The Paper Players #516


While, I am not one to count days….I do know that Christmas is just around the corner.  I even started my Christmas shopping.  Joanne has a new color challenge for us this week at The Paper Players.  We want to see your creations with Real Red, Shaded Spruce, Whisper White plus Silver or Gold.  I have went with the Christmas theme, you are welcome to create any theme with the colors.

I went slightly unconventional in creating my card.  My background was created with theOlive Branches Background Thin Cuts.  I was going for a  more green leaves with red berries type background. To create my card, I cut my background in Evergreen and Candy Apple cardstock.  I did a little fussy cutting to add the red “berries” to my Evergreen background.  My sentiment is from the current Craft with Heart Cardmaking stamp set.  A little stamp surgery allowed me to mix the fonts together. In keeping with the plus Silver or Gold, my panel was matted with Silver Glitter cardstock.  The card really pops in person, yet is flat for easy mailing. Here is a look at the original die-

All supplies by Close To My Heart:

Craft with HeartCardmaking Stamp Set

Z3679 Olive Branches Background Thin Cuts

1385 White Daisy Cardstock

X6030 Evergreen Cardstock

X6038 Candy Apple Cardstock

Z3239 Silver Glitter

Z6509 Candy Apple Exclusive Inks Stamp Pad

Z4187 Stitched Ovals Thin Cuts

Ovals Thin Cuts-Retired

I have entered my card in the following challenges:

Craft Rocket Challenges-Christmas/Winter

Crimbo Crackers-Anything Goes

Sparkles Christmas Challenge-Gold or Silver or Glitter

Check out the other Paper Players Design Team member creations for more inspiration:

The Paper Players Design Team


LeAnne Pugliese

Claire Broadwater

Joanne James

Laurie Schmidt

Anne Marie Hile

Ann Schach

Allisa Steinlicht (you are here)

Stef Perry

Mary Deatherage

Thanks so much for stopping by!

9 thoughts on “The Paper Players #516”

  1. Beautiful, Allisa! I am so in love with this die cut. It's so striking with the silver glitter paper peeking through. The red berries are perfect!!!

  2. Wow, Allisa, this is gorgeous! What a fantastic die, and I love the sparkly silver behind it! Thanks so much for playing at Sparkles!

  3. Wow – I love that die cut – and the red berries popping on it is wonderful! I also love how you layered over the glimmer paper. So festive and fun! 🙂

  4. This is awesome! I love how you added the berries to your background diecut! Just beautiful! And good for you, starting your shopping already. I haven't even thought about it!

  5. Wow, this is just gorgeous Allisa, with the silver glitter background and the wonderful cover die! Great way to stretch your stash by converting the olives to berries. Love this!


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