Monday, March 31, 2014

It's A Banner Day

A Banner Day - that's what I've had!  
How about you?  
I managed to get to the Humane Society 
and drop off an entire deep cartload of donation 
goodies for the place.  
Great to finally have the back 
of my car unloaded.
I also got to create this great 
birthday card for the Paper Players Challenge.  
What an interesting idea of playing "Tic Tac Toe" 
with a challenge.  
Choose three across, down or whatever 
way you want, and then use that to make your card.  
Wow.  I just love that!!
Yep!  It was a banner day all right!  
In fact, I used two layers of banners 
on this card that were punched out with 
the banner punch from the Sale-A-Bration catalog, 
and the Banner Blast Sale-A-Bration stamp set (#133551).

The Gorgeous Grunge was used 
to muss up the card just a little bit. 
I used Calypso Coral Baker's Twine (#125573), too.
And it's a birthday card, 
using the Sassy Salutations stamp set (#126707).  
So -- what three across do you think I used?
And inside, I used the Best of Birthdays stamp set that's only available through today, March 31.  It's been fun having the "Best of" stamp sets to celebrate Stampin' Up! being around for 25 years!  That's a long time!

The colors for the card stock and inks are:  
Calypso Coral, Soft Sky, 
Smoky Slate, Daffodil Delight, and Basic Gray.

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  1. Julia, your card is so cheery and fun! It just makes me smile. What makes me smile even more is your donation to the animals. As a huge advocate of animal rescue (who volunteers regularly with shelter pets), I just love seeing this. I know the animals appreciated your donation, too. You rock for giving back to those sweet babies on their journey to their forever home. Thank you so much for joining us this week at the Paper Players! :)

    1. Thank you, Anne Marie. It's so great that you give of yourself to your shelter. I really admire that. Your kind comments are so appreciated. Thank YOU for all you do.

  2. Adorable, Julia! I love the festoon of banners and the touch of grunge! Thanks for playing with The Paper Players this week.

    1. Thank you, Ann. I truly appreciate you taking the time to look and then leave a truly nice comment.


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