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PPA224 Happy Hour!

It’s time for another fabulous sketch by Margaret Moody!  This week’s Pals Paper Arts Challenge features a fun and easy sketch with lots of character!  The sketch made me feel happy and I grabbed the Happy Hour stamp set for this card. PPA224-CheersIn case you haven’t noticed, I can’t get enough of the 2014-2016 In Colors!  Blackberry Bliss, Hello Honey and Mossy Meadow were my picks for this card.  The horizontal panels were stamped with the border stamp included in the Summer Silhouette stamp set, and I didn’t notice that the print on the wine glasses stamp, from Happy Hour, was the same pattern.  That worked out well!  And since I had a great thing going, I embossed the background panel with the Modern Mosaic Embossing Folder. The Gold Foil paper, the gold sequins from the 2013-2015 In Color Sequin Assortment, along with gold embossed “Cheers”  gives the card a classy look with all the rich colors. PPA224-Happy-HourTwo little Rhinestone Basic Jewels on the glasses is the perfect sparkling finishing touch for this very clean and simple card. TIP FOR CASE-ing THIS CARD:   It is easiest to stamp the border design and then trim it rather than trying to position it on the strip of paper. PPA224 Oct 16 I hope you’ll visit us at Pals Paper Arts to see the wide variety of inspiring creations that the Resident Arts have designed for you, and that you’ll join un with this challenge this week!

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  1. Kerry Willard Bray

    So sophisticated, Cindy! I just love it!

  2. Becca Cruger

    How absolutely lovely! The warmth and richness of your colors are fabulous.

  3. Katy McGloin

    What a fabulous card and I certainly appreciate the tip because this card will be CASEd!! Love, Love, LOVE it!

  4. Patti MacLeith

    Love that bling in the glasses and also the shiny gold backing! I never would have thought of using the Gold paper that way!

  5. Sandra Conner

    OH, the gold too, don’t forget about it! Love the colors, and I agree, blackberry bliss is awesome. All the little details are sweet!

  6. Dawn Tidd

    Fun card, Cindy! I love the Gold & rhinestones for some sparkle & shine!

  7. Shannon J

    Such a great combination! What a great way to use that stamp from Summer Silhouettes…love this card!!

  8. Cindie

    Absolutely gorgeous!

  9. linda callahan

    You have the golden touch! I love when you use gold – always looks fabulous! Good reminder tip as well!

  10. Bobbi Miller

    This is a beautiful card my friend! I love the gold with the Blackberry Bliss! Did you put a larger sheet of gold foil behind the mosaic patterned white piece? And did you then make a shorter layer of gold and another piece of white over that? It almost looks like you have a piece of vellum on the Hello Honey mosaic. And those mosaics are SO perfectly straight! I don’t think I could achieve that with my old eyeballs. 🙂 Love it!

  11. Susan Lankford

    Wow, Cindy…this card is a stunner!

  12. Michelle Quinno

    Wow, this is fabulous! Love the gold with the Blackberry Bliss.

  13. Michelle Gleeson

    Stunning card Cindy. Love the patterns and colors. Brilliant use of the sketch.

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