Nothing's Better Than In-Color Glimmer Cocktails PP594

by Joanne James5. June 2022 08:00

Today it's Sunday and time for this week's new challenge over at The Paper Players! It's the turn of the fabulous Anne Marie to host this week and she has a fun theme challenge for you to work with:


I still had my Nothing's Better Than set out on my desk from Friday's cards out on my desk, so I decided to use the current Atlantic Hearts sketch layout and play along with the In-Color challenge over at Hand Stamped Sentiments and set about recreating the colourful cocktails on our challenge board this week - take a look:


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

I cut a whole bunch of stitched rectangles in glimmer paper in each of the new in-colours and laid them on my card base in alternating colours, with the lighter shades at the top and the darker shades bottom. I then added my sentiment and my colourful cocktail glass. I brushed my cocktail with clear Wink of Stella - along with the glimmer paper, this makes for one sparkly card!

I finished my sentiment on the inside of my card and added another cocktail for good measure:

I also added a stamped cocktail to the front of my envelope - it's definitely happy hour for the recipient of this card!

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:

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.
4.  Have FUN!

Enjoy your day; I'll be back tomorrow with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!


Stampin' Up! Supplies Used: 

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


Comments (18) -

Jennie Maier
Jennie MaierUnited States
6/5/2022 12:51:35 PM #

Joanne, I love this card! The stitching on the colorful glimmer paper is just great! And that cocktail looks delicious! Great job with the challenge! Have a great week!


Heather Heroldt
Heather HeroldtUnited States
6/5/2022 5:09:34 PM #

Oh my gosh, Joanne, this is so fabulous!  LOVE the sparkle, I am dumbfounded by how perfect your design layout is - and I love that foo-foo drink!  Just over-the-top-awesome!  Thanks so much for playing at Hand Stamper Sentiments!


pattiUnited States
6/5/2022 5:16:55 PM #

I love this background! So fun and colorful! Such a fun card to give to someone celebrating. Thanks so much for joining in the hand stamped sentiments challenge this week!


Dena Hughes
Dena HughesUnited States
6/5/2022 5:30:38 PM #

Oh, how fun! The stitching, shine, and great sentiment - everything to make this a rockin' take on the sketch. Thank you so much for sharing your project with us at Atlantic hearts Sketch Challenge this week.


AnnaUnited States
6/5/2022 11:13:15 PM #

What a beautiful card. I love the way you incorporated the colors throughout the card--it makes the whole thing so fun! Thank you so much for joining us at the Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge this week and look forward to seeing your next creation!
Anna, Design Team


Fiona Whitehead
Fiona WhiteheadUnited Kingdom
6/6/2022 10:01:58 AM #

Such a fun card - love the inside too - thanks for sharing with us at HSS this week


Brandi R
Brandi RCanada
6/6/2022 11:09:15 AM #

I love this, the colours are perfect, the stamped image is great but that sentiment is hilarious, I love it! Thanks for playing along with Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (AHSC).

Brandi R.
DT member AHSC


Ann Schach
Ann SchachUnited States
6/6/2022 1:05:43 PM #

What a fabulous shimmery background, Joanne! And who doesn't love that sentiment!!! Of course, blue umbrella drinks are the best. Have a wonderful week!


Cindy Beach
Cindy BeachUnited States
6/7/2022 5:08:54 PM #

Ooh, that stitching and shimmer is so pretty, Joanne! A fun and festive card, love it!


Ida P. Krause
Ida P. KrauseUnited States
6/8/2022 6:10:07 PM #

Who doesn't love a good cocktail! - Love how you did the paper strips on this (such a fun idea).


LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
6/8/2022 8:24:28 PM #

So many ways to love this card...colorful, sparkly, drinks....a perfect way to use that sketch along with some Wink of Stella too!


Claire Broadwater
Claire BroadwaterUnited States
6/8/2022 9:51:03 PM #

I just LOVE this fun card, Joanne!  I love all the strips of color.  SMILE!  And, who doesn't love a cocktail.  This card is just fabulous!  It made me smile!  


Christy Stanford
Christy StanfordUnited States
6/10/2022 8:45:20 AM #

I love how you did the glimmer paper background, Joanne.  I'm sure that took some time but it looks fabulous!  The colors are perfect for your cocktails theme.


Anne Marie Hile
Anne Marie HileUnited States
6/11/2022 6:05:41 AM #

Oooh, I just love all of that glittery goodness, Joanne! That background is super fun and the perfect compliment to your refreshing beverage. Glad you had fun with my challenge this week. Big hugs! Smile


GenevieveUnited States
6/11/2022 9:06:49 PM #

What a great way to showcase the colors with the glimmer paper background!  Love how you used the colors to compliment the cocktail.  Super cute card!  Thanks so much for joining us at Hand Stamped sentiments.


jaydeeUnited States
6/11/2022 10:36:41 PM #

Oh... Joanne!  I am obsessed with those glimmery strips!  I love how you pulled all the colors together throughout the card.  Fabulous, my friend!


Leah D Dixon
Leah D DixonCanada
6/13/2022 6:08:03 AM #

All my favourite things ( cocktails and glimmer paper) on one card! I love the strips background and that it is all stitched and glimmery. These little details make a difference. I also love the softness of the In Colors that you chose. It really makes this card! Thanks for joining us at HSS.


Jenny Engelke
Jenny EngelkeUnited States
6/13/2022 3:55:35 PM #

Wow, what a fabulous combo of the challenges!!! I love this set, it's totally one of my faves and it works perfectly with the color theme!  Thanks for playing with us at HSS, Joanne!


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