Sunday, March 29, 2015

I am popping in with a couple of cards.  I am playing along with a few blog challenges.  For this first card, I just fell in love with the bold colors at Always Playing With Paper.   I used the Sweet Sunday Sketch which showcases these bold colors beautifully.  I did turn the sketch to make it a vertical card.   I also decided I could play some tic tac toe with The Paper Players. 

I am using MFT Products unless otherwise noted.  I started with MFT smooth white, steel gray, razzle berry, and sour apple card stocks.  The card base is steel gray.  I die cut a smooth white layer using Blueprints 2.  I die cut the razzle berry layer with Blueprints 13.  I stamped this panel with Damask background stamp in razzle berry premium ink.  Next, I die cut sour apple using Vertical Stitched Strips die namics.  I stamped with Swiss Dot background stamp in sour apple premium ink.  I glued all three panels together and added to the card base with some foam mounting tape.  Next, I die cut smooth white with pierced circle stax.  I stamped the SMILE from Smile stamp set in razzle berry ink.  I stamped the top portion of the sentiment from same set in steel gray ink.  I felt like it still needed a little something so I added a swirly image from Chalkboard Greetings Too in sour apple ink.  Love how it finished off the sentiment panel.  I added some loose threading behind and finished with a few clear sequins.

For the second card, I am playing along with this week's MFT Weekly Sketch Challenge and Just Us Girls Inspiration Challenge.  I just thought this photo had so many beautiful options.  I fell in love with the green gingham, polka dots, and bunnies!

I started with MFT smooth white, lemon chiffon, cotton candy, and kraft card stocks.  I have a kraft base.  I die cut the curve panel with Blueprints 22 in smooth white and lemon chiffon.  I stamped the smooth white panel with gingham background stamp in sour apple ink.  I stamped the lemon chiffon edge in versa mark using Darling Dots stamp set and white embossed.  I sponged on some lemon chiffon ink to enhanced the color a bit.  I cut out the circle element using the die from Blueprints 18.  I cut out the same circle from cotton candy and popped up behind.  I die cut Somebunny die namics and stamped with Somebunny stamp set in hybrid black licorice ink and colored with copics.  I used some Jody boosters to pop up the bunny a bit to the cotton candy circle.  I used foam mounting tape to pop up the whole panel to the kraft base.  I die cut the sentiment strip from Blueprints 2 and stamped with sentiment using Hybrid black licorice ink.  I finished my card with a few clear sequins.


  1. Love how you used the colours, Betty! Happy you played.

  2. Both cards are fantastic, great colour choices Betty!

  3. Both of these just make me smile with the fun colors.

  4. So fun! I always love your use of colors! That bunny is just toooo stinkin' adorable.

  5. Such fun colorur combos screaming spring :) Nicely done times two.

  6. Betty, your cards are both so fun! Your bright razzle berry card made me smile! The sentiment just pops of the white! Thank you for joining my Bingo challenge at The Paper Players this week! XX

  7. So sweet....two lovely cards Betty. Thank you so much for playing along with us at The Challenge!

  8. Oh these are so fabulous. Love the colors and the great designs.

  9. Aw, your "Somebunny" card is so adorable! Thank you for playing along with our MFT Challenge. :)

  10. BOTH cards make me smile!! Gorgeous, gorgeous colors and layout!
    Thanks for joining us this week at Just Us Girls!

  11. I love both your cards, Betty! Love the colors, and your style is so nice and clean. Thanks for sharing with us at The Paper Players!

  12. Both of these are fabulous Betty. Love the colors, so fun.

  13. these cards are just so pretty Betty-my fave is the 2nd one-love the background stamping and the cute bunny image-hope your Easter is a blessed one

  14. What a great color combination! I love your special details of the thread behind the circle and your random dots...perfect! Thanks for including The Paper Players in your crafting fun this week!


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