PPA Challenge 163

Today’s card is made for the PPA 163 Paper Pals Arts Challenge. To see the design team cards as well as those submitted for this challenge click here.  It is interesting for me to see the cards that I have posted, because I am still trying to figure out my personal style. Bold, layered, less intricate designs resonate the most with me so far! My favorite sentiments are either Thank You messages or ones like today’s card - sentiments that may fit more than just one occasion. It will be interesting to note over time how my style and tastes will evolve. Being mostly self-taught in this craft I am eager to learn and incorporate new techniques as I progress.


PPA Challenge 163

PPA Challenge 163

I started with 8 ½”  x 11” Cherry Cobbler card stock cut in half and scored at 4 ¼” for a standard A2 card. Very Vanilla cut at 5 ¼” x 4” for the first layer with a 3 ½” x 4” DSP second layer. A hexagon punch of each color was placed on the DSP, topped with the polka dot ribbon strips, and embellished with the basic jewels. Midnight Muse cut at 3 ½” x 2 ¼” topped by Cherry Cobbler 3” x 2” and completed with the Congrats message stamped in Midnight Muse and cut out with the scallop punch, decorated with Linen Thread and adhered with dimensionals.  I sponged the Mignight Muse around the scalloped edges for depth. CELEBRATE was embossed on the bottom of the Very Vanilla layer for the finishing touch.

I hope you enjoyed today’s card, and I anticipate to see you again tomorrow - as I am scheduled to be the guest stamper for Mary Fish!

Product Information + Order Numbers : 

Stamp Set(s): Seasonal Sayings (Wood-mount 131937, Clear-mount 128009)  Tagtastic (Hostess – Retired – 122747)

Paper: Cherry Cobbler (119685) Midnight Muse (126843) Very Vanilla (101650) DSP Stacks Regals (130139)

Ink: Midnight Muse (126860) Versamark (102283)

Cool Tools: Heat Tool (129053) Embossing Buddy (103083) Scallop Oval Punch (119856) Hexagon Punch (130919)

Perfect Touch: Cherry Cobbler Emboss Powder (122949) Stampin Dimensionals (104430) Linen Thread (104199) Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110775) Rhinestone Basic Jewels (119246) ½” Scalloped Dots Ribbon Cheery Cobbler (Retired 124138)

Posted on July 13, 2013 .