Sunday, May 29, 2011

Paper Players #49

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Happy Sunday before Memorial Day! It has been a wonderful weekend so far, I hope you are enjoying yours! Today the Paper Players have an “Anything Goes” challenge for you---just what it says, you can do anything you like!


I chose to do a CAS card by watercoloring the Fabulous Florets set:

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This is a smaller card than normal; it measures about 3 1/2” across; I embossed the flowers in White Craft ink and white embossing powder, then watercolored them with Melon Mambo and Rich Razzleberry ink. I fussy-cut the flowers out around the corner of the Crumb Cake panel, which qualifies this card for this week’s Just Add Ink challenge 69 as well! I wheeled the Melon Mambo panel with the Music Notes wheel and although it is difficult to see, I embossed the floral border from Vintage Vogue along the bottom of the card:

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The ribbon is some retired Melon Mambo, tied in a simple knot and the sentiment is from Style Beautiful. I love the simplicity of this! I hope you will play along with us---choose one of your favorites, we’ll take anything!

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Check out those shoes!

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24 comments:

  1. WOW! I love the colors, I love the bow, I love the flowers, I love the card! Such a sweetie pie for a Granddaughter!

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  2. What a beautiful card! I love those flowers! (and silver sandals) :)
    Have a fabulous weekend!

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  3. beautiful - I love the colors. Cassidy is just adorable and love those silver sandals - thank you so much for putting a picture of her on your blog, she brightens my day every time I see her.

    Glad to hear you're having a great weekend.

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  4. Wow, LeAnne, this is gorgeous! You have me thinking I need those flower stamps. Love the bit of music score peeking out in the corner!

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  5. What a beautiful creation LeAnne! I love the pink and purple colours! Your watercolouring is lovely too! Enjoy your long weekend!
    Hugs,
    Lesley

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  6. Beautiful card and I love the colors. Your grandaughter is darling and I love seeing what picture you post daily. Thanks for sharing

    Linda D.

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  7. Absolutely GORGEOUS card!! LOVE flower cards and this one is a stunner :)

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  8. Very pretty--love the colors.

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  9. I love the card! and the heat embossing at the bottom really shows style! It looks 'finished'! TFS

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  10. Life is beautiful...and so is Cassidy and this card! Love those shoes!!!

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  11. Lovely card! The flowers are beautiful colored and the embossing at the bottom on the card is fantastic. Wow!!!

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  12. OH MY....

    LeAnne, this card is so beautifully crafted. First I love the colors you used. And the white embossing just adds such sparkle to the flowers. Can't wait to get that set! Happy Memorial Day.

    Love and blessings, Martha

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  13. Absolutely beautiful LeAnne. Love the flowers and the bit of music peeking out. Just stunning.

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  14. Your card is simply gorgeous, just like your granddaughter! Thanks for playing along at Just Add Ink this week.

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  15. This is beautiful. I love your colouring and colour choices. Thanks for playing at Just Add Ink.

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  16. Oh this is very striking indeed! Love your mix of colours, especially against the white! adn your flowers are stunning! Thanks for playing at Just Add Ink.
    Kim

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  17. This card is beautiful, Leanne!

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  18. Oh my goodness--so many fabulous details to comment on! First, I love those flowers--the colors are gorgeous and they really pop against the white embossing. I love the torn corner with the music notes peeking through and that bow is gorgeous! Do Miss Cassidy's sandals come in a women's size 9??? How fab!

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  19. First of all, little miss is ROCKIN' those sassy sandals! Too stinkin' cute! Next, I just LOVE your card! Gorgeous color combo and the embossing is so pretty! I especially like the white embossing on the white card stock...so subtle, yet so stunning! The perfect touch, as always! Hugs! :)

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  20. Beautiful card. What a wonderful job you did on those flowers. I didn't have much success when I tried that technique. It was quite a while ago now so maybe, thanks to your inspiration, I should try it again. I do love the look. TFS

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  21. A stunner of a card, just couldn't resist featuring it on papermood.com it's queued up to show sometime this week. Sheer elegance... X Fab

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  22. man... that is one gorgeous card!!

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