Sunday, February 23, 2014

Paper Players 184

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Happy Sunday, everyone!  Hope you’re having a good weekend so far!  Today Jaydee is our Paper Players hostess with this fun, easy sketch:



Oooh, lots of possibilities for this sketch!  I needed a birthday card, so I pulled out some scraps of Birthday Basics DP, cut them into strips and started working:

LeAnne Pugliese WeeInklings Paper Players 184 Celebrate Birthday Card Stampin Up

I added some Pistachio Pudding and Crisp Cantaloupe speckles with my Gorgeous Grunge set, as well as a bright little strip of red glimmer paper!  A little “celebrate” from Fabulous Phrases is my simple sentiment.   And we can’t have a birthday party without a party hat, so I used the pennant punch to create a little hat;  I rounded the bottom edge a wee bit, stamped the stripe from Gorgeous Grunge on top (it overlapped a little, making those cool horizontal lines), sponged the sides, then added a little resin flower for the pom pom on top!

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And I used a little piece of twine from the SAB Sweet Sorbet Accessory Pack to make the chin strap!!!  Super fun!  Now, what can you create with this easy-peasy sketch?  We hope you will play along this week, and if you need some inspiration, check out the designers’ creations as well:
It is so much fun to put buttons in a jar!

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Enjoy your day!

Products I used (click on photo for details and ordering!):
Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

15 comments:

  1. this is so fun! love the patterns and the splatter!

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  2. Birthday Basics is one of my faves- using it this month in class. You made a simple looking sketch come to life wonderfully LeAnne! Love the birthday hat with the chin strap;) I recently had my neice's son visit me in my makeshift craft center while I was staying with my MIL during our move. I had him sorting buttons, running scraps through embossing folders to keep him occupied- he loved it! And, he even made a sweet valentine for his mom.

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  3. Cute card LeAnne! I like the resin flower pompom!! Cute helper you have there too ;)

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  4. This is so cute, LeAnne! A party going on here for sure...love the pom pom!

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  5. Cute card! I wonder if we will ever be able to use all our paper scraps!

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  6. So cute and colorful! I am always in need of birthday cards and this one suits almost anyone. The grunge stamp looks just like confetti, too! (hugs) Sandy

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  7. this is SO fun with the cute little party hat LeAnne!

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  8. I love these birthday flags and the pennant birthday hat! And I see that you've found good use for those baby food containers too!

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  9. LeAnne, this is such a fabulous take on the sketch. I'm in love with the grunge background and that fabulous party hat :-)
    Hugs
    Jaydee

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  10. This is just so stinkin' adorable, LeAnne! I love the combination of patterns and colors you've selected. The little pennant punch birthday hat with it's dahlia pom-pom is wicked clever! Great job! ((hugs))

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  11. Oh! Gorgeous grunge! I wondered about the splatters. So often I see great splatters on a card and find out they are made by actually splattering via a brush... well, that sounds way too messy and way too inaccurate for me, but Gorgeous Grunge I can do that! I love your festive card. The pom pom made me squeal!

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  12. Oh my gosh! This is too cute, LeAnne! I love the birthday hat with its "pom-pom" and chin strip. You are so clever!

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  13. Great card LeAnne - the papers look great and the red glimmer adds a real pop of colour. As for the party hat - just the cutest!

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  14. Cutest card, EVER!! I love the little "pom pom" flower on the hat and the baker's twine trim. The Gorgeous Grunge background stamping just adds that extra pop. What a fun birthday card! :)

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