Give Thanks For Labels To Love And The Paper Players PP365

by Joanne James8. October 2017 09:00

It's Sunday and time for this week's new challenge over at The Paper Players! I am your host this week and I have a colour challenge for us to work with:


I took the opportunity to make a fall-inspired thank you card this week that works for a few additional challenges too; I used the sketch over at Just Add Ink, the middle vertical column of the tictactoe board over at Paper Craft Crew and the theme challenge over at Global Design Project:

Tic Tac Toe PCC Challenge 262         

My starting point for today's card was this gorgeous patterned paper from the Painted Harvest designer series paper pack - take a look:


Here's the low-down on today's card:

Even More Painted Autumn For Your Pennies - You all know how much I love designer series paper, and the Painted Autumn collection is definitely up there as one of this season's favourites. Bold, watercoloured images in beautiful autumnal colours what could be better? How about more for less? Yes, Painted Autumn is one of the designer series papers that is included in the 'Buy 3, get 1 free' sale that is running throughout October. You can read more about that here or purchase directly from my online store - I for one will be stocking up for sure. 

Give Thanks For Labels To Love - I used the sentiment and border stamp from the 'Labels To Love' stamp set on my card today. This set, on page 45 of the seasonal catalogue, is an additional set that coordinates with the Everyday Label Punch besides the 'Merry Little Labels' set that the punch is bundled with. There are some great sentiments in this set but I think this one is my favourite - we all have so much to be thankful for. I added a couple of the Touches of Nature wooden flowers that I heat embossed with some now-retired Crushed Curry embossing powder to my label, along with some vellum leaves and a leaf-embossed stitched circle behind to create a bit of a collage of my focal point. 

Not Just An Everyday Label - The Everyday Label Punch is proving a very popular choice for many of my customers and it's easy to see why: in addition to punching out the standard shape, there are a number of ways the punch can be used to make either shorter or longer labels, to create layers or even to create different shapes. By shortening my punched label I created more of a square shape for the sentiment on my card today. I love a punch that is versatile and has lots of alternative uses! 

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:


You can see all of my Product and 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

Before you reach for your ink and papers, check out what our amazing team has created to inspire you this week:

The Paper Players Design Team
Laurie Schmidt
Nance Leedy
Sandy Mathis 
 Annie Abrahamson
Deanne K
Jan Clothier
Here's a quick recap of our challenge rules:
1.  Create a new paper project
2.  Upload your creation to your blog with a link back to us and provide a direct link to the post featuring your challenge submission.
3.  Please link your card to no more than four challenges, TOTAL (that includes any you design for) .
4.  Have FUN! 


I look forward to seeing what you create with this week's colour palette. Enjoy the rest of your weekend as it will be over all too quickly; my niece is celebrating her 18th birthday this coming week so we are off for a family gathering of 'cake and cocktails' this evening to celebrate, which we are all looking forward to.

I'll be back tomorrow with another project; until then, happy stampin'!



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Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

Comments (11) -

LaurieUnited States
10/8/2017 4:15:17 PM #

Wow... what a great job with the colors Joanne! Your card is just perfect! I love the layers.

Have a great day!


Nikki Spencer
Nikki SpencerAustralia
10/8/2017 11:45:03 PM #

I love your use of the Just Add Ink sketch Joanne! The layers and details are so pretty. Thanks for sharing.


sandymUnited States
10/9/2017 9:24:46 PM #

Joanne this is so beautiful. I am in love with that patterned paper, and it was so perfect for this color challenge. I love your layered focal point too, especially those vellum leaves!


Nance Leedy
Nance LeedyUnited States
10/10/2017 11:57:11 AM #

Oh, Joanne...this is absolutely gorgeous!  I love how you've turned these colors in a soft and elegant card.  Your layering is fabulous and use of color looks effortless.  The surprise element of vellum leaves is a lovely touch.  Way to rock your own challenge, my friend!


LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
10/10/2017 7:14:17 PM #

This is so sweet!  I love all the little elements you tucked onto this adorable little creation!  The background DSP is perfect; I love the little flowers, but those vellum leaves sent me over the edge!


Tina Gillespie
Tina GillespieAustralia
10/12/2017 2:04:36 AM #

Oh, wow, how lovely! All the layers are amazing, but I especially love the vellum leaves. Thanks for sharing with us at Just Add Ink.


Annie Abrahamson
Annie AbrahamsonUnited States
10/12/2017 4:10:46 PM #

Gorgeous!  I love how you clustered the labels and vellum leaves and that DSP is beautiful.  Thanks for a fun color challenge this week!  Hugs, Annie


Claire Broadwater
Claire BroadwaterUnited States
10/13/2017 7:10:11 PM #

I just love this color combo!  SO out of my box, but perfect for Fall!  Your card is gorgeous!  I love the DSP and the vellum leaves!  The CC twine and ribbon are the perfect accents!  Great challenge, My Friend!  I hope you have a fantastic weekend!  XX


Deanne @ Three Trees
Deanne @ Three TreesCanada
10/13/2017 9:34:14 PM #

OH so pretty!  LOVE the vellum touches - why is it that I can't remember to use vellum?  Thanks for the 'challenge' this week - wink wink!


Mona Pendleton
Mona PendletonUnited States
10/13/2017 10:53:21 PM #

Such a pretty card Joanne! I love the pretty patterned paper and fancy foliage! Thanks for the inspiration and for the fun color combo to create with!


jaydeeUnited States
10/14/2017 3:57:56 PM #

Joanne, I can see why you decided to use this DSP for the base of your card - it's beautiful and I love the simplicity of the sentiment focal point with it.  Fabulous!


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