Sunday, March 17, 2019

The Paper Players One Layer Wonder Challenge

Hi everyone! Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Jaydee has a one layer wonder challenge for us at The Paper Players:

I used Life's a Beach stamp set from Whimsy. I'm dreaming of spring and summer I guess!

I just stamped and colored the image with some Copics, and added a few sparkly enamel dots. Easy and very clean and simple!

The Paper Players Design Team

Paper: Neenah
Ink:black Momento
Stamps:Whimsy Life's a Beach
Other: enamel dots

Have a great day!

Friday, March 15, 2019


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Dies R Us "One for the ladies"

Hi everyone! Today the challenge at Dies R Us is, "one for the ladies." 

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Have you seen all the fun colored tools that they are making lately? Or the pink camouflage? Finally some fun in the every day items we all use! 

I decided to cut out the Tutti Designs Tool Frame and paper piece with pink for the handles. I stamped the sentiment inside and added some fun sparkly enamel dots.

Here's a list of the dies I used that you can find at Dies R Us:

Tutti Designs Scalloped Stitched Nesting Circles

Hope you join us....have a great day and thanks for stopping by!


Sunday, March 10, 2019

Rainbow Colors for The Paper Players

Here is Claire's color choice for The Paper Players this week:

Bright and cheerful...and such a fun theme for this week. 

I felt like doing some coloring so I got out my Copics, white gel pen, and Taylored Expressions Bubble Greetings stamps.

First I took some white paper and stamped the frames in black with Spellbinders Simple Line Border. Then I stamped the different sentiments inside. They were ready to color!

After I was done, I decided to add some die cuts and a few embellishments. As you all know...I love dies! And while I do have many, I literally have a ton of die CUTS. 

One of my favorite things to do is to get together with friends and just cut. I love using other peoples dies. It's kind of like eating food other people always tastes better for some reason! LOL!

But what to do with all of them? I came up with a solution that works for me.

A few years back, I unmounted my wood stamps and now use cling or clear instead. That left me with lots of empty old plastic Stampin' Up cases. I label the die CUTS on the cases and store them in Fridgebins that I buy at Bed Bath and Beyond.

( I also store my metal dies and stamps in single binz. I use Jennifer Mcguire's storage system with plastic stamp storage pockets that you can find here.)

Here's one of my binz filled with paper die cuts:

The only problem is when I can't remember what company the die cuts are from when I'm writing a blog post...LOL! 

Of course that's when I will get emails asking what company....then I'll say it's from a friend and I don't know. But then they email back... please ask your friend...and of course I can't keep up which friend has which! I really do try very hard to list all the supplies and companies if I know them.

For this set of cards, I used Cheery Lynn die cuts here and there.... that I found in my binz of course!

You can check out the rest of the DT here:

The Paper Players Design Team

I hope you will join us....have a great day!


Double D (music)

Addicted to Stamps (anything goes)

Word art wednesday

Paper: Neenah white
Ink: Black momento, Copics
Stamps: Taylored Expression Bubble Greetings, Spellbinders Simple Line Border
Dies: Cheery Lynn
Other: enamel dots, google eyes

Friday, March 8, 2019

Happy Little Stampers March Anything Goes with Dies Challenge

I made a fun winter card using some snowy paper I found in my scrap box, and Simon Says Snow Much Fun stamp and die set. I stamped the sentiment right onto the paper, and colored the penguins with some Copics. The frame is from Impression Obsession.

I hope you will join us!

Paper: SU, patterned
Ink: Black Memento
Stamps: Simon Says Snow much fun stamps and dies
Dies: Impression Obsession all in one frame 

Tutti Designs Pot O Gold

Stop over at Tutti Designs to find out more about this card!

Monday, March 4, 2019

Happy Little Stampers March Christmas Challenge

Happy Little Stampers Christmas challenge for March is:

I LOVE making tags, so I went with the twist.

 These are a few tags that I made for Christmas this year....I had some cute paper with pick up trucks that matched perfectly too!

I used some circle dies from Tutti Designs for the base of my tags. Then I cut out a bunch of red pick up trucks from Spellbinders. I used some silver foil paper for the accents. I also cut out some trees from Impression Obsession in green paper. Then I used a toothbrush and some white paint to add some specks. I adhered them all together and added some silver string.

Here's a list of supplies I used:

Paper: SU, silver foil
Ink: white
Dies: Impression Obsession trees, Spellbinders, Tutti Designs circles

I hope you will join us!

Sunday, March 3, 2019

Spring fever!

Ann Marie has a theme challenge this week at The Paper Players:


When I think of spring I think of flowers, so I used the Memory Box Floral Stem Collage to create my card. I cut it out in pink and black. I adhered them together with the black just peeking out behind the pink. Then I adhered a piece of pink gingham paper behind that.

I added one enamel dot for the center of the flower, and the sentiment from Simon Says.

As I write this post we are under blizzard conditions and the temps are dropping. We have so much snow we don't know where to put it! So I'm anxious to see all the spring creations in the gallery this week!

You can check out the rest if the design team here:

The Paper Players Design Team

Paper: SU
Dies: Simon Says friend, memory Box Floral Stem Collage
Other: enamel dot

Friday, March 1, 2019

Dies R Us Challenge

Hi everyone!

The Dies R Us Challenge is all about "one for the men/boys."

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I grabbed one of my alcohol ink backgrounds and Frantic Stampers fishing plate die. It makes such fun and easy cards! Perfect for the guys!

I used just one color of ink and swiped it across my glossy paper. I like how it looks for the sky and the reflection on the lake.

Here's the link to the die at Dies R Us:

Thanks for stopping by, I hope you will join us!

A cup of thanks

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