It’s Sunday and time for another Paper Players challenge.  This week, Joanne created a simple and fun sketch for our inspiration.

So, let’s get right to my card today.  Joanne gave us a  lot of artistic license with her sketch.  It’s simple with a single layer and sentiment banner.

I decided to open up my In Bloom Bundle and have a little fun.  I matched the Bundle with the Paper Blooms Designer Series Paper which work perfectly together.

The patterned paper was the inspiration for my stitched floral die cuts and color palette and I added a little So Saffron to the center of my stitched flowers.

I followed the design “rule of thirds” using three die cut flowers to anchor the sentiment banner.  Although the elements in this card design are simple, the Night of Navy and Basic White patterned paper makes a bold statement.  I thought it best not to use any embellishments.  Sometimes less is more.  I also created a pattern repeat between the stitched flowers and patterned paper.  Whenever you have a pattern repeat, the elements will always work together.

I absolutely love the sentiment font.  Stamped with Night of Navy ink, the swirly letters and heavier line weight of the sentiment stamp are strong enough for the patterned paper background.

So, grab some statement making patterned paper, add a few stitched flowers and a bold sentiment and create something amazing to link up with us over at the Paper Players.

…the only limitation is your imagination!

Be sure to stop by and say hello to The Paper Players Design Team:  
They all have plenty of incredible inspiration to share.
Debbie Crowley  (that’s me)
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