Wednesday, January 5, 2011

I'm a Pretty Girl!

I don't usually go around saying that I'm a pretty girl, but today I have to shout it.  I'M A PRETTY GIRL.  Thanks, to the lovely Heather, prettiest of the pretty girls at Paper Pretties (where your dreams come to life).  Okay, in not so silly terms, a big thanks to Heather over at Paper Pretties for picking me for her design team. I get to play with some very talented women,  I've admired them for a long time, some I've worked with or chatted with on-line and some I'm just getting to know.  

Today's my first card for Paper Pretties, the challenge this week is a sketch.  Sketch challenges are a lot of fun.  Some people think that sketches are limiting but they really aren't.  You can use whatever colors you like, you can use whatever theme you'd like and you can change the elements to suit your idea. 

I choose to use the "Giving Thanks Sophia" stamp, isn't she adorable? If you don't already have this stamp, you can pick her up here. Of course there's lots of other stamps available, I just happen to be partial to this one.
  

Even if you don't have a Paper Pretties stamp you can still play with us, but if you have one, we'd love to see what you did with it. So get inky, make a card or project using this sketch and then link it up to the Paper Pretties blog.

If you've

Here's the deets:
stamp - Paper Pretties "Giving Thanks Sophia"
ink - Memento Tuxedo Black
paper - Stampin' Up Certainly Celery cs; Georgia Pacific white cs for image; MFT Pink Lemonade cs for mats; Martha Stewart "Playful Pink" pad dp
miscellaneous - Nestibilities circle and inverted scalloped circle dies; Stampin' Up oval and scalloped oval punches; Recollections pink pearl stickers; Fiskar's "Upper Crest" border punch; Michael's ribbon

Here's the challenges:
Paper Pretties PWC135 - sketch
Allsorts week 84 - Thank You
Cute Card Thursday #145 - Thank You

Thanks for visiting, I hope you'll come back again.

15 comments:

  1. Hi,
    thats a fab card. Lovely image!
    Hugs
    Domi

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  2. Congrats Chris!! Well deserved honour for you! Love this card and can't wait to see more of you PP stuff!!

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  3. Congrats on making the PP DT, I am so happy for you. I love your color combination and I love your coloring of gorgeous Sophia. TFS

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  4. Congratulations!!! I love the color combination on this card & the image is adorable!!!

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  5. congrats to you!!! i love the spiky mat and that strip of ribbon is perfect!!!!!!!!!

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  6. That is so sweet!! I love it. Hey come to my blog and get in on my blog candy give-a-way. I'm cleaning and will be having lot's more : )

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  7. Hi Chris, this really is pretty & congratulations on being a Pretty girl (I'm on their new digi team). I just popped by to say welcome to the Stampin' for the Weekend DT & I'm looking forward to working with you.

    Hugs
    Tracey
    xx

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  8. Congrats Chris & what a super cute card! i'm thrilled for you- PP has such cute images! can't wait to see more fab projects!

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  9. LOVE your creation!! COngrats! I look forward to working with you!!



    ENJOY LIFE!
    Jacquie/Javablustamper!

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  10. Congrats!! Very PRETTY card!!

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  11. adorable!!! simply adorable, Christine! And yes, you ARE a Pretty girl - lol! I'm glad I am too and that I get to work with you! (wink!)

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  12. Dear Chris
    What an adorable image!
    I just love the colors!
    I'm Heidi-Mari and I'm 13 years old. I just want to introduced myself and want to say a warm WELCOME on the DT over at Stampin for the Weekend!!
    I'm looking forward working with you!
    Hugs
    Heidi

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  13. fabulous card...love the colors you chose!! Congrats on the Prettie Girl gig...you'll have a blast with that super fun group of gals!! Enjoy!

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