Sunday, October 16, 2011

Paper Players 68


Happy Sunday, everyone!  Today, Lesley has a CAS Paper Players challenge for us! (I always miss that “CAS” part!)  Luckily, I didn’t have much time so I DID make a CAS one!  Here’s the challenge:


And here’s my card:


I have to tell you, I was totally inspired by Lauri’s card that she made here for my musical challenge a couple weeks ago!  I have seen these cards made before, but I thought this one translated into a nice CAS card.  I made my wreath from Garden Green Patterns DP by punching a circle first with my 1 3/8” circle punch, then centering the scallop punch over the hole—much easier that way.  I did that twice, layered and sponged the edges, added my little tag & glittery bird, and I was done!  The panels of the door are actually three layers of cardstock….I wanted them to be raised, but not with dimensionals.  I trimmed my actual card down a little to fit the panels better. 


Here’s a view of the inside, using Christmas Greetings:


I hope you’ll play along with this easy challenge this week!  Be sure to check out the other designers’ creations at the Paper Players blog!

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My little apple eater is being baptized today, so hopefully we’ll have some pictures to share later!  Did your children eat apples with the skins on when they were this age?  I know I didn’t!  I am very careful to watch her for choking, but she chows down on these! 

Wee Details:

  • Stamps:  Tiny Tags, Christmas Greetings
  • Paper:  WW, Red Glimmer Paper, Garden Green Patterns DP
  • Ink:  Real Red, Garden Green
  • Acc:  Merry Details Sizzlet, Narrow Grosgrain Ribbon, Jewelry Tag Punch, Scallop Punch, 1 3/8” Circle Punch, Jumbo Brad


  1. Ooh I love it!!! I love how you used the dsp for the wreath and added the little bird!! I think I will be casing your case!! lol!

  2. Wonderful card! I love the door. So creative. AND
    God Bless the beautiful little apple eater. Looking forward to seeing Cassidy's pictures.

  3. How clever! I will be ordering Merry Details ASAP to make this cute and quick card. You may have just created my family Holiday card! Cant't wait to see photos of Cassidy's big day. I am getting to play with my grand daughter this happy! Blessings, Diane

  4. I love this look. That wreath is fantastic! Another person casing your case!

  5. Adorable card, LeAnne! I love how you created the wreath!

  6. Beautiful door with a lovely wreath! So welcoming and friendly :)

  7. Great card! Love the pop of green and red against all the white. I can't actually recall if I had the skin on or off...think it was on and never had an issue. Great fruit for them to enjoy :)

  8. LeAnne - ADORABLE - Have to CASE for sure. I know my CCC will enjoy doing this card. Your style is so right on with my taste! The Red glitter bird is the best!

  9. LeAnne,

    I have never seen a front door card and yours is wonderful. I like that you made three layers of the door panels to raise them up. Makes them look real. And I like your scalloped wreath the way you did it. Very clever of you!

    Blessings, Martha

  10. OK, a previous card of yours pushed me over the edge into buying the tiny tag punch, and now it looks like I need the tiny tag stamps too :) This is GORGEOUS!! I'm so going to have to case this one!!!
    And no - my children wouldn't eat apple skins. My daughter used to peel grapes! It took her an hour to eat 12!! LOL

  11. What a smart way to do the wreath. This is the nicest "front door" card I've seen. I love the little birdie on the wreath! Super sweet. TFS

  12. Another one going to CASE your CASE! Love this!!!

  13. Ding dong! This little door is full of holiday cheer, especially with the sweet details you added. Speaking of sweet...little miss is certainly enjoying those apples, eh. She's adorable! :)

  14. I never think to use that bird but he looks splendid in red! Great layout, love this idea! My MIL would love this you have got me thinking...hmmm.

  15. The is awesome!!!!!!!! Love your door card !

  16. LeAnne! This is amazing! Love that is so simple such really packs a punch of WOW! Why didn't I think of that!Hugs.

  17. What a great welcoming card. Thanks for the wreath idea. I would love to have a front door that looks as beautiful as your card.

  18. what a beautiful door! So warm and welcoming for the holidays!

  19. LOVE this LeAnne! The glitter bird and the gorgoues bow are adorable and the perfect decoration for your door!

  20. Fantastic CAS card. I just love that glittery bird and the brad for the door knob. Hope the baptism was wonderful!


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