Sunday, January 23, 2011

Paper Players Sketch Challenge 31

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You have to promise NOT to laugh too hard at this silly card!!  Today’s Paper Players sketch challenge comes from Ann, and it is a lovely sketch!  However, I promised that I would veer away from my vintage kick, and I did---I wanted to use my new SAB set Punch Bunch, my new (to me) Owl Punch, AND I wanted to keep up with my own personal Christmas card challenge!  But first, here’s Ann’s sketch:

Ann's Sketch 31

And here’s my creation:

PP Sketch #31

Oh my, there is a LOT going on here!  How do you like my little Santa owl?

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I made good use of the Real Red Glimmer paper featured in the mini catalog:  his “coat”, hat and the border are all punched from it.  I also glittered up his hat brim and the snowflake from Northern Frost (still available!) with some DD glitter, too, and added a Glimmer brad!

The other little circle embellishment is made with three little trees diecut from the Merry Details die, and they’re all glittered up too!

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So there you have it---a bright cheery Christmas card!  What will you do with this sketch?  Post your creation over at the Paper Players blog so we can all look at it---have fun!

  • Stamps:  Punch Pals, All Holidays, Punch Bunch, Itty Bitty Bits 
  • Paper:  WW, Real Red, Garden Green, More Mustard, Basic Black, Red Glimmer Paper, Play Date & Garden Green Patterns DP
  • Ink:  Garden Green, Real Red, Versamark
  • Acc: Circle, Scallop Border, Word Window, Dotted Scallop Ribbon, Owl & Spiral Border punches; Northern Frost and Merry Details diecuts, DD glitter, Iridescent Ice EP, Heat Tool, Glimmer Brad, Dimensionals, Nestie, marker 

16 comments:

  1. I love a card that puts a smile on my face!

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  2. This is just too cute! Love the use of the red glimmer paper!

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  3. This card does make you smile! Love the new punch and all of the new glimmer paper- great job!

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  4. He is adorable LeAnne! I have that Punch Set on my wishlist! The red glitter paper is the perfect touch!
    Lesley

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  5. LeAnne, I am so pleased that you veered from your normal vintage style. This card is delightful. The sparkly waistcoat on the owl is perfection!
    Love it!
    hugs
    jaydee

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  6. beautiful card!!!
    I like the glitter touch on the sweet owl, great!!

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  7. Heehee! This card is Owlt-rageous!! What a way to keep warm and have fun!!

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  8. Aw what a cute card!! It does make you really smile! Love it!

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  9. Adorable, LeAnne! I can't believe I'm behind in my Christmas cards already, ROFL!! Have a great evening. ;)

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  10. I'm not laughing ... I'm grinning from ear to ear! He's adorable! Love this card ... too sweet. Thanks for sharing!

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  11. I think it is a great card! I love the owl bunch. I have it and love to use it. This is a great idea. I love the red glitter paper.
    You are doing a great job with your Christmas cards.

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  12. I don't think I ever seen a Santa owl! He's adorable--I love his red glimmer belly and the birdie pom-pom! Too cute!

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  13. How fun to see a Christmas owl in January! It's nice to get a break from all the Valentine's. Super cute card. Love all the different sparkly details. Can't wait to play with the sketch this week!

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  14. I am very impressed with all the detail on this card! Great job!

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