Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Paper Sweeties' New Release Sneak Peek Day 2

Welcome to our second day of Paper Sweeties' new release sneak peeks! Today I'm showcasing a sentiment only set, this one comes from Believe!. I decided to go a bit shabby on this one and keep a neutral color palette:


This set contains such darling Christmas related sentiments, you'll definitely see me using these stamps again. I started off using Prima's line of vintage papers called the Printery collection. I distressed the perimeter edges and inked up the sentiment panel with a bit of Antique Linen distress ink. The decorative frame around the sentiment is one half of a Fleur De Lis Nestability square. I added some Bisque Liquid Pearls to the perimeter for a little definition. The lace came from my mom who is a real estate agent and sold a house for a woman who was a seamstress and had bags of old lace. I layered that over a box pleat length of silk ribbon and to hold both of them together a added a strip of SU!'s grosgrain ribbon. The flower is also from Prima and I touched up the edges with the Antique Linen distress ink, to tie in all the colors. Under that is a raffia bow.

Make sure you take a peek at what the other Paper Sweeties' DT members are making with these beautiful stamps as well:



Thanks for stopping by!



Stamps: Believe! (Paper Sweeties Stamps)
Paper: The Printery (Prima), Very Vanilla, Basic Black
Ink: Versafine Onyx Black, Antique Linen distress ink (Ranger)
Accessories: Grosgrain ribbon (BU!), antique lace, box-pleat ribbon, raffia, paper flower (Prima), Fleur De Lis Square (Spellbinders), Bisque Liquid Pearls (Ranger), heart button, daubers, paper distresser
Size: 4 1/4" X 5 1/2"
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12 comments:

  1. Gorgeous and classic Andrea goodness :) Love the lace, flower, nestie frame and those two sparkly black hearts. Great card as always!

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  2. Wow!! I love absolutely everything about this card..the colour..the lace..the ribbon..the sentiment...the bling...did I forget anything???

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  3. Ever so pretty, Andrea! LOVE the neutral color palette, and those layered trims... Swoon!

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  4. Classy and elegant! I love the gorgeous lace and the heart gems.

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  5. Gorgeous card. Love the vintage look with the lace and ribbons. TFS

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  6. Pretty! Love the papers you've used, and that sentiment is so sweet!!

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  7. Absolutely stunning ... I would never have thought to do a neutral palette for Christmas, but this is absolutely gorgeous! Thank you for all your efforts to showcase the Sweeties so brilliantly each month, Andrea :)

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  8. Andrea - Wow this is so elegant and professional looking!

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  9. I've missed being here! You produce such beauty. Love the neutral tones, and that amazing rose at the top.

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  10. This is gorgeous! I love all the different elements you used. That paper is gorgeous and I love the vintage feel.
    Blessings,
    Michelle

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