Friday, April 15, 2011

PP42 Scrap Card

Hi Stampers! 
I wanted to “play” with my favorite ladies at The Paper Players Color Challenge PP42 this week ( ) and thought that the colors would be perfect for a birthday card.
I store my cardstock in numerous ways (trays, upright holders, folders, you name it) but for the active SU! cardstock, I cut a few sheets of the 8.5 x 11 size into fourths ( 4 ¼” x 5 ½”) and store them in separate ziplock sandwich bags (one for each color- of course, I had to label them:-)).  This way, I can grab the bags with the colors I want to use and emboss, cut or punch whatever I need and put the remaining scraps back into the same bag (I used to use a binder method but have found at this time, this works the best for me).
Once I pulled out the Poppy Parade, Baja Breeze and So Saffron storage bags,  I noticed that I had several embossed panels in all of the colors already in "stock" so I decided to create a “scrap” card! 
All I had to do to finish the card was to stamp the image and sentiment with Poppy Parade Classic Ink onto a Whisper White cardstock scraps, trim the focal image and punch out the sentiment. 
I layered the focal image using the new Postage Stamp Punch and for the sentiment I used the Word Window and Modern Label Punch.  Adhere both with Dimensionals, add pearls and the card was finished! 

Stamp Sets:  Cute by the Inch (hostess level II), Short & Sweet
 Ink:  Poppy Parade
Cardstock:   Baja Breeze, Poppy Parade, So Saffron, Whisper White, Poppy Parade DSP (hostess level I pack)
Accessories:  Big Shot, Square Lattice, Finial Press and Vintage Wallpaper EF, Word Window, Modern Label and the new Postage Stamp Punch (available 5/01), Dimensionals, Pearls
Thanks again for stopping by and I hope you have a wonderful weekend- God Bless! 


LeAnne said...

Oh you're so organized. You'd hate it in my messy room! LOL! This is awesome---you always do embossing so well and this is no exception! LOVE that center medallion---it's next on my list of things to get!

Ann Schach said...

Fabulous texture, Julie! What a wonderful way to use your scraps!

Nance said...

Love the embossed scraps Julie! They look fantastic together and the sanding adds even more great texture. So glad you could join us this week! Thinking of you! ((hugs))

Always Playing with Paper said...

Hey Julie!! So happy you joined us! I always look forward to your creations! What a cool way of organizing your paper! I must try that! You card is elegant and different! You have such a fabulously unique style!

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