Sunday, September 29, 2013

Paper Players 165

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Happy Sunday, peeps!  Ann is our hostess today for the Paper Players, and it’s a fun one---a tic tac toe!  Here is the layout:



My original plan was to use the center column – thank you, embossing and pearls – but then I realized this also completes the center row across – patterned paper, embossing and any shade of blue!  So here we go:

LeAnne Pugliese WeeInklings Paper Players 165 Another Thank You

It wasn’t until I actually photographed my card that I realized that the Quatrefancy Specialty paper is actually Pool Party, NOT Soft Sky!  But at that point, I certainly wasn’t going to remake it, so my card actually has three shades of blue:  Pool Party, Soft Sky and Island Indigo!  I used the Apothecary Accents die and coordinating piercing mat for the DP; Fancy Fan and Adorning Accents for my embossing; and the sentiments are from Another Thank You (new polymer set) and A Fitting Occasion.  The tag is from Chalk Talk dies:

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Not too sure about this card….I think I rely on sketch challenges so much that I second-guess myself when it comes to making my own layouts!  But it’s done and I needed it, so it’s actually in the mail already!  I hope you’ll play along with this challenge….so many possibilities for this one!  Have fun with it!  And check out the other designers’ projects as well:
Cassidy was playing with her chalk on the sidewalk a few days ago and when she was finished, she looked like a chimney-sweep:

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She needed a scrub-down afterwards!!!  Enjoy your day!

Wee Project Details
Stamps Another Thank You, A Dozen Thoughts
Card stock & Papers     Soft Sky, Whisper White, Island Indigo, Quatrefancy Specialty
 Ink Island Indigo
Accessories Pearls, II Ribbon
Tools     Bit Shot, Apothecary Accents Dies, Chalk Talk Dies, Fancy Fan EF; Adorning Accents EF, 3/4" Circle Punch, 7/8" Scallop Punch, Essentials Paper Piercing Pack, Dimensionals

12 comments:

  1. Love the texture....especially those hearts!!

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  2. This card is perfect, LeAnne! Never second-guess yourself when creating your own layouts, look at how awesome this one turned out to be. And I love the 3 shades of blue, they remind me of the beaches from my beautiful island. I was feeling kind of blue, but when I saw your color combo and the beautiful card it put a smile on my face. Great job!

    Hugs,
    Kathya

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  3. Cassidy has the prettiest eyes. She looks like she has eyeliner on and mascara and it is all natural. So pretty even with a chimney-sweep face. LOL So cute!
    And this card.Wow I love the piercing. It those added touches you are so good at.

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  4. I love the crisp blues and white with pearls (!), and all of the great textures layered on.

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  5. No need to second guess yourself! Your layout is great!

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  6. Delightful card with so many interesting elements. Bet it was fun to make. Trying to get my creative juices flowing toda.Wish me luck!

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  7. Sweet little chimney sweep she is too.
    I love this card LeAnne. Blues and white....always a favourite with me. I love the efs you've used and the addition of the pearls.
    Hope you're having a great Sunday.

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  8. Lots of pretty texture and layers! But Miss Chimney Sweep steals the show today...SO DARN CUTE!!!

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  9. This is a beautiful card, LeAnne! The layout is striking and I love the different shades of blue.

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  10. Love the interesting mix of patterns and shapes, and all those pretty shades of blue!

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  11. You second guess yourself?! No way, everything you create is amazing. This is no exception--I love the layout! All those shades of blue work perfectly together and love the piercing!

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  12. LeAnne, I just love everything about this one! The texture and the paper piercing detail...soooo pretty! Cassidy cracks me up with her "chalk face". So cute! :)

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