Pals Paper Arts Sketch Challenge

Stampin up punched posies

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Paper Arts Sketch Challenge  (PPA44)?   Grab your paper crafting supplies and try your hand at Margaret Moody's  latest sketch.  Feel free to use any
brand of stamping supplies
you wish. 

Ppa44 sketch

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  • Stampin up presto patterns designer paper 2 Presto Change-O!  I swiped a sponge dipped in Always Artichoke ink over Presto Patterns Specialty Designer Series Paper (Summer Mini Catalog).  The pretty script "magically" peeks through.  Much quicker and easier than heat embossing with gorgeous results.
  • Have you discovered the Stampin' Up! Pawsitively Prints Designer Series Paper (Summer Mini Catalog)?  It's loaded with small prints that make perfect backgrounds (like this sweet yellow gingham).
  • Diggin' the butterfly?  The Punched Posies hostess level 2 stamp set from the Summer Mini Catalog "spoke to me" the minute I first laid eyes on it.  I adore stamps that coordinate with my collection of punches.  It's free with a $300 customer or workshop product order.  Click for Stampin' Up! Hostess Rewards details.


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Punched posies stampin pretty Stamp Set:  Punched Posies (Summer Mini Catalog Hostess Leve 2, Wood Mount 118535, Clear Mount 120030)
Paper:  Presto Patterns Specialty Designer Series Paper (117175), Pawsitively Prints Designer Series Paper (118060), Rose Red, So Saffron, Always Artichoke, Whisper White
Ink:  Always Artichoke, VersaMark
Cool Tools:  Stampin' Up! Sponge, Pinking Hearts Border Punch (117649), Butterfly Punch (116629)
The Perfect Touch:  Fresh Favorites II Buttons (107422), Whisper White Organza Ribbon (114319)

Whisper White Medium Square Envelope (107289)


  1. How beautiful Mary, I lovin’ that Presto Paper more and more. Hugs,

  2. Very pretty Mary! It has a little vintage feel to it yet soft all around. Nice work as always.

    Enjoy your day!

  3. I love how the Rose Red pops with the other subtle colors. Cute card!

  4. Very cool technique, Mary! I will need to give this a try. A beauty of a card! XO

  5. Love how you used the Presto paper! I also love the color combination that you used! Super!

  6. Beautiful! Love your sponging on the Presto Patterns too…that paper makes life sweet and simple!

  7. You are a magician – love that Presto Paper – going on my list that gets longer and longer…….

  8. Awesome card!

  9. Brilliant!

  10. Debbie Pierce

    As always, you are brilliant!! Thanks for sharing that neat technique too. I may have to give it a try.

    GORGEOUS card!! 🙂

  11. So man fun things on this card, Mary! Love the Presto Patterns Specialty DSP! Love that butterfly punch, too (definitely going on my wish list)! Great colors, too! So very inspiring!

  12. Cards by Gina

    I’m not sure why my comments are showing up. I know I wrote one earlier today. I love, love, love your card and that Presto Paper DSP. I think that has to go on my next order! Thanks for sharing.

  13. super duper!! i’m all set too sit down and work with this sketch…it’s a goodie!!:) and yes, i love the butterfly!!

  14. What I love the most about this card is the WW Ribbon. About the Pawsitively Prints Designer Series Paper; I looked in the mini catalog and there is no pic of it or it does not tell you what colors it comes in. Can you tell me?


  15. What a nice card, it is a new take to the vintage look… Love it!

  16. Beautiful card. The taffeta ribbon was a great choice for this card. I love how the dsp turned out.

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