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Jan 28, 2009

Prettie Specific Wednesday

We're so excited to have Jana back with us on Prettie Wednesday - even if she is stamping one-handed (while the other holds her beautiful baby boy!)!! :) Two weeks ago she issued the challenge and it was along the lines of a limited supply challenge but very specific:

Create a card or scrapbook page using the following items:
1 dry embossed piece (embossing folders and texture plates count!)
2 pieces of patterened paper
3 colors of solid cardstock (this includes any neutrals you use)
4 embellishments
5 layers

The dry embossed piece must be one of your patterned papers or your 3 colors. And, at no point should there by more than 4 layers under a top piece of cardstock. However, if you have your base card with a second layer on that...you may have multiple small pieces each with 2 layers under them. You may use as many tools as you like.

So after I read the directions about two dozen times - lol - here's what I came up with. I used Sending You Love from Paper Pretties of course. I just think she is the perfect Valentine set!

I used some pretty Making Memories paper and metal tag that I got from Emma's Paperie. My 4 embellisments are ribbon, brad, glitter and the metal tag. Even though I did emboss the hearts after I cut them out with the Nestabilities, I added a embossed frame around the heart using my Scor-Pal. The heart is popped up with Dimensionals.

I can't wait to see the other Prettie Girls' cards - be sure to check them out!! Why not give the challenge a try - it sure was fun to put it all together!! :) Have a great day!

Cardstock: Sweet Blush, Kraft (Papertrey Ink), White (GP), Patterned Paper: Making Memories, Stamps: Sending My Love (Paper Pretties), Ink: Tuxedo Black (Memento), Accessories: heart brad, Nestabilities, Ribbon (Papertrey Ink), Metal Tag (Making Memories), Scor-pal, Corner rounder punch, Dazzling Diamond Glitter, Copic Markers

18 comments:

  1. This is adorable!!Love the embossing around the main image.....it is subtle, but effective!

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  2. This is so sweet Julie, yep I like the scored border too!! very effective.

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  3. You did a magnificent job on your challenge...super sweet card julie!!!

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  4. Julie - you did a magnificent job with Jana's challenge. I had to read it a couple of times as well. She may be holding "little" Jack (and I use that term only to keep him from being taken for Grampie), all day but she is thinking stampin' all the time.

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  5. Jules, this is so CUTE!! You did so good with the challenge, it was HARD!!

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  6. Very cute, Jules! I love that little metal tag!

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  7. Your Valentine is so pretty, and so sweet...Julie!! Love it!!

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  8. Super Cute Jules! I love your little charm!

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  9. Great job with the challenge Jules...it turned out great!

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  10. That is wicked cute Julie. -Molly B

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  11. LOVE your card, Jules! You did wonderfully with this challenge!

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  12. LOVE your card, Jules! You did wonderfully with this challenge!

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  13. Just GORGEOUS Jules! You simply ROCKED this challenge! And those heart nesties....ah...LOVE em! AWESOME!

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  14. Julie, I absolutly love this card, you really rocked it! Well done!

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