PPA #256 – Butterfly Banner

The Pals challenge this week is a sketch challenge.  This was a great sketch to work with. This sketch just lended itself to so many variations, however, I used the sketch quite literally.  First I chose my card background and let that dictate the cardstock colors I would use.  For this card, the base is  5″ x 5″ black cardstock with the DSP pattern trimmed 1/4″ smaller all around.  This butterfly pattern is so sweet…

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PPA #255 Color Challenge – Triple Birthday Wishes

It’s another color challenge for the Pals Paper Arts.  The colors in this challenge create such a great effect and were surprisingly easy to work with.  Here they are….. This color combo lends itself to so many types of cards.  A feminine or masculine card would work as well as a gender neutral card, which is what my project is today. I used the triple stamping method for the style of this card.  I cannot…

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PPA #254 Color Challenge – Lovely Lattice

It’s another Pals color challenge.  This challenge had me stumped for awhile, as I was not sure how to incorporate a cheerful shade of pink with the Soft Suede.  But I think my interpretation works.  Here are the challenge colors. Here is what I came up with….finally! I first chose to use Soft Suede cardstock for the card base primarily to get it out of the way.  However, then I wanted to see if I could indeed use…

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PPA #251 Color Challenge – Bright Birthday Wishes

Time for another Pals color challenge.  I loved working with the colors in this challenge as they are so bright and cheerful. Since polka-dots are also very cheerful, I thought that the Polka Dot Pieces stamp set was the perfect choice for a very happy Happy Birthday card.  The background of the card is stamped with this (sadly) retiring stamp set, along with a tiny stamp from the Flower Patch stamp set to fill in…

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