Sunday, January 9, 2011

Paper Players Theme Challenge-Happy Valentine's Day

The Paper Players Challenge is up and running for the New Year!  I hope everyone had a restful hoiliday break and had some wonderful time with family and friends.  Today's challenge and our first for the year is a theme!  We would like you to start making your Valentine cards!!  We also have a brand new Guest Designer, Julie Gearinger.  Welcome Julie!!  We are so happy to be crafting with you this month!

I decided to create a traditional card with a Red and Pink theme.  I used a new Flower die that is available in the New Occasions Mini Catalogue called "Fun Flowers".  I love it!!  I crimped the flowers with my paper crimper.  I also used the Designer Paper and a sentiment from the "Filled with Love Bundle" that is available until January 24th!  It is a terrific deal with 12 sheets of DSP, one cute stamp set and some clear bitty buttons.  The mini centre flower was created using one of the Itty Bitty Punches and a Pearl was placed in the middle.  I love that DSP!!  A little Pink Taffeta Ribbon was added for some more pink colour on the card!!

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  1. Lesley, I love this card! The new die looks great- now I am going to have to get this one too!:-) The classic color combination really works well and pearls always add an elegant touch! Thanks again for sharing your talent and inspiration!

  2. Hi Lesley, thsi is such a pretty Valentine, LOVE those flowers :) Don't you just LOVE this holiday for cardmaking?? This is wonderful girl!!!

  3. Beautiful, Lesley! The flower is gorgeous! Of course, I love the pearls!

  4. Lesley, love the color scheme. The crimped element is so perfect with the striped paper. The different shapes create so much interest on this gorgeous card.

  5. Very cute card! I love the pearls! Hoping I get a chance to play along this week.

  6. Oh man, Jaydee took my line! I, too, love how the crimping matches the striped paper--such a cool design touch that pulls it all together. That flower is FAB!!

  7. SO very pretty, Lesley! Absolutely perfect for Valentine's day! I just got that bundle delivered today and can't wait to try it out. Those flowers are super-fun for Valentine's day, too! :)


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