It's a first time...

It's a first time for everything...I'm a frequent visitor to AnnSchlach's blog.  She a fellow midwestern and frankly, I think she creates beautiful cards using Stampin' Up products.  And I always like to add new and more challenges to my gets those creative juices flowing for me.  Well...she's participates in The Paper Players I checked out the blog.  I like it...and as a result...I'm participating in this week's challenge.  Here's this weeks sketch and what I created: 


Recipe (unless otherwise noted SU! products are used)
Stamp Set: Artistic Etching and Teeny Tiny Wishes
Ink: Whisper White Craft Ink
Cardstock: Whisper White, Basic Black, and Pretty In Pink
That Little Something: Smooch Spritz Spray (silver foil), a pretty flower, and a cute charm
That Little Helper: Sponging, Color Catcher (my favorite little helper) and Sending Love Notes Cards (retired), and Rectangle Glassine Envelopes (retired)


  1. Great take on the sketch this week and I love that little peek of pink down the sides of the front--lovely! Thanks for joining us at The Paper Players!

  2. Hi Barbara,
    Great job with the sketch this week! Love your colours and the little charm! Thanks for joining us at the Players, I am happy you played along this week!

  3. Thanks for the shout out, Barbara! I love your interpretation of the sketch! The cupid and the flower are the perfect embellishments.

  4. Lovely! I stalk Ann and find her to be very inspiring as well. :) Thanks for joining The Paper Players this week!

  5. This is beautiful - I love the peek of pink and the Parisian flair this card has. And isn't Ann Schach's blog fantastic? She's the one who introduced me to The Paper Players as well. It's a fun challenge site so I hope to see more of your cards as the weeks go by!

  6. Barbara this is so romantic and chic! Love the way you used the sketch and the hint of pink is so perfect. I especially like the scalloped edges around the card. Very pretty! Thanks so much for joining us at The Paper Players this week! :)