Monday, December 10, 2012

Paper Smooches Sparks: Designer Drafts


We're here to kick off another PaperSmooches Sparks Challenges.  There are plenty of adorable PaperSmooches holiday sets to inspire you with your cards.  And...we have a very fun sketch for you to play along with too!  I mentioned last week that I was almost done with my Christmas cards, but I'll still have several to share that I made in advance for upcoming challenges.  Today is no exception...two cards to share with you for the current challenge!
For my first card, I had a lot of fun masking off the bottom of the create a feel of a snow hill...there are a few snowflake crystals stamped on top.  Then I loved paper piecing the sweet snowman and adding the sentiment.  The three PaperSmooches sets I used were:  Freezy Fella, Christmas Sampler and Warm Hearts.

And a completely different take on the challenge...using Warm Hearts.  A country/whimsical feel with twine connecting the ornaments.

Come play along and be sure to check out the other design team members cards too!

26 comments:

  1. love all the sweet ornaments! The twine gives it a great rustic feel!

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  2. I love both takes on the sketch, Lynn! That snowman is adorable and what a brilliant idea to use the twine and ornaments - love it!

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  3. Both cards are fabulous, I love how you strung the little ornaments on the second one!! Too cute :)

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  4. Your cards are so pretty. I love the fun little snowman!

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  5. Both cards are just wonderful, Lynn! Lucky are the folks who receive them this year!

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  6. Cute take on the sketch! Love the paper pieced snowman and hanging ornaments.

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  7. Love both cards - they are adorable.

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  8. Love that you can take one sketch and get two completely different looks. Love them both!

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  9. Brilliant design, Lynn! I especially adore that snowman on the hills! GREAT job in masking! Love the handing ornament's background!!WELL DONE!

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  10. great idea for the snow hill and the masking looks so good. The second card is also such a cool idea, the little charms are so different-great to see these two takes on the sketch x

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  11. These are both so cute! I love your cards!

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  12. Cute paper pieced snowman and love the twine and ornaments. Well done times two :)

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  13. Both cards are just BRILLIANT Lynn! WOW!

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  14. Both of these cards are ABSOLUTELY ADORABLE, Lynn!!! LOVE LOVE LOVE every single detail in each one!!

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  15. These are both such clever ways to use the sketch Lynn :0)
    Hope you are all well, sorry I've not dropped by lately :0)
    Jenny x

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  16. Lynn both of your cards are so so cute! I love your paper piecing on that cute snowman and the background stamping and twine on the second card.

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  17. WHAT???? 2 cards??? WOW! You've gone above and beyond!!! LOVE that first card--the blue snow design is FABBY! I love that snowman too! And I LOVE LOVE LOVE your second card! So cute! LOVE it all:) YOU rock x100000!

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  18. I love the paper piecing on your snowman. So cute! Ann

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  19. Such great takes on the sketch, girl! I really love that darling snowman one!

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  20. Two very different takes, yet I like them both, too hard to decide a favorite.

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  21. Your piecing on both cards is so sweet! That little snowman is looking super swanky!

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  22. Awesome takes on the sketch! I love the twine tied ornaments.... oh this makes me crave my PS stamps, I must get stamping again, I MUST get stamping again! ;)

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