Sunday 26 November 2017

The Paper Players 372 - Design Team Card

Last week, I had so many favourites in The Paper Players gallery that it was hard to choose only one. Fortunately, the rest of the team picked quite a few of my others, so I was happy! This week, the amazing Joanne - aka The Crafty Owl - has a sketch for you. I couldn't wait to get started on it and I hope you'll be just as keen to play.

I've opted for a 90 degree turn, so the orientation is portrait rather than landscape.

The Delicate Ornaments framelit has been used to frame a starry forest scene. One tree is gold embossed and the stars have been embossed in silver to echo the colours in the Cheers to the Year DSP.  There are two ornaments, one in plain Island Indigo tucked in behind to create a shadow effect.

We'd love to have you join us in this sketch challenge. If you do, there's just a couple of things to remember.
  1. Create a NEW paper-craft project specifically for this challenge.
  2. Upload your creation to your blog with a link back to us.
  3. Please provide a direct link to the post featuring your challenge entry.
  4. Please link your card to no more than four challenges, total. Entries linked to more than 4 challenges, including ours, will be deleted without notification.
  5. Have fun!
If you live anywhere in New Zealand and don't have a Stampin' Up demonstrator, I'd love to help you with ideas and Stampin' Up products. Please message me through my Facebook page, linked in the sidebar of this blog or leave a comment below. If you live in New Zealand and you would like to join my Stampin' Up team, message me for a chat. And, of course, you can shop with me from anywhere in New Zealand.

Card: Island Indigo, Whisper White, Cheers to the Year DSP, gold foil
Stamps: Lovely as a Tree, Oh What Fun, Hearts Come Home
Ink: Island Indigo, Garden Green, Versamark
Other: Delicate Ornaments framelits, Softly Falling embossing folder, gold and silver embossing powder, Cheers to the Year embellishment, narrow gold ribbon, sponges and post-it notes, dimensionals
All products are Stampin' Up.


  1. Oh, Jan....this is lovely. So pretty and serene. Adore your idea of the extra die-cut for a shadow effect. Such a nice pop of color. Great details too like the little star charm on your ornament. Clever take on the sketch too and proves how versatile it is! Gorgeous card, my friend!

  2. Love that wintertime scene you created on your ornament! And the touches of silver and gold are perfect!

  3. Your ornament is beautiful! Such a gorgeous it!

  4. Sometimes it pays off for me to wait until later to leave comments for my teammates.... I get to see more wonderful cards. This one particularly grabbed my fancy!!

  5. Jan this is so gorgeous - from the beautifully stamped bauble (it reminds me of those beautiful handpainted china ones that you an buy) to the silver and gold elements as accents and my favourite embossing folder of all time! I love how you turned the sketch too. A Fabulous card for my challenge this week!

  6. Jan, this is a beautiful Christmas card! How ingenious to put a scene inside the die cut, and to continue the falling snowflakes across the top with the band of paper. It's lovely! Pinned! hugs, de

  7. Jan I'm amazed how you've managed to squeeze an entire scene into your ornament, and it is so beautiful! You've shown that Lovely as a Tree is an absolutely timeless set, too!

  8. Love your scene on the ornament - so pretty - and the silver and gold embossing is just WOW! I like how you turned the sketch too! Hope you're having a great week ~ Hugs, Annie

  9. Oh Jan, this is so gorgeous! I love every detail! The gold elements are so pretty and I love the little ornament at the top. Lovely as a Tree will always be my favorite stamp set! I hope you are having a wonderful week, My Friend!

  10. This is really pretty, I love how your decorated your ornament!