Masterfully Made For PP650

by Joanne James23. July 2023 08:00

Today it's Sunday and time for this week's new challenge over at The Paper Players! It's my turn to host this week and I have my favourite, a sketch challenge for us to work with:


The eagle-eyed amongst you might recognise this layout - I actually based it on the Berry Burst card that features the Cheerful Daisies bundle on the front page of the Stampin' up! catalogue. I love layers, so this card layout was right up my street. No Cheerful Daisies today though - instead I'm featuring the Gorgeously Made bundle. Take a look:


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

I used a Night of Navy base, with a tone-on-tone embossed layer featuring the hatch design that is one of the online exclusive embossing folders. Then I added a bright, floral piece of Masterfully Made designer series paper, that I had cut top and bottom using the edge dies in the Gorgeously Made bundle - how beautiful is this paper?! I added a vellum circle to allow the paper to show through, before diecutting two pieces of foliage that highlight two of the colours in the designer paper and adding a sentiment from the bundle using the label die:


I added a (retired) flower embellishment and a couple of sparkly enamel dots to complete my card. I just love the bright colours on this card; I kind of wish I had cut the label shorter and left off the flower embellishment, but hey ho - next time!

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 returned from a two-week vacation yesterday so I am feeling rested, relaxed - and ready to hit the hockey pitch today! I am driving the eldest of the James Juniors to Nottingham today for an umpiring training day, so am hoping at least that it will be dry, if not as warm and sunny as I've been used to! I'll be back soon 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 (9) -

Ann Schach
Ann SchachUnited States
7/24/2023 3:26:55 AM #

A beautiful card, Joanne! The designer paper is rich and gorgeous.  I love how the die cuts coordinate with it. Thank you for the amazing sketch. I will use it often. Have a wonderful week!

7/24/2023 10:45:56 AM #

Absoluty gorgeous card 🤩👏👏👏
Have a great day 💐😊

Kim S
Kim SUnited States
7/24/2023 12:26:54 PM #

Gorgeous!!  The colors, patterns and textures are amazing with those beautiful leaves!

LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
7/24/2023 5:28:19 PM #

You know just how to combine those colors with that eclectic paper----and it always works out so well! LOVE the sketch, the layers were so fun!

VickyUnited Kingdom
7/26/2023 8:01:02 PM #

The way you used these beautiful papers has given this card a lovely faux shaker card look Joanne! Just lovely! Hope you had a wonderful holiday and are ready for crafty action! Vicky x

Suzy Hinton
Suzy HintonUnited States
7/28/2023 3:16:18 AM #

Joanne, This was such a great sketch and I love what you did with it. I keep seeing that beautiful paper and it keeps calling to me.

Anne Marie Hile
Anne Marie HileUnited States
7/29/2023 5:59:34 AM #

You know, I almost bought this bundle a couple weeks ago but then I said "I'm sure Joanne is going to use it and make me regret not getting it." And I was correct! I love everything about this card! Awesome sketch this week!

Deborah Wheeler
Deborah WheelerUnited Kingdom
7/29/2023 6:31:10 AM #

That definitely is gorgeously made Joanne! Love those vibrant colours

Jan Clothier
Jan ClothierNew Zealand
7/30/2023 10:39:24 AM #

A vibrant, classic take on this set. You've shown the suite to perfection with this bright, yet elegant, design.

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