Sunday, March 20, 2011

Paper Players CAS Sketch 39

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Happy Sunday to everyone!  It’s another Paper Players Challenge, and this week Jaydee has given us a Clean & Simple sketch:

March CH 39 CAS-001

and here is my card:

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I love CAS, so I couldn’t wait to start playing!  I chose a sheet of designer paper from the Botanical Gazette line; one side became my focal image, the flip side became my background.  I did a little spritzing, distressing and shading on the focal image, and I stamped the Woodgrain BG stamp on my background image.  My CTD teammate, Kristin, made a very cute little bird’s nest shown on this card, and that gave me the idea to make one for my card too!  Thanks, Kristin!  Mine is a little bit different, as I used hemp twine, then colored some pearls with a Copic marker to make my “eggs”.  Since my card is Not Quite Navy, I added another piece of the DP on the inside, stamping some of the Nature’s Walk images as well as a sentiment from Bring on the Cake:

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I hope you’ll be inspired to make a clean & simple card using this lovely layout.  Check out the Paper Player’s blog for all the designers’ creations, and show us yours too!

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  • Stamps:  Nature’s Walk, Bring on the Cake, Teeny Tiny Wishes, Woodgrain
  • Paper:  Not Quite Navy, Early Espresso, Botanical Gazette DP
  • Ink:  Not Quite Navy, Crumb Cake, Early Espresso
  • Acc:  Spritzer, Hemp Twine, Linen Thread, Seam Binding, NQN Marker, Copic Marker, Pearls, Distresser, Curly Label Punch

17 comments:

  1. This is amazing!!! look at that little nest! A truly beautiful card ...

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  2. Oh my gosh! This is fabulous! The nest with eggs is so clever and creative...and cute,too!

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  3. Oh my I love this and I just got that stamp set. I really love that set. Now that bird nest is brilliant. I am CASing (is that right) this one.

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  4. Oh my gracious! This is beyond beautiful. I loooooove that little nest (I will SO be trying that), and the way you've spritzed and distressed the DP image. Eeeek, I haven't bought SU! for a long time, but they are calling my name with this new catty. You are definitely the queen of enabling, tee hee!

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  5. Love this card LeAnne...that little nest is so tweet...
    Lesley

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  6. Your the Headliner in my eyes! Beautiful job on the CAS. Into my Favs.

    xo, Marian Garcia
    The Paper Players March 2011 Guest Designer

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  7. Oh my goodness LeAnne--this is amazing! Love the woodgrain stamping on the DSP (so glad you bought it!) and ADORE your twine bird's nest--genius! You are the master!!

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  8. LeAnne, i almost feel out of my chair after seeing that adorable, little twine "nest"!! You come up with the coolest ideas! Unbelievably, awesome accent with this stamp set. Gorgeous card! :)

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  9. leanne! this is gorgeous! love the colors, and mix of dp. the spritzing is such a nice addition to it too! and the nest, too cute.

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  10. Beautiful card and I love the bird's nest. So cute.

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  11. I love everything about your card, but the little bird's nest .... WOW!

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  12. Oh how cute and so CREATIVE!...LOVE that nest with the pearly eggs!

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  13. Fabulous! Love the nest! And the su! Botanical collection is one of my current favorites!

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  14. That little nest is a fabulous idea!! :D

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  15. This is so stunning! I love the ribbon cinched by the nest. Just gorgeous!

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  16. Love this card {and that sweet little nest}

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