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Sunday, November 14, 2021

PP567 Sending Cheer

Happy Sunday, peeps!  It's time for a new Paper Players challenge with Joanne as our hostess!  She's got a stunning, but challenging (at least to me!) color palette for us this week:

These are so pretty together, but I admit I struggled a bit...I think the black threw me off!  Anyway, here we go:


I started with a Smoky Slate card base and some retired Feels Like Frost foil DSP....hopefully you can imagine the shine!  Here's a different view:



A fun diecut sentiment in Basic White and Silver Glimmer paper added to the sparkle, and I added a silver snowflake and some black gingham ribbon:


and a little snowman punched from a very old SU punch (anyone else remember this punch?):


The photos really don't do it justice but it's pretty sparkly IRL!  I used the FMS sketch for this week as well, although my big sentiment might disqualify me, LOL!:


I just realized there's no stamping on the front of my card, but I did stamp a sentiment on the inside!!!  I hope you'll hop on over to the Paper Players blog to see what the other designers came up with!  Then put on your creative thinking cap and play along with us as well!  Thanks for popping in today; enjoy it and be blessed!


Project Details—All Products SU! Unless Otherwise Specified
Stamps Christmas to Remember (inside)
Card stock & Papers     Basic White, Basic Black, Smoky Slate, Feels Like Frost DSP (ret), Silver Foil, Silver Glimmer (both ret)
 Ink Basic Black
Accessories Mini Dimensionals, Gingham Ribbon
Tools     Big Shot, Stitched Rectangle Die, Snowflake Die (Verve), Season of Cheer Dies (Concord & 9th), Snowman Punch (ret), Black Marker

14 comments:

Bonnie said...

Wonderful sparkle and shine! I love that combination with the sweet snowman and gingham ribbon!

I Card Everyone said...

LeAnne you found the perfect places to add that black! I don't think it threw you off at all!
Gorgeous, sparkly, wonderful card - and challenge!
=]

Claire Broadwater said...

Such a FUN card! I love all the snowflakes and that little snowman! He is so jolly! The bold, silver sentiment and gingham bow are perfect! Have a great week, My Friend!

Joanne James - The Crafty Owl said...

You would never know you found this week's colours a challenge LeAnne - I love your snowflake-filled card! the ribbon works well and I love the addition of that little snowman - I don't remember it but definitely wish I had it in my collection! Great job!

Jen Mitchell said...

I don't have to imagine the shine, I can see it front and center! This is fabulous and I love that bit of buffalo plaid ribbon! I've got a lot of really old SU punches but I don't remember that one. It's cute and I can see why you've held on to it.

Lisa Elton said...

I see no signs of a struggle, LeAnne the black is in all of the right spots! This is cute!

laurie said...

Love the textures and that cute snowman! The ginham ribbon looks just perfect and a great way to add the black.

Linda Callahan said...

That paper and the ribbon are perfect for the PP challenge! Pretty card - glad you used my sketch!

Carol L said...

What a great take on the color challenge! Love the tiny bit of checked ribbon and all the silver snowflakes and cute snowman :)

Nancy said...

This is such a wonderful card! If you struggled, it wasn't obvious. Hugs my friend!

Ann Schach said...

Adorable...and oh so shiny and sparkly! The touches of black with the ribbon and snowman really stand out! I couldn't have told you struggled with these colors...it's an amazing card!

Debbie Crowley said...

LeAnne... amazing celebration card! The mixed sentiment is fabulous and that little snowman makes this such a happy note! You used the colors perfectly. Ho0pe you're feeling well.

Amanda Mertz said...

So pretty and I can imagine the sparkle in real life! I love the silver shimmer behind the die cut word banner and your sweet little snowman! Have a fun weekend!

Ida said...

This is really festive and cute. I can see the shimmer in the paper and I bet it's super sparkly in real life.