Saturday, October 8, 2011

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Hi everyone,

Today starts the beginning of the Paper Pretties sneak peeks in readiness for their release this Wednesday 12th October. This month Paper Pretties will be releasing 4 brand new sets … I am sure you are going to love them.

  • Join us for our release Blog Hop this Wednesday 12 AM EST 12th October, starting on the Paper Pretties Blog.
  • New Release Stamps available in the Paper Pretties Boutique from Wednesday 12 AM EST 12th October.
  • Don’t forget to check out the Paper Pretties Blog to see who else is previewing the new stamps today.

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To start off the Pretties Peeks, the design team are showcasing the Basketball Boy stamp set that is being released.

I love making shaped cards and as I had just received my grand nestabilities circle dies I decided to create a basketball shaped cards. I have made these before but until now they had to be small! So that I could emboss the orange portion of my ball I drew lines on the circle to represent the lines of a basketball and then cut around them and attached it to my card after I had embossed them with the cuttlebug tiny bubbles embossing folder.

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For the inside of my card I stamped the basketball which is included in the stamp set three times, I cut these out and attached to the inside circle. I also added a sentiment.

Stamps: Basketball Boy – Paper Pretties
Paper: White; Black; Orange
Other: Black Ink; Grand Circle Nestabilities Die; Cuttlebug Tiny Bubbles Embossing Folder; Foam Tape; Copics

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6 comments:

  1. I LOVE your basketball design....thought it might have been a Cricut creation, but NO...YOU are the creator....kudos, my friend

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  2. Love the inside of the card! Oh...and the outside is perfection too!

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  3. Frances, this is really incredible! Love the image but I also love what you did with the circle card and bouncing basketball! How on earth do you think of these things???

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  4. How cool is that...? Thanks for the inspiration!

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  5. Frances, your card is AMAZING!!!!!! WOW!!!!!!

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