Sunday, April 10, 2016

Poppystamps Petal Ribbon


Hi everyone!

Joanne has a pretty color challenge for us at The Paper Players this week!




I wasn't sure which way to go with this...so when it doubt.... I reach for flowers. I figure you can never go wrong with flowers! I tend to always use my favorite colors when I make cards, so color challenges are SO good for me. Usually they are never colors I would think to put together, and when I see the end results I am always pleased! I really need to get out of my comfort zone more often.

I used my Poppystamps Petal Ribbon die. I cut it out in all four colors and did a bit of layering. Then I added some sparkly enamel dots. The funky scallop rectangle is from Reverse Confetti's Stamped Note 3, I adhered it to a My Favorite Things Blueprints 20 stitched rectangle.


The sentiment is from one of my fave Birthday stamp sets, Penny Black's Sprinkles and Smiles. I use it ALL the time!

You can check out the rest of the design team cards here:

The Paper Players Design Team



Paper: SU melon mambo, soft sky,mossy meadow, pumpkin pie
Ink: SU black
Stamps:Penny Black sprinkles and smiles
Dies: Poppystamps Petal ribbon, MFT Blueprints 20, RC Stamp Note 3
Other: enamel dots




21 comments:

  1. Beautiful design and I love the colours together. Great sentiment too. xx

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  2. This is really lovely Laurie, you should be pleased with it! (I know I would be too!)

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  3. This is an excited group of colors to use. I like that you did the base card in the light blue, as my eyes when right to the sentiment. The flowers are a wonderful accent. Thanks so much for playing along with us at The Mod Squad Challenge. Good luck, and hope to see you again.
    Barbara, Mod Squad Challenge Host.

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  4. I love this....there is so much visual movement with the stems, and that die frame is fabulous! I agree...that sentiment is pretty cool. Might have to look for that set myself!

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  5. I went with flowers too Laurie - a popular choice this week! I love your ribboned blooms with their enamel dot centres - just perfect for my colours this week!

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  6. This is a gorgeous card, and I love the design! Thanks for playing along with us at Seize The Birthday :)

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  7. I love this ! Such an elegant card !
    Greetz
    Margo

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  8. This is really stunning Laurie! I just love your take on this colors too!! Thanks for the inspiration! :)

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  9. Mmmmmmm lovely! I love that ribbon die highlighting your beautiful little flowers so sweetly!

    Thanks a bunch for joining the fun at STB!

    Patti

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  10. What a pretty card Laurie, really caught my eye over at AAA. I love the simplicity of all those die cuts.

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  11. Fabulous use of the colors, Laurie! I love how your card is mostly soft blue with little spots of the other colors. Beautiful!

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  12. This is SO pretty Laurie!
    Love the layers and the colors together!

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  13. Beautiful Laurie!Love that Petal Ribbon Die. Never seen it before.

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  14. Fabulous card, Laurie! I love the ribbon stem for the flowers--such movement! The flowers really pop on the soft sky background and that sentiment IS a great one!

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  15. Beautiful design.....love the fabulous colors! Thanks for playing along with us at Seize the Birthday!

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  16. Laurie, I love all the different dies you used to create this beautiful card! Those flowers are just perfect and the enamel dots are perfect! Super card, My Friend! XX

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  17. What a beautiful, elegant card!

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  18. Such a pretty card! The colours are really great, and I love the curve to the flower stems.

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  19. This is super cute! I like how you placed the green elements and the flowers in this creative layout.

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  20. Laurie, I still haven't used my postage stamp die.... you inspired me to get it out and use it! Your use of the different dies is fabulous and I love how soft the card feels. Fab card
    hugs
    jaydee

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  21. I love the green stem swirl the way it frames the card - beautiful! Thanks for sharing with us at AAA cards!

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