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Sunday, February 22, 2015

Paper Players 233 and CTD330 and JAI251

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Hi everyone!  It’s Sunday, and that means another Paper Players challenge!  I love Sandy’s sketches, and this one is no exception!  Here we go:



When the new Butterfly Thinlet first came out, I just had to use it, and I haven’t done a thing with it since!  So I thought it would be pretty with this sketch, but I did have to rotate it to make it fit on my thank you card:

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I also thought the colors from the Color Throwdown were lovely for a springy creation….we certainly need something like that on these cold days:



They listed their colors as light & dark green and orange, so I used some lovely Calypso Coral paper from Gold Soiree line and I diecut the butterfly pieces from Pistachio Pudding and Confetti Celebration DSP:

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Although it’s hard to see here, the circular element is stamped in Pistachio Pudding using the outline floral image from Hello Darling, and the flowers and sentiment are from Something to Say; I used the same sets on the inside as well:

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A few well-placed pearls added some elegance, and my card is ready to mail to one of my wonderful customers!  And since it is a thank-you card, I'm entering this in the Just Add Ink Just Add Thank You challenge as well!  I hope you’ll play along with our sketch this week…it’s a great one!  Check out what the other designers did as well:
Cassidy and Stephen made pizzas a couple nights ago:

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Man, I wish I had been there….they looked delicious!

26 comments:

Linda Callahan said...

Beautiful butterfly........makes such a pretty card! And yes that pizza does look good!

Claire Broadwater said...

LeAnne, your card is so elegant and lovely! It is perfect for the sketch! WOW! That pizza looks yummy! XX

laurie said...

Well first off, those pizzas are making me drool..they look so good I forgot what I was going to say about your card!

It is very spring like, so fresh and fun! The butterfly is so pretty with the pearls,too.

Have a happy Sunday!

marcia sydness said...

Thank you so much for being such wonderful mentors to Cassidy - I am thrilled with the posts and how she enjoys playing and cooking,and grandpa is soooooo good to her. So few children get such wonderful attention. She is a darling child!

Debbie Mageed said...

Beautiful! I think we are both wishing for Spring! lol I love your colors and the butterfly is the perfect image for your card.

Darlene Gabriel said...

Such a pretty card and yes it totally makes me think of Spring...........sure wish it was around the corner. The butterfly is so lacy and pretty and the pearls are the perfect addition.
Those pizzas really do look good.
How was the baby shower?

lisa808 said...

Pretty card and color combo. Love the butterfly. The Butterfly Thinlits and Butterfly Basics Stamp Set were the first items I had to have from the Occasions Catalog.

Wanda Cullen said...

I love the color shades you chose...gorgeous! That really is a gorgeous butterfly! So glad to have you joining us again at Color Throwdown!

JoAnn said...

Beautiful card. Love the colors and the pretty butterfly.
Cassidy looks like she was having lots of fun making pizzas.

Anne Marie Hile said...

Such a soft and delicate card, LeAnne! I love the mix of patterns and the pretty pearl accents. That pizza is making me hungry! Cassidy looks pretty proud of her creation. She's so big now! When did that happen??!!

Karren said...

This is such a pretty card, LeAnne! You've used these colors perfectly and I love that beautiful butterfly.

Vickie Z said...

Lovely card!! Shouts spring!! Cassidy is so proud of her pizza making.... adorable!! So glad you joined us at CTD!!

Joan Ervin said...

OMG!! You have worked the CTD colors beautifully, LeAnne!!!! What an awesome take on the sketch and I love the big butterfly!!!! Thanks for joining us for the Color Throwdown Challenge!!!!

Lisa said...

That's a PRETTY butterfly and this is a PRETTY card, love the pearls! I also love Cassidy's tah dah moment!!

Christine Blain said...

This is such a beautiful card, LeAnne. Fabulous use of colour, and I love the teensy flowers and delicate die-cut butterfly. Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink this week!

NhDeSiGnS said...

Love that butterfly. Beautiful card.

Margaret said...

beautiful colors!

Patrice said...

LeAnne this is such a pretty card, and I love your chosen colours. Thanks so much for joining the challenge fun at Just Add Ink this week.

Nikki Spencer said...

Beautiful use of colour LeAnne. Loving your dainty dsp butterfly too! Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink.

Anonymous said...

Beautiful - I just love these Butterfly thinlets. I like how you have used the DSP for the Butterfly too. Chantell JAI

stampwithsandy said...

This is so beautiful, LeAnne. I love that lacy butterfly and the combination of delicate patterns. Those pizza's look great; they are making me hungry!

Ann Schach said...

Such a beautiful card, LeAnne! I love the butterfly cut from pattern paper. Of course, the pearls are the perfect accents. Wow...those are yummy looking pizzas!

Nance Leedy said...

I love these colors together and the lacy butterfly is lovely! I like that you used the sketch to feature such a pretty piece of DSP and your stamping on the inside is just as fabulous! Cassidy is becoming quite the little chef!

Cindy Beach said...

Hi LeAnne,
I just had to let you know how much I LOVE this card! Your design is just fabulous and the elements are beautiful together.

Joanne James said...

Those pizzas look as delicious as your card looks gorgeous LeAnne! Love that butterfly and the tiny flowers in green against the coral background - there is something so calming about green. Very pretty.

Jaydee said...

LeAnne, I love the layered butterfly against your DSP background. The card is bright and sunny and beautifully composed. I love that you turned the sketch on its side! Hugs
jaydee