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PPA278

Hi everyone today my card is for the Pals Paper Arts Challenge PPA278.  And I am just getting it in on the skin of my teeth.   I used the Berry Merry Fesitval of Trees, November and September Paper Pumpkin Stamps sets.   I wanted to use the stamps that must people forget about.   The filler stamps I find them to be cute and fun and often times over looked.    So this is a way ou can showcase your filler stamps and make the most out of your stamp sets.

Noel Berry Merry Card

This weeks Challenge is a color Challenge, and I was so excited to see it.   I just love this color combo, it just makes me think so much of christmas, and it ties in traditional and non traditional all in one swope.   Heres the color combo for the Challenge.

 PPA278

Tips & Tricks: 

I took my 3 3/4 x 3 3/4 card front and found the center point.   Next I drew a very faint line done the center from top to bottom and then again from left to right so that I knew the placement was correct.   I started with the little diamond outline shape in crumbcake ink at the top of each line.  Next I built down the line turning a half turn every time  I change stamps, to stamp the same image each time on everyline.  I made my way around the card this way building up my image.   I added the Flourishes from the September Paper pumpkin kit in the corners.   To balance everything out I lined the green diamond between the bird and the flourish to the color combo going and to draw the eye back to the center image.   The Noel was heat imbossed using clear powder and Real Red Ink.   I poped that up on dimesionals.  Noel Berry Merry Close up

Everything is layered a 1/4″ on each mat.   So the Cucumber Crush mat is 4×4 and the Real Red Mat is 4 1/4 x 4 1/4.   My Crumbcake card base is cut at 5 x 10 scored at 5″ so that I could have a 5 x 5 card.

This is a great way to use up those stamps that rarely get used in your sets.   I encourge you to give it a try.    Again todays card is a color Challenge by Pals Paper Arts I encourge you to hop over and check out all the great cards over on the blogs.   Have a great day.  If you would like to order the Berry Merry Stamp Set you can pop over to my online store and pick it up.   Remember that as we are winding down the Holiday Catalog getting ready for the Occasions Catalog that will be out very very soon, Everything is as supplies last.   This is a great time to grab what you want now!

I hope you all have a blessed day and I will see you soon my Friends.

Thanks for dropping by

Rick