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Paper Smooches Sparks Challenge

Hey everyone! More on my absense on my next post... I wanted to jump right back in to things and Paper Smooches Sparks challenge was just the ticket!


The inspiration braclet is so fun! So much inspiration. You could make a whole set of different cards just from this one picture. Love that.



My first card uses Paper Smooches Hang Ups and Sentiment Sampler along with PTI's Banner Builder. I was inspired by the beautiful chaos created by all the overlapping strands of beads.


Next up, I took and completely different look at the braclet and was inspired by the sparkle and overall pattern (translated in to patterned paper).

Thanks for the fun challenge Kim! See you all soon!

Comments

Barb said…
How nice to see a post from you, Ashley! Been missing you. Love both cards! It's so neat to see the two, completely different ways you were inspired by the photo. Love those lanterns and cute ice cream cone. Both designs are wonderful too! Hope you're well. . .hugs!
Heather said…
Super duper duper CUTE, Ashley!
Tiffany Ervin said…
It is great to see you back in action, Ashley, have really missed your sweet and fun cards! These are so cute! Love the colors! Congrats to you, btw, saw your news on FB! :))
Brenda said…
I just totally love your paper pieced lanterns! Super cards!
donna mikasa said…
Hey Ashley! Great cards--love your style and your takes on the photo! Great news, too! Hope you are well!
Elizabeth Allan said…
Hello Ashley. So happy to see your post and cute cards!
Unknown said…
Sweet cards! Love how that bracelet inspired you two different ways! You came back with a BANG!! ;o)

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