Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Warmest Wishes for Paper Players

I was so excited last night because I finally had a chance to sit down and work on some cards for a couple of challenge blogs!  It's nearly November and I'm a little behind on making Christmas Cards.   I love this sketch for The Paper Players challenge this week.


 I used their sketch for this card I made last night.

Close To My Heart's Pear and Partridge paper (X7162B) makes a great backdrop for this card.  I pulled out my Perfect Fit - Frames (D1527) which I have been dying to use!   This set goes coordinates great with 2 other stamps - Perfect Fit - Holidays (B1412) and Perfect Fit - Halloween (B1413).  The little 1 1/4" circles and sentiments nest inside the frames.  I used Perfect Fit - Holidays for the center of my frame.  
I cut the frame with my Art Philosophy cricut cartridge so the stamped imaged fits perfectly!

Here is a closer view of my frame. I stamped the frame with Olive Pigment ink because I wanted it to be bold and stand out on the Cashmere Cardstock I was stamping on.   When stamping with pigment inks, the ink 'sits on top' of your base rather than 'soaking in' as the water based inks do.  The pigment ink will give a bolder color.  My finished touches are the Burlap Ribbon (Z1760)  (Hey! It goes with EVERYTHING right?) and Buttons and a metal flourish from the Mini Medley Accents - Antiqued gold (Z1786).

Stamp Sets Used:
Perfect Fit - Frames D1527
Perfect Fit - Holidays D1412

I'm having a Mystery Hostess Party!  

No need to dress up, fix up or even get out of your your house!  You can shop in the comfort of your own home!   For every $100 in in total sales for the Mystery Party I will draw a Mystery Hostess and they will each get to $20 in FREE Select Product!  
HOW DOES THIS WORK?  Go to my website and JOIN "Gina Brandstetter Mystery Hostess" party and place your order byNovember 17th.  Your order will be shipped directly to you within 10 days of the date you submit your order.   For every $25 in product you order (before shipping and tax), your name will be entered.  For instance, if your product order totals $55 you will have two chances to be Mystery Hostess!

On November 18, I will tally the total sales from the party and will draw from all the names who submitted orders.  I will call each Mystery Hostess for their selection of $20 in FREE Select Product!   

So what are you waiting for??  Start shopping today!

What are the benefits of shopping on line?
  1. Your order is shipped directly to you!
  2. You can choose the $4.95 or 4.95% shipping (a lower option that may take 1 to 2 days longer). I love this option and use it often!
  3. You can shop from the WHILE SUPPLIES LAST section.  It's a great place to buy up lots of great discontinued scrapbooking supplies at a VERY LOW cost!  (Can you say STOCKING STUFFERS??) 
  4. Studio J layouts qualify as purchase for Mystery Hostess Party as long as you choose the option to Join the Mystery Hostess Party when you purchase your Studio J Layouts.  There is a Studio J special going on right now in October! Purchase 9 layouts and get the 10th for FREE!
  5. Take advantage of the November Special - Purchase the November stamp of the Month for $5 and choose any stamp (A, B, C, D or E) for 50% off!!  Special begins NOVEMBER 1.  Details to be posted soon.


1 comment :

  1. This is so soft and pretty! The color combination gives a lovely vintage feel...Thank you for joining us at The Paper Players!


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