Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Paper Sweeties' March Release Sneak Peek...Day 1

Hello and welcome to our Paper Sweeties' pre-release peeks! Actually, Debbie has been peeking these sets since March 1st in order to get orders fulfilled before our early Easter holiday this year. Today I'm showcasing a sentiment only set, this one is called Baskets and Bunnies, though my card has no baskets or bunnies on it, lol!

I knew that I wanted to use Maja Design's Walking in the Forest collection, though not really Easter colors per se...but soothing and serene none the less. I have a lot of cut up pieces of paper in this paper line, so I just started adding layers until they took over the card. The bow is 3 pieces of crinkled seam binding tied together with 1 big and 2 little flowers glued to it. The sentiment panel kept expanding too...every time I tried adding another facet...it worked (which, BTW, never happens...). So there you have it!
Here are the other Paper Sweeties' Design Team members...you have to go see what they are peeking today:


and we're welcoming Michelle Bala to our team this month!
I'll be back tomorrow for with another card using some Paper Sweeties' stamps as inspiration.
Thanks for visiting and have a great day!




Stamps: Baskets & Bunnies (Paper Sweeties Stamps)
Paper: Walking in the Forest collection (Jeans, Jeans-bs, Fresh Air-bs, Knitted Sweater, Knitted Sweater-bs) Maja Design, Not Quite Navy, Natural White (Stampin' Up!), Saddle (CTMH)
Ink: Versafine Onyx Black, Tea Dye Distress ink (Ranger)
Accessories: Doily Lace border punch (Martha Stewart), Large Scalloped Border die (PTI), corner punch (SU!), paper flowers, crinkled seam binding, sewing machine, dimensionals, pearls, paper distresser, dauber
Size: 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" 
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9 comments:

  1. Wonderful mix of scallops and loving the blue half pearls :)

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  2. As always, Andrea, a stunning creation using sentiments from the Paper Sweeties lineup! You are one talented lady and I'm truly honored to have you on the Paper Sweeties DT sharing your work with our friends!

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  3. beautiful card, bye from France,
    Pitchoune

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  4. Those are lovely colors. Love how you made your bg with all those different strips but your sentiment panel with the banner, DP strip, scallops, and pearls is beautiful. Oh and the flower, wow. Very pretty card!

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  5. Beautiful mix of patterned papers! Love the design and scallops. Very pretty pearls, flower/ribbon and lovely sentiment!

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  6. Lovely card Andrea! Your sentiment banner with the scallops and pearls is marvelous!

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  7. Your card is so warm and inviting! Beautiful flower and ribbon embellishment as well as a great mix of papers.

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