Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Flattery Will Get You Far...

Isn't THAT the truth!! I know you aren't surprised at this point, but I am LOVING this new set from Paper Pretties. I still have one card from this set you haven't seen, and I decided to use it for today's sketch challenge and Jana's Prettie Wednesday Challenge. Jana gave us some of the strictest rules for today's challenge...and I am STILL not sure I followed them correctly. Here were the rules:


Create a card or scrapbook page using the following items:
1 dry embossed piece (embossing folders and texture plates count!)
2 pieces of patterned paper
3 colors of solid card stock (this includes any neutrals you use)
4 embellishments
5 layers

So, the dry embossed piece must be one of your patterned papers or your 3 colors. And, at no point should there by more than 4 layers under a top piece of card stock. However, if you have your base card with a second layer on that...you may have multiple small pieces each with 2 layers under them...right? Oh...and you may use as many tools as you like. Guess this isn't so much limited as just very specific!





I think my sentiment may have broke the 5layer rule, but I am so close I am not going to worry about it. Oh, and if paper piercing is an embellishment just pretend you don't see it, kay??For this card I used some Hawaiian Papaya DSP to paper piece the take out box and for the panel behind it. I paired it with Chocolate Chip and Kiwi Kiss card stock. I made a slight Shadow around the box and fortune with my Copic W1marker. The Kiwi Kiss layer was ran through my Cuttlebug with the Hounds tooth folder. For my embellishments, I used all SU ribbon, a Heidi Swapp Ghost heart, a Bella Bloom button, and some silver brads. That is it for me now...I will be back in a moment to announce my BLOGAVERSARY candy, yayy me!! Be sure to blurf around and see how the other Pretties did with this weeks challenge!!!
Julie Masse
Charmaine Ikach
Jana Weaver
Jillian Winters
Danielle Lounds
Jodi Collins
Jackie Rakoski
Jackie Pedro
Jessica Diedrich
Christi Thorsen
Frances Byrne

20 comments:

  1. I'm LOVIN' that ribbon/button treatment!!

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  2. Love it! :D Great colors and I just love the sentiment...too cute! :D

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  3. Super cute card!! Wonderful details - love the heart & button! :)

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  4. This is a fabulous card!!
    The dp is one of my all time favs!
    and this stamp set is really tempting me....

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  5. This is super stinkin' cute! I had a hard time w/ this one! Huh...I'm guessing you counted your brads as one like I counted my liquid pearls...works for me! your card is gorgeous, jess!!!

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  6. Love it, Jessie!! Super cute! I so loved how you paper pieced the take out box! Gorgeous colors and embellishments too! :)

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  7. Super cute Jessie! I love that button!!!

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  8. Super cute Jessie! I love that button!!!

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  9. very cute. Loving what you did with the bow and button. Adorable!!

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  10. Fabulous card - Jessie - the colors are awesome!!!!

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  11. Totally cute Jessie, I love the ribbon on this!!! *STAMPIN HUGS* Alex

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  12. I'm lookin' the other way on the extra layer only because I'm in a good mood!! LOL! This is AWESOME! I love the colors and I love the paper pieced take-out box!!

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  13. Beautiful card Jessie...I LOVE the colors, the papers, everything!! Wonderful job on this challenging challenge!

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  14. Ohhhh such a gorgeous color combo and the dp is so perfect with the theme!!

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  15. Totally GORGEOUS Jess!! LOVE the colors and dsp, and your embellies are a delight!

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  16. what a fun card & challenge! love it a LOT!! cute set too

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  17. I can see why you love that set, every time you make a card, it rocks!

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