Monday, April 8, 2013

PaperSmooches Sparks: You Are Appreciated!

Hello there...Happy Monday!  I have to say I'm starting the week off a bit exhausted.  Show Choir Nationals were absolutely awesome and we ended the weekend by attending a wedding on Sunday night.  So...I'm a bit tired as I start off a new week.  But no complaints, lots of fabulous celebrations happened and I was thrilled to be a part of it all.


Now, back to business!  It's time for another PaperSmooches Sparks Challenge. This week is our designer drafts where we're inspired by a sketch.  I broke out some of my newer PaperSmooches dies that I have yet to use and stamped them with the coordinating stamps from Leafy Greens.  I inked them up with three different color distress inks and added some MME enamel dots to the middle of them.

I finished the card off my adding a little stitching around the edges of the patterned paper and stamping the sentiment from Word Salad.  Hope you like the end result and that your week gets off to a fabulous start!  Be sure to pop over to the PaperSmooches Blog and check out the designs by all the fabulous DT members.

13 comments:

  1. Hopefully the highs from the weekend will keep you going tomorrow :) I lOVE those inked leaves...cool effect :) ox

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  2. Loving the red and yellow. Great card and of course, I love the leaves :)

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  3. Such pretty leaves, Lynn! Love the enamel dots! :)

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  4. These leaves look awesome, Lynn! Love the great enamel dots, adds a fun pop! Great take on the sketch!!! :)

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  5. I have GOOOOOOOOOOOOT to get some of those enamel dots!! They make those leaves pop! LOVE your papers and design! FUN take on this sketch, Lynn!! FAB:)

    ps... it sounds like you had a BUSY weekend! Take a break and enjoy the sunshine today:) <3

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  6. You had such a busy weekend, but you will recover. Your card is gorgeous, those leaves are so yummy.

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  7. Love your new dies and fab distress inking xx

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  8. It's worth being tired when you had such a fun weekend! Such a fun card today, like seeing how you used the sketch!

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  9. Beautiful card, Lynn! Love the distressing.

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  10. No wonder you were tired, sounds like an action packed weekend with lots of fab memories!!
    I love the soft effect of the DI on those leaves and how they are slightly shaped, great use of the sketch :0)
    Jenny x

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  11. ooooh, Lynn, AWESOME leaves! Beautiful card, I love the colors:)

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  12. Love this so much - just pinned it. The effect on those leaves is awesome!

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  13. Love the fun inking on those leaves and those enamel dots are yummy!

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