The Sale-a-Bration Basket Weave Embossing Folder is going to be a classic. For one thing, it’s carrying over after Sale-a-Bration – that’s good. But the best part is that it adds beautiful texture to any project! For today’s card it forms a nice background for the rest of the card!
Today’s card is for this week’s Tic Tac Toe Challenge. This is a really fun Tic Tac Toe Board! I ended up using both diagonal lines (Aperature/Gold Silver/Texture and Floral/Gold Silver/Sequins) and the left column (Aperature/Vellume/Floral) and the right column (Sequins/Circle/Texture) on my card! These elements are really easy to use together!
The basket weave is especially appropriate for anything bird related. Doesn’t it make you think of a bird nest? I love the little bird in the Petal Palette Bundle, and here I’ve colored him with Pink Pirouette and Crumb Cake Blends. I also gave him a deep blue eye with the Dark Bermuda Bay Stampin’ Blend 🙂
Under the bird is a combination of vellum punched leaves and floral dies cut with the Petals & More Thinlits Dies. White on white and vellum is such a beautiful combination. I love the softness of it. Under the circle “window” is some of the new Sale-a-Bration Springtime Foils Designer Series Paper ~ gorgeous!!
.This paper is WAY MORE beautiful than it looks in this photo. You will love it! So, how do you get some?? It’s easy ~ just place a $50 order through me HERE and choose this paper as your FREE Sale-a-Bration Gift! Use the item number above (147193) to get this paper. It makes such pretty cards!
Thank you for popping over to my little corner of the world! Have a wonderful day!
This week we have a great challenge over at Tic Tac Toe Challenges! Each week we have a new board and who doesn’t love playing tic tac toe? Here is our board for this week:
For my card I chose the center row across. Basically I wanted to use the Smoky Slate 1/2″ Gingham Ribbon (ok, I love it!) so I created my card around the ribbon! And, it’s interesting that the ribbon itself actually meets all the requirements of the middle row: it’s gray, it’s plaid, and it forms a bow!!
To create this card I’ve used two Sale-a-Bration items. The Amazing You stamp set is a FREE stamp set with any $50 order, and the dies that cut the word “YOU” are the Celebrate You Thinlits Dies which are FREE with any $100 order. I totally love the combination of these two ~ you can create all kinds of fun cards!
With the bold simplicity of the sentiment, we’ve just got to add a little softness, right? The tiny flowers on each side of the sentiment are from the Southern Serenade set in the new Occasions Catalog. This is one of my favorite sets right now!
How You Can Get These Items FREE and SAVE with Sale-a-Bration!
My recommendations for your order, to earn the two FREE Sale-a-Bration items I used to create today’s card, are the Stampin’ Blends Markers Collection and the Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies. These are two items that are really what I would call necessities for card making.
These are alcohol markers and they color beautifully. I use mine constantly. Now that I’m looking at today’s card, I see that I should have colored the flowers and leaves! I’m going to go back and do that! 🙂 Love these markers!
And then, the Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies. These are my go-to dies and I use them seriously every day. I used one of the oval dies on today’s card. These should be in every stamper’s collection.
These two essential items combine to a total of a little over $150. If you order these items you can choose both the Amazing You stamp set and the Celebrate You Thinlits Dies that I used on today’s card — for FREE! And, on top of that, with any order of $150 or more, you will receive 10% of your total in Stampin’ Rewards! That means you will be able to add to your order another $15 plus worth of additional FREE products!! Whee! What’s better than that?
Thank you for stopping by today. If you have any questions, please email me at [email protected] I’d love to answer any questions you might have 🙂
Thank you for reading my blog! This card is for YOU, my blog readers. I SO appreciate you and thank you for supporting my work. You are a joy to me and I love making projects to show you 🙂
My card is for the Tic Tac Toe Challenge this week. I chose the last column on the right, and incorporated the elements stripes, thank you, and twine into my creation.
Any card made with the Floral Statements stamp set is gorgeous. The stamp does it all! It’s one of the prettiest stamps ever. Stamp it in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink and color it in with Stampin’ Blends — that’s it!
For this card I used the Cherry Cobbler Blends in both the light and dark shades. Each of the colors of Blends come in the two shades. You can see on the flowers the lighter shade is in the middle and darker on the edges.
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Thank you for stopping by today! Happy Thanksgiving!
I love the Tic Tac Toe Challenges…they are so much fun! My card for this week’s challenge is a green, fall, friendship card (first column on the left)! Here is the board:For the “fall” element of the card I did a watercolor wash on Shimmery White paper using Pumpkin Pie, Daffodil Delight and Berry Burst inks. After the color wash dried, I splattered some Berry Burst ink over the paper in little dots.
For the green element I punched leaves using my favorite new Leaf Punch! I use this punch constantly ~ these leaves are so cute and you can just slip them in on any card 🙂 Here I added a few Gold Foil leaves for bling (!) and a few strands of Jute Twine.
And, what is friendship but having coffee with a friend? I love this sentiment from the Coffee Cafe stamp set, and I added a sweet little coffee cup cut from the Coffee Break Designer Series Paper.
So tell me, what card would you make for this week’s Tic Tac Toe Challenge? I’d love to see your card over in the gallery! CLICK HERE to see what the other designers have done, and enter your creation!
Yeah, today is Tic Tac Toe day! I really like the Tic Tac Toe Challenge, there are SO many options. I mean, you can choose any one of 9 different options!! Here is this week’s board:For today’s card I chose the left column: pink, circle, vellum. I also used a few of the other items on the board like pattern paper, flower, and gold 🙂
There’s a sneak peek here for you…do you see these darling little leaves? They were punched with the NEW LEAF PUNCH!! And get ready because this punch is available to order starting tomorrow, September 1st! Yeah! I punched the leaves first from Lemon Lime Twist and then from Vellum, laying the Vellum layer on top.
The flowers were cut out with the Eclectic Layers Thinlits Dies. Do you see the little gold dots? Those are on the layer of Fabulous Foil Designer Acetate.
Pretty Pointer: Layer the Fabulous Foil Designer Acetate over anything for additional bling! Here it’s layered over some designer series paper. It gives a subtle bit of bling!!
Last Day of the Buy One Get One Free Sale!!
Who doesn’t want a FREE STAMP SET?
Buy one current stamp set through my online store HERE
I will send you the retired set of your choice
from the list below!
How to take advantage of my BOGO sale:
- Order the stamp set of your choice from my online store HERE
- Be sure to use your name and address on the order – DO NOT check the box that says “no contact” or I won’t know who you are and you won’t be able to take advantage of this sale
- After you have placed your order, email me at [email protected] with the subject line “BOGO.” Tell me the names of your two choices from the retired stamp sets HERE ~ a set you would like AND an alternate, in case your first choice has already been taken
- I will send you the retired set of your choice. It may take up to 10 days for your stamp set to arrive
**This offer is only available through my website prettypapercards.com and is not a Stampin’ Up! sale.
Be sure to come back tomorrow when I’ll be showing you my favorite products from the new Holiday Catalog! The catalog goes live tomorrow and YOU WILL LOVE IT!
Here are the products used on today’s card. Just click on any picture to find out more and to order!