Sunday, June 19, 2011

Paper Players 52

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Hello, stampers!  It’s Sunday, it’s Father’s Day, and I do not have a masculine card for the Paper Players today!!  Oh well!  Today’s challenge is a wonderful CAS sketch:

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and since is was so sweet and simple, I incorporated a couple other challenges as well:  Just Add Ink was to “just colour it in”, and the Play Date Cafe color challenge 86 was this fun palette:

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I pulled out the sweet little girl image from Greeting Card Kids for my CAS card:

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Perhaps it’s not 100% “clean & simple” but it’s fairly simple!  I did add some doodads to my panel and a little button & bling as well!  But I had so much fun watercoloring!

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She is stamped in Stazon black and then colored with reinkers and an aquapainter in shades of Tempting Turquoise, Tangerine Tango and Melon Mambo.  Of course, she had to have brown hair like my little cutie! 

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And she matches those colors, too!  Thanks so much for visiting—your comments make our day!  Please visit the Paper Players blog and play along with us…..it’s a nice easy sketch, so relax and have fun!  And check out what the other designers have come up with as well!

  • Stamps:  Greeting Card Kids, Short & Sweet
  • Paper:  Naturals White, Watercolor, Melon Mambo, Temp Turquoise Patterns DP
  • Ink: Stazon, Melon Mambo, Temp Turquoise, Tangerine Tango, Peach Parfait, Choc Chip, Crumb Cake
  • Acc:  Nestie, Scallop Border Punch, Melon Mambo Polka Dot Ribbon (ret), Aquapainter, Oval Punch, 3-Heart Punch, Brights Button, Dimensional, Rhinestone

28 comments:

  1. This is absolutely adorable. Love the beautiful colouring in with your aqua painters. Thanks for playing along at Just Add Ink.

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  2. Beautiful cards and photos!! Both are so adorable! Thanks so mluch for joining us at The PLay Date Cafe :)

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  3. How pretty! and she does look like your own little cutie!!! Love the ribbon detail!

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  4. Oh my! I love it! It is so bright and cheerful and your coloring is out of this world amazing.

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  5. Wow what a cute card! Those colors are perfect! Do you make tutorial videos? I would love to watch you water color. I want to improve this technique.

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  6. Bright & happy colors. Love what you did with the ribbon.

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  7. Gorgeous colouring Leanne & the colours are just yummy! as is that little cherub...Totally adorable!
    Thanks for joining us at JAI.

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  8. Leanne, I love this card! It incorporates all of my favorite colors, and the design is charming! Have a wonderful Sunday! God's Blessings to you and yours . . . Hugs, Magi

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  9. LeAnne this is too stinkin' cute. Love your scrunchy ribbon and how you tucked in some cute little buttons.
    OF COURSE you had to use that little cuttie for your inspiration she is just adorable! Hugs.

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  10. Oh how I love this card ~ the bright colors that you used are fabulous!!! Your watercoloring is amazing ~ I sure need to hone this techniques ~ any tips!!! Have a wonderful day my friend ~

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  11. Love the doodads! See...you did have "dads" on the brain, even if it is not a masculine card!! :)Cassidy looks adorable and look at those little teeth! I love the matching look she is sporting!
    Hugs,
    Lesley

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  12. I'm not sure which is more adorable your sweet little girl card or that sweet little granddaughter! Both are just perfect!! Love the colors you used!

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  13. I look forward to your post everyday, I really love your style. I don't often take the time to comment, though! But I have so much fun seeing Cassidy grow up in a new photo everyday. I have two 8-month-old blue-eyed granddaughters, and it's fun to compare them to your very adorable granddaughter!!

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  14. That is one absolutely adorable sweet face...oh and so is the one on your card ; ) LOL Really wonderful to have you with us at The Play Date Cafe.

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  15. Those colors are fantastic! Great baby pics, too!

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  16. Lovely card. Love the photos of your sweet little one.

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  17. How Adorable!! You know I love this stamp set. I love the color challenge you put with the sketch. So bright and Cheery!!

    Hugs
    Shirley

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  18. Great card LeAnne. You make it look so easy to combine challenges. And every father loves his little girl(s), so in a way, this is for the fathers of all the little girls! I must try that image...she is precious just like your Cassidy!

    Have a great week, Martha

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  19. Gorgeous colouring Leanne! I love the ribbons and buttons too. And of course, your little cherub is so delightful!

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  20. Oh wow, girl, these colors are awesome and I LOVE your ruffled up ribbon!

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  21. Aren't BOTH girls amazing!!! I think you are the MASTER of watercoloring...your card is so pretty. TFS

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  22. Lovely! Gorgeous image this one, and you've done such a lovely colouring job. Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink again this week.

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  23. Perfect use of this week's colors and I love that sweet little image. Thank you so much for joining us at The Play Date Cafe this week.

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  24. Cassidy's tiny teeth are so stinkin' adorable, LeAnne! Eeek!! I LOVE this card! Such bright and happy colors! That scrunchy, folded ribbon is a fabulous touch. Great job! :)

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  25. LeAnne, it's so good to see you! This card is adorable, especially the way you've colored this little girl. And yes, I see Cassidy is wearing similar colors to our challenge - I think you get double points for that. ;) THanks for playing with us at The Play Date Cafe!

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  26. OH! LeAnne this is so cute it made me gasp then SMILE!
    Love the bright colors and the way you dressed up your focal panel with the ruffled ribbon and scallops. Your style is amazing!

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  27. What an adorable card, LeAnne! I love the colors and the scrunchy ribbon! And Cassidy is just adorable, too!

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