Thursday 4 July 2019

Paper Players 448

It's tic-tac-toe week at The Paper Players. Who doesn't love a good tic-tac-toe challenge?

I played down the middle: patterned paper, yellow and birthday.

I seldom use patterned paper but these two are strips from the Bird Ballad DSP. 

The beautiful birds on a branch stamp is my favourite from Free as a Bird. I've stamped and coloured them and then partially die-cut them using a Stitched Nesting die, which is bundled with the stamp set. They're coloured with Stampin' Blends.

I used my favourite sentiment from Itty Bitty Greetings, 'Fabulous at any age.' Once you're a certain age, that's all you need to hear on a birthday and my friends and I are at that age for sure!

The background is embossed using the new Brick and Mortar embossing folder. This folder is giving my favourite new folder, Scripty, a run for its money on the favourite position with the lovely texture the unevenness of the bricks give.

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  1. Beautiful coloring on this sweet card, Jan! The pearls, the twine, and the charm add so much texture. Such a perfect card! Thank you for sharing with The Paper Players!

  2. Oh, this is as sweet as can be! Love your coloring and that know I love that layout, LOL! Terrific way to play with our Tic Tac Toe this week! Always happy to see you in the gallery!

  3. I am late with my comment on this one but I love those sunny yellow birds against the textured background. Great layout too - the papers really compliment your design and the little key trinket is the perfect finishing touch!