Saturday, November 26, 2011

~Shiny, Shiny, Mirrored Paper~

Ooooooh, this paper is PRETTYYYYYYY....but very difficult to photograph.


It's like trying to capture a mirror!






I wouldn't dare stamp on this shimmery copper paper.



The DP has beautiful flowers.


I didn't want to cut through it!



The DCWV floral paper looks like copper in the photo, but it's lighter...like a metallic orange (the gridded paper is the same shimmery color-it's from the DCWV paper pack also).





 I was able to use my "Sizzix phrase" embossing folder I've had for a few years.


It was less than a dollar from the Sizzix online outlet.





I added paper curls (my new thing...can you tell???). ;)



Color inspiration is from the Play Date Cafe PDCC108.





The sketch is inspired by CardPatterns Sketch 143.





inspired me to embellish with pearls. 


I used a Sharpie to color some off-white pearls with the closest I had to maroon.




Thank you for stopping by today. ;)


Supplies:

DCWV Natural Stack,Sizzix embossing folder "For You" phrase,flat pearls, Sharpie


9 comments:

  1. fab combo of challenges...your coppery card is gorgeous...score on the sizzix deal! Great take on the sketch!

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  2. your curled paper edge is so clever, marlena! such a pretty card:)

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  3. This is absolutely gorgeous, Marlena! I love the shiny papers! Great idea to emboss the sentiment! Thanks for joining us at Card Patterns this week!

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  4. Hi Marlena!
    Thanks for stopping by my blog today. :)
    Hope you had a great Thanksgiving weekend. We went away to the in-law's in North Carolina.

    I looooove this coppery paper you used on your card! It's super elegant. Those paper curls are a neat touch, and your new trademark! ;)
    Thank you SO much for playing with us at The Play Date Cafe. {hugs!}

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  5. This card is sooooo pretty Marlena! I can't stop looking at it! The colors are to die for!

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  6. What a gorgeous and simple card! Thanks for joining us at Pals Paper Arts! :)

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  7. Oooo! I totally agree, Marlena! That paper is so pretty! LOVE the sheen! Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at The Play Date Cafe!

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  8. OHHH! This paper IS gorgeous! I LOOOOOOOVE the swirls and curls of the paper--and this is a fabulous design! I LOVE those pearl accents--beautifully done!! You nailed this challenge:) THANKS so much for joining in the fun and playing along with us over at the PDCC:)

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  9. What a fabulous design and that paper is incredibly beautiful! The gold accents are marvelously eye-catching! Thanks for playing along with us at the Play Date Cafe!

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Thank you for your kind words and taking the time to stop in! ;)