I’ve got another fun challenge for you today from the Paper Players – so come on over and play! We’re playing with a theme challenge, and it’s a fun one – although it includes “clean and simple” – which….isn’t exactly my comfort zone. But – I gave it a go – and I hope you will, too! 🙂
If you were able to join me last night for my Facebook Live video, I appreciate you spending some of your weekend with me! If not, but you’d like to see the replay on YouTube…here ’tis!
I used a new-to-me stamp set called Welcome Easter to make a totally not-Easter card! With it, I paired the Sale-A-Bration stamp set Happy Birthday to You (available for FREE right now with a $50 retail purchase!) to turn the sweet bunny into a birthday critter. Take a look-see:
And here’s this week’s Paper Players theme challenge! Join the fun and show us your projects! I can’t wait to see what you create! 🙂
The layout for this one is from this week’s CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge!
I started with a slightly-bigger-than-I-needed piece of Crumb Cake cardstock that I embossed in the Pinewood Planks 3D Embossing Folder. I cut the panel down to size, cut the second-to-largest rectangle die from the Stitched So Sweetly Die set out of the middle of the it – on a jaunty angle.
I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Petal Pink mat. Then I popped the die cut rectangle back in its “hole” with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
I made the heart using the white-side of a Heart Doily – coloring it with my Dark Petal Pink Stampin’ Blend. I put a piece of Stampin’ Dimensional under the left side of the heart and used Liquid Glue on the rest of the heart to adhere it to the card front.
On a piece of Very Vanilla cardstock, I stamped the totes-adorbs bunn-ya from Welcome Easter in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink. I colored him with my Light Petal Pink, Gray Granite and Crumb Cake Stampin’ blends. Then I cut him out with a circle Stitched Shapes Die.
I added a couple of bees – also from Welcome Easter – in Tuxedo Black, colored in with my Daffodil Delight Stampin’ Write Marker.
The die cut is adhered with a Dimensional under the right side and Liquid Glue on the rest.
I stamped the Welcome Easter sentiment in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on a piece of Petal Pink and cut it with a Stitched So Sweetly rectangle die – then used Stampin’ Dimensionals to adhere it to the card front. And – that was it!
On the inside, I used the sentiment from Happy Birthday To You in Tuxedo Black on a piece of Very Vanilla. I added the bunny and a few bees, too!
I used Liquid Glue to adhere the panel to a Petal Pink mat and into my Very Vanilla card base, popped the card front on with Stampin’ Dimensionals and the card was done!
My Very Vanilla Medium Envelope got another bunny and bees on the front….
…and some Petal Pink paper from the Subtles 6″ x 6″ DSP on the envelope flap.
Et Voila! That little Welcome Easter bunny makes me smile every time I see him! As do the other sweet images in the stamp set!
I love that there are also non-Easter sentiments in the set – making it even more versatile and fun! I hope you like!
If you want to recreate this card – all the Stampin’ Up! products you need are listed down below along with the card cuts!
Now – before you reach for your ink and papers, check out what our amazing team has created to inspire you this week:
The Paper Players Design Team
- LeAnne Pugliese
- Claire Broadwater
- Joanne James
- Laurie Schmidt
- Anne Marie Hile
- Ann Schach
- Allisa Steinlicht
- Stef Perry
- Mary Deatherage – you’re here right now!
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Get the Stampin’ Up! Products Used in This Project:
Card Cuts Used in This Project:
Very Vanilla Card Stock: 4 1/4″ x 11″ (card base, scored and folded at 5 1/2″); Stitched Shapes Circle (bunny); 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (inner liner)
Petal Pink Card Stock: 4″ x 5 1/4″ (mats for card front and inner liner); Stitched So Sweetly die cut rectangle (sentiment)
Crumb Cake Card Stock: 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ (card front)
Subtles 6″ x 6″ DSP (in Petal Pink): envelope flap
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Finn Fan Fix
We’ve had a casualty.
It turns out that INFLATABLE balls are perhaps not the best equipped to deal with….teeth.
It took approximately one second for the Big Blue Ball to stop playing.
Finn – couldn’t quite grasp the underlying problem.
What’s WRONG with you?!?
Stupid Big Blue Ball. 🙁