Sunday, March 25, 2012

Paper Players 88

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Happy Sunday!  Ann has a wonderful Paper Players sketch for us today:

I love this sketch!  I hope it will inspire you too! Here’s what I came up with:

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I used the Rosemary image from Herb Expressions, stamped in Stazon on watercolor paper and watercolored with Marina Mist and Wild Wasabi.  I gave it some “antiquing” with the waterspot image from French Foliage in Sahara Sand and antiqued all the edges with SS as well.  I added a little felt border cut with the Tasteful Trim die, and the little spade is from a retired set called Garden Pleasures (thanks, Wanda, for that idea!).  The piece of First Edition DP, which I grabbed out of my folder willy-nilly, just happened to have information on herbals!!  A nice tie-in!  Here are a couple closeups:

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This card also qualifies for:

We can’t wait to see what colors, images and embellishments you use on your creations this week!  Share them with us at the Paper Players blog, and while you’re there, be sure to see what the other designers have come up with!

The first popsicle of the season!

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25 comments:

  1. LeAnne,
    I just love your card! The sketch is lovely and you've really made wonderful use of it with all of the detail. Love the cutout and popped up trowel. And your little one is growing up so quickly! Still as adorable as ever! Did she give grammie a taste of her popsicle? So sweet!

    Cheers!
    Jennifer

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  2. just LOVE this card! i like the layout, and the little hand shovel, across the book print looks terrific.

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  3. OMGosh, I am in awe of all the details in this card, the tiny spade, the PERFECT First Edition DSP clipping, the felt, your antiquing...WONDERFUL 'tie-ins'! I have so enjoy my java with you this morning!

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  4. Omg....I love those sandals they are soooo cute ! The ice cream woo, it's that time again, and now your card, what can I say, that iv haven't said before, I love it !!
    Tfs.
    Have a blessed Sunday ,and hope your filling better !
    Frenchie.

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  5. LeAnne, love your card! That background paper you used, the floral image and that little garden tool. Just the perfect card for this sketch.

    Wish I could say I had my first popsicle of the season, but I think I am on like #10.

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  6. This is beautiful!!! Love the pp you used and that little spade!!!

    Great job with the HSS challenge :)

    Maria

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  7. Yum...popsicles! What a gorgeous card in blue, that little shovel cut out and the way you use the spot background from French Foliage really adds to this already amazing card!! Just so beautiful!

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  8. This is a great card with lots of added little touches. I love the trowel; it just completes the whole card.

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  9. LeAnne,

    I love how you colored the rosemary image and the antiquing adds just the right touch. Thanks so much for playing at Hand Stamped Sentiments.

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  10. It's a lovely sketch LeAnne and you've made the prettiest card with it! I love that little trowel tucked into your twine.

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  11. LeAnne, this is just stunning! I love the whole card but the cutout spade added such a wow factor ... my fav part of the whole card!

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  12. LeAnne, I just love this! Your choice of DSP is perfect for the image and all the little details are adorable! I really love the carefree watercoloring--it's perfect for the casual elegance of this whole beauty! Fantastic!

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  13. Ohhh! My favorite part is the little splatters:-) Such a great detail, I love that! The coloring is great as well! Thanks for playing at HSS!

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  14. GAH!! Leanne, this is just too stinkin' CUTE! Love your sweet little spade tied on the bottom and the vivid watercoloring topped off with the splatter ( I SO need that stamp! ) Thanks for playing along this week at Hand Stamped Sentiments!

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  15. So many pretty details and I love the watermarks and your soft coloring, too!! Thank you for joining us at Hand Stamped Sentiments.

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  16. LeAnne - I absolutely adore this card. The colours are so nice and soft with that image - and I especially love that little spade tied on. Great touch!

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  17. Oh yes!!! The first popsicle of the season - sure to be many more. Looks like she is enjoying it.
    Very pretty card - love the softness of the blues. The "antiquing" looks great. How fun that the piece of First Edition DP was about herbs - maybe not so willy-nilly after all??

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  18. Love your sympathy card LeAnne, darling little girl too. Following you now. Hugs,Bev

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  19. What a beautiful card! I love the added touch of the trowel and the twine. Thanks for playing with us this week at Hand Stamped Sentiments.

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  20. So pretty LeAnne! Love the sweet little blue blossoms and great mix of patterned paper! The little garden tool adds a nice touch! Thanks for the inspiration :)

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  21. Ok, let's talk about little cutie patootie with her toothy grin first! Eeek!! SO adorable! Now, on to that pretty card...absolutely beautiful with such great details. Love the watermarks on the main image, too. Hope you are having a great week! Hugs! :)

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  22. Beautiful, LeAnne! I love the stitching. This is the perfect paper for this image. The trowel is too cute!

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  23. WOW!!! I can't begin to tell you how much I love this card! Everything about it is so appealing. TFS!!!

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  24. Oh, LeAnne I just really love all of the little accents you add to your cards to make them one of a kind! So much detail!!

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