A Fairy Farewell for Pals Paper Arts

Change is inevitable.  It is an integral part of our lives from which we cannot escape.  Sometimes change enhances and renews our lives with freshness, like when the cold, dreary days of winter give way to spring.  Sometimes change hurts, like losing an old friend, one whose friendship was as…

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Halloween Scenes for Pals Paper Arts

It’s Thursday, and time to play with the Sketch Team at Pals Paper Arts! This week’s sketch is courtesy of Susan Itell. Ever since purchasing the Spooky Fun Bundle, I’ve been itching to create a card using the Halloween Scenes Edgelits.  This sketch, with its circle, seemed like the perfect…

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Wrapped in Warmth for Pals Paper Arts

It’s Thursday, and time to play with the Sketch Team at Pals Paper Arts! The cooler temperatures these days are definitely turning my thoughts to the impending winter and the holiday season.   Beth Beard’s sketch seemed a perfect fit for the Wrapped in Warmth stamp set and Warmth & Cheer…

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Christmas Pines for Pals Paper Arts

It’s Thursday…time to play with the Sketch Team at Pals Paper Arts! This week’s sketch is courtesy of the adorable Amy Lazzell.   For today’s sketch, I let the pine boughs represent the vertical band, and the sentiment represent the horizontal layer.  The new Pretty Pine Thinlits, available from the Holiday…

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Butterfly Basics for Pals Paper Arts

It’s Thursday, and time for another Pals Paper Arts sketch challenge! This week, one of my idols of the stamping world, Linda Callahan, has a versatile sketch for us.  This sketch works for clean and simple cards, as well as more “fussied up” ones like mine…as you can see from…

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Touches of Texture for Pals Paper Arts

It’s Thursday, and time to play at Pals Paper Arts!  This week, sweet Maggie Mata has a fun sketch for us! Now you may be thinking to yourself, “Ann’s card doesn’t look like Maggie’s sketch at all.”  But look what happens when the sketch is flipped: There we have it!…

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Seaside Shore for Pals Paper Arts

It’s Thursday…and time to play at PPA! This week our fun sketch is courtesy of Mary Fish.  I thought the three squares would be perfect for showing off the three fish images from the Seaside Shore stamp set.  In fact, this would be a versatile sketch for showcasing trios of…

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Birthday Fiesta for Pals Paper Arts

It’s Thursday…and time to play at Pals Paper Arts!  This week, Lisa Ann Bernard has provided us with a classic sketch.  Feeling the urge to play with products from the new catalog, I pulled out the Birthday Fiesta stamp set.  Now you might be thinking, “This does not really look…

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