Sunday, November 27, 2011

Paper Players 74 & PPA121

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It’s Sunday, and that means Paper Players time!  This week Lesley has a sketch for us:

I had a totally different card made for this challenge, then changed my mind at the last minute.  I also realized that the last four challenges I’ve done here have all been Christmas cards!  I guess “tis the season”, right?  I still had some of that lovely glimmer paper on my desk from last week’s card, so I used a few scraps for my pretty card today:

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I even had a different DP in mind when I began this card, then found this little scrap from a couple years’ ago holiday mini….and it was so pretty with my swirly dove I just had to use it!  There is some embossing going on, a couple diecut & punched snowflakes, and some pearls!!!  Lots of pearls…..

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Which qualifies it for this week’s Pals Paper Arts challenge 121 as well, which is to use pearls!  I just thought they looked so elegant with the shimmer and swirls!  What do you think?  I was tempted to add glitter, but I thought it would be a bit much, LOL!

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Hope you’ll play along with us this week as well!  We’ve got two more weeks and then we’ll be taking a little break for the holidays…hope to see you at the Paper Players!

DSCF9596_thumb1 Wee Details:

  • Stamps:  To You & Yours (ret)
  • Paper:  WW, Baja Breeze, Silver Shimmer Paper,  DP (ret)
  • Ink:  Baja Breeze
  • Acc:  Northern Flurry EF; Northern Frost Die, Two Tags Die, Oval Nesties, Pearls, Dimensionals

19 comments:

  1. Wow this is a beautiful card! Love the colors!

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  2. LeAnne,

    This is gorgeous! What you do with bits and pieces left over is amazing. Love the colors.

    Be blessed today and everyday, Marths

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  3. Love love love how the Baja Breeze looks here! Such a pretty card - and the tag in the background is great! Won't be long and you-know-who will be wearing pearls!

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  4. This is so pretty LeAnne! I am loving that silver glimmer paper. It works so perfectly with these colors. Also love that you used the tag die for your vertical image. So clever.

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  5. Great details, as always...like the dove's tail extending outside the oval shape...and pearl-on-glitter snowflakes, wow!

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  6. This is just gorgeous! I love the soft colors and all the sparkle!

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  7. Ooooh, love all these pearls and sparkle...combined with baja breeze...swoon! Lovely card LeAnne!

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  8. This card is amazing, LeAnne! I love the glitter and pearls! It is so beautiful!

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  9. Ooooooo, LeAnne, you had me at sparkly silver paper! This is gorgeous! I love that stamp with the old DP (I've got some in my stash, too!;) The pearls are so pretty & the dry embossing is the perfect background. I really hope your Thanksgiving was fabulous! :)

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  10. Beautiful card! I love that shimmer! Thanks for joining us at Pals Paper Arts! :)

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  11. Your card is so pretty Leanne, love the colours and the bling.

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  12. Just beautiful, LeAnne, just beautiful. Love how shimmery your snowflakes are!

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  13. Such a beautiful card. Love the blues and white.
    TFS
    Carole

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  14. All I'm going to say, is that this is FABULOUS! Yes, it is! I love how the DSP pairs so beautifully with the image and all of that sparkle...ah, you know how much I love the sparkle. Absolutely stunning, LeAnne! :)

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  15. This is so elegant LeAnne, love the soft colours and all the glimmer...the pearls are perfect to accent the dove...
    Hugs,
    Lesley

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  16. Beautiful card Leanne! Love the pearls sprinkled about and the gorgeous embossed background! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  17. Two words - absolutely BEAUTIFUL!!!

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  18. LeAnne, This is so soft and lovely with amazing details. The glimmer paper with baja breeze looks fantastic. Fabulous job AGAIN my friend.

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  19. LeAnne, the placement of both your snowflakes and pearls are just DEVINE! Love the cool soft color palette and your little angel pictured at the bottom sure does sparkle too! :)

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