Follow Your Dreams Caravan Card

by Joanne James10. January 2016 09:00

It's Sunday and time for a new challenge over at The Paper PlayersThis week it is the turn of my sweet friend Claire to host and she has a great colour palette for you to play along with:


I love this bold and bright colour palette and actually created a couple of cards with it. One is very 'me' so I saved that for another day; today's card uses this week's sketch over at Mojo Monday and has a rather different feel to it - I think it's the marbled paper! - take a look:


I paired a piece of the Tempting Turquoise Perfectly Artistic marbled patterned paper with some retired heart-patterned DSP, as a backdrop for my colourful little caravan from 'You're Sublime', which I coloured with my inks and an aquapainter (the body is paper-pieced with a piece of the marbled paper on the reverse). A punched heart, some ribbon, sequins and another pink heart topped with an epoxy sticker for added dimension finish my card. 

I love the rather subtle colouring that the marbled paper adds; I am looking forward to experimenting with this paper further. It's available free with a £45 spend until £15th February as one of the Sale-A-Bration 'limited time' offers, so if it's on your list it's one to get sooner rather than later. As for that little caravan - how cute! This card is destined for Gail, one of my team, who is often holidaying to interesting destinations in her caravan. She is about to become an official warden for The Caravan Club so this image is so appropriate and the sentiment perfect.

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 
Linda Callahan
Hannelie Bester
Colleen Begley
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! 


I look forward to seeing what you create with this week's colours. We have a day of sport today, with basketball and hockey in store as we fully get back into the new season. I'm hoping to squeeze in a little craft time too.

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 (7) -

Nance Leedy
Nance LeedyUnited States
1/10/2016 3:13:34 PM #

What a darling card, Joanne!  This little caravan, as you say, is so whimsical in the challenge colors and I must admit this stamp set didn't make it to my shopping list...until now.  What a perfect sentiment for your teammate.  I just know she will treasure it.  Can't wait to see what else is up your creative sleeve with these colors!

Claire Broadwater
Claire BroadwaterUnited States
1/10/2016 7:14:15 PM #

Joanne, this is just adorable!  I just LOVE what you did with my color combo!  I know your friend will cherish this card.  The little "caravan" is so FUN!  I didn't buy this set either, but you certainly made me smile with this one!  XX

LaurieUnited States
1/10/2016 7:45:00 PM #

Love that marbled paper Joanne! Such a cute card, that stamp is adorable,too. I love the lil heart on the flag!

LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
1/10/2016 8:49:22 PM #

How cute!  I have this set and haven't played with it too much, but I love how you paired it with the marbled paper....looks like a pretty cloud-swirled sky!  Lots of fun stuff going on here!

Linda Callahan
Linda CallahanUnited States
1/10/2016 11:12:57 PM #

I love that marbled paper in the background!    And I love all of your layers and details!  Cute trailer!

sandymUnited States
1/11/2016 5:38:24 PM #

How cute this is, Joanne! I love that adorable trailer and the marbled paper makes the perfect "phsychadelic" sky. So retro!

Hannelie Bester
Hannelie BesterU.A.E.
1/12/2016 9:30:47 AM #

The perfect colors for this fun card!

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