Pals Paper Arts (PPA 12) Sketch Challenge

Stampin up herb expressions cottage wall designer paper

Generic Stampin' Pretty Pal Margaret Moody does it again!  She's offering another divine sketch (used in my project above) for this week's Pals Paper Arts Sketch Challenge (PPA12).  CLICK HERE for this week's PPA sketch, inspiration projects and your chance to play along.


  • Stampin up boho blossom punch pretties pearls What's the stickiest solution for keeping Pretties Halfback Pearls in Place?  Mini Glue Dots (103683) offer serious "grab" power. 
  • I love making any size circle and mat I want from 1" to 6" using the Circle Scissor Plus.  Don't forget the Glass Mat (112531) for the best results.
  • Here's my previous post with tips on using this circle lovin' essential.
  • The circle for the sentiment was cut first.  I then used a Stamp-A-Ma-Jig for perfect placement of the text.
  • Texture, provided courtesy of Stampin' Up!'s exclusive Elegant Bouquet Textured Embossing Folder, takes my envelope flap from plain to luscious.

Stampin up elegant bouquet envelope flap

Today marks my second round of participating in the Splitcoaststampers Dirty Dozen Monthly Challenge!  Click for month's theme: Treats in the Round.  Ideal timing for Halloween and upcoming holidays.

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Stampin up flower fusionStamp Set:  Herb Expressions (113224)
Paper:  Cottage Wall Designer Series Paper (115671), Whisper White (100730), Rich Razzleberry (115316), Old Olive Textured (108697)
Ink:  Rich Razzleberry (115658)
Cool Tools:  Circle Scissor Plus (112530), Boho Blossoms Punch (110711), Eyelet Border Punch (113692), Corner Rounder Punch (109047), Stamp-A-Ma-Jig (101049)
The Perfect Touch:  Rich Razzleberry 1/2" Polka Dot Grosgrain Ribbon (115613), Flower Fusion Felt Flower (110720), Pretties (109114, White Halfback Pearls), Mini Glue Dots (103683)

Envelope:  Whisper White Medium (107301), Big Shot (113439), Stampin' Up! Elegant Bouquet Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (115964)


  1. As always, your cards are above all, classy, delicate and pretty, I love it.

  2. Another beautiful card, Mary! I love the colors and the DSP! The felt flower and punched flowers with pearl centers are divine! Thanks for the shout out, too! Hugs!

  3. Gorgeous card, Mary! I love the colors!

  4. Beautiful card Mary! Cottage Wall is one of Favorites! This card is so pretty and elegant!

  5. Linda Callahan

    Love that razzleberry with Old Olive – who knew?? You did – looks great!

  6. Mary, this card is so beautiful. Those little pearls in the flower centers is such a pretty touch.

  7. This is beautiful. The colours and design are great!

  8. Gorgeous color choices! So unlikely yet stunning!

  9. Oh, Mary, your card is sooooo beautiful. I love the colors and all of your terrific touches. I can immediately pick out your cards from a line-up! They are so fresh, elegant, and pretty–always!

  10. Lisa Cardenas

    I love love love the colors, and the design is beautiful. Wow! 🙂

  11. What a beautiful card! The colors and accents are perfect!

  12. So pretty – love these colors together too!!

  13. Melissa Young

    Beautiful! This is my fav color combo!

  14. Beautiful card! I love it.

  15. Gorgeous! Love your color combo! {SMILES}

  16. Gorgeous! Those colors together are just perfect, Mary! XO

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