The Paper Players Challenge #60

Hey Everyone

My card this evening is for The Paper Players Challenge.  The challenge is to make a CAS card from the sketch below.  I have to literally hold back my hand to stop myself from layering and stamping galore on CAS challenges.  I initially had a big bow on the side of the card but I removed it and gathered the ribbon instead.  It wasn’t until just now that I just realised that I’ve put the sentiment on the top when it should’ve been on the bottom! – oh well, that will teach me for not taking my laptop into my craft room.

I’ve stamped the baubles on to the main panel, then stamped them again on to a scrap piece and cut out the centre with the 1inch circle punch to raise them up on the original panel.

This card was chosen as A Cut Above at The Paper Players Challenge.

Thanks for taking a look.

Products Used:
Cardstock: Crumb Cake, Early Espresso, Very Vanilla
Ink: Early Espresso
Stamp Sets: Many Merry Message, Christmas Classics
Other Products: Early Espresso Striped Grosgrain Ribbon, Basic Pearls, circle punch

See ya


12 thoughts on “The Paper Players Challenge #60

  1. What a stunning card! I love the color combination and the ribbon is a great accent! I know what you mean about holding back on CAS cards! Thanks for playing with the Paper Players this week!

  2. Such a lovely Christmas card, Narelle! I love how you popped the ornaments up and the curled corners and gathered ribbon look fantastic! Thanks for playing along with the Paper Players this week!

  3. This is GORGEOUS! What a calm, serene card….it doesn’t really matter about the sentiment, this is just one stellar card! Thanks for playing with my sketch this week at the Paper Players!

  4. Narelle, I think the ruffled ribbon works beautifully. I love this color scheme for a Christmas card. So glad you shared this fabulous creation with the Paper Players this week

  5. This card is absolutely stunning, Narelle! I love the elegant look of it. The pearls, curled corners and ruffled ribbon are all perfect. Your sentiment has been perfectly placed too. Thanks for playing along with the Paper Players this week!

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