PPA #250 Color Challenge – Feathers For You

Time for another Pals challenge.  When I first saw the color combination of this challenge, I was a little stumped.  After several unsuccessful attempts at using the three cardstock colors, the light bulb went off…USE DSP as your guide….duh!  The perfect DSP was sitting right in my stash with the Lullaby collection.   Truly the DSP did all the work for me on this card.  The rest of the card layout really just fell into…

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Petal Potpourri…..for PPA 249

What a fun sketch for this week’s Pals Paper Arts challenge. The focal point of this card has to be the bold and beautiful flowers from the Crazy About You stamp set in the Occasions Catalog.  Talk about a versatile set…there are not many occasions that this stamp set could not address.  The flowers were a cinch to create using the Flower Medallion punch.  Add the flowers from the Petal Potpourri stamp set and you have…

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Just Because…for the PPA #248 Sketch Challenge

Last week was my first Pals color challenge and this week my first sketch challenge.  I am quickly getting hooked on the challenge circuit.  They really make you stir your creative juices to come up with a card design and who doesn’t need a little shake and stir once in a while.  Here is the sketch we had to work with. For this card, I used a crumb cake notecard and envelope.  They are the…

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PPA #247 Color Challenge – Purple, Purple and More Purple…..

The Pals challenge this week is basically a variation of three shades of purple.  This was a very welcome challenge as it is my first time participating and while we are on the subject of firsts….my very first blog post, too.  Boy, was this a journey!  Although like most of us, I spend a better part of my day on the computer, setting up this blog was slow and painful.  But, hopefully it will be smooth…

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