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July 26, 2010

Paper Pretties Challenge


Here's another Christmas card! yay! I think that makes 3 now! woohoo!

Paper Pretties has just started a challenge blog and the first challenge is non traditional colors for your Christmas card! You may use ANY stamps for their challenges.


Stamps: Paper Pretties (angel wings Sophia)
Papers: SU! cs, K&Co dp
Ink: Copic markers
Other: SU! ribbon, MS border punch, lace scrap,
Sizzix scallop oval, CM cutting system, Stickles,
CB embossing folder, foam tape.

Isn't this a lovely image? I was going to go with just an outline image in teal, but Sophia has such a pretty face I wanted to add color!

Paper Pretties has recently come under new management, our very own Heather Lee-Reppen
, which means PP is now located in the USA! Check out the new shipping costs! And if that's not enough to get you excited, Heather is having a MONSTER sale right now, 10-75% off!!!

Challenges...
Paper Pretties~non trad. Christmas colors
Wild Orchid~lovely lace
Donna's Den of Crafts~green monochromatic
Stamp Insanity~groovy sketch
Prairie Fairy~lace it up
Stampotique Designer chall~Christmas
Sunday's with Crissy~Christmas
2 Sisters Chall~Christmas



Blessings!


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33 comments:

Heather said...

Maria, this is absolutely GORGEOUS! I just love it! WOW! Stunning! Thanks for all the PR too!

Stacy Walker said...

Very sweet card. Thank you for joining us at the 2 Sisters Challenge. I look forward to seeing your next creation.

Jennifer {jennifer-g} said...

Maria, it's beautiful!!! I love the teal and just a perfect layout to showcase this great image!

Basement Stamper said...

Very cute, that image is darling. Thanks for joining us at Stampotique Designer's Challenge.

Danni said...

So very gorgeous!!

Lisa Foster said...

Oh Maria! I love this! So beautiful! Excellent job with the sketch! Thanks for joining us at Stamp Insanity!
Hugs,
Lisa

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

beeeeee-utiful! and what good news. off to check it out!

hugs :)

Jennifer said...

Beautiful. Thanks for playing @ Stampinsanity.

Jennifer

margie c said...

Stunning card, Maria! I love how you used the sketch and really made your own! Beautiful color, I love the white on white and embossing!
Thanks for playing along with us at StampInsanity this week :)
hugs, margie

Patti J said...

OOOH...I love pink for Christmas! Beautiful card, Maria, and thanks for the Paper Pretties heads-up! I will have to go check out the bargains, and the challenge! Hugs!

Allison said...

Very sweet Maria...love all the glitter and embossing!

Donna said...

Beautiful card Maria...such a gorgeous image and beautiful layout and colourwork....love that she is glittery too...so pretty :) Donna x

Holly said...

Darling card Maria. I love the texture and the hint of color on the image is nice!

Trisha said...

Simply precious! Love all the embossing, punches and glitter! Thanks for playing at FFF this week! xoo Trisha

Willy said...

Wonderful and lovely Christmas card! Thanks for joining us at SDC #11.

Beth Norman said...

Fabulous card. When you said the challenge was to use non traditional colours, I was like, "you didn't do that." Then it occurred to me that you did. With today being so versatile, red and green are hardly used by stampers any more. Beautifully done.

Marlene said...

Lovely image, indeed!

Ellie said...

Wow, this is beautiful Maria. Love those sparkles!!

Riet said...

What a wonderful card Maria.

Hugs Riet.xx

Jane said...

Bootiful!! Thankyou for joining us at Donna's Den XX

Jackie said...

Maria, this is fabulous! I think Sophia looks stunning in this get up! Thank you so much for playing along with the Paper Pretties Challenge Blog!

Carla aka scrappypug said...

So beautiful and elegant....colors and the white are just perfect!! Thanks for joining us at Fairy Fun Fridays!

Rose said...

very pretty and love the sparkely wings :)

April Rose said...

What a sweet image and gorgeous color scheme! Beautiful lace details, too! Thank you for joining us at Wild Orchid Challenge!
Hugs,
April

Suzi said...

A beautiful card and great layout too, love that pretty lace and the image. Thank you for joining us at Fairy Fun Friday this week.
Hugs
Suzi x

dragonllew said...

Gorgeous image thanks for joining us at Donna's Den & good luck.
Jenny x

Lori said...

So sweet I love her giant wings and the glitter, thanks for joining Fairy fun fridays.

Elena said...

Gorgeous card, Maria! Sophia is very pretty! Love the glitter you added!

Beth said...

BEAUTIFUL! The sparkle is just perfect! :) Thanks for sharing this beauty with us!!

Karen B. said...

Crazy what one can miss in a few days. She's so pretty and beautiful, and I love the touches of glitter.

Alison said...

This is beautiful! What a sweet angel! Thanks for playing along with StampInsanity!

Lisa said...

Stunning angel! Thanks for joining us at Sunday's with Crissy!

Melanie said...

This is beautiful Maria! The pretty teals are such a lovely backdrop for this pretty angel, and I love the medallion you created...showcases her perfectly!

Thanks for joining us at Sundays With Crissy!