Beautiful!! I just love bold blue and yellow together....so fresh and totally reminds me of my favorite restaurant in Philly....cute little outdoor patio next to cobblestone walkways...ahhh, memories!

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  2. Wonderful as always! Love that Blueberry Crisp Paper.
    Smiles,
    Lesley

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  3. What a great take on the challenges! Gorgeous colors, and that square lattice panel looks exceptionally awesome! *wink*

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  4. This is wonderful! I love that big flower. Thanks for the two tips. I love the boarder and how cleaver are you to use a sq punch???

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  5. So pretty-love the blue and yellow together. Just got my new SU catalog (my demo lost everything in a house fire and is getting started back now). I like seeing what new goodies you have used-helps me make a longer list. GRIN

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  6. The inspiration picture is beautiful and so is your card! I love yellow and blue together! Great seeing the new paper used as well! Thanks for joining us at PPA!

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  7. Thanks for the great tip using the square punch! Love the blue and yellow together.

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  8. LeAnne, fabulous job combining the two challenges. The blue and yellow are really beautiful together. A really great take on the challenge
    Hugs
    Jaydee

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  9. Simply gorgeous, LeAnne! I love your colors and that daisy! Just perfect!! :)

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  10. How totally cool-----I am the lucky recipient of this gorgeous card and I can tell you, it's even more beautiful in person.

    Thank you so much, Le Anne!! You made my day :).

    Hugs,
    Korin

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  11. Great card. That is a fabulous inspiration piece.

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  12. Leanne, This card is so bright and beautiful. I've got to try this color combo.The daisy is so striking. You certainly were inspired by the picture & you turned around & inspired us. Thanks for showing the inside too. That's important to me.Love the square punch tip. I'll use that one for sure.

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  13. This is beautiful. It looks similar to my first try but yours is way better. lol!

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  14. Beautiful card Leanne. Congrats on being chosen as a PPA pick of the week!

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  15. Congratulations Leanne! I loved your card too! The color combo was so bright and cheery. Melissa

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  16. Wonderful color combination, and a great job with the sketch! Congrats on being named a PPA Pick this week!

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