Sunday, October 23, 2011

Paper Players - A Sketch From Nance




This week Nance has a fabulous sketch for us at The Paper Players. I was torn between vintage and modern for this card and combined the two for this wonderful sketch - a little bit of vintage paired with monochromatic black and white give this card a bit of a quandary, but I think it works for the challenge. I continually saw the New Edition dsp against a black background and went from there to design the card. A little old with a little new - mmm   - what do you think?

Paper - New edition DSP, basic black and very vanilla card stock
Stamps - Established Elegance, French Foliage, Notably Ornate, Tiny Tags
Ink - Black
Accessories - black satin ribbon, jewelry tag punch, 1 3/4", 1 3/8" 1 " circle punches, scallop border trim punch

Nance Leedy is such a talented stamper/crafter/artist make sure you visit her blog and leave a sweet comment on her fabulous work. While you are at it, give some sweetness to the rest of the amazing Paper Players Design Team that I am so blessed to be a part of for the season. 

The Paper Players Design Team
Tara Bilbao
Cindy Hall (October GD)



15 comments:

  1. I love the black background - makes your design elements pop out! And those little flowers you make are always fabulous! Love this!

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  2. PS : The Halloween decor on your blog is wicked!

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  3. Absolutely LOVE it! Glad you stuck with your image--it looks fabulous with the First Edition and those flowers are to die for!

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  4. Tara this is beautiful! Love the black/white and the roses are gorgeous. Hugs.

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  5. Oh my gosh, Tara this is fantastic! Love the modern geometry of the grid paper with the soft elegance of the mannequin and your always-gorgeous paper roses! Gorgeous take on my sketch! Thank you for your kind words...I am touched by your kindness and always inspired by your work! ((hugs))

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  6. So, so beautiful, Tara! The paper roses are the perfect touch! So classy and elegant!

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  7. Sooo, I am loving the new blog "look"! That being said, I'm moving on to that elegant card of yours. I have tried those flowers before and just can't get them to work out as beautifully as you have....every time! Must be your super-mojo that makes them look so perfect! This is AWESOME! Clean, classic and completely elegant, You really nailed this sketch, my friend! Hope your weekend was great. Hugs! :)

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  8. Hi Tara,
    I love those pretty rosettes you created and the cream and black colour combo packs a real wow! Love the new blog look too! How fun!
    Hugs,
    Lesley

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  9. Hi Tara,
    I love your card! It is clean and simple yet so elegant! Your little flowers are so cute too...

    Thanks for Sharing,
    Crealotte

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  10. So pretty, so feminine and so clean. I love the flowers. TFS!

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  11. Tara, this is beautiful! I love the combination of vintage and modern and you've really showcased it beautifully here. Love that crisp black background with the Very Vanilla panels and the roses - WOW!!!

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  12. What a lovely way to welcome guests to your home at this time of year. This idea could work for any holiday or season.

    Barb
    bjslasky@comcast.net

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  13. I know what you mean about Thanksgiving. I enjoy your creations. Keep up the good work.

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