Sunday, July 12, 2015

Paper Players 253

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Happy Sunday, peeps!  It’s time for another Paper Players challenge, and Jaydee is our hostess this week with a gorgeous color combo!  It’s so soft and pretty…what do you think?


I incorporated it with a new (to me) sketch challenge at TGIF challenges:


and my favorite set from this year’s catalog, Awesomely Artistic:

LeAnne Pugliese WeeInklings Paper Players 253 Awesomely Artistic Stampin Up

Even though it seems like there is a lot going on here, it was pretty simple to put together.  I stamped the images on my tag; I stamped and colored a butterfly from Papillion Potpourri and punched it out, adding some pearls for glam; heat embossed a sentiment from Six-Sided Sampler in silver and stamped some grunge on the Sahara Sand card base with Sahara Sand ink. I dyed some white seam binding with Smoky Slate ink and crumple-dried it in the microwave, then added a doily and some gathered Mint Macaron lace, and for the final touch, cut a couple of little banners from glassine paper and Smoky Slate cardstock, then some hearts from Brushed Silver and Shimmery white.

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I would never have thought to put the neutrals of Sahara Sand and Smoky Slate together, but I love it!  I hope you love it too and will share what you create with us at the Paper Players blog!  Meanwhile, check out the other gorgeous creations from the PP team:
I promised a few more pix of Cassidy very intently drawing with her new goodies:

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“It’s a playground!  See the ladder and the sliding board?!” 

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Enjoy your day!

18 comments:

  1. Beautiful card. Love the addition of the lace, doily, and seam binding.

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  2. Gorgeous card LeAnne. I agree the colors are so soft and pretty and you did a wonderful job with them. I love your doily and gathered lace, and the tag is so pretty.

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  3. Oh this is just GORGEOUS! I adore the colour combination, it really does work so well, and how you have worked all the pieces together, so pretty, so elegant!

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  4. Love these subtle colors together and your card is done in my favorite style of yours! Lots of stampiness and stuff! Beautiful!

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  5. Leanne, this is just beautiful!!! You and Joanne have now enabled me to purchase this set. Your details are just fabulous! Bow, lace, pearls! Does it get any better than that? I love it! XXX

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  6. Omg , on your card !!! That is one beautiful card !!!!!!!!!! I love that ribbon how you scrunched it , mine are so ugly when I have practice, like you taught , but nothing like yours , lol, I'll keep trying,

    And to that beautiful SMART little CASSADDY, she's just Darling , we love her !!!!!!
    You all did a GREAT job raising such a beautiful little and smart grand daughter, it reminds me of my grandparents, they brought me up till I was 15 , I sure miss them ,
    Ok enough of that , thank your for sharing her with us ,
    Have a great day !!
    Hugs to both of you
    Frenchie !!

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    1. Thanks so much, Frenchie! You're a sweetie and your grandparents brought you up right too!

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  7. I LOVE all the details to your beautiful card! They all work so well together!

    Looks like Cassidy is really enjoying drawing!

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  8. Oh, be still my heart! This is just stunning. So many gorgeous elements and delicate layers. Just lovely. Thanks for playing along at TGIF this week!

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  9. Simply stunning!!! Love the ribbon and all of the layering, your little banners and heart punches top it off perfectly. Fantastic card!

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  10. Wow LeAnne, your card is really stunning!! You've done a beautiful job with the colors here!! Sure wish I had that Mint Macaroon color! ;)

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  11. Talk about a home run and knocking it out of the ball park...this is DREAMY!! Each and every element fits together perfectly. PRETTY card LeAnne!!

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  12. LeAnne this card is jaw-droppingly gorgeous! Love all those delicious layers and embellishments!

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  13. Oh Leanne - what a gorgeously girly girl frilly beautiful card! Love it! I am so amazed with all the design team cards this week! Yours just jumps off the page! LOVE IT!

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  14. Gorgeous card LeAnne! I love how you gathered the lace into a yo-yo shape, super creative.

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  15. Late with my comments due to my holiday packing - another awesomely artistic Awesomely Artistic creation my friend! I love your take on the sketch and the lace and crumpled seam binding bow - gorgeous!

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  16. Congrats on being one of the #tgifc11 Honorable Mentions! We have posted a link to your card on our Facebook page! https://www.facebook.com/tgifchallenges
    Don't forget to grab your Honorable Mention Blog Button!

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