Sunday, August 10, 2014

Paper Players 208

It’s Sunday, and time for another Paper Players challenge, with the lovely Nance as our hostess!  Check out this awesome array of colors:
Unfortunately, I needed a sympathy card this week.  I really liked the current sketch from Try Stampin’ On Tuesday, as it allowed me to use each of the challenge colors on the background:
I found some DP in each of the challenge colors, and stamped my sentiment from Petite Pairs in the bottom left corner:
LeAnne Pugliese WeeInklings Paper Players 208 Flower Shop Stampin Up Sympathy
(I just realized I missed the three brads at the top left of the sketch…oh dear!!!  I hope they’ll forgive me, LOL!)   I knew I wanted to use flowers in my card, so I chose the open flower from Flower Shop, stamped in Basic Gray on Shimmery White cardstock, and colored them with reinkers, for the focal point:
I added some silver glimmer brads for the centers to complement the Basic Gray outlines.  I know that most sympathy cards are somber in color, but I think sometimes it’s okay to use brighter colors.  I hope the recipient liked it!
Now, what will you create with this color combination?   The design team has come up with some pretty fabby things…you need to check them out!
Enjoy your day!


Joanne James said...

I love this card - the mix of DSP looks great and the flowers really tie the elements together. Such a nice sympathy card too - they don't always have to be sombre, do they?

Andrea W said...

Using the ribbon to separate the layers looks terrific and I love the patterned papers. A lovely sympathy card!

laurie said...

You always come up with a winner! This is so pretty.I love the DP you all works so perfect together!

Claire Creates Cards said...

I am sorry you needed a Sympathy card, but this is a gorgeous one! The colors are so uplifting and the flowers and happy! Love the use of the colors! Miss Cassidy is so darn cute. Such a happy girl! XX

Lisa said...

Lovely sympathy card LeAnne, I like the cluster of flowers!!

Yapha said...

Lovely card. That criss-cross of ribbon is great. I need to try that!

Mike said...

LeAnne, I love your asymmetrical design and the way you bulled the flower color into the background!

stampwithsandy said...

Love how you combined DSP's and flowers to match for this challenge, LeAnne! Great sketch, too!

Ann Schach said...

I love the mix of colors and patterns, LeAnne! So light and airy! The brads make the perfect centers for the flowers!

Nance Leedy said...

LeAnne, this is gorgeous. I am so sorry you needed it for the occassion but I am sure that it will be treasured by the recipient. I love your Mondrian-inspired layout of DSP and the coloring on the flowers is pure genius! LOVE it all--thanks for rockin' my colors!

Jaydee said...

LeAnne, the sketch was perfect for this color challenge. I love the mixture of DSPs and how you tied them together so beautifully with the flowers. So sorry you needed a sympathy card.