Another Look at Stampin’ Up! Vivid Vases

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Are you ready for this week’s Pals Paper Arts Color Challenge (PPA190)?  The PPA Resident Artists have mixed up a palette of Blushing Bride, Rose Red and Basic Gray–fabulous basics for a valentine or any cheerful card!  6a00e54f95df92883401a73d6dac43970d-800wi

Check out what the rest of the PPA Resident Artists have dreamed up with this color combination HERE!


  • The sweet Vivid Vases single stamp is ideal for quick and pretty cards.  It was one of My Favorite Things from the Stampin’ Up! Occasions Catalog!

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  • My Paper Snips are perfect for navigating the curves and small spots of the polka dot vase.  It’s popped up on Stampin’ Up! Stampin’ Dimensionals for a 3-D effect.

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  • Three Rose Red Candy Dots define the top right corner which I angled for a little geometric interest.

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  1. So excited that you are playing the Pals Paper Arts Challenge, Monika! You make it SO international!

  2. I love the shape of your Main Image and how you only give one color on the flower fase ..great idea and love all the color you put there…a very sweet card…I just join PPA challenge…I would be glad if you like to see on my Blog 🙂 big hugs, Monika from Germany

  3. Cute card, excellent paper-piecing!!

  4. Carol Carriveau

    Loving how plain simple and soft this card is – beautiful!

  5. I love what you did with the vase! So pretty. I loved this color combo!

  6. Oooooh, pretty MsMary , I love those flower vases,
    I think I need that one !!
    Hugs frenchie

  7. MAry, What a cute card. I just received this stamp yesterday, I think I may case this . It is really adorable.
    Thank you for sharing your talent with all of us. Have a great day, I love the dotted paper and the vase to match. Happy Stamping, Ellen Hinds

  8. Oh Mary, how beautiful!! I love how the diagonally cut whisper white panel frames this cute little vases!!! The fabulously snipped middle vase really shines, thank you so much for this soft and beautiful card, with a hint of Spring, all of us up here in the frozen tundra, can’t hardly wait for IT!!!!!

  9. Soft and sweet! I love the panel with the diagonal end for showcaseing this beauty.

  10. Sweet vases! Love the slashed side 🙂

  11. I think I’ll give it a try. I love the stamp, and never thought of doing that 3D effect; very sassy and classy, lol.

  12. Im glad it reminds you of me, Diane. Thank you!

  13. Nancy Farrell

    Love it all, especially the dots with the dots with the dots! 🙂

  14. So sweet Mary! Especially love how you clipped out the polka dot vase!

  15. Diane Roberts

    Mary, when this stamp set was released, I immediately thought of you. This is your kind of stamp. Classy!

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